Monthly Archives: September 2019

    • Landlords And Parking Rules: How To Keep Your Tenants Happy In Houston

      Parking is a major source of frustration for people in large cities, including Houston. Although it’s convenient to live in an apartment that’s within walking distance of downtown areas, the downside is minimal or expensive parking. Twenty years ago, paying to park where you live would have been absurd. Today, it’s a reality to which... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 6 Smart Ways Landlords Reduce Liability

        Although investment properties often yield a predictable cash flow and healthy margins, they can also open you to substantial levels of risk. Those risks are significant enough that some people just avoid this form of investment. But if you know how to handle risk, you can systematically limit your liabilities and ensure a greater... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 8 Reasons You Probably Aren’t Cut Out to Buy a Fixer-Upper

      If you binge-watch enough 30-minute TV episodes, or spend a substantial amount of time scrolling through Pinterest boards, you might eventually be tempted to buy a fixer-upper for your next home. Before you have to go slamming hammers through drywall and using crowbars to rip out kitchen cabinets, take some time to consider carefully whether... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Buying a House: It’s Not For Everyone

          Conventional wisdom says, “Buy a house! It’s the American Dream!” Indeed, millions have found this works for them over the years … but many have also had the opposite experience. In those cases, the people who don’t find home ownership to be practical, desirable, or financially prudent are folks who probably shouldn’t have... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • What Does It Take to Flip a Property Successfully?

      New property investors often gravitate toward the idea of property flipping, because it sounds very enticing. The idea is to buy a house that’s either in poor condition or is being offered at an extremely attractive price, fix it or improve it in some vital ways, and then sell the home again, sometimes mere months... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • The 10 Phases of Selling a House

      Selling a home for the first time can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re looking to buy a new house and aren’t sure how the timing is going to work out. The process can get complicated, which is why it’s important to work with a selling agent (and possibly a lawyer), but the better you understand... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green