Essential Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring Clean

Your home is an investment — and protecting that investment is probably one of your top priorities. So as the seasons’ change and you start to spruce up and refresh your space, be sure to make time for maintenance as well as spring cleaning. Keeping up with essential tasks will help ensure your home stays…

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5 Ways to Build More Equity in Your Rental Investment Home

5 Ways to Build More Equity in Your Rental Property

Equity — or the share of the property you actually own — is a benefit to any homeowner. For one, it means more profits when it’s time to sell. On top of that, it can also give you cash when you need it — either through a refinance or home equity loan. Fortunately, building equity…

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Local Property Management Company Achieves Prestigious National Designation

Mark A. Kallus

For Immediate Release Contact:       Mark Kallus MPM®, RMP® RentLife Property Management 832-562-3600   LOCAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY ACHIEVES PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL DESIGNATION Houston – RentLife® Property Management, a leading local company in the residential property management field, has just been awarded the prestigious CRMC® (Certified Residential Management Company) designation from the National Association of Residential…

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Why Hire a Property Manager?

“Why Hire a Property Manager?” Setting the correct rental rates: The biggest profit killer for an investor is a vacancy. By hiring a Professional Residential Property Manager in Houston, Texas, you are hiring someone who knows the current market trends and can give a landlord a verified rental rate recommendation. The key is to lease…

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5-Myths about Selling a Home

5 Myths

Are you curious about the state of the housing market? Like many homeowners, especially potential sellers, you may be hesitant to make a move because there’s a lot of uncertainty and speculation these days. But you don’t want to let false assumptions keep you from reaching your goals, now or in the future. Let’s clear…

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5 Countertops That Are Worth the Upgrade

5 Countertops That Are Worth the Upgrade

Updating your kitchen can be a smart way to increase your home’s worth. In fact, Remodeling Magazine named a minor kitchen renovation one of the best projects to take on this year — and upgrading your countertops is a good place to start. The right countertop can add aesthetic and resale value to your home…

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Essentials to Keep in Your Emergency Kit

Essentials to Keep in Your Emergency Kit

Let’s face it: You can’t predict the future. That’s why having a fully stocked emergency kit is so important. No matter the time of year, it’s always better to play it safe. Would you and your family be prepared, just in case?  Putting essential supplies together doesn’t have to be a chore and can even…

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The True Value of a Real Estate Agent

RentLife® Property Management in Houston, Texas, has a wealth of information online; many of today’s consumers are incredibly knowledgeable about the home buying and selling process. Add in the desire to save — or make — as much money as possible, and it’s easy to see why you might be tempted to pass on hiring…

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4 Upgrades to Enhance Your Outdoor Space

Outdoor Spaces

4 Upgrades to Enhance Your Outdoor Space How have you been spending your summer? Have you been tending to your garden, grilling dinner on the patio, or taking dips in the pool? No matter what your property offers or how you and your family like to spend your free time, there’s almost always something you…

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8 Rental Property Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

8 Rental Property Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

8 Rental Property Insurance Mistakes to Avoid Not having the proper property insurance: Many real estate investors consider insurance a necessary evil. The truth is that insurance is essential and can certainly be evil if you do not have the right protection. Investor insurance is inherently more complex and much less standardized than the average…

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