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Real Estate Listing Photos: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

March 31, 2020

Getting a house ready to put on the market takes a lot of work. From repairs to finances and everything in between, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the entire process. But if there’s one thing you can’t afford to do, it’s minimize the importance of your online listing.

House Hunting With Your Spouse: How to Get on the Same Page

March 24, 2020

For some couples, buying a house is as easy as buying a car. They schedule a couple of showings, find one they like, put in an offer, and the rest is history. But for most couples, it’s a bit more complicated. Arguments, disagreements, and friction are bound to ensue.

How to Reduce Emotional Decision Making When Buying a House

March 10, 2020

Buying a home is exciting, and in many cases, sentimental. But if you allow your emotions to get the best of you during this process, it can lead to a decision you’ll ultimately regret. When buying a house, logic should take precedence over emotions, and you’ll need to keep your emotions in order when searching… [Read More]

Practical Things to Consider When Buying an Old House

March 5, 2020

Some people like new construction and others prefer homes with a few decades of history. And if you’re in the market for a new house, you’ve probably come to realize that you have to keep your options open and consider everything. The more willing you are to consider a variety of homes, the more likely… [Read More]

Here’s How to Host a Killer Open House

March 3, 2020

When selling a property as a real estate agent, an investor, or a homeowner, an open house can connect you with potential buyers and prospects. Many prospective buyers block out time each week to attend open houses in hopes of finding the perfect place to live.

Should You Offer “First Month” Deals on Rent to Attract New Tenants in Houston?

February 25, 2020

You’ve probably seen ads offering reduced rent, free rent, or other discounts to tenants for the first month. Discounts are a central part of marketing and if you can offer a deal, why not?

How to Set Priorities When Selling Your Texas Home

January 17, 2020

Selling a home is a stressful, yet exciting time for most homeowners in Texas. Chances are, you’ve got your eye on a new home in a new area, and you’re interested in closing this deal as seamlessly as possible so you can start a new chapter in your life. However, if you want the deal… [Read More]

Powerful Techniques for Building Home Equity

January 16, 2020

One of the biggest perks to owning a home is that it almost always appreciates in value. While the market can certainly dip from time to time, the long-term, historical trajectory of real estate values shows that homes go up in price. Thus, any time you hang on to a property for a few years,… [Read More]

Open Houses: Are They Really Worth It?

January 14, 2020

Residential open houses have long been a part of the real estate sales process. They’re normally held by the seller’s agent on weekends, and are designed to bring attention to properties. And while they’ve traditionally been very popular, many of today’s sellers – perhaps yourself included – are left wondering if they’re actually as effective… [Read More]

How to Get an Offer on Your Hard-to-Sell Home

January 2, 2020

When you put your beloved home on the market, you expect it to sell fairly quickly – especially in this market. You view your home as special, safe, warm, and familiar. If you like it, how could someone else not fall in love with it also? Well, it doesn’t always work out that way. As… [Read More]