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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Happy Coexistence | How Dog Owners Can Keep Their Home Pristine
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Image Courtesy of Pexels.comDogs can be messy. These bundles of infectious energy are happy enough to scamper through a home, but that can leave fur on couches and scuffed surfaces. None of this helps to keep a home gorgeous, but there are, thankfully, plenty of options to do just that.Keeping Things CleanGive yourself the tools to keep t...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Projects That Add Value: How to Raise Your Resale Price
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For many, your house is your forever home. You plan to stay there forever, but what if the unforeseen happens? Perhaps you need to relocate for a job, downsize in retirement, make room for a new baby or aging parent with a larger home, or simply want a change of scenery. Ultimately, your house is an investment, and in order to get the bes...

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Top 5 Tips that Every Landlord Needs to Know About Foundation Maintenance
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The foundation of a home is arguably the most important part of a home. It’s responsible for the structural strength and stability of the entire structure. Without a good one, the house can pose a safety risk to its occupants.As a landlord, ensuring strict adherence to habitability laws is important. According to these laws, your te...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The Beginner’s Guide to Downsizing Your Life
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Buying stuff feels good. In fact, shopping releases a lot of the same feel-good neurochemical (dopamine) into the brain as love, chocolate, and gambling. However, the high we get from dopamine doesn’t last long. In the end you are left with a bunch of junk and a feeling of dissatisfaction.Owning more things ignites more stress than ...

Monday, November 20, 2017

Julie Sandham of Peach Blossom Properties: An Austin Property Manager Tells Her Story
Today, I want to answer a question I get asked a lot: How did I become a property manager? Most people don’t grow up thinking they want to be a property manager, unless they have parents who own a company. My path to property management was a bit different, and I want to share it with you. Early Professionalism and the Lessons o...

Monday, November 13, 2017

Peach Blossom Properties in Austin, Texas: Professional Property Management with a Personal Touch
A lot of people ask me why they should hire Peach Blossom Properties when they need professional Austin property management. So today, I’m taking a minute to tell you about my qualifications. Full Time Property Management This is my full time business. I love property management. You’ll find that a lot of property managers...

Monday, November 6, 2017

3 Simple Ways a Professional Property Management Company Can Mitigate Your Risk | Landlord Education...
Many landlords would consider themselves risk averse, but there are always going to be potential liability issues when you own investment property. Today, we’re talking about how a property manager can help you mitigate your risk. There are many ways that we can make you less likely to get into trouble, and in this blog we&rsquo...

Monday, October 30, 2017

What Are Professional Property Management Fees in Austin, TX?
The cost of property management varies a lot. In greater Austin, you can expect to pay between 6 percent and 15 percent of your gross monthly rent. That’s a big range, and there are several factors to consider. Measuring a Property’s Requirements If the property has an HOA, there may be more to manage. And, there’s a...

Monday, October 23, 2017

Can I Pick Tenants I Want for My Rental Property? Austin Property Management & The Fair Hous...
A question we get asked a lot by potential new clients is: can I pick my tenants? The problem is that many landlords want to purposely look for tenants who don’t have children or pets. So the real question they are asking is: can I discriminate against children and animals?  We understand that. Children and pets can do a...

Monday, October 16, 2017

What is the Eviction Process in Austin, TX? Quality Education from a Property Management Professiona...
Evictions come up no matter where you are in your property management career or how much experience you have as a landlord. If you own a rental property, chances are you will have an eviction at some point. These can be avoided. If you have a reputable property manager, you probably don’t need to worry about evicting a tenant, b...

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