Preparing you property to rent

Having a rental property can be a great way to create passive income, build equity, and invest in your long-term wealth. But how do you prepare a property to be a rental? At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve spent quite a long time investing in real estate in Houston… so we thought we’d drop by … Continued

What is a fair cash offer?

At Street Light Property Solutions, we’re a team of real estate investors that buy and sell homes in Houston. More specifically, we can buy YOUR HOME as-is for a fair cash price. BUT… One of the most common questions we get from home sellers like yourself is… “How do I know your offer is actually … Continued

What to charge for rent

Not sure how much to charge for a rental property? The number chosen is an important one — it’ll determine how easy it is to find tenants and keep tenants. The price needs to be competitive. It also needs to cover all of the costs associated with the property. At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve … Continued

Need to move for work?

Need to move for work? Lots of people are having to do that these days. But one of the most difficult parts of moving for work is selling your home at the RIGHT TIME. Sell too soon and there’s not going to be anywhere to live before the new job starts. Sell too late and … Continued

Too many home projects?

Is your home jam-packed with projects that need to get done? We know what that’s like. The floor needs repaired, windows need replaced, there’s water damage in the bathroom, and the grass is turning more and more grey every year. When falling behind on projects… things can get overwhelming. And then where does one even … Continued

Got Bad Tenants?

Got bad tenants? You purchased the rental as a source of additional income, to build some free equity… to invest in the future. But bad tenants ruin all of that. They can decrease the value of the property (by destroying it) and make paying the mortgage a real challenge (by paying late). It sounded like … Continued

Lawncare Hacks

Want a beautiful lawn this year? But sick of the WORK required to keep a beautiful lawn? Here are some helpful hacks! Don’t Mow Wet Grass — It’s human nature to just want to go outside and get it done, but wait until the rain stops and give it some time to dry up. Mowing … Continued

Concerned about home security?

Concerned about the security of your home? Well — it’s always better to be safe than sorry! At Street Light Property Solutions, we are quite good at securing our own properties in Houston and we thought we’d drop by with some quick tips. Here you go! Befriend The Neighbors — Getting acquainted with the surrounding … Continued

Hiring a property manager?

Want to hire a property management company to manage one or several of your properties? At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve been working in real estate for many years in Houston and we’ve worked with quite a few property management companies. And it can be a great experience! Or a horrible experience… And so we … Continued

Finding a job in another state

Trying to find a job in another state? Lots of people move locations for work — sometimes, though, they change jobs to be able to move somewhere else where they want to live. Either way… We thought we’d drop by and offer some advice for finding a job in another state if you’re looking to … Continued

Want to refinance your mortgage

Want to refinance your mortgage? Great idea! There are a lot of benefits to doing so: reducing that monthly payment, tapping into equity, paying off the loan faster, getting rid of private mortgage insurance, or switching from an adjustable rate to a fixed rate. But… How does one go about it? Here are the steps! … Continued

Does your home use well water?

Does your home use well water? If so, it’s important to understand how to periodically treat and test the water you’re using. At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve bought and sold many properties that use well water in the more rural parts of Houston and there are a few things that people should be aware … Continued

Warming your house for less

Want to keep your home warm without breaking the bank? At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners with a lot of problems… and we’re no spring chicken when it comes to keeping a property heated on a budget. So we thought we’d come by and drop some tips for you 🙂 … Continued

Installing New Carpet?

Want to install some carpet in your home? Awesome! But what type of carpet is the best to install? What are some of the main qualities to consider? We thought we’d stop by with some advice to help. 🙂 Here are four terms that are important to understand when selecting carpet… Density — This refers … Continued

Testing Water Quality

Worried about the quality of water in your home? If so, then for peace of mind consider getting a test kit to test the tap water. At Street Light Property Solutions, we’ve been working in real estate in Houston for quite some time and water quality is always something important to consider. Here are some … Continued