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8 Home Security Tips for Houston Homeowners

May 12, 2020

The Greater Houston Area is a fantastic place to raise a family. There are good schools, friendly people, quality jobs, and access to an array of amenities and entertainment options. But it’s not immune from crime. As a homeowner, anything you can do to lower your family’s risk of being victimized by burglary and theft… [Read More]

8 Quick Fixes You Can Make When Buying a House

December 19, 2019

Buying a house – whether it’s your “forever home” or a house you’ll only be in for a couple of years – is a big deal. Any time you put down such a large amount of money and attach your name to debt, you want to make sure it’s perfect. The problem is that homes… [Read More]

8 Things Good Neighbors Hate

October 23, 2019

If you want to be happy in your own home, you need more than a big house, nice furniture, and a good location. You also need friendly neighbors. Unfortunately, many homeowners accidentally get on the bad side of their neighbors. Don’t let this be you.

8 Options for When Your Home Isn’t Selling

October 14, 2019

Even if you own a lovely home and have taken care of it for years, there’s no guarantee it’s going to sell in the timeframe you want. If you’re struggling to get any offers in the first few months of your listing, it may be a sign that something’s wrong.

Landlords: Don’t Make Things Harder Than They Have to Be

September 20, 2019

Nobody becomes a landlord thinking, “I sure wish I had something else on my plate right now.” No … in most cases, people invest in rental properties with the dream of generating passive streams of income that require little work or effort.

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4 Steps to Prepare Your Houston Yard for Spring

March 22, 2016

In many parts of the United States, the ground is still covered in snow, and will be until April. In Texas, snow doesn’t fall often, and if it does, it doesn’t last. For that reason, it might seem like there’s very little to do to prepare your yard for the coming warmth of spring and… [Read More]

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4 Low Maintenance Landscaping Design Tips for the Hands Off Landlord

September 11, 2015

Landscaping is one of those things you either love or hate. Certain people enjoy being out in the yard and find tasks like mowing the lawn, pulling weeds, and raking leaves to be more therapeutic than laborious. However, for most people, yard work isn’t enjoyable. It takes hours of regular attention and often leaves you… [Read More]

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10 Trendy Backyard Landscaping Ideas for the Landlord on a Budget

July 28, 2015

Any landlord knows that inside amenities attract the tenant, but the backyard’s what seals the deal. It’s hard for renters to find a great backyard that’s well maintained and attractive. For that reason, you want to make sure your property’s backyard is breathtaking. However, when you’re on a budget, you might begin to second-guess your… [Read More]

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15 Tips for Landscaping Your Rental Property

March 19, 2015

The first impression renters get of your rental property is the landscaping. The yard needs to be well groomed, with plenty of curb appeal to attract high-end renters.