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Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

April 19, 2022

Real estate investing might seem like an elite endeavor that only the smartest and most resourceful people are able to enter. However, the exact opposite is closer to the truth. It’s actually one of the most accessible wealth-building vehicles around. Regardless of how much money you have, what your background is, or where you’re located,… [Read More]

Is a Home Loan Truly “Good Debt”?

Is a Home Loan Truly “Good Debt”?

April 12, 2022

You might hear it said that buying a home with the help of a loan is always a good decision because a home loan is “good debt.” In a culture that regularly warns youngsters and financial novices about the dangers of debt and compound interest, this sounds like an oxymoron. Debt is often a financial… [Read More]

5 Good Reasons to Bid Above Asking Price

5 Good Reasons to Bid Above Asking Price (and 5 Bad Ones)

April 7, 2022

If you’re in the market for a new house, you might consider entering a bid above the asking price. For example, if the home is listed at $250,000, you could put in a bid of $260,000. Strategically, this move could make sense. The advantages are obvious; a higher price means your offer will be much… [Read More]

What Could Cause the Texas Real Estate Market to Crash

What Could Cause the Texas Real Estate Market to Crash?

March 31, 2022

Homeowners in Texas have enjoyed exciting economic conditions over the past few years. People are flocking to the state in search of housing, and driving real estate prices higher than they’ve ever been – and far outpacing the growth of prior years prior. It’s definitely a seller’s market, so if you decide to list your… [Read More]

How to Declutter and Depersonalize Your House Before Selling

How to Declutter and Depersonalize Your House Before Selling

February 22, 2022

Home is characterized by words like warmth and safety. It’s the place you retreat to when the world gets stressful and chaotic. It’s your place – personal, special, and intimate. But when it comes time to sell, you have to forget about this. Suddenly, it’s no longer about you and your family. It’s about the… [Read More]

Niche Housing Communities: 4 Options For Katy Investors

Niche Housing Communities: 4 Options For Katy Investors

December 30, 2021

There are countless ways to approach real estate investment. Some investors specialize in single family rentals (SFRs), while others emphasize large multi-family units. The SRO market has largely faded out of existence, but the new interest in cohousing may be reinventing this form. Whatever types of properties you typically emphasize, or whether you have a… [Read More]

How Do You Select the Right Real Estate Agent For Selling?

How Do You Select the Right Real Estate Agent For Selling?

November 11, 2021

Selling a house is a big action. You’ll have to manage the logistics with care as you vacate the property and move to your next home. Depending on the size and condition of your current residence, hundreds of thousands of dollars could be at stake in your decision. Most people hire a real estate agent… [Read More]

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

October 5, 2021

Today’s real estate market is highly competitive for buyers. With limited inventory, low mortgage rates, and significant numbers of people moving, it’s hard to make an offer on a home that’s both affordable and compelling for the seller. If you’re competing with all-cash offers, you have an extra layer of competitive difficulty to get past,… [Read More]

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

September 30, 2021

Selling a home is a major undertaking, no matter how well prepared you are or how much experience you’ve had selling properties in the past. You’ll need to get the home ready for prospective buyers, get yourself ready to move out (if you’re currently occupying the property), and set expectations for your listing. Ultimately, this… [Read More]

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

September 9, 2021

If you own investment property in San Antonio, it’s time to think about protecting your investment from the looming widespread housing crisis. Most people agree that a housing crisis is on the horizon, and it’s likely to begin as soon as the latest eviction moratorium extension lifts on June 30, 2021. Yahoo recently named San… [Read More]