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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$70,000
Subdivision: East Independence Heights
0.07
Acres
1
Day on Site
27757239
MLS
Lot being sold with adjacent property at 1402 E 32nd 1/2 St (MLS# 92804928). These property has a lot of potential in the up and coming Independence Heights community. New constructions are popping...
$150,000
Subdivision: East Independence Heights
2
Beds
1
Baths
924
Sq.Ft.
1945
Year Built
1
Day on Site
92804928
MLS
This corner lot located in the up and coming neighborhood of Independence Heights is a diamond in the rough and is in need of a remodel. This home is located close to major highways and Wholefoods....
$475,000
Subdivision: Bellaire
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,023
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
2
Days on Site
46670394
MLS
Build your dream home in the highly desirable city of Bellaire on this oversized lot! The mature oak tree lined street of the quaint neighborhood welcomes you home. Walking distance to cafe's,...
$185,000
Subdivision: Owen Alvin
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,396
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
2
Days on Site
56040370
MLS
This unique home was built in 1956 and has been updated but still maintains its original charm. This home is nestled in a quiet area of Alvin on a large corner lot. Offering 3 bedroom, 2 bath, great...
$274,999
Subdivision: Bonbrook Plantation North Sec 1
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,086
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
2
Days on Site
78452397
MLS
Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath, one story home locate in Bonbrook Plantation. Amenities include large kitchen w/island, farmhouse sink, crown molding, Jack and Jill bathroom, formal dining room, study...
$249,900
Subdivision: Kyle Partn
3
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,765
Sq.Ft.
1973
Year Built
2
Days on Site
66618629
MLS
This waterfront home on Oyster Creek sits on over 1.5 acres and is move-in ready. It is open concept with a large living room and a bonus space that could be another living area or dining room. This...
$262,000
Subdivision: Copperfld Westcrk Village 04 P
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,696
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
3
Days on Site
52492214
MLS
Welcome to this beautiful home located in the desirable Westcreek of Copperfield. The street is lined with mature trees and the CFISD elementary school is located right around the corner. Mature...
$505,000
Subdivision: Shadow Creek Ranch Sf-59
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,141
Sq.Ft.
2006
Year Built
3
Days on Site
71834829
MLS
Sensational 2 story waterfront home by Meritage on 10,000+ lot in prestigious Shadow Creek Ranch. Spectacular view of waterfront lot and meticulous home. This rare opportunity and location has an...
Open 7/25
4023 Brook Shadow Dr Houston, TX 77345
$329,500
Subdivision: Greentree Village Sec 03
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,732
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
3
Days on Site
41215243
MLS
The must see stunning home comes with 4 bedroom and 2 Full and 1 half bath. Primary bedroom and master bathroom located on the first story of the home. The Hollywood tub and separate shower are extra...
$325,000
Subdivision: Havre Lafitte Villas
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,959
Sq.Ft.
1979
Year Built
3
Days on Site
98701901
MLS
From the moment you walk in your attention will be caught by the vaulted ceiling & the large open living room. The Living Room has a gorgeous fireplace with tall windows on either side that...
Open 7/25
547 Bolton Place Houston, TX 77024
$479,000
Subdivision: Lafayette Place Sec 05 R/P
2
Beds
2
Baths
2,288
Sq.Ft.
1972
Year Built
3
Days on Site
24867403
MLS
This single story townhome located in the Spring Branch School District offers a spacious 2288 sq ft with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, an oversized living room with built-in bookcases and a gas fireplace....
$140,000
Subdivision: Magnolia Park Sec 02
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,200
Sq.Ft.
1940
Year Built
3
Days on Site
84314630
MLS
Front home and garage apartment. Approximate sqft per seller. Buyer to do their own measurements. Great income property. Renovate your way. Front home is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath, with a formal dining and...

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