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...
Property owners: Are You Doing This Every Year? – Keyrenter Houston

Property owners: Are You Doing This Every Year? – Keyrenter Houston

As everyone knows, time flies. It’s easy to put off things that need to be done until next week, next month, or next year. However, for property owners, there are several things that should be done annually, no matter what. Renew Leases When an annual lease expires,...
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...
Common Landlord Mistakes to Avoid

Common Landlord Mistakes to Avoid

There are many different reasons why people get into the rental business. They may have inherited a property or decided to rent out an old home. Or perhaps they simply decided to buy a few properties as a source of income. Whatever the case may be, being a landlord...