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How to Be a Prepared Home Seller

How to Be a Prepared Home Seller

September 29, 2022

Are you truly prepared to sell your home? Selling a home isn’t always easy. Even in a seller’s market, with restricted inventory, high prices, and a wide assortment of buyers clamoring to tour your house, there’s no guarantee that you’re going to attract competitive bids – or that your home will sell in its first… [Read More]

5 Financial Moves to Make If You Believe in the Texas Real Estate Market

5 Financial Moves to Make If You Believe in the Texas Real Estate Market

September 15, 2022

Texas real estate investors have been enjoying rampant growth and undying optimism. Over the past several years, major cities throughout Texas (especially Houston) have benefited from rising demand and rising prices. Many experts believe that this growth trajectory will continue, ultimately leading to greater profitability for anyone with assets in Texas. There’s certainly room for… [Read More]

Is Real Estate Ever a Risky Investment?

Is Real Estate Ever a Risky Investment?

August 18, 2022

If you talk to any seasoned investor, they’ll probably talk about the benefits of investing in real estate. Historically, real estate prices have risen in almost all areas of the United States, and there are dozens of different ways to take advantage of real estate investing. You can invest in residential or commercial properties, you… [Read More]

Types of Services You Can Get from Property Manager

Types of Services You Can Get from Property Manager

August 11, 2022

  The U.S. property management segment was worth $3.62 billion last year, up from $3.4 billion the year prior, and could reach $6.16 billion by 2028. According to Fortune Business Insights, the industry is on pace to experience a compound annual growth rate of 7.9% between 2021 and 2028. Meanwhile, the Census Bureau counted 48.2… [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]

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston?

May 24, 2022

A house purchase is a big decision. For most Americans, it’s the most expensive deal of their lives. So it’s crucial to get the location and the timing right. Let’s say you’ve settled on the Houston area. When’s the best time to buy? There’s no clear-cut answer to that, of course. But here are the… [Read More]

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]