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How to Find the Right Tenants for Your Property

How to Find the Right Tenants for Your Property

June 8, 2023

Finding the right tenant for your property can be a stressful process. You are making at least a year-long commitment with a renter that can dictate whether the rental experience will be a breeze or a headache. In a study reported by Bloomberg and done by the Census Bureau, it was found that in June… [Read More]

Finding Good Tenants Is One Thing--Retaining Them Is Another

Finding Good Tenants Is One Thing–Retaining Them Is Another

October 27, 2022

Did you know about 44 million housing units were occupied by renters in the U.S. last year? Finding good tenants is hard work. It involves advertising vacancies in the right places, charging competitive rental rates, conducting thorough background checks, and doing other things. One source notes that the average time a U.S. renter in a… [Read More]

How to Use Your Rental Income Smartly

How to Use Your Rental Income Smartly

October 6, 2022

It’s not really a secret anymore. Real estate is the best, fastest, and most predictable way to build wealth. If you play by the rules, don’t get emotionally involved, and use objective decision-making to invest in the right rental properties, you will generate revenue over time. However, there’s one big question that remains: What do… [Read More]

The Death of the Paper Rent Check

The Death of the Paper Rent Check

March 1, 2022

Rent collection has and always will be one of the most contentious topics for landlords. It’s a sensitive issue that sparks passionate debates, arguments, and rants. And while landlords have typically relied on paper rent checks for the better part of a century, they’re no longer considered the ideal option for Katy landlords (or any… [Read More]

Should You Help Tenants Who Can’t Pay Rent in Houston, Texas? 5 Considerations

Should You Help Tenants Who Can’t Pay Rent in Houston, Texas? 5 Considerations

February 8, 2022

Although it was designed to assist tenants, the national eviction moratorium, including all of its extensions, has been devastating for landlords. While renters across the country have been skipping out on rent for more than a year, property owners have been on the hook for paying their mortgages the entire time. By the time the… [Read More]

How to Manage Non-Paying Tenants in Katy, Texas during the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Manage Non-Paying Tenants in Katy, Texas during the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 28, 2021

With the recent end to the federal eviction moratorium, more than 11 million Americans are behind on rent payments to their landlord. In Texas alone, 600,000 people are behind on rent as of August 2021. The Texas Supreme Court ruled the CDC’s eviction moratorium unconstitutional in February 2021, and has been hearing eviction lawsuits ever… [Read More]

Rental Properties in San Antonio Are Such a Hot Investment

Why Rental Properties in San Antonio Are Such a Hot Investment

August 17, 2021

Do you know anyone who is actively investing in San Antonio rental properties? Or have you heard about the surge in demand for rental properties? Chances are, you’ve been exposed to the hot real estate investment environment, whether directly or indirectly. People all over the country are interested in buying up rental properties in San… [Read More]

Rent Collection Tips and Strategies for Austin Landlords

Rent Collection Tips and Strategies for Austin Landlords

July 15, 2021

The difference between a successful Austin landlord and an unsuccessful one often boils down to a simple measurement: Steady and predictable cash flow. If there’s one element that has a greater impact on cash flow than almost anything else, it’s collecting rent on time and in full. The Importance of Rent Collection When you sign… [Read More]

How to Make More Money From a Rental Property Without Increasing Rent

10 Rent Collection Mistakes New Landlords Make

May 28, 2020

Rent collection is probably going to be one of your most gratifying responsibilities as a landlord. It’s a deceptively simple practice—all you have to do is collect money from your tenants at the first of the month (or whatever date is specified by your lease agreement)—and you’ll enjoy the influx of cash however you like.

7 Tips to Make Your First Rental Property Easier to Manage

7 Tips to Make Your First Rental Property Easier to Manage

February 13, 2018

Rental property is one of the best investments you can make, and on paper, it seems pretty easy to get started. All you have to do is buy a property, pay a flat mortgage rate, and collect rent in excess of your mortgage payments, right? In reality, being a landlord is much more complicated. You’ll… [Read More]


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