As a real estate investor and landlord, your job is all about mitigating risk and maximizing return. The more you’re able to…
Allowing tenants to smoke cigarettes inside your property can destroy your ability to rent or resell your property. Cigarette smoke sticks to walls, drapes, carpet, and even ceiling tiles in a form of sticky residue. This sticky residue, known as “third-hand smoke,” can linger for years unless it’s intentionally cleaned up.
Water damage…the words alone are enough to make any homeowner shudder with fear. But if you own rental properties, you’re going to eventually face a situation where you have to deal with water damage. What do you do? Who is responsible? Where do your renters go? Questions like these abound – so make sure have… [Read More]
Nobody becomes a landlord thinking, “I sure wish I had something else on my plate right now.” No … in most cases, people invest in rental properties with the dream of generating passive streams of income that require little work or effort.
As a landlord or homeowner, you’ll eventually be responsible for making repairs to your property. Even new houses, built within the past decade, aren’t immune to things breaking, wearing, or losing their initial appeal.
As a landlord, you know that you’re responsible for the bulk of major repairs and ongoing maintenance for your rental properties. As a general rule of thumb, if the repair was not the fault of the tenant and if it in any way impacts the tenant’s quality of life, it’s on you to do whatever… [Read More]
In every state – Texas included – renters are entitled to live in safe, livable conditions, regardless of the price of rent. “Livable” consists of the very basics, like a roof to keep out sun and rain, a reliable home heating system, hot water, and sturdy infrastructure so that the building is in no danger… [Read More]