Category: Home Owner

    • House Hunting With Your Spouse: How to Get on the Same Page

      For some couples, buying a house is as easy as buying a car. They schedule a couple of showings, find one they like, put in an offer, and the rest is history. But for most couples, it’s a bit more complicated. Arguments, disagreements, and friction are bound to ensue. House hunting as a couple can... [Read More]
      Written by thriveadmin
    • House Hunting With Your Spouse: How to Get on the Same Page

      For some couples, buying a house is as easy as buying a car. They schedule a couple of showings, find one they like, put in an offer, and the rest is history. But for most couples, it’s a bit more complicated. Arguments, disagreements, and friction are bound to ensue. House hunting as a couple can... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • House Hunting With Your Spouse: How to Get on the Same Page

      For some couples, buying a house is as easy as buying a car. They schedule a couple of showings, find one they like, put in an offer, and the rest is history. But for most couples, it’s a bit more complicated. Arguments, disagreements, and friction are bound to ensue. House hunting as a couple can... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Deal With Home Ownership in a Divorce

      Nobody enters into a marriage thinking about the possibility of divorce. However, research shows that a hefty percentage of couples will eventually end up splitting ways. If you find yourself in this situation, separation of assets can be one of the more difficult issues to work through. In particular, you’re probably wondering what happens to... [Read More]
      Written by thriveadmin
    • How to Deal With Home Ownership in a Divorce

      Nobody enters into a marriage thinking about the possibility of divorce. However, research shows that a hefty percentage of couples will eventually end up splitting ways. If you find yourself in this situation, separation of assets can be one of the more difficult issues to work through. In particular, you’re probably wondering what happens to... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Deal With Home Ownership in a Divorce

      Nobody enters into a marriage thinking about the possibility of divorce. However, research shows that a hefty percentage of couples will eventually end up splitting ways. If you find yourself in this situation, separation of assets can be one of the more difficult issues to work through. In particular, you’re probably wondering what happens to... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Practical Things to Consider When Buying an Old House

      Some people like new construction and others prefer homes with a few decades of history. And if you’re in the market for a new house, you’ve probably come to realize that you have to keep your options open and consider everything. The more willing you are to consider a variety of homes, the more likely... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Here’s How to Host a Killer Open House

      When selling a property as a real estate agent, an investor, or a homeowner, an open house can connect you with potential buyers and prospects. Many prospective buyers block out time each week to attend open houses in hopes of finding the perfect place to live. It’s important to recognize that open houses are a... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Should You Allow Vaping in Your Katy, Texas Rental Property?

      Allowing tenants to smoke cigarettes inside your property can destroy your ability to rent or resell your property. Cigarette smoke sticks to walls, drapes, carpet, and even ceiling tiles in a form of sticky residue. This sticky residue, known as “third-hand smoke,” can linger for years unless it’s intentionally cleaned up. Not only does third-hand... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Security Deposit vs. Move-In Fee: Which is Better for Landlords?

      Landlords are always looking for ways to reduce risk and increase profitability. And when you let someone else live in your property, one of the biggest risks involves the potential damage they could do to the residence. For years, the security deposit has been the preferred method of compensating for property damage related risk. But... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Set Priorities When Selling Your Texas Home

      Selling a home is a stressful, yet exciting time for most homeowners in Texas. Chances are, you’ve got your eye on a new home in a new area, and you’re interested in closing this deal as seamlessly as possible so you can start a new chapter in your life. However, if you want the deal... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Powerful Techniques for Building Home Equity

      One of the biggest perks to owning a home is that it almost always appreciates in value. While the market can certainly dip from time to time, the long-term, historical trajectory of real estate values shows that homes go up in price. Thus, any time you hang on to a property for a few years,... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Find an Up-and-Coming Neighborhood Where You Can Buy a Home

      When buying a home, you have to consider the state of the neighborhood. Just as importantly, you’ll have to consider how that neighborhood might grow over time. This can be tricky to accomplish, since neighborhoods tend to develop in sometimes unpredictable directions, but if you approach this right, it can benefit you massively. Why Look... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Open Houses: Are They Really Worth It?

        Residential open houses have long been a part of the real estate sales process. They’re normally held by the seller’s agent on weekends, and are designed to bring attention to properties. And while they’ve traditionally been very popular, many of today’s sellers – perhaps yourself included – are left wondering if they’re actually as... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green