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How Landlords Can Automate Their Rental Property Businesses

How Landlords Can Automate Their Rental Property Businesses

August 4, 2022

Talk to any business owner in any industry and ask them to give you their wish list. Do you know what you’ll almost always hear? More time off, less stress, recurring revenue, etc. And what they’re really saying is, “I’d like to automate things so that the business runs without me.” The same is true… [Read More]

Should You Turn Your Austin Rental Property Into an Airbnb?

Should You Turn Your Austin Rental Property Into an Airbnb?

July 26, 2022

Airbnb has single-handedly changed the game for short-term rentals. While they certainly didn’t invent the idea of renting out private homes and second residences to people on a short-term basis, they did make it more accessible and realistic than ever before. As someone who owns an Austin rental property that targets long-term renters, you may… [Read More]

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Rental Properties

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Rental Properties?

July 21, 2022

Real estate investors are always looking for ways to expand their portfolios. Each new acquisition represents new revenue potential, new asset appreciation potential, and additional benefits. Hypothetically, if you keep adding new profitable assets to your portfolio, your portfolio should keep growing in a positive direction. For example, let’s say you start by purchasing a… [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]

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

June 30, 2022

As landlords, we typically look at our properties through the lens of what we want out of an investment. But maybe it’s time that we peel back the curtain a bit and study what tenants are actually looking for in the properties they rent. Because at the end of the day, that’s all that matters…. [Read More]

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

June 21, 2022

Successful management of an investment property centers on balancing expenses and revenue. If you can consistently generate more revenue than you pay in outgoing expenses, you’ll probably be in a profitable position. Throughout the search to acquire new properties for your portfolio, you’ll likely be projecting expenses with care to determine whether each property would… [Read More]

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant?

June 9, 2022

Rental properties can be extremely profitable. They enable you to earn hundreds of dollars a month while you also benefit from the long-term appreciation of the properties’ value. But that’s not always the case. If the space is vacant, you’re losing money instead of making it. You’re responsible for paying the expenses, such as maintenance… [Read More]

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

June 7, 2022

Landlords have to prepare for the unexpected. A tenant might damage your property or stop paying rent at any time without prior warning. That’s why it’s essential to have strong lease agreements—which will protect your investment. Your leases should be as detailed as possible so you have something to reference during a potential future dispute…. [Read More]