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How much do you charge?

How much do you charge?

Oftentimes in property management, we are interviewed to manage new homes. This is our basic right as a consumer – to ask around, read reviews, and interview with a business to see how well they will perform services on your property. “How much do you charge?” This is typically the first question owners ask when interviewing. The first question should be: What type of software do


Inherited Tenants

Inherited Tenants

  “What do you mean you don’t have my deposit, I paid the first and the last month’s rent up front!” These are words that property managers never want to hear. Recently, we began managing a new property in the Houston area that was purchased by an out of state owner. The owner advised that there were existing tenants in place and emailed their current


Pets are a Case by Case Basis

Pets are a Case by Case Basis

According to the L.A. Times over 70% of renters own pets. LA Times Pet Statistic. As a home owner and investor directly involved in property management on a day to day basis, this a figure that is too large to ignore! If you do not allow pets in your rental home, you will lose a certain group of potential tenants before they even look at your house. Of


Houston to Dallas Bullet Train

Houston to Dallas Bullet Train

If you have visited Europe and had an opportunity to ride the Eurorail then you know how effective and convenient it is to travel via train across the large continent. Public transportation in Europe is generally considered more favorable than the United States. Texas is now taking some steps to catch up! As reported in the Houston Chronicle, “The bullet train is Japanese technology that


Why use a realtor to sell your home?

Why use a realtor to sell your home?

Let me preface this with some background on myself. My parents have been in real estate since the 1980’s in the Houston area. My father sold my mother her first house before they became a couple. As a three year old, it was a common occurrence for me to go out with my dad on a Saturday and pepper a neighborhood with flyers to advertise


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