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4 Strange Ways Houston Tenants Might Damage Your Property

How to Handle These 4 Strange Ways Houston Tenants Might Damage Your Property

April 20, 2021

Property damage is unavoidable. If you haven’t had to deal with destruction yet, you will at some point in your career. Some tenants simple aren’t able to avoid harming walls, screens, closet doors, and ceilings. Small holes, scuffs, and scratches beyond normal wear and tear are often caused by carelessness. For example, a tenant might… [Read More]

How to Create the Perfect Welcome Package for Your Houston Tenants

How to Create the Perfect Welcome Package for Your Houston Tenants

April 13, 2021

Maintaining a strong relationship with your tenants will play a crucial role in your success as a landlord. Though there are plenty of ways to strengthen and keep your tenant relationships throughout the course of a lease, you can start building a good relationship by gifting your tenants with a welcome package. Providing a welcome… [Read More]

Austin House Flipping Mistakes

Flip-Flop: 5 Austin House Flipping Mistakes

April 8, 2021

In real estate investing, “money” is the name of the game. And while no strategy offers a better opportunity to walk away with fast profits than house flipping, it’s also one of the riskiest investment options for a newbie Austin investor who doesn’t understand what he’s getting into. Unfortunately, this often leads to costly mistakes… [Read More]

Seller's Market in Houston

How to Tell If It’s a Seller’s Market in Houston

March 30, 2021

You might have heard that it’s a seller’s market in Houston. Or you might know that it’s generally regarded as a seller’s market throughout the country. But what does that actually mean? Is it really a good time for homeowners in Houston to sell their houses? And if so, how much do you stand to… [Read More]

Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

The Best-Kept Secrets of Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

March 25, 2021

If you want to find your first rental property or expand your portfolio with high-profitability units, you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for good real estate deals in Houston. You’re looking for valuable, high-growth properties that are being sold for reasonable, if not downright cheap prices. The problem is, you have a lot of… [Read More]

How to Tell If a Houston Neighborhood Is a Good Long-Term Investment

How to Tell If a Houston Neighborhood Is a Good Long-Term Investment

March 16, 2021

There are many valid reasons to invest in property. You might be interested in establishing a good home for your family. You might be interested in creating cash flow for yourself, either to set yourself up for retirement or to diversify your income sources. You may even be interested in flipping properties for short-term gain…. [Read More]

What's the Right Time Horizon for Your Houston Rental Property?

What’s the Right Time Horizon for Your Houston Rental Property?

March 11, 2021

Rental property is a gateway to many great financial outcomes; you can use rental property to generate cash flow and make a steady monthly profit, or you can optimize your portfolio for long-term growth, capitalizing on appreciating home values in a chosen area. Depending on what angle you choose, you may invest in different types… [Read More]

Real Estate Business Card Tips for Houston Landlords and Investors

Real Estate Business Card Tips for Houston Landlords and Investors

March 4, 2021

In the digital age of social media, sales funnels, and PPC advertising, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the networking basics that have worked for decades. And as a Houston landlord or real estate investor, you shouldn’t quickly forget the power of a physical business card. With the right approach, a business card… [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]

How to Keep Your Rental Home Safe From Invisible Lurking Threats in Katy, Texas

How to Keep Your Rental Home Safe From Invisible Lurking Threats in Katy, Texas

February 18, 2021

Being a landlord in Katy, Texas isn’t a simple job. You’re not just managing a property – you’re continually managing your relationship with your tenant(s). For example, fixing a broken toilet may seem like a simple maintenance task, but how fast you make that repair can make or break your tenant’s trust. Tenants expect their… [Read More]