My team and I at the Lion Real Estate run a analysis of most investment properties in the residential market. Most investors are seeking returns that are not in line with historical returns instead they
Not sure why Trulia would do this, but when I go to my HAR website there is a filter for Montrose and for Houston Midtown that are side by side areas. These two areas combined make up MLS Area 16 on our larger Metro Map and is inner loop and a very desirable part of town.
If you would like to check out my website and send me a message with what you are looking for, I would be happy to send you a personalized list.
price range, # of bedrooms, etc, Pets?... more
Question: A homeowner moved into a new home and asked me to list his vacated property for lease. The owner thinks he doesn’t have to re-key the locks since he has been the only occupant in the property
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It’s April, which means it’s Fair Housing Month – a time when we remind and encourage all Texans to support fair housing practices under the Fair Housing Act. So what are the basics? Here is a brief
Renters today are at increased risk of fraudulent activity. This post will assist renters identify the red flags that suggest advertisement, owner or property manager is a scam. Methods to protect yourself
I do most of my business here in the City, but on occasion I have move-ins out at Katy, the Energy Corridor, Sugar Land and Spring. Visit my personal web-site or call me. Thanks and have a wonderful afternoon.
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That's a good question, Gary.
I have a friend who fancies himself a pretty good cook, and he wanted to bottle up some spaghetti sauce and sell it to his friends, and the city wanted him to submit his kitchen plans for approval, which made him ask what his rights were in making up a good batch of sauce and selling it to friends.
Well, you know what happened, and thankfully, nobody got sick because while my friend is a pretty good cook, he's not a really good food packager.
In your case, you may be able to be discriminatory if it's a 1-4 family house and you don't implicate a real estate licensee. But that's not a guarantee, and you might call the local authorities to see if you are burdened by the requirements of the fair housing laws.... more
It depends on the objective. If you're looking for a place to "park" your excess funds, it could be a worthwhile component of an overall strategy. But for the individual looking to begin accumulating capital, there are other means that will produce a more desirable result.
While nice homes in desirable areas rent quickly (I have two that never stay vacant more than a few days), as an overall investment strategy such properties rarely yield a decent ROI if purchased today. This is largely a residual effect of the market collapse a few years back. Lenders now require a minimum of 20% down and a six-month cash reserve for each additional property owned, including one's own residence. Tax write-offs notwithstanding, it can take years to break even.
I personally investigated the possibility of purchasing additional rental homes, but decided against it. For my situation, I think I made the right call.... more
My name is Michael I have been a full time Real Estate investor since 2006. I have owned over 60 homes to date so I have learned a good bit about the eviction process. I spend so much time in court that
Today I want to talk about setting the expectations of your rental clients. We have been blessed in that Houston didn't experience the depths of the recession like a lot of other cities. Back in 2008
No. As a reminder, landlords have until Jan. 1, 2013, to comply with a state law that went into effect on Sept. 11, 2011, requiring the landlord of a property with a lease signed before Sept. 1, 2011,
With home ownership more tenuous now than in previous years, more and more Americans are living in rental properties, and that means investing in a rental property can be a lucrative venture.As with any