How to choose the Right Property Manager in Houston

Finding the right property management company in the Houston area can sometimes feel like finding a needle in a haystack. Not all property management companies are created equal and not all property managers offer the same great service. Before you sign a one year agreement with a property manager, take time to create a needs analysis of what you want in a good property management company. What is important to you as an investor? This will help you make the decision that is best for your investment portfolio.

Upfront Pricing - Honesty is the Best Policy

There is an inherint cost to managing your investment properties. The goal should be to entrust your home with an efficient, effective property manager who will be upfront with you about their fees. This will create peace of mind of what is (and what may not) be included in the management of your investment property. A percentage of the income for the property will be used to pay your management fees. Understanding the fees upfront will also allow you to better compare full-service property management companies vs discount property management companies. There is an old adage that says, "you get what you pay for".  Look for a company that clearly outlines your expenses before you get started so that you can properly budget and determine if they are a good match for your investment portfolio.

Extensive Real Estate Experience

Landlords in Texas must abide by the Texas Property Code. This may mean that Landlords in Houston will eventually face routine scenarios and some unfavorable (or time consuming) scenarios. Handling Tenant conflict management can be time consuming. Emergency repairs never care if you are on vacation or do not have time to attend to them. Tenants unwilling to make their rent payment can create additional stress when having to contact them multiple times per day. The rental business can prove to be quite taxing overall. A good property manager will not make big promises and will always tell  you the truth, even when you may not want to hear it. Look for an experienced property manager who is a licensed Texas real estate broker to provide you their expertise. Licened Real Estate Brokers are held to a higher ethical standard and subscribe to a code of ethics. At Edinson Property Management, our Team is led by an experienced TX Real Estate Broker and an experienced real estate investor who understands the Greater Houston Market. 

Resources to Keep You Informed

There is no such thing as multi-tasking according to a book, The ONE Thing. If there ever was a profession that proved that, it is property management. Property management requires a keen focus and the proper resources to keep you informed about your property's finances and overall portfolio performance. What is being spent monthly on maintenance expenses? Do you approve all repairs or does the management company make those decisions for you? How much will you expect to receive in your Owner Draw each month?

At Edinson Property Management, we respect you as an Owner and want you to be invovled in your portfolio. We utilize online Owner Portals that maximize your Owner experience by minimizing guessword. You will see your Owner Statements which you can easily download as PDFs (or we can send to you in Excel format). Work orders created by the management company or by the Tenants will post on your Owner Portal for your approval. We provide you copies of the actual estimates we receive for any work so that you can see what the cost will be upfront. You can log in to your Owner Portal 24/7 from anywhere in the world to see any notes, lease documents, download your approved estimates and invoices, view your statements, receive funds and even contribute funds to your portfolio. These are a few ways we work to build transparent relationships with our clients.

Partnering with the right property manager in Houston can help or hurt your portfolio. We welcomet the opportunity to earn your business. We are Realtors and Property Managers and can provide a complimentary rental analysis of your rental portfolio. We can also provide insights on what to improve to get top rental rates in your area. Our goal is to deliver impressive results for our clients. 

Are you ready to start? Call us today to learn how we can help: 713-970-1038

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$319,000
Neighborhood: Meadowgreen
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,040
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
2
Days on Site
91261174
MLS
Welcome home to this Clear Lake home with excellent curb appeal including a newer sidewalk and driveway and recently painted siding. Step inside to a recently remodeled kitchen with under cabinet...
$205,000
Neighborhood: Epernay T/H
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,831
Sq.Ft.
1977
Year Built
2
Days on Site
87373916
MLS
Great Investment Property Opportunity Two-story townhome in highly sought after Epernay in the Energy Corridor featuring two bedrooms and two and a half baths. The living room features large windows...
$175,000
Neighborhood: Courtyard Homes 03
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,012
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
2
Days on Site
80517585
MLS
Adorably cozy home on nice wooded lot. Two bedroom, two bath. Den has fireplace. Tile and wood flooring. Large master bath. Gas stove. Refrigerator included.
$270,000
Neighborhood: Whitney Estate 03 Patio Homes Am
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,660
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
2
Days on Site
90193532
MLS
CHARMING 3/2 BRICK HOME IN WHITNEY ESTATES. HOME FEATURES OPEN FLOOR PLAN AND SPACIOUS ROOMS. KITCHEN FEATURES GRANITE COUNTERS AND AMPLE CABINET SPACE. PRIVATE BACKYARD WITH COVERED PORCH AREA....
$240,000
Neighborhood: Hostetter Creek
1
Baths
642
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
3
Days on Site
34619834
MLS
Rare 5 unrestricted acres in Willis Texas. Property is perfect for a homesite or a home based business. Close to town with privacy too. Partially wooded with nice trees. Electric, well, and septic on...
Open 5/28
240 Corkwood St Lake Jackson, TX 77566
$250,000
Neighborhood: Flagridge Sec I-Ii-Iii Lake J
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,560
Sq.Ft.
1980
Year Built
3
Days on Site
9996300
MLS
Come and see this cozy 3 bed, 2 bath, 1,560 sq. ft Flagridge home. Upon entry, you're welcomed with an open floor plan, wood burning fireplace, living room with vaulted ceilings and wood beam, new...
$199,000
Neighborhood: Houston Skyscraper Shadows 03
4
Beds
3
Baths
1,625
Sq.Ft.
1975
Year Built
3
Days on Site
95450271
MLS
Nice 3 bedroom home with a converted 2 car garage currently used as an additional living area. It could be a gameroom or flex space. Detached garage/workshop has a 1 bedroom garage apartment on top...
$300,000
Neighborhood: Teas Lakes 02
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,871
Sq.Ft.
2004
Year Built
3
Days on Site
44441298
MLS
This lovely one story home is situated on an oversized cul-de-sac lot. Offering premium 42 inch cabinets, tile backsplash, a breakfast room, formal dining/study, rounded corners, art niches, a large...
$40,000
Neighborhood: Shorewood
0.19
Acres
3
Days on Site
97684525
MLS
Looking for a large, wooded lot to build your dream home? Search no further! Lovely lot located near Lake Houston. Shorewood subdivision is located in a quiet peaceful neighborhood in Huffman. Lot...
Open 5/28
1503 Drexel Dr Katy, TX 77493
$320,000
Neighborhood: Katy Heights
3
Beds
3
Baths
2,258
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
3
Days on Site
85611681
MLS
Welcome home! 4/3 This immaculate home is located in Old Katy on a large lot. One-story brick home with an oversized GARAGE APARTMENT with its own a/c, hot water heater, and full bath. Fresh paint...
$485,000
Neighborhood: Morrwoods Ranch
4.06
Acres
3
Days on Site
91918299
MLS
Estate sale at Canyon Lake, 4.056 Acres facing Island View Drive ready to build you dream home. Walking distance from Lake, Canyon Lake is a reservoir completed in 1964 on the Guadalupe River in the...
Open 5/28
20523 Wind Ridge Ln Spring, TX 77379
$415,000
Neighborhood: Pinelakes Promenade 01 Amd
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,435
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
3
Days on Site
13877827
MLS
Gorgeous, BACKING TO THE GOLF COURSE, patio home in sought after Pinelake Promenade. Peaceful cul-de-sac location, beautiful curb appeal & gated porch welcomes you home. Impressive spacious floor...

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