Why Buy Land as an Investment in Houston?

People invest in a lot of things; stocks, bonds, businesses, homes… But often times the benefits of land investment go over-looked. So why buy land? Because it is a safe and steadily appreciating investment that requires little to no maintenance. Check out our latest blog below to learn all about the benefits of land investment! … Continued

Understanding Zoning Regulations in Texas

Local governments establish rules and zoning regulations in Texas about how land in their jurisdiction can be used. Most people are aware that there are limits such as what can be built in a residential area versus what can be built in a commercial area. However, there are many other zoning factors you should consider before … Continued

What to Look For When Buying Land in Houston

Buying land is more than just choosing a piece of dirt to call your own. Not all land is created equal, so we’ve put together some tips on what to look for when buying land. Read on to learn more! Walk the Line Before you purchase any property, you should physically take the time to walk … Continued

How I Was Almost Fooled by Evicted Tenants (And What I Learned)

by Sterling White | BiggerPockets.com The top thing in every landlord’s mind is to ensure that you don’t recruit a tenant who will only result in an eviction notice. After all, having a troubled tenant can lead to cash flow problems, which is obviously bad. On that same note, not only can this lead to financial distress, but it can be … Continued

8 Signs of Fake Buyers, Sellers

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 05, 2018 from Realtor.com It’s an unfortunate reality that not all prospective clients you’ll come in contact with are legitimate buyers or sellers. Some are exaggerating their interest in buying a property, perhaps to take advantage of your expertise—or, possibly for more nefarious reasons. REALTOR® Magazine recently asked … Continued

Four Profit Killing Mistakes Made by New Investors

As a real estate investor, especially if you are brand new, you will make mistakes. Don’t get discouraged if you mess up, it happens to everyone. But, preparing yourself with how to avoid mistakes in the first place will save you valuable time and money. Here are four common mistakes rookie investors make, and how … Continued

4 Tips for Investing in Single-Family Properties in Houston

The debate never cools: is it better (financially) to invest in multi-family or single-family properties? That’s like asking whether a hammer is better than a screwdriver. The answer is, of course …it depends. It depends on the job at hand, the materials and fasteners available, and what you’re trying to accomplish. But if, after doing … Continued

3 Warning Signs To Buying A “Lemon” Home In Houston

You’ve found what seems like the perfect home – either for investment purposes or to move into – and you really, really want it. This is one time, though, when your head should definitely rule your heart, when intellect should over-ride emotion. You need to take the time to make sure you aren’t buying a … Continued