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Expensive Rental Repairs — And How to Avoid Them

Repairs can cut deeply into your month-over-month cash flow as a rental property owner. The more expensive the repairs, the less you have left over at the end of the month. In fact, particularly expensive repairs can turn your profit-driving investment into red ink. There’s good news, though: With the right preventative measures, you can
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5 Ways to Increase Your Rental Property’s Value in 2020

This is the season when real estate investors start looking toward the New Year and ways to enhance their properties’ values. Real estate prices in North Texas continue to grow, but how can rental property owners create even more value out of their portfolios? At HUNTAHOME, we work each day with real estate investors and
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8 Reasons You Should Take Online Rent Payments

Gone are the days of tenants slipping rent under their landlords’ doors. Modern technology makes it possible for landlords to accept online rent payments, rather than taking live checks. Some landlords are still living in the 20th century, though — still accepting live rent checks and managing an analog process in a digital world. At HUNTAHOME,
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Should You Invest in Homes With HOAs?

Real estate investors are regularly exploring neighborhoods of all kinds. As they seek out the next great investment opportunity, they are likely to encounter homes in neighborhoods with homeowners associations (or “HOAs,” for short). But here’s the question: Should you invest in homes with HOAs? As with so many questions in real estate investing, the
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6 No-Hassle Tips for Rental Property Maintenance in Dallas

Rental property maintenance in Dallas is something all property owners should prioritize. After all, you’ve invested a lot of time and money into your property. The last thing you want is for it to fall apart because you didn’t take a proactive approach to maintenance and repairs. And just think, if you stay on top
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The 10 Benefits of Using a Property Management Company

No real estate investor wants to add to his or her list of expenses. That’s why many choose hands-on, do-it-yourself property management. Hiring a property management company would just be another expense, right? Yes, third-party property management is an expense. But it’s better to look at management costs as an investment that pays out a
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Make 2019 a Banner Year: 5 Ideas for Owners and Landlords

As 2018 turns into 2019, it’s the ideal time for property owners and landlords to think about their portfolios and what they hope to accomplish in the New Year. Perhaps you want to add new properties to your portfolio. Maybe you want to improve your existing properties in order to increase rents. Or it could
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4 Vacancy Tips for Investment Property Owners

Vacancy is a four-letter word in real estate investment. You always have long-term prospects for a significant return upon resale, but it’s often monthly cash flow in the short-term that makes a deal click. Unfortunately, vacancy means there is no cash flow. You’re paying principal, interest, taxes and insurance as well as a maintenance and
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Why Property Investors Need Dallas Property Management

Flipping houses can be a fun and quick way to make an easy profit. Purchasing a home on foreclosure or a fixer-upper, cleaning it up, and selling it allows investors to be creative through home design. Bank notes, deeds, and tax liens don’t require marketing, leasing, and renting, but turning your property investment into a
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