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Front Lines – April 23, 2020

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any crazier, the markets once again proved us completely wrong.  How exciting (both negative and positive) has this week been?! Monday, April 20 was the most tumultuous day in oil and gas history.  Ever.  Short term crude...

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Front Lines – April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020 Photo courtesy of CNN Another week, and another tally of over 5 million unemployment claims, bringing the total over the last month to around 22 million.  That is an almost unfathomable 13.5% of the workforce…in just the last 30 days!  While I...

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Front Lines April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020 We are now more than a week into April, and the reality of rent payments, or lack thereof, is setting in.  Today is the day we pay out all of our property owners who have houses that received rental payments.  Normally, we are at a 5% delinquency rate at...

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Front Lines April 2, 2020

Property Management – Updates from the Front Lines April 2, 2020 A little over a week has gone by since my last post, and already a lot has changed.  Nearly 10 million people have newly filed jobless claims, a $2 trillion stimulus package has been signed, and...

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Front Lines March, 24, 2020

March 24, 2020 As I write this, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is on the television announcing the “Stay Home, Work Safe” order for all of Harris County, my dogs are barking in the background, and I’m looking at the mountain of information before...

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Front Lines March 18, 2020

3/18/20 Dear Property Owners, New developments are occurring daily, both in the number of cases of the coronavirus, and the impacts on various parts of the economy.  Today President Trump announced that HUD is to suspend all foreclosure and eviction activities until...

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Presentation on Economic Development in the Woodlands

Presentation on Economic Development in the Woodlands In October 2019, Gil Staley, CEO of The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership, gave a presentation to Houston Area Realtors about recent economic trends in The Woodlands.  Gil’s team is charged with being...

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INVESTimate® Navigation Overview

INVESTimate® Navigation Overview Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company Overall the INVESTimate® platform is fairly intuitive to navigate.  Nonetheless, we wanted to make sure you had a good guide to walk you through the...

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INVESTIMATE® FINANCIALS TUTORIAL

INVESTIMATE® FINANCIALS TUTORIAL Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company   Being a property management company in Houston, we understand the importance of analyzing and understanding earning potential of investment...

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ANALYZING REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

ANALYZING REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT PROPERTIES Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company   We all know that the reason for investing in real estate (or anything for that matter) is to get a return. That return expectation...

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6 Signs of Foundation Issues

6 Signs of Foundation Issues Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company The foundation is one of the most important component of any structure. Naturally, it is common over time for a foundation to develop problems that...

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Handling Maintenance for Your Investment Property

  HANDLING MAINTENANCE FOR YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY  Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company It’s inevitable. Your real estate investment will have maintenance when you rent it out. In general, when you’re renting an...

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FAQs for Prospective Investors

  FAQs for Prospective Investors  Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company Q:  What are your monthly fees? A:  We offer competitive rates.  A decent rule of thumb is 8.0% of the rental price, but this might be adjusted...

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I’m An Investor

I’M A REAL ESTATE INVESTOR  Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company   Are you investing in real estate to create a passive income stream? Do you see the long-term benefits of being in real estate? You’re not alone. With...

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My Job Is Moving Me

MY JOB IS MOVING ME  Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company   The Houston metroplex is a major hub for the energy, medical, financial, and personal services industries. We are one of the most international cities in the...

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When Does Property Management Make Sense?

WHEN DOES PROPERTY MANAGEMENT MAKE SENSE? Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company This is a common question that almost all real estate investors ask themselves. Should I outsource to a property management company, or...

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I Inherited A Home Now What?

I INHERITED A HOME, NOW WHAT? Brought to you by Advantage Asset Management – A Houston Property Management Company Inheriting a home from a family member is a common occurrence. This is not something most people typically plan or think about, but as a property...

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