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A Guide to Late Fees for Landlords - Sage Wilson Property Group-Austin Real Estate-Austin Realtor

A Guide to Late Fees for Landlords

As a landlord and investor, you rely on your tenants to consistently pay you on time. It’s how you pay the bills, maintenance, repairs, etc. Creating a rule to implement late fees can be confusing regarding finer details like when the charge should take effect, how much to charge, and how long the grace period is. Keep reading because we’re going to answer those questions!  What Are Late...

5 Common Ways Austin Investors Overpay for Investment Properties - Sage Wilson Property Group-Austin Real Estate-Ausin Realtor

5 Common Ways Austin Investors Overpay for Investment Properties

With years of experience under our belt, these are the five most common ways Austin investors make when purchasing an investment property, and how it leads to them overpaying.  1. Austin Investors Being Influenced by Emotion Purchasing a property is exciting, but don’t let it blind you from the repairs of a property. This is one way Austin investors overpay for their property. To counteract...

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An Introduction to Home Improvement Loans, Part 2

Last blog post, we covered an introduction to home improvement loans, an FHA 203(K) loan, an FHA Title 1 Property Improvement Loan, and the advantages and disadvantages of each one. In this post, we’ll continue the conversation by discussing the four other options: Home Equity Loans (HEL), Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), Personal Loans, and Credit Cards.  Types of Home Improvement Loans Home...

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An Introduction to Home Improvement Loans

In today’s real estate market, where buyers compete with several other buyers, some are trying to get an edge by forfeiting the home inspection. This can be a problem if the home has structural damage, as the buyer wouldn’t know about it until later. Whether you’re a buyer or investor looking to improve your already existing property, here is an introduction to home improvement loans. We’ll cover...

2020 Renter Trends

We know that Austin is growing a lot, thanks to several businesses relocating and moving to Austin. And it turns out almost half of them are from out of state! StorageCafe, a nationwide self-storage website, analyzed nearly 2 million renter applications and found the following renter trends for 2020.  2020 Renter Trend #1: Renters Prefer Urban, Not Suburban Many reports were coming out last year that...

Why Staging Works When Selling Your Austin-Area Home

If you’re selling or you’re struggling to sell your house, you should try staging! Staging affects the buyers’ view of a home. Actually, according to a National Association of REALTORS®’ study, 40% of buyers agents said staging affected most buyer’s view of the home. And it can transform a house so easily and quickly! Here are some reasons why you should stage and the reasons it works.  1....

Upgrades Homeowners Want Right Now in the Austin Area

The first anniversary is coming up! Anniversary of what, you may ask. The anniversary of people living and working from home thanks to a pandemic, of course. From this one year, real estate agents and home professionals have realized there’s a popular trend in what homeowners seek in a home now. So whether you’re selling your Austin-area home or looking for someone to occupy your property, consider...

Real Estate Investment Mistakes to Avoid

There has never been a better time to invest in Austin real estate. We want to set you up for success, so we’re going to cover common real estate investment mistakes like improvements that will provide the most return on cost, who you need on your investing team to be successful, what to research before buying an investment property, the importance of screening tenants effectively, and...

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10 Real Estate Terms Every Beginning Investor Should Know

Real estate is an evolving industry, and it comes with its own dictionary of terms to know, understand, and follow in order to be successful. If you’re considering becoming an investor, be sure to know the real estate terms below like the back of your hand. Single-family home - A residential building that houses one family and is not attached to any other structures, units, or homes.Multi-family home...

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Austin Real Estate Investing Tips

Investing in real estate, especially in Austin, can be a smart decision, but you have to be prepared and ready for the changes that can hit the market. With the uncertain times that we face, it’s offered some opportunities for investors to find great homes in sought-after neighborhoods that they can renovate and market to renters. If you’re curious about what it takes to be an Austin real estate...

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