Blog Post Defrost your frozen windshield quickly without cracking it!

Defrost your frozen windshield quickly without cracking it!

The standard way to defrost a windshield is to go outside and start your car 20-30 minutes before you want to drive it. However, that burns gas, which is expensive, and it releases emissions, which are bad for the air quality. You could also use an ice scraper if you have one, b...
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Blog Post Four Things That Will Keep Your Renters Happy

Four Things That Will Keep Your Renters Happy

A happy, responsible renter is like gold, and — as with any treasure — you don’t want to lose it. If you want to enjoy long relationships with your tenants, follow these four tips for keeping them happy and ready to renew that lease. 1. No Surprises The best way ...
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Blog Post Getting Your Property Rent Ready

Getting Your Property Rent Ready

When renting out property, it’s important to make sure that you draw in as many good tenants as possible. There are many ways to do this, but one of the most effective ways is to make sure your property is absolutely ready to be sold. Spice things up, fix imperfections,...
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Blog Post Hiring A HOA Property Manager

Hiring A HOA Property Manager

Hiring a property manager is an easy decision for landlords who don’t want to worry about the day-to-day hassles of running a rental property. When it comes to Homeowners Associations (HOA), however, the decision isn’t so cut and dry. Typically, an HOA exists...
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Blog Post Homestead Exemption in Texas

Homestead Exemption in Texas

Please see the attached flyer for information about Homestead Exemptions, why they are important, and how to file.
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Blog Post How much should I be budgeting for repairs of my rental property?

How much should I be budgeting for repairs of my rental property?

I have had an owner who wasn’t budgeting for repairs ask me how much they should budget per year. As a general rule of thumb, expect to pay somewhere between 8-10% of your rental income for the year on repairs (repairs, maintenance, turnovers). Another way to look at this is, y...
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Blog Post How much should I rent my property for?

How much should I rent my property for?

PMI Metroplex Properties has several sources to assess the right rent to get your property leased up quickly. The MLS is a good source to see what similar homes nearby are renting for and allows us to compare properties in similar condition. We recommend looking at homes that hav...
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Blog Post How often should I be changing my AC filter?

How often should I be changing my AC filter?

Quick video on the reasons why you should change your AC Filter monthly. Your system doesn't have to run as long, this saves the tenant money on their electric bill, but most importantly this saves wear and tear on your unit, which makes it last longer, which saves you money! Wat...
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Blog Post How often should you change your AC Filter Part 2

How often should you change your AC Filter Part 2

This is a follow-up video to how often you should change your AC Filter. Nathan shows you the inside of an AC unit that has not changed out the filters often enough. Take a look at what happens and why you should change them out regularly. A good reminder is when you get your ele...
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Blog Post How to handle rental property maintenance

How to handle rental property maintenance

One of the benefits of hiring a property manager are the cost savings you will see when it is time to perform maintenance. Things happen and at some point you will need to fix something, from an AC system, dishwasher, water heater, or a backed up sewer line. If you are the one se...
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