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5 Ways a Property Manager Can Help You Find Quality Tenants

5 Ways a Property Manager Can Help You Find Quality Tenants

December 1, 2022

One of the biggest headaches rental property owners face is tenant drama. Of course, many tenants take care of their units, respect the rights of other tenants, pay rent on time, and cause minimal issues. But some tenants are less than amicable and can raise the blood pressure of investment property owners – and that’s no… [Read More]

What Is Tenant Harassment and How Can You Avoid It?

What Is Tenant Harassment and How Can You Avoid It?

November 15, 2022

Ideally, your tenant relationships will be pleasant and mutually beneficial. Your tenants will be nice, polite, and respectful of your property, and in exchange, you’ll make sure they have a good place to live. Unfortunately, landlord tenant relationships don’t always unfold this smoothly. And if you end up in a tense situation with a tenant,… [Read More]

What to Know About Renting to Military Tenants

What to Know About Renting to Military Tenants

November 1, 2022

When it comes to rental properties, most landlords are fairly “tenant agnostic.” In other words, it doesn’t matter what the tenant does for a living, what profession they’re in, where they’re from, or how much money they make. As long as the tenant passes a background check, has good referrals, and meets the minimum income… [Read More]

Finding Good Tenants Is One Thing--Retaining Them Is Another

Finding Good Tenants Is One Thing–Retaining Them Is Another

October 27, 2022

Did you know about 44 million housing units were occupied by renters in the U.S. last year? Finding good tenants is hard work. It involves advertising vacancies in the right places, charging competitive rental rates, conducting thorough background checks, and doing other things. One source notes that the average time a U.S. renter in a… [Read More]

What Should You Do If a Tenant Lies on Their Application?

What Should You Do If a Tenant Lies on Their Application?

September 1, 2022

Before you can start collecting rental income, you need an active tenant. And before you get an active tenant, you’ll need to collect tenant applications from potential candidates. On these applications, your tenants will provide tons of personal details, including their identifying information, rental history, employment information, and more. So, what should you do if… [Read More]

8 Types of Difficult Tenants (and How to Manage Them)

8 Types of Difficult Tenants (and How to Manage Them)

August 25, 2022

Sometimes as a landlord, you’ll get lucky. You’ll find a nearly perfect tenant with excellent credit, punctual and respectful habits, steady income, and a burning desire to make rent payments on time while keeping your property in good condition. Sometimes, you won’t be nearly so lucky. If your property portfolio is big enough and you… [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]

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]

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

July 14, 2022

The move-out process begins each time a tenant gives notice or if you decide to terminate a renter’s lease. The process plays out whether it’s organized or not, but it’s typically smoother when planned. The move-out process occurs in multiple stages. Sometimes it’s not very even. Tenants refuse to vacate, and some leave behind massive… [Read More]

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

July 7, 2022

Over 44.1 million households rent their homes in the United States. You may be looking to expand your financial portfolio or are interested in making passive income. Renting your home may be a great place to start if you’re financially able to commit. However, in the state of Texas, there are certain requirements, laws, and… [Read More]