Property management is a real estate niche, just like lakefront property is a niche and luxury homes are a niche. I don’t spend my time trying to sell farms and ranches or oil leases or $10 million lakefront properties. I want to stay in my niche, which is property management. All of us at Austin […]
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A recent article in the Austin American Statesman stated that a gold depository is coming to Leander, Texas. Lone Star Tangible Assets will build the facility, estimated to be less than 50,000 square feet, on ten acres of land but have not disclosed the location (I wonder why that may be). To land this business […]
This week Mike Gonzales celebrates his 15th year with Austin Landmark Property Services, Inc. CRMC. When Mike started with the company his role was something like a “Man Friday” and one of his first jobs was to paint an office that we had leased out. Today Mike occupies that very office and looks at that very […]
According to MagnifyMoney, a subsidiary of Lending Tree, Austin Texas is the most changed city in the country over the last ten years. The changes cited were the dynamic transformations in the housing market, incomes, crime rate, and overall economy when compared to similar sized cities and larger cities. The ten year study was from […]
Today, I have some advice for landlords who are frustrated because their property manager isn’t calling them back. Communication is important, and you hire a property manager so you know what’s going on with your property. Having a professional manager means you can do other things with your life and not worry about your property.
Giant online retailer Amazon has expanded its Austin workforce from 350 employees to over 900 employees, according to a recent article in the Austin American Statesman. And word on the street has it that they aren’t finished with their Austin expansion. Fact is that Amazon currently has 100 positions that they are trying to fill. […]
Does a landlord have to change locks between tenants? Yes. If you don’t already know, you have to change your locks at your rental property between each occupant. This doesn’t mean just rekeying the locks between each tenant. If you have a short-term rental or you have a vacation house that you live in sometimes […]
Rental property inspections or property surveys while tenants are in place are necessary and important, but it’s not always a good idea to have them done by property managers. I always advise people to be wary of any property manager who claims to personally be at the property more than once a year. I don’t […]
There is a lot going on in the Austin rental market, and today I am providing a market update. We’re also going to talk about how to navigate a challenging market. I have some statistics that I don’t want to bore you with, so I’ll give you the bottom line: we’re in a competitive market […]
Austin is now home to the Dell Medical School a teaching hospital that has replaced the old Brackenridge Hospital. This development has caught the eye of Merck a giant in the world of pharmaceuticals and who now plans to develop an innovative technology center in our fair city with an investment of over $29 million […]