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Rent Collection Tips and Strategies for Austin Landlords

Rent Collection Tips and Strategies for Austin Landlords

July 15, 2021

The difference between a successful Austin landlord and an unsuccessful one often boils down to a simple measurement: Steady and predictable cash flow. If there’s one element that has a greater impact on cash flow than almost anything else, it’s collecting rent on time and in full. The Importance of Rent Collection When you sign… [Read More]

Conflict Resolution Tips for Austin Landlords

Conflict Resolution Tips for Austin Landlords

July 13, 2021

Very few people in this world enjoy conflict. For most of us, it’s one of those experiences we try to avoid at all costs. But if you’re an Austin landlord, it’s impossible to elude. Whether small or large, conflicts will surface on occasion. Your success will be highly dependent on how well you’re able to… [Read More]

10 Essential Communication Tips for Austin Property Managers

10 Essential Communication Tips for Austin Property Managers

July 6, 2021

To become a successful real estate investor and property manager in the Austin area, you need to perform a lot of research. It’s crucial to select the most promising properties to purchase in the right neighborhoods … and to negotiate for the best possible price. It’s also important to upgrade, maintain, and market your properties… [Read More]

Before Selling Your Austin Home, Consider Renting It Out

Before Selling Your Austin Home, Consider Renting It Out – Here’s How

July 1, 2021

When people decide to buy a new house and move away from Austin, many assume the best course is to sell their current home. This certainly makes sense for a lot of them. Most of us don’t have a ready reason to own two residences simultaneously, and the proceeds from your first home sale can… [Read More]

What Austin Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19 Rent Relief Programs

What Austin Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19 Rent Relief Programs

June 15, 2021

The entire nation is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of mass unemployment. Unfortunately, that unemployment has led to billions of dollars in unpaid rent for the last year. The loss of income has hit property investors pretty hard. If you don’t have alternative sources of income, you’ve probably been struggling… [Read More]

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]

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]