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Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To "Red Flags"

Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To “Red Flags”

June 3, 2021

Screening tenants is one of the most important tasks landlords are responsible for. Applications come in by the dozens for every apartment and it’s their job to sort through them, run the appropriate checks, hold interviews, and determine who will live in your properties. As a result of this constant work, most landlords have a… [Read More]

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

June 1, 2021

Over the course of the pandemic, many tenants living in multi-family properties found themselves feeling frustrated. After years of watching landlords participate in an “amenities arms race” in an attempt to attract tenants, they found that they no longer had access to these amenities – but they were still paying for those benefits. Lack of… [Read More]

9 Tips to Help You Prepare to List Your Houston Home

9 Tips to Help You Prepare to List Your Houston Home

May 27, 2021

  Even in a hot real estate market, where properties sell faster than ice cream on a hot summer day in Galveston Beach, you have to enter the process with solid planning and intentionality. Otherwise, you’ll short-change yourself and leave money on the table. Although most Houston homeowners focus on what happens between listing and… [Read More]

9 Maintenance Tips For Your Houston Rental Properties

9 Maintenance Tips For Your Houston Rental Properties

May 25, 2021

If you own rental properties in Houston, it’s crucial to maintain good relations with your tenants. One way to do this is by hiring a quality property management company to handle the upkeep. Are you looking for advice on how to maintain your rental properties in Houston? Look no further. Below are nine critical tips… [Read More]

Avoid These 10 Property Management Blunders in Houston

Make Sure You Avoid These 10 Property Management Blunders in Houston

May 18, 2021

If you want to earn as much as you can on your Houston investment properties, it’s worthwhile to use the best property management team you can. If you encounter any of the mistakes below in the management of your portfolio, you may want to switch to a different management firm. Public Safety Problems Every property… [Read More]

How Landlords Can Save Money In Houston

How Landlords Can Save Money In Houston

May 13, 2021

When you buy your first rental homes in the Houston area, it may take a while to learn the ropes. Through trial and error, most landlords eventually master how to make money in the rental property business. But there’s no question there will be bumps along the way, especially when you first get into the… [Read More]

Deal With Difficult Tenants in Houston

6 Ways To Deal With Difficult Tenants in Houston

May 11, 2021

No landlord or property manager in Houston is eager to face difficult tenants. Some renters constantly pay late, others damage the property. Most property owners have to deal with challenging renters eventually. This article provides vital information to make your difficulties easier. What Are the Most Common Types of Difficult Tenants? Effective applicant screening is… [Read More]

Flip a Property in Houston or Turn It Into a Rental

Is It Better to Flip a Property in Houston or Turn It Into a Rental?

May 7, 2021

Houston is a great city for real estate investors, with a plethora of valuable neighborhoods and lucrative investment opportunities. But if you score a good deal on a valuable home, you may not be sure about the best way forward. Should you flip property in Houston, or is it more profitable to turn it into… [Read More]

How to Tell If It's a Seller's Market in Houston

How to Tell If It’s a Seller’s Market in Houston

May 4, 2021

You might have heard that it’s a seller’s market in Houston. Or you might know that it’s generally regarded as a seller’s market throughout the country. But what does that actually mean? Is it really a good time for homeowners in Houston to sell their houses? And if so, how much do you stand to… [Read More]

Secrets of Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

The Best-Kept Secrets of Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

April 29, 2021

If you want to find your first rental property or expand your portfolio with high-profitability units, you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for good real estate deals in Houston. You’re looking for valuable, high-growth properties that are being sold for reasonable, if not downright cheap prices. The problem is, you have a lot of… [Read More]