If you want to earn as much as you can on your Houston investment properties, it’s worthwhile to use the best property…
The Fair Housing Act of 1968 was enacted to protect buyers and renters from discrimination. The primary prohibition makes it illegal to refuse to rent or sell to a person because of their inclusion in a protected class. Federally protected classes include race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, and disability. The Fair Housing Act… [Read More]
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.
Novice landlords often absorb the myth that any income earned from your rental properties is profit. If you’re realistic, though, there’s a lot more to the picture. Budgeting is a big part of it. The income you earn from each unit may partly qualify as profit, but a good percentage also goes back into the… [Read More]
No one likes when something goes awry, but when your ceiling develops a leak just as you’re getting into bed or the toilet overflows on a Saturday afternoon, the issue is extra inconvenient. After all, who’s going to come fix the problem at this hour? When property management companies offer 24/7 repair help, however, someone… [Read More]
People are instinctively drawn to natural light. Without the sun, life on earth would be impossible, and people subconsciously realize this when shopping for a home. Apartments and houses with more windows and natural light are appealing to prospective tenants and buyers. You may not be able to increase square footage, but you can give… [Read More]
As experienced landlords know, carpet can take a beating. In fact, it’s arguably the most heavily used item in the home and requires frequent replacing. By understanding the causes of damaged carpet and following a few simple rules, you can extend the life of your carpet, keep tenants satisfied, and save money.