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6 Things Successful Landlords Do That Others Don’t

6 Things Successful Landlords Do That Others Don’t

October 4, 2016

Anyone with the right amount of money, a healthy credit score, and access to resources can purchase investment properties and become a landlord. However, there’s a huge difference between being a landlord and being a successful landlord. The latter requires patience, foresight, intelligence, and strategic action. Just because the barriers to entry are relatively low… [Read More]

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6 Things Investors Should Know When Partnering With a Real Estate Agent

September 29, 2016

Smart real estate investors understand the power of teamwork. It’s impossible to do everything on your own, and building professional relationships with people who have other skillsets can prove invaluable. Specifically, many investors turn to real estate agents to help them identify and maximize opportunities. But you can’t go out and just hire anyone –… [Read More]

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4 Ways to Use Leverage in Real Estate Investing

September 27, 2016

Leverage is a broad term that can mean any number of things. It can often have a negative connotation associated with blackmail or bribery. But in real estate, it involves nothing illegal. It is, however, a powerful term that real estate investors should know. According to Investopedia, leverage in investing is “an investment strategy of… [Read More]

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10 Signals of a Loser Rental Property

September 22, 2016

Finding a profitable rental property is one of the most rewarding experiences there is. It promises a steady monthly income from renters and the potential for more investments in the future. But it’s not easy to find a property in great condition and situated in an excellent neighborhood. Sometimes, you end up with a lost-rental… [Read More]

Choosing a Mortgage to Build Real Estate Wealth

Choosing a Mortgage to Build Real Estate Wealth

September 20, 2016

Investing in property in the Houston and Katy areas requires extra skill and savvy. Naturally, you’ll be looking for a property that’s going to be profitable, but investments in this region can easily turn into money pits. These are the primary considerations when you pursue real estate profits here.

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The 8 Biggest Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

September 6, 2016

Buying a new home is an exciting and rewarding venture, and if you’re doing it for the first time, these feelings are amplified to an even greater degree. Unfortunately, in all the excitement, it’s easy to lose sight of some key principles that will help you secure the best investment, and make mistakes that could… [Read More]

Vacation Homes: 7 Ways to Attract Repeat Renters

Vacation Homes: 7 Ways to Attract Repeat Renters

August 25, 2016

Managing vacation homes can be both lucrative and tiresome. Some years are good, while others are less than stellar. And while there are plenty of strategies for attracting renters, one thing that separates successful vacation home owners from average ones is their ability to leverage the value of repeat renters year after year. 7 Ways… [Read More]

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7 Ways Katy Landlords Can Make Their Lives Easier

August 23, 2016

Katy, Texas is an ideal place for property management; there’s an ample population, plenty of purchasing opportunities, and ideal prices to ensure a healthy landlord-tenant relationship. However, being a landlord (especially for the first time) can also be stressful. There’s a lot to manage, and if you aren’t careful, the stress of your work could… [Read More]

How to Invest in Real Estate When You’re Broke

How to Invest in Real Estate When You’re Broke

August 9, 2016

If you’ve spent any time watching HGTV, you’ve seen the imposing profits that can come from real-estate investments. A quick Google search yields hundreds more stories about investors who made their fortunes in the housing industry. It’s an attractive investment market, but difficult to enter without a lot of initial capital. Even people who have… [Read More]

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15 Ways to See More Income from Your Rentals

July 29, 2016

What’s the point of investing in a rental property if you don’t get a decent profit out of it? All the management, repair, and communication aren’t worth the time and financial cost unless you’re getting some return. But not everyone sees income from their Houston and Katy rental properties. Some landlords spend more money than… [Read More]


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