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What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

January 21, 2021

When a landlord offers a property for lease and an individual submits an application to rent the property, the application is either accepted or denied. When it’s accepted, the two parties enter into a lease agreement, which involves signing legally binding papers. This lease agreement dictates when a tenant is to move out and/or what… [Read More]

8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

December 29, 2020

As a Houston landlord, you’re in the game of generating cash on your cash. In other words, you’re in the ROI business. But are you really doing everything you can to set yourself up for maximum returns? This a question that you need to analyze through a critical lens. Are You Wasting Money in One… [Read More]

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

December 22, 2020

When Hurricane Laura swept through the southwest in late August, Houston was lucky, escaping mostly unscathed. As we know from past experiences, such as the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, that isn’t always the case. The “once in a century” storm killed at least 68 people in the area and caused billions in… [Read More]

6 Signs You’re Ready to Invest in Katy Rental Properties

6 Signs You’re Ready to Invest in Katy Rental Properties

December 8, 2020

You know real estate investing is the key to building wealth. (Or at least one of the clearest paths forward). You’ve watched YouTube videos, read books, heard success stories, and spent some time researching various techniques and terminology. In short, you have some of the basics down, but you’ve never done anything about it. But… [Read More]

7 Rent Collection Tips for Houston Landlords

7 Rent Collection Tips for Houston Landlords

November 26, 2020

At the end of the day, real estate investors become landlords as a means of generating a return on investment. You can talk about how you purchase rental properties for any number of reasons, like rebuilding the community and providing people with safe, reliable housing – both of which are good and honest sentiments –… [Read More]

7 Costs Houston Landlords Are Likely to Underestimate

7 Costs Houston Landlords Are Likely to Underestimate

November 24, 2020

One of your biggest responsibilities as a Houston landlord will be effectively managing and estimating costs. There are many costs associated with managing a property, from your monthly mortgage payments to ongoing repairs and maintenance, and how you estimate them will play into not only your bottom-line profitability, but also your effectiveness as a landlord…. [Read More]

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Move Out Inspections

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Move Out Inspections

November 5, 2020

Part of being a successful landlord is implementing safeguards and protocols that protect your financial investment and prevent unforeseen circumstances from eating away at your profits. And one of the primary ways Houston landlords do this is by conducting move out inspections. But in order for a move out inspection to be effective, it needs… [Read More]

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

November 3, 2020

As a real estate investor, ROI and cash flow are everything. You’re constantly on the lookout for ways to make your Katy rental properties more profitable, which means maximizing the upside and counteracting the downside so that it doesn’t come back to bite you. And even though there are no bulletproof methods of downside protection,… [Read More]

How to Make Your Houston Rental Property Completely Hands-Off

How to Make Your Houston Rental Property Completely Hands-Off

October 27, 2020

Houston rental property is a lucrative investment. Not only will you get to collect a small profit each month—you’ll also get property equity in one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. But the day-to-day responsibilities of being a landlord and managing a rental property can feel overwhelming, even if you’re accustomed to the… [Read More]

6 Tips for Landlords Facing Hardship in Houston

6 Tips for Landlords Facing Hardship in Houston

October 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Houston landlords hard. Millions of people are unemployed, and while some are receiving unemployment, many aren’t. This situation has caused tenants to stop paying rent and now landlords are left scrambling to pay their mortgages. If your tenants receive social security or any other form of reliable income, consider yourself… [Read More]