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What is wrong with home inspectors? Why are they so awful?
Overall sales in DFW climbed in July 2019 vs 2018. Most submarkets improved in value while a few were disappointing.
The following information is provided by The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. All links contained in this blog will redirect you to their website www.recenter.tamu.edu
Property tax is one of the costs that can vary a lot in the United States. It can run from an extreme high to an extreme low and make a huge difference on your monthly house payment. But do you know how your tax level compares with the rest of the country?
Taking the first step is one of the most significant and common obstacles for a new or part-time investor who is looking to get started.
Time to get your fireplace inspected!
11 Rental Property Winterization Tips
While house flipping can be very lucrative, you can lose everything with one bad decision. It’s important to approach this profession with caution and educate yourself as much as possible.
Real estate can be an excellent investment, but like any investment, there are risks — and you'll want to know what you're doing before you get in too deep.
For those of you who own multiple properties – vacation homes, lake homes, second homes, rental properties – real estate taxes can become an issue.
Hiring contractors is one of the many tasks assigned to landlords or property managers. You need to know how to hire the best contractors for your properties. This time we will explore how to hire a plumber.
The simple act of just finding any old electrician is just that, simple. Unfortunately your property cannot settle for just any electrician. You want to hire an electrician who is not only great at their job, but also licensed and certified to operate within their field.
1 - Get Recommendations
Start with your friends and family and then check in with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry for a list of members in your area. You can also talk with a building inspector, who'll know which home renovation contractors routinely meet code requirements, o...
What do you know about property and casualty insurance, here is a brief explanation.
If you want your return on investment, as a landlord, you need to consider upgrades that will not only add value to the property, but will also add to your future tenants’ overall comfort and positive experience.
Investing in Texas? You Need Title Insurance. What is it?
There has never been a better time to invest in real estate than now.
Real estate is a tricky business with a lot of ins and outs that can be difficult to navigate. Getting informed is the key to battling information overload and fatigue. We wanted to know more about what first-time investors should consider when looking for properties to put money into.
If you think the safest place for your money is in a shoebox, think again.
Here’s an introduction to the top 6 wealth building tactics used by property investors. If you want to learn more about how to use these tips to begin building your real estate portfolio, contact Mike and let him walk you thro...
There are alternatives to RE financing that avoids the time consuming process and requirements of conventional lenders.