• Rental Property Renovation - How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like A Pro
    Renovations

    Rental Property Renovation – How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Like A Pro

    Planning on renovating the kitchen cabinets in your Houston Texas rental property? If so, this is a job that you can easily do yourself but before getting started it’s important to know the specific steps that you should take before painting those kitchen cabinets. In this video, you will learn the specific steps that you need to follow to paint your kitchen cabinets like a pro. Get Houston Texas Property Management Owning rental property is one of the best ways to build wealth but it can also be very time consuming if you’re managing your rentals yourself. With a property manager managing those rentals for you, you will start enjoying…

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  • Are Landlords Required to Provide Air Conditioning in Texas?
    Property Management Tips

    Are Landlords Required to Provide Air Conditioning in Texas?

    Every year, one of the top questions that most renters and owners have in the state of Texas are required by law to provide air conditioning in their rental properties? This is an understandable question to ask because, with temperatures across Texas reaching into the triple digits it’s not uncommon for every renter to be looking for properties that have air conditioning for the obvious reason that the tenant does not want to be putting themselves in danger by being in a hot rental property during the summer. Landlords Are Not Legally Required to Provide Air Conditioning What most landlords and tenants don’t know is that landlords in the state…

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  • Tips for getting your pool ready for summer
    Maintenance

    Tips for getting your pool ready for summer

    Even though summer 2019 is right around the corner, in Texas we can have summer like temperatures as early as April so it’s important for anyone who owns a rental property that has a pool to get it ready for summer by following these tips: Before filling your pool you should also confirm that it’s clean and safe for use by both adults and children. When inspecting your pool you should also review your pool equipment as well to make sure that the operating system for your swimming pool will provide proper flow and suction of water. Verify Water Chemistry Once you’ve inspected your swimming pool, and you’ve filled it…

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  • Houston Texas Rental Property – Make Sure Your Stay On Top Of These Trends
    Rental News

    New Report Shows More People Think Renting Is More Affordable Than Buying A Home

    Thanks to a recent study we know that more than 70% of Americans now consider renting a home to be more affordable than buying a home. The recent data from Freddie Mac found that close to 80% of Americans would prefer to rent instead of buy, this is up sharply from close to 67% of Americans who felt that renting was more affordable than buying a home just a short six months ago. What’s even more shocking is that close to 58% of Renters have said that they have no plans to buy a home within the near future. This is up from 54 percent of renters who are surveyed…

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  • Should You Change the Locks After Your Tenant Moves Out?
    Property Management Tips

    Should You Change the Locks After Your Tenant Moves Out?

    One of the biggest questions that landlords have had over the years is if they should change the locks after their tenant moves out of their rental property. The answer to this question is yes, you should always change the locks to your rental property after your tenant moves out especially since they could have made a key while they lived there and that key could gain them entry back into the property after they’ve moved out. Other Times You Should Change the Locks to Your Rental Property Besides changing the locks after your tenant moves out of your rental property, you should also change the locks for the following…

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  • Are You Planning On Selling Your Houston Rental Before The End Of The Year?
    Property Management Tips

    Enjoy The Tax Benefits Of Renting Your Home During Special Events

      Are you planning on going on vacation this year? If so, you might want to wait to go on vacation during an annual event in the Houston area. You may be able to rent your home for more money while a special event is in progress like Comicpalooza because more people will be in town during the week of that event and willing to pay higher rental rates. Could Be Tax Free Income Homeowners go on vacation and make tax-free income while temporary tenants rent their home. Homeowners can benefit from a little known provision in the tax code that does not require taxpayers to recognize the income derived…

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  • How to make landscape maintenance easier at your Houston rental property
    Landscaping

    How to make landscape maintenance easier at your Houston rental property

    Is landscape maintenance a problem at your Houston rental property? Are you in need of a capable landscaper that can improve the appearance of your outdoor space? If so, like most owners you’re probably searching for ways to simplify landscape maintenance to either make your job easier or ensure that the landscaping is easy for your tenants to maintain. Here, we’ll give you a few tips and tricks for how you can keep your house looking nice – from choosing the right plants to getting Garage Door Repair Toronto, this can help you! Thankfully, landscape maintenance is easier than ever before especially if you follow these simple tips. Invest in a Tractor…

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  • What tax impact will disasters have for Houston rental property owners?
    Property Management

    What tax impact will disasters have for Houston rental property owners?

    Once it’s finished, 2017 will be remembered as one of the toughest years in recent memory especially thanks to Hurricane Harvey which formed on August 17th, carving a path of destruction in Houston and along the Gulf Coast until it dissipated on September 3rd. What Tax Impact Will Natural Disasters Have For Property Owners In Houston? When a major disaster occurs, the IRS normally tries to help the victims out by extending tax deadlines. After all, no one wants to have to worry about making tax payments or filing returns while their property is underwater or destroyed by a fire. For example, victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria will…

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  • Property Management
    Property Management New,  Property Management Tips,  Rental Property

    Property Management Tips – Is It A Bad Thing To Own Too Many Rentals?

    Are you thinking about buying rentals to add to your portfolio and are wondering if it can be a bad thing to own too many? The answer to this question is both yes and no. Yes, it can be a bad thing to own too many rental properties unless you hire a professional property management company to manage those rentals for you, while combining it with ERP (enterprise resource planning) software from a company like Salesforce, owning many more properties and managing your property business can be a lot easier than you first imagined. If you’ve been “on the fence” debating if you should hire a property management lynnwood wa…

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  • Houston Texas Rental Market – Reasons to Have Renters Insurance
    Houston Texas Rental,  renters insurance

    Houston Texas Rental Market – Reasons to Have Renters Insurance

    By Vestpro Residential Services HOUSTON, TX. – Do you own rentals on the Houston Texas Rental Market? If so, there’s no denying that Hurricane Harvey was one of the worst natural disasters that we’ve ever seen and a prime example of why your tenants should have renter’s insurance. How Should Houston Renters Get Started With Renters Insurance? Thankfully it’s very easy to get started with renter’s insurance thanks to the Internet, any Houston renter can search online and get quotes for a renter’s insurance policy in as little as 10 minutes. A typical renter’s insurance policy will cost a renter about $30 per month and the average deductible will be…

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