The Austin Landmark Rental Application Process – Property Management Austin, TX

There are many different ways to manage the application process. If you ever look for a house on Craigslist, you’ll see there are a lot of different landlords with a lot of different styles. Some just want to run a credit report on Credit Karma, and others have more involved tests. Today, we’re talking about how we do it and what everyone needs to do. Everyone needs to adhere to fair housing laws. It’s also a good idea to make your written rental criteria available to each potential applicant. There are a few specific things we do at Austin Landmark.  Read more

Landlord Insurance – What You Need to Cover Your Austin Rental Property

Something I hear a lot from landlords is: what kind of insurance do I need, and am I properly covered? These are good questions. One of the founders of our company came from an insurance background, and we set this company up to mitigate risk and do things the right way, especially with insurance. So, we know what we’re talking about when it comes to insurance and investment property. Read more

What is an Expert Property Manager? Austin, TX Landlord Education

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 Landmark are licensed Realtors, and most of us are landlords ourselves. We can buy and sell any real estate in Texas. Our specialty, however, is property management. We’re not trying to hustle sales. We come to the office every day working for you. Read more

Why Won’t My Property Manager Call Me Back? Advice for Landlords in Austin, TX

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. Read more