Investor Insights

Outlook for Austin Housing Market 2017

You guessed it, the Austin housing market is expected to have another record year in 2017.  A combination of job growth, consumer confidence, and demand for housing are all driving factors.  As a property manager in Austin, we have seen a little bit of a slow down in the rental market and some of our […]

By |February 24th, 2017|Investor Insights|

Investment and Rental market in Austin 2016

Many experts are predicting that the investment and rental market in Austin will continue to be strong in 2016.  Even though Texas, as a state, is feeling the pressures of declining oil prices, Austin and Dallas are not affected as much as Houston.  Austin’s continued growth is due to the tech industry and its job […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Investor Insights|

Will rents continue to rise in 2015?

According to a post in the Austin Biz Journal earlier this year, some analysis believe rental rates in Austin will stay flat. Others believe we will see a 4.5% increase in 2015. According to the city 10,000 new apartments came online in 2014 and another 8000 are slated for this year. Charles Heismath […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Investor Insights|

Property Owners rights in Texas

Property owners in general get the short end of the stick when it comes to tenant default in Texas. The only recourse an owner or property manager has when a tenant skips out is filing a small claims up to $10,000. The unfortunate situation is tenants are not required to pay the amount […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Investor Insights|

STR’s or Short Term Rentals in Austin

With the multitude of attractions and events in Austin, short term rentals are becoming more popular with home owners and investors. However, these STR’s have been getting a lot of ridicule from local neighborhood associations. Austin hosts many special events throughout the year and both businesses and property owners should be able to reap some […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Investor Insights|