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If you are a resident of Tomball and are looking for a opportunity to get out and take the kids or grandkids to any events, Property Management Tomball has a complete and updated list for you. You can find something to do!

The Tomball Trail of Lights is put on by The Tomball United Methodist Church. This event is open to the public and is free. This is a great display of the Story of Christmas on a self guided trail and tour. The tour includes music, hot chocolate, apple cider and free cookies homemade! You can also have your picture made with Santa and his elves.

This great family event is held three weekends in December 6th & 7th, 13th & 14th, and 20th & 21st from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

The Trail of Lights is held adjacent to the Tomball United Methodist Church at 1603 Baker Dr. in Tomball. Click here for a map and directions.

The Texas Master Chorale presents “O Holy Night” on Dec. 14th, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

Texas Master Chorale invites the community to celebrate the holidays at their December concert, “O Holy Night.” Featuring John Rutter’s “Magnificat” as well as traditional Christmas classics, the concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 14, at John Wesley United Methodist Church. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Seniors age 65 and older receive a $5 discount; age 18 and younger are admitted free. To purchase tickets, please call the box office at (281) 440-4850. Founded in 1985, Texas Master Chorale is a mixed choral ensemble of 100 auditioned singers who perform a variety of choral masterworks including classical, contemporary, sacred and secular. For more information, please visit texasmasterchorale.org.

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The good thing about real estate investment is that a lot of people have gained wealth by practicing it correctly. Humble rental properties to be specific have a lot to offer investors looking to escape the volatility of the stock market and a fluctuating economy. Without a doubt, the most prominent benefit is that monthly rent check you’ll collect, which should pay the mortgage while leaving a little extra cash in your pocket.

The best thing about investing in Humble rental properties is that it is not just about rent payment. When done correctly and researched accurately, your rental properties can provide stable cash flow and tax benefits, not to mention steady increases in value and protection against inflation.

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While it’s accurate that all investment brings a particular amount of risk, the durability of the rental market earns rental properties far less of a bet. Rental homes are always in demand, no matter how good or bad the economy is or whether the dollar is weak or strong. This fact means that steady cash flow is not only conceivable but highly doable. Provided that the monthly rental income is greater than expenses, investors can expect to see immediate positive income on every rental property they obtain in Humble.

There are actual tax benefits to capitalizing in rental properties, as well. On a federal level, it is possible to deduct operating expenses like insurance, property taxes, legal fees, management fees, and maintenance costs. You can also deduct depreciation every year, which is a significant but frequently forgotten benefit. The exact amounts and deductions may be subject to how much rental income you have and your local housing laws, but the result is often a high return on your investment.

One more way you’ll see significant proceeds is when your investment property appreciates. Real estate appreciation is the increase in the property’s value over time. So, as you’re collecting rent payments and taking advantage of a long list of big tax deductions, your property is also gaining value. Appreciation is a long-term benefit: it usually takes 5-10 years to see real gains in most markets. But then again in most cases, once you’re prepared to sell, you can get much more for the property than you initially paid for it.

One of the best reasons to invest in rental properties is that your investment is less likely to be negatively affected by inflation. When inflation occurs, it is expected that rent will also increase to keep pace. Inflation also leans toward driving the value of real estate upward. Nevertheless, expenses like a fixed-term mortgage will remain the same. Real estate investments are considered a hedge against inflation for the reason that they radically increase in value and profitability when inflation occurs.

With so many attractive viewpoints to investing in rental properties, it makes sense to incorporate real estate into your investment portfolio. Real Property Management Houston can help guarantee your rental properties preserve their value and remain profitable. Contact us online or call us directly at 713/830-1888 for more information.

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View of a Cypress Rental Property After Natural DIsasterNatural disasters are known to strike with little to no warning. Wherever you are in the country chances are that you have heard of hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, flash floods and the like and you know how destructive they can be. They can hit anywhere, they leave behind devastation, destroying homes and lives from coast to coast. For Cypress rental property owners, you better know what things to do and who to contact in case a natural disaster gets wrecked by a storm, fire, or flood. You have to know all of the measures so you can keep your renters safe and recuperating efficiently from disaster.

The time to start organizing for disaster recovery is now. Waiting until after a disaster has damaged your rental home to make a recovery plan can severely influence the recovery process. Preparation means doing what you can now to alleviate the gravest that nature has to offer. Purchasing proper insurance coverage is the best place to start, followed by performing a detailed assessment of your properties to determine the natural disaster threat level associated with each one. The state of each rental home should also be strictly observed, including the strength of retaining walls, the hazard posed by tall trees, and other possible problems.

If your rental property is damaged in a natural disaster, your first job ought to be to check on your tenants and make sure they are safe. The damage to your property should then be thoroughly documented and photographed, and the appropriate authorities and insurance companies communicate. If the damage is severe, your tenants may need to get alternative housing through their insurance carrier, and inspectors and contractors must be brought in right away to estimate the cost of and time need for repairs.

There is still a lot that needs to be done to be fully prepared, but having a property management company you can depend on is your first and best choice for a quick recovery. Even before a natural disaster threatens, Real Property Management Houston will help you determine the threat level for your rental home and create an action plan to help mitigate the damage. When disaster strikes, our team of experts will check on your resident’s, assess property damage, take photos, and send you the information you need to get your recovery underway. They will correlate with your insurance company, ensure that inspectors and contractors are fully licensed and insured, and assist renters with arranging for relocation and temporary housing when necessary.

For all of these purposes and more, Real Property Management Houston is the expert, reliable solution for all of your property management needs in Cypress and the neighboring areas. Please contact us online or by phone at 713/830-1888 for more information.

Listen to Dlea Nichols, a RPM Houston client and property owner, describe her experience using our Houston Property Tax Protesting Service.

Dlea owns two (2) properties in the Houston-Cypress TX area and uses one for her investment/rental property. D’Lea has used our services for the past 2 years and last year had quite a big amount of savings.

If you are interested in having your home’s property taxes protested, contact Kim@HoustonRPM.com. We will honor a one time flat rate fee for any of our RPM Houston Clients, Family or Friends. For one payment, one time, for one property – is 125.00. We will handle the rest.

Deadline is May 15th so if you are interested, contact Kim today at Kim@HoustonRPM.com.

Get professional Houston TX property management with us at #RealPropertyManagementHouston! Learn more about us at https://www.houstonrpm.com/about-real-property-management-houston/ and learn more about Houston TX property management here www.houstonrpm.com.

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Unclogging a sink may appear to be easy to many however for the select few, we all might just need a bit of direction.

The items you will need are:

  • A bucket
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Pliers or a Pipe Wrench

Whatever cause the sink to clog will soon be found out. Whether you are like many of our homes, it’s hair, gunk or even items that people allow to go down the sink.

To begin place the bucket under the curved part of the pipe, also known as the “P trap”. Making sure that you are wearing your gloves, grip the round metal part of the trap (also known as the slip nuts). Turn to loosen. If they seem hard to loosen, then it’s time for your pliers.

Then, once it is loose, grab your bucket and place under the p trap for any spills. Then, it’s time to clean it out by hand. Kinda sick huh? That is why we say to use the gloves.

After cleaning it all out reattach it all and tighten it up. Suggestion is – don’t use the pliers to tighten the pipe. You can tighten it too much and crack the pipe.

So, there you have it. The simplest way to tell you how to unclog a sink.

If you get a clogged sink, try this first before you put in a work order with your Tomball Property Management. It can’t hurt. BUT, remember if you damage the pipe or the sink or something floods – it’s on you – the tenant. BUT, if you are able to clean it out on your own, there won’t be any time out of your day waiting on Maintenance or having to be at your property.

Why not give it a shot?

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As a Cypress TX Property Management company, Real Property Management Houston is pleased to have such wonderful properties as this one.

 

The Best in Cypress TX Property Management – introducing this lovely home in Canyon Lakes and in Cy-Fair ISD. All appliances are included in this super 3 bedroom / 2.5 bath home.

20611 Ranch Mill Ln, Cypress, TX 77433

Welcome home to this stunning 3 bed/2.5 bath in Canyon Lakes West that is ready for move in with fresh paint and carpet! You will love the relaxing on the covered front porch! This gem opens up the main living area that boasts beautiful wood laminate floors with a powder room next to the stairs for guests! Through the living area you with find a large kitchen with an island, updated fixtures, 42” cabinets, and the fridge stays! The kitchen opens up to the breakfast area and spacious den. Upstairs you will find a large game room and oversized Master retreat with HUGE closet, dual sinks + Separate tub & shower! You will find your nice sized second and third rooms with plenty of natural lighting and closet space. The bedrooms are separated by the second full bath with a tub/shower combo! The washer and dryer stay! Enjoy the shade under the covered patio, play or entertainment in the large fully fenced backyard! Cy-Fair ISD Schools!! Great Neighborhood w/Parks, Trails, Pools, Splash pad + more! Hurry this one won’t last!

Amenities

  • Pets-Case by case
  • Garage-2 car
  • Fenced Backyard-Wood
  • Cable Ready
  • Pantry
  • SecurityAlarm
  • A/C
  • Heating
  • Community Mailbox

We were delighted to be chosen as one of the Top 3 Property Management Companies in the Houston area.

Three Best Rated helps consumers to find the best businesses in any city without any effort along with their complete information. They display all information you need to make the best choice. We are just thrilled that we have been chosen and will continue to work hard to keep this position.

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Hurricane Harvey and Houston Property Taxes

It is now possible to pay your 2017 and 2018 property taxes in four installments, instead of one lump sum, if you were hit by Hurricane Harvey, according to Click2Houston News. Find out the details of Hurricane Harvey and Houston Property Taxes below.

Considering the devastating effect of the storm, this comes as great news to those affected. It is important to help those dealing with the aftermath of the storm and recover and rebuild. And according to Texas Lt. Gov Dan Patrick, this policy will not only lower appraisals and property taxes but it will spread out what is owed several months and eliminate penalties and interest.

This disaster re-appraisal means that those with damaged homes and business would not be assessed for property taxes on the value of their property before Hurricane Harvey hit. Also eligible for this option are single-family homes, Houston residential properties with no more than four units and small businesses.Hurricane Harvey and Houston Property Taxes

In order to make pay your property taxes in installments, you must take the following measures:

  • By January 31, you must pay 25 percent of your property tax bill and inform your local taxing unit you intend to pay the balance in installments.
  • The second 25 percent payment is due on March 31.
  • The third 25 percent payment is due on May 31.
  • The final 25 percent payment is due on July 31.

Make sure that you understand and know the details about the updates regarding Hurricane Harvey and Houston Property Taxes. It is your right to take advantage of these new updates if you live in the Houston area.

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Westmoreland Historic District Home Rental

303 Hawthorne St, Houston, TX 77005

Westmoreland Historic District Home Rental

You cannot pass this one up. This Westmoreland Historic District Home Rental is everything you would want. This 1920 Arts & Crafts home has a huge front porch for your rocking chairs,lovely hardwoods throughout, new everything, without sacrificing the character stainless steel and granite kitchen. This Houston home rental is located between Midtown and Montrose in Westmoreland historic district with access to all the best Houston has to offer. City living with historic appeal, plus all the modern conveniences-You’ve just found perfection.

If interested call Real Property Management Houston today at 713/830-1888. See additional photo’s at www.HoustonRPM.com

 

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Katy Property Management Upgrades to Consider

If you’re looking to upgrade your Katy property to get it ready for new tenants or to curb its appeal, consider these best Katy property management tips.

Make the front yard appealing

Trim those overgrown grass, shrubs, and weeds or hire a professional to help give the outside of your home a clean, beautiful look.  Plant some flowers and Replace that flimsy small knob on your main entry door with an elegant handle-and-lock set to signal to the potential buyer that this is a solid home. Make your steel front door more appealing by painting or faux finishing it.

Apply a fresh new paint

Because the home has been lived, the possibility of walls getting stained or paint coming off corners is imminent. Repaint your walls to a neutral color to give it a fresh new look and feel.

Add new appliances

To spruce up your home and increase its value, consider replacing your appliances with new, modern ones. Replace those boring recessed lights in your living and dining room with eye-catching chandelier. Also, make inexpensive ceiling fixtures by purchasing replacement fan blades to make ceiling fan light and desirable

Replace old flooringKaty Property Management

Ensure that your carpet or linoleum looks cleaner and in good shape. If possible, consider hiring professional carpet cleaning service for thorough cleaning and care. Cover the carpet with inexpensive, but neat rugs if the carpet is showing serious wear. A new floor makes your new tenants feel like they’re in a brand new home.

Conduct mechanical fixes

Fix blinds in windows by either taking out the blinds or putting new ones. Also, install neat curtains to boost the functionality of your home. Hire an electrician to do the electrical services such as checking wrap or loose wires, faulty outlets and malfunctioning circuits. You should also get a plumber to check for a fix water leaks, bath systems, and the kitchen sink.

If you own a home in the area and are thinking of using it as a investment, think of those Katy Property Management Upgrades to Consider. It will certainly add value to your home if you are considering selling and if you are thinking of renting it out, it might just bring in some extra income by adding those touches.

If you are looking for a Katy property management company, consider using Real Property Management Houston, call 713/830-1888 and talk to one of our Katy Property Management specialist.

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