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How to Deal with Hoarders in Austin

Landlords: How to Deal with Hoarders in Austin, Texas

June 8, 2021

Landlords have an overwhelming number of responsibilities for taking care of their properties. The last thing any landlord wants to deal with is a hoarder. Unfortunately, hoarders aren’t just fiction created for daytime television shows – they’re real, and they’re everywhere. If your tenant is a hoarder, you need to act fast before they permanently… [Read More]

Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To "Red Flags"

Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To “Red Flags”

June 3, 2021

Screening tenants is one of the most important tasks landlords are responsible for. Applications come in by the dozens for every apartment and it’s their job to sort through them, run the appropriate checks, hold interviews, and determine who will live in your properties. As a result of this constant work, most landlords have a… [Read More]

9 Maintenance Tips For Your Houston Rental Properties

9 Maintenance Tips For Your Houston Rental Properties

May 25, 2021

If you own rental properties in Houston, it’s crucial to maintain good relations with your tenants. One way to do this is by hiring a quality property management company to handle the upkeep. Are you looking for advice on how to maintain your rental properties in Houston? Look no further. Below are nine critical tips… [Read More]

Avoid These 10 Property Management Blunders in Houston

Make Sure You Avoid These 10 Property Management Blunders in Houston

May 18, 2021

If you want to earn as much as you can on your Houston investment properties, it’s worthwhile to use the best property management team you can. If you encounter any of the mistakes below in the management of your portfolio, you may want to switch to a different management firm. Public Safety Problems Every property… [Read More]

How Landlords Can Save Money In Houston

How Landlords Can Save Money In Houston

May 13, 2021

When you buy your first rental homes in the Houston area, it may take a while to learn the ropes. Through trial and error, most landlords eventually master how to make money in the rental property business. But there’s no question there will be bumps along the way, especially when you first get into the… [Read More]

Deal With Difficult Tenants in Houston

6 Ways To Deal With Difficult Tenants in Houston

May 11, 2021

No landlord or property manager in Houston is eager to face difficult tenants. Some renters constantly pay late, others damage the property. Most property owners have to deal with challenging renters eventually. This article provides vital information to make your difficulties easier. What Are the Most Common Types of Difficult Tenants? Effective applicant screening is… [Read More]

Increase Profitability for Your Houston Rental Property

10 Ways to Increase Profitability for Your Houston Rental Property

April 27, 2021

Rental properties remain one of the most common and most lucrative investments you can make. Throughout your ownership of the property, you’ll be able to collect monthly rent from tenants, exceeding your monthly expenses in most cases. On top of that, you’ll benefit from the long-term appreciation of the property – rising prices in a… [Read More]

Tenant is Keeping an Exotic or Dangerous Animal in Houston

What to Do if Your Tenant is Keeping an Exotic or Dangerous Animal in Houston

April 15, 2021

Landlord-tenant disputes over pets are probably unavoidable. At some point, you’ll have a tenant who gets a dog or a cat without permission or avoids paying the required pet deposit. However, such matters are mild compared to finding out your tenant has a dangerous or exotic animal. Discovering an exotic animal in your tenant’s possession… [Read More]

What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

What to Do if You Have a Holdover Tenant in Your Houston Rental Property

January 21, 2021

When a landlord offers a property for lease and an individual submits an application to rent the property, the application is either accepted or denied. When it’s accepted, the two parties enter into a lease agreement, which involves signing legally binding papers. This lease agreement dictates when a tenant is to move out and/or what… [Read More]

7 Rent Collection Tips for Houston Landlords

7 Rent Collection Tips for Houston Landlords

November 26, 2020

At the end of the day, real estate investors become landlords as a means of generating a return on investment. You can talk about how you purchase rental properties for any number of reasons, like rebuilding the community and providing people with safe, reliable housing – both of which are good and honest sentiments –… [Read More]