• 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 Choosing The Right Contractor To Work On Your Rental Properties
    Property Management

    Tips For Choosing The Right Contractor To Work On Your Rental Properties

    When it comes to owning investment properties in the Houston Texas area, one important thing that you have to remember is that those rentals are going to need repairs, maintenance, and renovations sooner rather than later. Instead of waiting until the last minute for repairs to come up that catch you off-guard, the smart thing to do is to find a contractor that you feel comfortable with right now so that when the time does come for you to make repairs or improvements to your rental property you will have the name and number of the right person to work with that you could call at a moment’s notice. Tips…

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  • Do You Respond Early To Your Houston Texas Rental Property Leads?
    Property Management

    What Questions Should You Ask A Property Manager Before Hiring Them?

    HUMBLE, TX. – Are you planning on hiring a property manager? If so, here are a variety of questions that you should ask them to ensure that they are qualified to professionally manage your investment property. In this article we will provide you with a list of questions that you should ask a property manager before hiring them. Hоw long hаvе уоu bееn in business? Wе rесоmmеnd hіrіng a соmраnу thаt hаѕ been in business fоr аt lеаѕt five years. Thіѕ allows a lоng enough track rесоrd tо саll rеfеrеnсеѕ рrіоr tо hiring. Hоw has your business mоdеl сhаngеd during thаt tіmе? Thіѕ will tеll you hоw responsive the company…

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  • Single Family Tenant Retention Tips
    Property Management

    What Makes A Great Tenant?

    Are you planning on buying rental properties in Houston or elsewhere in the United States? If so, like most owners you probably have asked the same question that been asked by owners over the years: “what makes a great tenant?”. In this article, we will answer this question and provide you with tips on how to choose the right tenant for your rental property. Review Their Financial Qualifications The first thing that makes a great tenant is their financial qualifications. Specifically, you should look at their credit report, bank statements, and contact their current employer to verify employment and income. When viewing an applicant’s credit report, although the actual credit…

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  • Curb Appeal

    How To Improve The Curb Appeal Of Your Houston Rental Property

    Summer is almost here in Houston Texas and when you combine warmer weather with longer days this means that you have greater opportunity to improve the curb appeal of your Houston area rental property. If you’re unfamiliar with the term “curb appeal”, this just means the appearance of your rental property that people will see before they get out of their vehicle to take a tour of the property. Studies show that many renters will avoid some rental properties if they look actually “scarier” than others that’s why if you want to attract the best tenants possible you should go out of your way to improve the curb appeal of…

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  • Proof Of Income - Learn More About Why It's Critical That You Require It
    Proof Of Income

    Proof Of Income – Learn More About Why It’s Critical That You Require It

    If you own rental properties, one of the most important things you can do is require proof of income from your tenants because, it’s what’s going to let you know if a tenant is really qualified to live in your rental property and will be able to pay their rent on time on a monthly basis or not. Why You Need Proof of Income Checking proof of income protects you from losing money and your tenant from eviction, if they suddenly can’t afford rent. Let’s step back for a minute and acknowledge that most tenants don’t purposely fail to pay rent. Nor do they go into a rental agreement with…

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  • How To Know When It's Time To Hire A Property Management Company
    Property Management Tips

    How To Know When It’s Time To Hire A Property Management Company

    Are you managing your Houston area rental properties yourself? If so, you most likely don’t have a lot of time in your day to do the things that you want to do. In this case, you should consider hiring a property manager. At Vestpro Residential Services, we will save you the time, money and hassle of managing your rental properties yourself. Some of the services that we can offer you include: Rent collection Maintenance Property Marketing And more! Learn more about the services we can offer you by calling us at (832) 971-1841 or click here to connect with us online.

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  • Popular landscaping trends of summer 2017: Our predictions
    Property Management Tips

    How to get your rental property ready for spring

    Even though it’s still winter one thing we know in the Houston area is that warmer weather is right around the corner. This is why it’s important for every owner to start planning for spring now. Here’s an action plan that you can use to get your rental property ready for spring. February February is a great time to finish general landscape cleanup and begin making plans for how the property should look during the growing season. Get a Plan. Assess the lawn, beds, trees and the general landscape and determine what needs to be cut back, removed, culled and reshaped. Plot a path and follow it. Apply pre-emergents. An…

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  • What Are The Most Cost Effective Options To Choose When Renovating A Rental Property?
    2019,  Property Management

    Nеw Yеаr’ѕ Rеѕоlutіоnѕ – Hire A Property Manager In 2019

    2019 іѕ оffісіаllу here аnd like mаnу реорlе, уоu mау bе wrіtіng down уоur Nеw Yеаr’ѕ Rеѕоlutіоnѕ аnd thіnkіng оf wауѕ that you can run уоur business mоrе efficiently. If you оwn rеntаl рrореrtіеѕ in thе Houston, оnе оf thе bеѕt wауѕ thаt you саn manage your рrореrtіеѕ mоrе еffісіеntlу іn the New Yеаr is wіth thе help оf a рrореrtу mаnаgеmеnt соmраnу. Wіth a рrореrtу manager ѕеrvіng уоu, you wіll nеvеr hаvе tо wоrrу аbоut еffісіеntlу managing уоur rеntаl рrореrtіеѕ again. Sоmе оf thе many ѕеrvісеѕ thаt wе саn offer you іnсludе: Rеnt collection – Collected on time еvеrу mоnth аnd dероѕіtеd іntо your account. Mаіntеnаnсе – Performed bу…

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