Winter Is Around the Corner: Is Your Rental Property Prepared? – Keyrenter Houston

Winter Is Around the Corner: Is Your Rental Property Prepared? – Keyrenter Houston

According to the Insurance Information Institute, winter weather events are the second leading cause of property insurance claims. In 2019, winter-related claims accounted for $2.1 billion in property losses. As a property owner in Texas, you might assume that you’re...
How Drought Tolerant Landscaping Increases Property Value and Appeal – Keyrenter Houston

How Drought Tolerant Landscaping Increases Property Value and Appeal – Keyrenter Houston

Are you a homeowner? If so, then you probably understand how much small changes can impact property value. This includes adjustments made to your landscaping. Believe it or not, improvements to your home’s landscaping is one of the best investments you can make. This...
How to Properly Screen Tenants

How to Properly Screen Tenants

It can be incredibly tempting to cut corners on the tenant screening process. This becomes even more common when you are trying to fill your rental property quickly. However, it is incredibly important to ensure that you thoroughly and effectively screen tenants in...
How to Best Avoid Rental Property Vacancies

How to Best Avoid Rental Property Vacancies

A big expense for all landlords is having vacant properties. Lost rent, maintenance and repair fees, cleaning costs, and advertising can all add up the longer the unit sits on the market. The lost expense can really take a toll on your company, so finding ways to...
The Dos and Don’ts When Rewriting a Lease

The Dos and Don’ts When Rewriting a Lease

The lease is often the most important piece of writing for both the landlord and the renter. It provides safeguards for both parties, lays out the terms of the agreement, and ensures that everyone is on the same page. For that same reason, rewriting a lease title can...
Who Is Responsible for Pest Control in a Rental Property?

Who Is Responsible for Pest Control in a Rental Property?

When pests attack Houston rental properties, there is only question on everyone’s mind. Who is responsible for Pest Control in a Rental Property? Do you, the landlord, take the blame? Or does the tenant? The simple answer is: it depends. Unfortunately, this question...