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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]

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Rental Properties

Is It Possible to Have Too Many Rental Properties?

July 21, 2022

Real estate investors are always looking for ways to expand their portfolios. Each new acquisition represents new revenue potential, new asset appreciation potential, and additional benefits. Hypothetically, if you keep adding new profitable assets to your portfolio, your portfolio should keep growing in a positive direction. For example, let’s say you start by purchasing a… [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]

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

June 21, 2022

Successful management of an investment property centers on balancing expenses and revenue. If you can consistently generate more revenue than you pay in outgoing expenses, you’ll probably be in a profitable position. Throughout the search to acquire new properties for your portfolio, you’ll likely be projecting expenses with care to determine whether each property would… [Read More]

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling?

June 14, 2022

Selling a house can be a stressful exercise, especially if you’re new to the process. A lot of money’s at stake and you may be motivated to sell the property as swiftly as possible so you can move to a new place with ample funds in hand. If your house doesn’t generate a lot of… [Read More]

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

June 7, 2022

Landlords have to prepare for the unexpected. A tenant might damage your property or stop paying rent at any time without prior warning. That’s why it’s essential to have strong lease agreements—which will protect your investment. Your leases should be as detailed as possible so you have something to reference during a potential future dispute…. [Read More]

How to Make an Offer on a House

How to Make an Offer on a House

May 26, 2022

Chances are, your first home purchase is when you learn how to make an offer on a house. You either learn on the fly or you rely heavily on a real estate agent. But it’s worth investigating how to make a solid offer well in advance of showtime. This empowers you to comprehend the process… [Read More]

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

May 17, 2022

You might be looking for ways to expand your portfolio. Stocks and bonds are only scratching the surface for your financial future; there are more ways to create passive income that’ll help to diversify your sources of revenue. If you’ve hoped to minimize the risk of losses in your life, your research has probably led… [Read More]

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

May 10, 2022

As of this writing, we’re still in the middle of one of the most extended real estate booms in many years. Home prices have soared for more than a decade (and have become even hotter over the past two to three years). The same goes for rental rates, which have climbed so high in certain… [Read More]

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

May 3, 2022

We can’t tell you how many people have come to us saying they’re tired of paying rent. Every month, they felt like they were throwing money away when all along, they could have been investing in their future. Buying a house isn’t a minor decision. Many factors have to be considered, such as which neighborhood… [Read More]