The Landlord’s Guide to Support Animals

The Landlord’s Guide to Support Animals
Nearly three-quarters of renters have animals in their lives. These include pets, support animals, and service animals. Many landlords forbid renters from keeping pets, however.The line becomes blurry, though, with emotional support animals and service animals in the picture...

What Exactly Are Turnkey Property Management Services?

What Exactly Are Turnkey Property Management Services?
The latest property sales figures show that investors are buying a record share of US homes. In fact, 18.4% of all homes sold in the last quarter of 2021 were bought by investors. That's a total investment of $50 billion.Some investors love nothing more than taking on a ...

5 Common Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them

5 Common Tenant Complaints and How to Handle Them
It is estimated that 10.6 million Americans now earn money from rental properties. Each of these has an average income of $97,000 a year. Yet did you know that managing a property is not as easy as many people think?Tenants have rights that you need to know, and avoiding legal ac...

How Do I Raise Rent in an Occupied Unit in Houston, Texas?

How Do I Raise Rent in an Occupied Unit in Houston, Texas?
Houston rental prices have skyrocketed 23% over the last seven years. This increase is likely due to rising market prices or increased property taxes. As a landlord, you might want to follow suit and raise rent on your property.Increasing rent is simple if your unit is unoccupied...

Equal Opportunity Housing in Texas Explained

Equal Opportunity Housing in Texas Explained
Every single human being deserves to have a place to call home where they feel safe. They also deserve the right to take up residence wherever they would like to. Equal Opportunity Housing works to make sure no one experiences discrimination in the housing market.Continue reading...

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Texas

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Texas
Have you ever thought about owning a rental property in Texas? If not, you definitely should.Owning a rental property allows you to earn passive income that's safe from the effects of inflation. Plus, while you make income from rent checks, your property appreciates. Eve...

Should I Allow Pets in a Rental Property? How to Decide

Should I Allow Pets in a Rental Property? How to Decide
Is there any benefit to allowing pets in a rental property? There are many stories about property damages and aggressive attacks because of irresponsible pet-owning tenants. But there are also surprising benefits to pet-friendly leases.As a landlord, you may be reluctant to allow...

5 Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company

5 Benefits of Hiring a Property Management Company
Owning rental properties is an excellent source of additional income.However, if you decide to manage your property, you will need to spend a lot of time, money, and effort. Over time, you will feel the task is become overwhelming.But if you find a rental property manager, you ca...

A Quick Winter Property Maintenance Checklist for Houston Landlords

A Quick Winter Property Maintenance Checklist for Houston Landlords
Are you ready for the winter weather? Are your properties and tenants prepared for the potential storms that hit during the winter months? Property maintenance is an important step for every landlord to ensure a safe and comfortable winter. If you ignore the prep work, it...

Understanding Security Deposits: A Guide for Landlords

Understanding Security Deposits: A Guide for Landlords
As a landlord, you never know when a tenant will accidentally damage your property or suddenly find themselves unable to pay for a month's rent. When that happens, it helps to have some kind of backup plan established to cover the costs. For that reason, one of the first...
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