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The Top 10 Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

The Top 10 Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

September 27, 2022

If you want your rental property to be successful and generate consistent income, you need to keep it occupied with tenants. And to attract those tenants, you need to market your rental property. That means putting your property in front of more people looking for a rental and making it seem as attractive as possible…. [Read More]

4 Reasons to Vet Prospective Tenants

4 Reasons to Vet Prospective Tenants

August 16, 2022

Did you know that real estate investors scooped up almost two in 10 — precisely 18.4% — of homes sold in the U.S. during the final three months of 2021? It’s well-known that investing in real estate can be a profitable endeavor over time. In addition to the potential for significant property value increases, real… [Read More]

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

April 26, 2022

When you invest in a rental property, ROI is everything. You either generate a positive return on your investment or you don’t. And while the agreed-upon sale price is obviously the most essential factor when you run the numbers, you mustn’t ignore closing costs. For all intents and purposes, they’re a part of the investment…. [Read More]

11 Tips for Houston Landlords When Hunting for Tenants

11 Tips for Houston Landlords When Hunting for Tenants

April 14, 2022

Every landlord would love to have the perfect tenants, but there are some bad eggs out there, sad to say. Proper tenant screenings and background checks are a good start to avoid them. However, there are other factors you’d be smart to consider. Take a look at the 11 tips below to help you find… [Read More]

5 Lease Terms Your Houston Tenant Might Not Fully Understand

5 Lease Terms Your Houston Tenant Might Not Fully Understand

December 16, 2021

Rental agreements in Houston are legally binding contracts that must conform to Texas state law. A lease containing clauses that violate state or federal law can be deemed null and void by a judge. However, no matter how much effort you make to be specific and follow the law, sometimes lease terms can be ambiguous… [Read More]

San Antonio Landlords: How to Avoid Being a Pushover

San Antonio Landlords: How to Avoid Being a Pushover

August 5, 2021

We interact with thousands of landlords every single year, including hundreds in the San Antonio area, and almost all of them are genuinely nice people. They care about others, take their role seriously, and want to provide safe, comfortable living conditions for the people in their communities. Yes, they care about profits – and we… [Read More]

Secrets of Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

The Best-Kept Secrets of Finding Real Estate Deals in Houston

April 29, 2021

If you want to find your first rental property or expand your portfolio with high-profitability units, you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for good real estate deals in Houston. You’re looking for valuable, high-growth properties that are being sold for reasonable, if not downright cheap prices. The problem is, you have a lot of… [Read More]

Increase Profitability for Your Houston Rental Property

10 Ways to Increase Profitability for Your Houston Rental Property

April 27, 2021

Rental properties remain one of the most common and most lucrative investments you can make. Throughout your ownership of the property, you’ll be able to collect monthly rent from tenants, exceeding your monthly expenses in most cases. On top of that, you’ll benefit from the long-term appreciation of the property – rising prices in a… [Read More]

The Risks of Hiring the Wrong Houston Property Management Company

The Risks of Hiring the Wrong Houston Property Management Company

October 13, 2020

Deciding to hire a property management company to oversee your rental properties and real estate investments is always a good idea. But that’s not the final choice you’ll make. With many different Houston property management companies in the area, you have to decide which one to work with. And a poor or misinformed choice could… [Read More]

Should Houston Landlords Limit Hanging Pictures on the Wall

Should Houston Landlords Limit Hanging Pictures on the Wall?

September 17, 2020

Have you started cleaning up a vacant unit only to discover an excess of nail holes in the wall? Have you ever discovered sloppy DIY patch jobs where someone squeezed toothpaste into nail holes hoping you wouldn’t see them? What about finding a soft spot on the wall and discovering the tenant did a bad… [Read More]