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Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

September 6, 2022

A quick browse through luxury house listings in and around Houston will show you that luxury home prices are up significantly. Aside from occasional droughts and downturns, the real estate market historically rises over time, so it’s not especially surprising to see that homes in Houston are going up in value. What is surprising is… [Read More]

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

August 23, 2022

Owning a house in Texas is certainly nice, but there may come a time when you’re ready to sell. That might be because you’re moving to a different area or because you want to take advantage of a booming market, but whatever your motivation, you’ll probably be incentivized to sell your house as quickly as… [Read More]

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

July 28, 2022

For many decades, American homeownership has been defined by an unofficial mantra of bigger is better. Homes have been getting bigger and bigger, even as the average family size has gotten smaller and smaller. But it appears that we’ve finally reached a tipping point over the past several years. Americans are downsizing in force, including… [Read More]

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

July 19, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention to current events in any capacity, you’ve probably heard about record high levels of inflation that are affecting the United States (and, to a lesser extent, countries around the world). Most of us experience inflation in a relatively passive way, noticing increased prices for common goods sold at the grocery… [Read More]

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

July 14, 2022

The move-out process begins each time a tenant gives notice or if you decide to terminate a renter’s lease. The process plays out whether it’s organized or not, but it’s typically smoother when planned. The move-out process occurs in multiple stages. Sometimes it’s not very even. Tenants refuse to vacate, and some leave behind massive… [Read More]

What a Landlord in Texas Can and Cannot Do

What a Landlord in Texas Can and Cannot Do

July 12, 2022

When you decide to become a landlord in Texas, you have to perform research into what responsibilities are involved. Aside from an acquaintance with standard laws and regulations, there are other small aspects you may have be aware of. Upon the signing of the lease, both tenants and landlords become entitled to certain specific rights…. [Read More]

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

July 7, 2022

Over 44.1 million households rent their homes in the United States. You may be looking to expand your financial portfolio or are interested in making passive income. Renting your home may be a great place to start if you’re financially able to commit. However, in the state of Texas, there are certain requirements, laws, and… [Read More]

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston?

May 24, 2022

A house purchase is a big decision. For most Americans, it’s the most expensive deal of their lives. So it’s crucial to get the location and the timing right. Let’s say you’ve settled on the Houston area. When’s the best time to buy? There’s no clear-cut answer to that, of course. But here are the… [Read More]

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

May 17, 2022

You might be looking for ways to expand your portfolio. Stocks and bonds are only scratching the surface for your financial future; there are more ways to create passive income that’ll help to diversify your sources of revenue. If you’ve hoped to minimize the risk of losses in your life, your research has probably led… [Read More]

Houston Home Improvement Projects for $1,000 or Less

Houston Home Improvement Projects for $1,000 or Less

May 12, 2022

If you’re a Houston homeowner, you’re probably looking for ways to increase the value of your home without emptying your accounts. A $25,000 kitchen remodel or $10,000 outdoor living addition will definitely move the needle, but they aren’t necessarily affordable. You don’t have to bust your budget, fortunately. Plenty of worthwhile home improvement projects are… [Read More]