When Do You Need to Return Security Deposits to Tenants?

When Do You Need to Return Security Deposits to Tenants?
The national median rent in 2022 climbed past $1,800. With security deposits pegged in many jurisdictions at a maximum of a month's rent, that means most tenants also come with an $1,800 security deposit to handle.If you're new to the landlord business, you may not know w...

The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Austin

The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Austin
There is no shortage of places that want your money, but where should you invest? To this day, millionaire investors agree that real estate is still the best investment for any level of investor. Why wouldn't it be? It's been tested and perfected over centuries, and ...

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Company in Austin

5 Reasons to Hire a Property Management Company in Austin
Did you know the average landlord owns three or more properties?Despite the more significant profits, owning multiple properties makes for more work and less free time. Eventually, it can become overwhelming instead of exciting as you grow.If you're on the fence about whether...

Why Are Rental Property Inspections Important?

Why Are Rental Property Inspections Important?
More than 122 million households in America currently rent their homes rather than owning them. So if you are looking for tenants for your property then you won't be looking for long! However, getting people to rent your home is only half of the problem. You also want to...

5 Real Estate Numbers to Check Before Buying a Rental Property

5 Real Estate Numbers to Check Before Buying a Rental Property
Austin's median rent has increased by 38% from 2010, according to the City of Austin Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis 2020. For investors looking into buying a rental property, these are inviting numbers. But the Austin real estate market is highly competitive. We s...

(Almost) Everything Landlords Need to Know About Lease Renewals

(Almost) Everything Landlords Need to Know About Lease Renewals
Out of 122.8 million households, 36% were renters in 2019. That number is estimated to increase to 43% in the next five years.However, for some, leasing month to month can cause both the landlord and the tenant undue stress. The landlord is worried the tenant will terminate the l...

An Investor's Guide on How to Handle Property Maintenance

An Investor's Guide on How to Handle Property Maintenance
Currently, more people are renting right now that at any other point since 1965. Renting is ideal for a lot of individuals because it's more affordable and doesn't require spending a lot of money on maintenance.As a landlord, maintenance is generally your responsibil...

Austin Real Estate Market Trends and Predictions for 2022

Austin Real Estate Market Trends and Predictions for 2022
Austin has become one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. Last year the city broke records for housing prices, demand, and growth. Will we see the same Austin real estate market trends in 2022?Whether you're a buyer or investor, it's important to stay up to...

A Property Owner's Guide on How Much to Charge for Rent

A Property Owner's Guide on How Much to Charge for Rent
In 2019, 36% of the households in the United States contained renters. People prefer to rent due to lower maintenance costs, no personal property fees, downsizing, more flexibility, and easier than buying.If you're a property owner, renting it can be profitable, but you have ...

A Beginner's Guide to Austin Real Estate Investing

A Beginner's Guide to Austin Real Estate Investing
Is Austin a good place to buy real estate? Yes, and for many reasons. For starters, Austin's job market ranks fourth in America, with an unemployment rate of only 3.8 percent.Not only does Austin have a great job market, but it is constantly being recognized as one of the bes...
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