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Why Timing the Real Estate Market Rarely Works Out in Your Favor

Why Timing the Real Estate Market Rarely Works Out in Your Favor

September 13, 2022

Newcomers to the real estate investing world often think the secret to making gigantic profits is to “time” the real estate market correctly – in other words, buy real estate when prices are low and supply is high, then sell real estate when prices are high and supply is low. This idea isn’t necessarily a… [Read More]

Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

September 6, 2022

A quick browse through luxury house listings in and around Houston will show you that luxury home prices are up significantly. Aside from occasional droughts and downturns, the real estate market historically rises over time, so it’s not especially surprising to see that homes in Houston are going up in value. What is surprising is… [Read More]

The 7 Advantages of Real Rental Properties Over REITs

The 7 Advantages of Real Rental Properties Over REITs

August 30, 2022

Most real estate investors are familiar with the concept of investing in rental property. After purchasing a property in an in-demand neighborhood, you can rent that property to various tenants, collecting income in the form of rent on a monthly basis. If you plan things right, you can make enough money to more than make up… [Read More]

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

August 23, 2022

Owning a house in Texas is certainly nice, but there may come a time when you’re ready to sell. That might be because you’re moving to a different area or because you want to take advantage of a booming market, but whatever your motivation, you’ll probably be incentivized to sell your house as quickly as… [Read More]

Is Real Estate Ever a Risky Investment?

Is Real Estate Ever a Risky Investment?

August 18, 2022

If you talk to any seasoned investor, they’ll probably talk about the benefits of investing in real estate. Historically, real estate prices have risen in almost all areas of the United States, and there are dozens of different ways to take advantage of real estate investing. You can invest in residential or commercial properties, you… [Read More]

Types of Services You Can Get from Property Manager

Types of Services You Can Get from Property Manager

August 11, 2022

  The U.S. property management segment was worth $3.62 billion last year, up from $3.4 billion the year prior, and could reach $6.16 billion by 2028. According to Fortune Business Insights, the industry is on pace to experience a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% between 2021 and 2028. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau counted 48.2… [Read More]

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

July 28, 2022

For many decades, American homeownership has been defined by an unofficial mantra of bigger is better. Homes have been getting bigger and bigger, even as the average family size has gotten smaller and smaller. But it appears that we’ve finally reached a tipping point over the past several years. Americans are downsizing in force, including… [Read More]

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

July 19, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention to current events in any capacity, you’ve probably heard about record high levels of inflation that are affecting the United States (and, to a lesser extent, countries around the world). Most of us experience inflation in a relatively passive way, noticing increased prices for common goods sold at the grocery… [Read More]

6 Mistakes That Will Sink Your ROI on a Student Housing Investment

6 Mistakes That Will Sink Your ROI on a Student Housing Investment

July 5, 2022

If you’re looking for a way to break into the real estate investing game – or you’re simply looking for another way to diversify an existing real estate investment portfolio – student housing in college towns is certainly something to consider. There’s plenty of money to be made, but in order to be successful, you… [Read More]

How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

June 23, 2022

While searching for a new house can be exciting, it can also be stressful. You could end up touring dozens of houses before you find the right fit, and you may face uncertainty about your financial future, all while trying to juggle your personal responsibilities and potentially selling your existing house. If you have kids… [Read More]