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6 Signs to Look for When Buying Austin Rental Property for the First Time

6 Signs to Look for When Buying Austin Rental Property for the First Time

September 19, 2023

When buying rental property for the first time, it’s important to carefully consider what you’re buying before signing the contract. You need to be sure that you’re buying a good investment and not wasting your money. Unless you’re specifically looking for properties in bad shape so you can fix them up, you want high standards… [Read More]

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Getting into Property Management

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Getting into Property Management

September 7, 2023

Property management is an industry that just about anyone can enter – but not everyone should. If it were easy, everyone would be doing it! To be successful in the industry, it takes experience, strategy, and patience. Sometimes, even that isn’t enough. The to-do list is never-ending. Sometimes, rather than focusing on what should be… [Read More]

A Property Manager's Guide to Refinancing Rental Properties

A Property Manager’s Guide to Refinancing Rental Properties

September 5, 2023

Many real estate investors proudly take advantage of financial leverage, borrowing as much money as possible to finance their property purchases. This is typically an advantageous move, giving them access to more purchasing power without much effort or sacrifice required – at the cost of making monthly mortgage payments for the next 15 to 30… [Read More]

Are Negative Cash Flow Properties Ever Worth Considering

Are Negative Cash Flow Properties Ever Worth Considering?

August 31, 2023

Most people get involved in rental property management because they want to make money. But sometimes, making money is more complex than it first appears to be. For example, if your goal is to make as much money as possible, then you would only want to select the properties with the highest rate of cash… [Read More]

Texas Rental Property Investment for Early Retirement 10 Keys to Success

Texas Rental Property Investment for Early Retirement: 10 Keys to Success

August 29, 2023

Early retirement is a dream for millions of people. If you could somehow have a reliable stream of revenue without having to work, you could establish more freedom and independence than you’ve ever had before – and finally start living life the way you want. That said, if early retirement were easy, all of us… [Read More]

Is Real Estate Investing Better as a Short-Term or Long-Term Strategy

Is Real Estate Investing Better as a Short-Term or Long-Term Strategy?

August 24, 2023

Some investments are fundamentally designed to work better as long-term strategies, offering their greatest benefits if you hold those assets over the course of decades. Other investments are much better suited to short-term management, offering the opportunity for lightning-fast decision making and potentially enormous returns in relatively short spans of time. Depending on your previous… [Read More]

The 10 Common Features of the Most Profitable Texas Rental Properties

The 10 Common Features of the Most Profitable Texas Rental Properties

August 15, 2023

Investing in rental property can be a passive, yet highly rewarding way to make money. You collect rental income, use it to cover all your expenses, and keep the rest as profits. Simple, right? So why don’t more people tap into this investment strategy? The short answer is that not all rental properties are equally… [Read More]

What to Do If You're Losing Money on a Rental Property

What to Do If You’re Losing Money on a Rental Property

August 1, 2023

In a hypothetical model, a property owner should be able to generate positive cash flow with a rental property in an attractive neighborhood. If your total monthly expenses amount to an average of $2,000 per month, you should be able to charge more than $2,000 a month in rent, ultimately making it a profitable property… [Read More]

Tenant Psychology: How to Better Appeal to Prospective Property Renters

Tenant Psychology: How to Better Appeal to Prospective Property Renters

July 27, 2023

One of your biggest priorities as a landlord is going to be keeping your property occupied. When the property is vacant, you’ll want to fill it as soon as possible. When the property is filled, you’ll want to keep your tenants for as long as you can. That’s because an unoccupied property is going to… [Read More]

Is it Wise to Renovate a Rental?

Is it Wise to Renovate a Rental?

July 20, 2023

In the world of rental properties, landlords strive to keep their overhead low and their returns high. One of the best ways to achieve this is not to spend money on a rental unless necessary. Unfortunately, living by this rule can prove to be detrimental to your property and the value of your home. Why… [Read More]


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