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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]

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

June 30, 2022

As landlords, we typically look at our properties through the lens of what we want out of an investment. But maybe it’s time that we peel back the curtain a bit and study what tenants are actually looking for in the properties they rent. Because at the end of the day, that’s all that matters…. [Read More]

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant?

June 9, 2022

Rental properties can be extremely profitable. They enable you to earn hundreds of dollars a month while you also benefit from the long-term appreciation of the properties’ value. But that’s not always the case. If the space is vacant, you’re losing money instead of making it. You’re responsible for paying the expenses, such as maintenance… [Read More]

7 Steps to Find Good Tenants

7 Steps to Find Good Tenants

June 2, 2022

If you’re a landlord, you’re almost always searching for good tenants. They keep your business running and make life so much easier. Good tenants pay on time and respect your property, while bad tenants cause problems and may even necessitate a costly eviction. So how do you find the good ones? In this post, we’ll… [Read More]

9 Essential Tenant Issues That Landlords Often Face

9 Essential Tenant Issues That Landlords Often Face

May 19, 2022

According to a report by the Rental Housing Journal, Texas made the list as one of the top three most popular places to move in 2021. More than 500,000 people have resettled here since 2019, and the numbers continue to grow. If you’re a landlord, these numbers represent big promises for investment properties in the… [Read More]