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...

Inexpensive Upgrades That Increase Rental Income

Inexpensive Upgrades That Increase Rental Income

Would you like to start earning more money from your rental property? You can increase rental income by taking the time to make some inexpensive repairs to your property. Property maintenance and upkeep helps to prevent your property from losing its value, and it’s a...

Landlord Responsibilities Before & After a Hurricane

Landlord Responsibilities Before & After a Hurricane

Houston residents survived terrible hurricane aftermath following Hurricane Harvey’s destruction of the city. If you are a homeowner, repairing damaged property following a hurricane falls solely on you. Unfortunately for many homeowners, insurance did not cover the...

Rent vs Buy: What is Your Best Option?

Rent vs Buy: What is Your Best Option?

Property is an aspirational asset for many Americans. Whether you rent it or buy it, most people desire access to a place they can call home. The rent vs buy debate has existed for a long time, and this is because choosing to rent or buy property is a significant life...

How to Avoid Bad Tenants

How to Avoid Bad Tenants

If you have rented a house or an apartment before, you may have heard many complaints about landlords on issues such as not fixing your leaking bathroom faucet among other. Other than the horrifying property owners, there are also miserable tenants who often leave...

What Can a Landlord Deduct From a Security Deposit?

What Can a Landlord Deduct From a Security Deposit?

Tenants and landlords both ask the question “ What can a landlord deduct from a security deposit? ” It can be confusing for both parties when it comes to what’s allowed to be deducted from the deposit and what costs are the landlord’s responsibility. This is such a...

Importance of Taking Tenants Liability Insurance

Importance of Taking Tenants Liability Insurance

Tenants liability insurance is something you don’t want to miss. You may take cover for your health or emergency, but your home needs cover too. The house you live in has valuables that need to be insured too. There are risks of fire, water damage, or other accidents...

Top 10 Tips to Find Roommates That Fit

Top 10 Tips to Find Roommates That Fit

When you’re young, roommates can be a great way to make rent and other necessities more affordable. Think of it like businesses distributing overhead through managed services. It often isn’t simple to find roommates, unfortunately, and a bad choice can end up costing...