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Thursday, October 11, 2018

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We are always exploring ways to create new programs that will help with the management and protection of your investment property. The newest program is a preventative maintenance program for the most expensive piece of equipment in your property and will help prolong the life of your HVAC System, this program will only apply to investmen...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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San Antonio Landlords: What Can You Do About a Tenant Whose Rent is Late?

Life happens to tenants – even good tenants. We understand that a medical emergency, a divorce, or a job loss can contribute to financial instability. However, rent needs to be a priority, and tenants need to be prepared to pay their rent or give up the home. When you have a tenant who is paying their rent late, you want to kee...

Friday, August 31, 2018

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Dogs are a man's best friend, except when they bite others

  On a typical day, about 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency care treatment due to serious dog bites with nearly 10,000 of them annually hospitalized according to Dogbites.org, a victims’ advocacy group.               In one recent situation, a south Texas woman had three of her finger...

Monday, August 20, 2018

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Why left behind swing sets and garden tools act as major hazards for home rental properties

Swing sets can bring a lot of great summer memories for most of us, but are you aware of the dangers associated with them?                          Last year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported a million burn injuries, many resulting from children us...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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Should I Allow Pets in My San Antonio Rental Property?

 Over 70 percent of people own at least one pet, which means you should absolutely allow pets in your rental property. If you’re a first time landlord, you may be worried about the potential damage an animal can cause. However, you can mitigate that risk by putting a sound pet policy into place.Allowing Pets and Avoiding Vacanc...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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What Do Property Managers in San Antonio Do for Real Estate Investors?

 When a landlord or investor is trying to decide between self-managing and hiring a professional property management company, it’s important to understand the services that a manager can provide. In addition to those services, you’re also getting a level of knowledge and experience that’s hard to quantify.What Does ...

Thursday, July 19, 2018

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What San Antonio Landlords Should Know About the Eviction Process in Texas

 San Antonio evictions are something most landlords want to avoid. Courts in San Antonio are typically pro-tenant, and even if the tenant hasn’t paid rent in months, you can lose the case if you make a mistake or don’t follow the correct legal process. The judge can throw out your case or force you to start over if you ma...

Monday, July 16, 2018

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How $814.50 in overdue HOA dues cost an elderly widow her home

According to news reports, Ms. Blevins was two years behind in her association dues. The Houston widow tried to personally drop off her payment, but the HOA wouldn’t accept it because they had begun legal proceedings against her.Last year, a Fort Worth home owner couldn’t sell his home because the association didn’t...

Thursday, July 5, 2018

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Landlords should forgo home owners warranty policies to care for their tenants

Imagine having an 8-month pregnant wife who was sent home for bed rest at the start of a summer heat wave in late May. That’s when Art’s air conditioner went out.               According to a review given to the Better Business Bureau, Art called Choice Home Warranty to have them fi...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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Home Owners Should Notify Tax Appraisal District When Converting Home Into A Rental

  When a home owner decides to convert a home into a property rental, one of the most overlooked, yet important aspects is notifying their local tax assessor about this decision.           I see a lot of home owners turn their property into a rental asset because they had military orders or a new job in ...

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