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8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

8 Ways Houston Landlords Waste Money

December 29, 2020

As a Houston landlord, you’re in the game of generating cash on your cash. In other words, you’re in the ROI business. But are you really doing everything you can to set yourself up for maximum returns? This a question that you need to analyze through a critical lens. Are You Wasting Money in One… [Read More]

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

In The Eye Of The Storm: Your Houston Hurricane Survival Guide

December 22, 2020

When Hurricane Laura swept through the southwest in late August, Houston was lucky, escaping mostly unscathed. As we know from past experiences, such as the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, that isn’t always the case. The “once in a century” storm killed at least 68 people in the area and caused billions in… [Read More]

6 Signs You’re Ready to Invest in Katy Rental Properties

6 Signs You’re Ready to Invest in Katy Rental Properties

December 8, 2020

You know real estate investing is the key to building wealth. (Or at least one of the clearest paths forward). You’ve watched YouTube videos, read books, heard success stories, and spent some time researching various techniques and terminology. In short, you have some of the basics down, but you’ve never done anything about it. But… [Read More]

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

November 3, 2020

As a real estate investor, ROI and cash flow are everything. You’re constantly on the lookout for ways to make your Katy rental properties more profitable, which means maximizing the upside and counteracting the downside so that it doesn’t come back to bite you. And even though there are no bulletproof methods of downside protection,… [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]

The 7 Biggest Risks Landlords Face

The 7 Biggest Risks Landlords Face

July 21, 2020

Everyone should take the time to study the decisions, behaviors, and habits of wealthy individuals to understand which sweeping trends are common amongst them. Among other things, you’ll discover that they have an affinity for real estate investing. Thus, if you want to build your own wealth, it would make sense to at least consider… [Read More]

Should You Add Security Cameras To Your Rental Property For Protection?

8 Home Security Tips for Houston Homeowners

May 12, 2020

The Greater Houston Area is a fantastic place to raise a family. There are good schools, friendly people, quality jobs, and access to an array of amenities and entertainment options. But it’s not immune from crime. As a homeowner, anything you can do to lower your family’s risk of being victimized by burglary and theft… [Read More]

8 Tips to Make Security Deposits Less of a Headache

8 Tips to Make Security Deposits Less of a Headache

April 7, 2020

As a real estate investor and landlord, your job is all about mitigating risk and maximizing return. The more you’re able to accomplish these overarching goals, the more success you’ll experience. And while security deposits may seem like a small issue to outsiders, experienced landlords know just how much they impact both risk and reward…. [Read More]

How to Avoid the Risks of Over-Leveraging Real Estate Investments

How to Avoid the Risks of Over-Leveraging Real Estate Investments

March 3, 2020

Have you ever wondered how certain people are able to go from having relatively little money and zero investments to having a booming real estate investment portfolio in a matter of just a few years? In most cases, it comes down to the powerful concept of leverage. But as great as leverage is, it’s easy… [Read More]

Should You Allow Vaping in Your Katy, Texas Rental Property?

Should You Allow Vaping in Your Katy, Texas Rental Property?

February 25, 2020

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.