• Houston Texas Property Management – 3 Tips for Tenant Retention
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    Should You Invest in Houston Texas Rentals Later in Life? Yes!

    It doesn’t matter if you’re in you’re 50’s, 60’s, 70’s or even later in life, investing in Houston Texas rental properties is a smart investment because over the last 20 years real estate has been one of the best performing assets and that’s not expected to change anytime soon. Although many people think that the time to invest in real estate is when you are in your 20’s, the reality is that real estate should be something that people invest in at any stage of their lives. 5 Smart Ways to Start Investing in Rentals Later in Life Leverage (and build!) your network. Think that 23-year-old rascal has a network…

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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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  • Popular landscaping trends of summer 2017: Our predictions
    Curb Appeal,  Landscaping

    How to landscape your Houston Texas rental

    Spring time is here in the Houston Texas area and one of the great things about this time of year is that it’s also an excellent time for owners to landscape their rental properties. After doing a complete property clean up at your rental property you can get your landscape looking fantastic by following these tips: Fertilize You may think that the old oak tree on your rental property doesn’t need tree fertilizer, but that’s far from accurate. If you have older trees on your property, then you can do light feedings several times a year. However, keep in mind that it’s better to fertilize less than to over-fertilize and cause…

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  • 4 Tips for Successful Houston Texas Real Estate Investing
    Mold

    Does your Houston rental have a mold problem? Click here

    One of the worst problems that every landlord faces is when they find out that their rental property has a mold problem. Some unscrupulous landlords may try to paint over the mold and pretend it doesn’t exist. This is never a good idea because, the mold will only come back and could do much worse damage to the rental property than you really know. What’s the solution to the problem? Learn how to diagnose mold in your rental property and find out how to eliminate this problem. Mold Warning Signs Mold does have a strange “pungent” smell especially when it’s confined to one or more areas of your home. Mold…

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  • 5 Tips for a Low Stress First Rental Property Investment
    Investing,  Rental Property

    5 Tips for a Low Stress First Rental Property Investment

    Tip #1: Advice is OK, but Do Your Own Research Take courses, read investment books, go to a seminar, or any other learning process that helps you to gain confidence to make decisions. I suggest that any books, courses or seminars be about how to select locations, value properties and evaluate the rental market. Your success will be based on your due diligence and most of all buying right in the right area. Your first rental property investment is best done in your area of residence, where you know what’s going on economically. You want to know that the economy will support today’s decision into the future, as this isn’t…

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  • Houston Texas Property Management – 3 Tips for Tenant Retention
    Property Management Tips

    What are the main reasons you should invest in Houston Real Estate?

    Have you been thinking about investing in Houston Real Estate but you’re not sure if now is the right time for you to invest or not? Now is a great time to invest in Real Estate especially for these reasons: Reason #1 – Demand Thanks to a recent study by the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies and their 2015 State of the Nation’s Housing Report we know that demand has been one of the primary factors which has been driving the Real Estate market during 2015. There’s been huge demand for rental properties and an even bigger demand for homes for sale thanks to historically low mortgage interest…

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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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  • Pool Safety Tips To Start Using Now
    Pool Safety

    Pool Safety Tips To Start Using Now

    The “dog days” of summer are officially here and for the coming months we can expect temperatures in the Houston area to reach the triple digits. If you own a rental property with a pool or spa area it’s more important than ever for you to be enforcing pool safety rules because not only will this protect your tenants, it will also protect your best interests as well and avoid any accidents, injuries or lawsuits at your swimming pool. Pool Safety Tips You Should Start Using Now Install anti-entrapment drain covers. Make sure that your drain covers are compliant with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act of 2007.…

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  • Houston Rental Property - Maintenance Checklist
    Property Management Tips

    Tips for Finding a Contractor You Can Trust

    Are you planning on having some work done on your rental property? If so, one of the keys to success with maintaining rental property for the long term that also produces consistent cash flow is finding a contractor you can trust. If you are a contractor who wants to be trusted by people then there is an easy solution to this. You just have to make sure you have the correct business plan, why not check out something like this SGI which can help your business become more trustworthy. This will help get you potential clients. Moving on though, for those people who want tips on what to look for…

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  • Kingwood Property Manager
    Real Estate Investing Tips

    5 Basic Tips for Investing in Real Estate

    Are you planning on getting started with Investing In Real Estate during 2017? If so, you’re not alone. Thanks to the excellent returns from Real Estate many investors have chosen to invest in rental properties in Houston, and across the United States. Before getting started with investing in Real Estate you should follow these 5 basic tips for investing in Real Estate. 1. Location Matters The old adage that “location matters” is most accurate when it comes to real estate investing. Before you fork over a down payment and put yourself in a significant amount of debt over a property, ensure that it’s in a good location. Look for the…

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