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Investing in Out-Of-State Property

Buying real estate has been proven to be a proven and reliable investment strategy for individuals, households, and companies. Compared to other investment assets, property is stable and offers reliability, good returns, consistency in income, and serves as a shock absorber from inflation.  While it may be a good idea to purchase your next property […]

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9 Landlord Tips to Have Better Relationships with Your Austin Tenants

9 Landlord Tips to Have Better Relationships with Your Austin Tenants

Being a landlord in Austin, Texas, comes with its own set of challenges and opportunities. As the city continues to grow, maintaining positive relationships with your tenants is crucial for long-term success. Effective communication, setting clear expectations, and understanding your tenants’ needs are key components of building a harmonious landlord-tenant relationship.  In this article, we […]

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Becoming a DIY Landlord? 10 Mistakes to Avoid

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Becoming a landlord is a challenging but rewarding endeavor. However, landlords that opt to manage their properties hands-on and become DIY landlords should proceed with utmost caution. Whether you’re a seasoned or first-time landlord, it’s essential to learn the common pitfalls of becoming a DIY landlord to avoid unnecessary stress and optimize your rental business.  […]

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Dealing With Noise Complaints

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Managing a rental property comes with a number of responsibilities, including dealing with noise complaints. Tenants’ concerns about disruptive noise can be challenging to handle, but dealing with these issues promptly and professionally is critical to preserving a positive landlord-tenant relationship.  Bigham & Associates put together this article to help hands-off and DIY landlords find […]

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How to Be a Long-Distance Landlord

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Becoming a long-distance landlord is a big decision, but it can be very rewarding.  More often than not, people become long-distance landlords when they move to a different state and decide to rent out their property. Converting a residential unit into a rental space can create another source of income which is a definite advantage. […]

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Holdover Tenant

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One of the most common problems many landlords encounter with their rental business is having to deal with tenants who continue to occupy a property beyond the expiration of their lease.  When tenants choose to stay even after the lease term has ended, they essentially become “holdover tenants.” As a landlord, you need to understand […]

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