Understanding the Importance of Property Inspections

Inspections are crucial to becoming a successful rental property owner. Every time you get a new tenant or say goodbye to a departing tenant, you’ll want to understand adequately the condition of your property. Inspections serve many purposes, but some of the most critical include holding tenants accountable for any damage, remembering to make all necessary repairs, and protecting […]

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5 Advantages of Having a Property Management Company

Is it safe to say that you’re a hands-on proprietor, or would you want to maintain a strategic distance from the daily work of managing your own property? Are you getting started as a landlord and need help? On the off chance that you’d rather have another person handle the work, hiring a property management company to deal with your property may […]

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Great Strategies to Screen for the Best Tenants

Screening the applicants to rent your property is one of the best ways to ensure that you have a successful investment property experience. Great renters pay on time, stay for a long time, and keep your property in good condition, costing you virtually nothing and creating significant gains for your investment business. On the other hand, […]

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Analyze This: What Is a Rental Market Analysis?

The Rental Market Analysis (RMA) is a tool for figuring the income from a rental property, either a property you already own and wish to rent out or the potential revenue generated by a real estate investment you’re considering purchasing. There are usually five steps in a proper rental analysis: Evaluate the neighborhood. The classic primary joking rule […]

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Spring Maintenance Tips for Texas Landlords

The winter months draw to a close. Winters in Texas are mild, and spring comes early, but don’t be fooled! Texas winters bring their own challenges to owning and maintaining a commercial or residential rental property. A thorough property inspection and seasonal maintenance is a vital element of your spring regimen. Spring is also the […]

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Gaining Tenants Through Property Listings

Listing your property for rent comes with all kinds of preparations; cleaning, renovations and updating, and actually writing a listing for your property.  Tenants can be drawn to keywords or location features, pictures of your property, or possible amenities your property has.  Learning to write a property listing can be a challenge, but writing an effective property […]

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Tenant Retention: Converting Churn Into Pure Butter

Your tenant is moving out. Maybe he’s getting married, or she’s changing jobs (with a move). It’s always something. Life is change, it’s unavoidable, and there’s the inevitable hit to your income for the period when there’s no one in that rental unit. As a prudent landlord, you can use that time to do any repairs and […]

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Keeping Your Dallas Property Beautiful in Every Season

As a landlord, attracting great tenants starts with a well-maintained property. Here are some of the essential maintenance steps for you to consider each season of the year to keep your Dallas property in tip-top shape! Summer Now, or at some point during the year, replace the batteries in smoke and CO2 detectors; not only will you avoid […]

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Use These Tips to Take Your Best Rental Listing Photos

The Value of Great Photographs If you’ve never been one to need professional photographs for anything, you may not realize just how different a poor-quality photo is from a truly well-taken shot. When generating photos for your rental listing, you aren’t just helping the client to understand what the rental looks like. You are helping […]

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Reasonable Accommodation: Think It’s Just Ramps? Think Again

As a landlord, you have numerous areas that require careful navigation. One of the most significant external risks to new businesses is “legal liability.” Being aware of the Fair Housing Act is essential. Whether in high-end Highland Park Dallas, suburban Downer’s Grove Chicago, or urban south central Los Angeles, the federal law applies everywhere equally.  Today we’re […]

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