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The Dangers of Unauthorized Occupants in Your Houston Rental Property

2022-12-15T15:19:52+00:00December 15th, 2022|Property Management Education|

As a landlord with rental property in Houston, you probably make routine inspections to ensure your property is well-maintained and your tenants are abiding by the lease. However, this time you notice an unauthorized occupant living there.   Should you be concerned about this unauthorized occupant?   How do you handle an unauthorized occupant in [...]

1031 Exchanges in Houston: What Investment Property Owners Need to Know

2023-02-15T17:04:42+00:00October 31st, 2022|Property Management Education|

A 1031 exchange allows Houston real estate investors to sell an investment property and buy a new property without paying capital gains taxes. These exchanges are named after 26 U.S.C. section 1031 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, which governs these transactions.   Although 1031 exchanges can be complex, they can also benefit investors. Are [...]

Property Management Tips: How to Track Rental Property Maintenance and Repairs for Landlords in Willowbrook

2023-02-15T17:06:33+00:00August 5th, 2022|Property Management Education|

As a Willowbrook rental property owner in the Greater Houston area, you likely want to ensure that your property is well-maintained and performs optimally. Managing rental property maintenance and repair issues can be challenging for even the most experienced landlord. In the State of Texas, rental property owners and landlords must make repairs to their [...]

7 Metrics Cypress Rental Property Investors Should Know: How to Measure Success

2023-02-15T17:07:37+00:00June 6th, 2022|Financing Investment Property, Property Management Education|

If you're a rental property investor in the Cypress, TX, area, it's important to track key metrics to measure your success. By monitoring these metrics, you can make informed decisions about your investments and ensure that you're on the right path to profitability.   After all, the goal of any business is to make money, [...]

The Top 11 Mistakes New Landlords Make

2022-02-28T20:28:24+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Property Management Education|

Becoming a landlord in The Woodlands, Texas, can seem easy enough. After all, there are thousands of properties to choose from and plenty of prospective tenants. Just buy an investment property, make a few renovations, and start pocketing more money each month than the monthly mortgage payment. Sounds easy enough. Unfortunately, successfully managing your investment property [...]

11 Benefits of Using a Professional Property Manager in Cypress

2021-12-16T15:18:45+00:00December 15th, 2021|Property Management Education|

A professional property manager can provide numerous benefits to landlords including a reduced workload and increased income. But wait, there’s more... As a real estate investor and property owner, you want to maximize your rental income. You also want to minimize the amount of time and money that goes into managing your properties.  Here are [...]

6 Reasons Why Houston Landlords Should Do Routine Property Inspections

2021-09-01T16:46:53+00:00August 30th, 2021|Property Management Education|

As a landlord in Houston, you’ve put your trust in the tenant you have allowed to live in your property. If you’ve heard horror stories from other landlords’ troubles with terrible tenants, you may be wary of letting a stranger live in the property.   While most tenants do take care of the rental they [...]

7 Easy Ways Landlords Can Reduce Vacancy Rates in 2021

2021-08-06T12:46:38+00:00June 24th, 2021|Property Management Education|

Let’s face it, being a landlord in Houston isn’t the easiest job in the world. The scariest part of being a landlord is having a vacant property. You desperately search for high-quality tenants to fill the vacancy because no tenant means no income for you.     Too many landlords focus on acquiring new tenants [...]

Your Complete Guide to Tenant Lease Renewals

2021-12-06T15:31:53+00:00April 14th, 2021|Property Management Education|

Leasing your rental property in Houston is a great way to earn consistent income. Not to mention, having a great tenant takes the hassle out of finding new tenants for your property and saves you lots of money. But this only works when you have high-quality tenants paying their rent on time and caring for [...]

Collecting Last Month’s Rent at Move-In: The Good & Bad in Doing So

2021-04-18T20:05:49+00:00March 30th, 2021|Property Management Education|

It’s a common practice for landlords to collect a security deposit and first month’s rent when their new tenants move into their rentals. Doing this not only protects you and your investment but also sets the tone for the tenants moving in. After all, you are running a business and being able to pay for [...]

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