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5 Ways Houston Landlords Can Grow Their Sphere of Influence

5 Ways Houston Landlords Can Grow Their Sphere of Influence

March 2, 2021

In the world of networking, the term “sphere of influence,” otherwise known as your “sphere,” is an important concept that carries with it massive implications. And if you want to build a successful and lucrative business investing in real estate, you need to continually grow your sphere with purpose and intentionality. What is a Sphere… [Read More]

How to Make a Positive First Impression on Houston Tenants

Welcome Week: How to Make a Positive First Impression on Houston Tenants

February 25, 2021

Tenants are often the ones trying to make a positive first impression on landlords – hoping to convince them to choose their rental application over a thick stack of other similarly qualified applicants. But first impressions matter for landlords, too. If you want to increase your chances for success, you need to connect with tenants… [Read More]

Don’t Let a Bad Economy Prevent You From Attracting High Quality Tenants in Katy, Texas

Don’t Let a Bad Economy Prevent You From Attracting High Quality Tenants in Katy, Texas

February 23, 2021

Under normal circumstances, renting out a property in Katy, Texas is relatively easy considering the greater Houston area has seen steady growth for years. People love moving to Katy for the reputable schools, good neighborhoods, job opportunities, strong local economy, and affordability. However, ever since the coronavirus pandemic started, things have been a little shaky…. [Read More]

A Fall Maintenance To-Do List for Houston Homeowners

A Fall Maintenance To-Do List for Houston Homeowners

February 2, 2021

Everyone loves fall around here. It means cooler weather, colorful changes, new menu items, and, of course, football. But the changing temperatures and falling leaves can also put some stress on your home. Before grabbing a slice of pumpkin pie and kicking your feet up to watch a little afternoon pigskin, make sure you’re staying… [Read More]

What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

January 21, 2021

When a landlord offers a property for lease and an individual submits an application to rent the property, the application is either accepted or denied. When it’s accepted, the two parties enter into a lease agreement, which involves signing legally binding papers. This lease agreement dictates when a tenant is to move out and/or what… [Read More]

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Increasing Focus

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Increasing Focus

January 19, 2021

It doesn’t matter what line of work you’re in, focus is an integral component of success. If you aren’t focused, you’ll squash productivity and squander the opportunities that are presented to you. And as a Houston landlord, it’s an especially integral ingredient in your overall recipe for optimizing ROI. Macro vs. Micro Focus Focus is… [Read More]

Selling a Houston Property? These Deal Breakers Could Make it Hard

Selling a Houston Property? These Deal Breakers Could Make it Hard

January 7, 2021

Whether it’s an investment property, primary residence, or vacation home, you always want to get the highest possible value on the sale of a property. But sometimes there are circumstances that make this nearly impossible. And if your property is subjected to one of these factors, you could face a long road ahead. 7 Issues… [Read More]

8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

December 29, 2020

As a Houston landlord, you’re in the game of generating cash on your cash. In other words, you’re in the ROI business. But are you really doing everything you can to set yourself up for maximum returns? This a question that you need to analyze through a critical lens. Are You Wasting Money in One… [Read More]

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

December 22, 2020

When Hurricane Laura swept through the southwest in late August, Houston was lucky, escaping mostly unscathed. As we know from past experiences, such as the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, that isn’t always the case. The “once in a century” storm killed at least 68 people in the area and caused billions in… [Read More]

COVID Spread In Multifamily Properties: What Houston Landlords Should Know

COVID Spread In Multifamily Properties: What Houston Landlords Should Know

December 17, 2020

Harris County, home to Houston, is still struggling with high rates of COVID-19 infections. Though as of August 29, Texas Medical Center (TMC) reported a 6% positivity rate on all tests, the nine-county Greater Houston area remains around 10%. This is well above the sub-5% rate TMC hopes to see over a two week period… [Read More]


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