Why Do You Invest in Texas? Specifically in McAllen or Houston?
BiggerPockets! I work at BP and I'm working on building a landing page for Texas and the cities of McAllen and Houston. Would anyone be willing to share why you choose to invest in the city or the state in general?... View more
IS TEXAS CITY A BAD AREA
Is Texas City a bad area? Is it drug infested? What type of tenants will you get in Texas City if you rented out a duplex?The figures look good in Texas City, but I saw pictures of Texas City and it looks discouraging.
Real Estate Investor Club in Alpine, Texas
Hello Everyone, I am new to investing and am looking for any real estate investor clubs in the Big Bend area of Texas such as Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis. I haven't found one yet, but possibly I just haven't looked hard... View more
ESA dog tenant verses a tenant with actually allergies
I am leasing some bedrooms one at a time in my little apartment complex (college kids). Got one person who can not live under the same roof as a dog and she has a real doctor's letter from a local MD. I also had this... View more
Investing in Lockhart, Tx
Hi everyone,I am a RE newbie looking to acquire my first buy and hold property soon. I live in Lockhart, TX and am wondering if anyone here has experience investing in this town. If so, how has the experience been? Any... View more
California vs. Texas - a cost comparison
Great article from ABJ on why so many companies are fleeing California. I love visiting CA - the weather, food scene, wine, etc etc, but I couldn't imagine moving there from a financial perspective.
“Every company... View more
Balance Sheet Partner for Agency Debt (Multifamily Sponsors)
I wanted to ask if anyone has had experience being a balance sheet partner for multifamily sponsors (or other investors) to obtain agency debt (Fannie, Freddie, etc.) and what the experience was like, etc. Thanks.
Texas Property Code Question
Hello Texas Investors,
I am in the process of converting my primary residence to a rental and I have been advised by multiple sources about the security devices requirement in Texas' property code: Sec 92.153 in this... View more
Short term rental strategies/tools
Hello All!I am working towards purchasing my first investment property this year. I am strongly leaning towards a property to use as a short term rental. I am looking to connect with investors in this space. I noticed... View more
Plumber in Houston (Katy)
Does any know a good plumber in Katy, Texas? BP does not have any pros under the network, unless I should look somewhere else on BP?
I just bought my first rental property
I created a company to buy are rent a condo in 2020. I borrowed 120K from a relative to buy this investment property. I bought the condo for 118K and used the rest for make ready. I now have a tenant who is paying me... View more
Need Contractor: Repair Cost Estimates (DFW)
Hello!I am a new wholesaler looking for a contractor in the DFW metroplex to walk through some potential buys and estimate the repair costs/ARV. Obviously I don't have the experience right now to estimate myself, and... View more
Used House Materials and Supplies
Do you have a go to place for used parts and pieces when rehabbing a house in Texas. I have found that the Restore - Habitat for Humanity stores are great when trying to save a buck. Do know of others? Thank you.
What am I getting wrong? A newbie looking to invest in DFW
I recently graduated from college and moved to DFW for the first time to start my first full-time job. When the pandemic hit, I found myself with a lot of free time and discovered real estate investing... View more
Investing in Wylie TX
Hello BPNow that prices in TX are going thru the roof and every deal has multiple offers above asking price, I am considering making an investment in Wylie TX. Does any of you have any tips or experience with this... View more
Property management in Texas
Is there a property manager in Texas that is familiar with Waxahachie properties?
Southeast Houston / Friendswood BiggerPockets Meetup
All,I'm looking to join or put together a real estate investment group in the Southeast portion of Houston. I live in Friendswood and would like to connect & meet up virtually for now or in-person (hopefully) in... View more
Newbie Real Estate Investor Meet up
I'll get straight to it. I'm looking to host a meetup for new investors (0-5) deals. I haven't been to many meetups (2) but the pattern I see is typically a talk on a given topic following by opportunities to... View more
Texas Real Estate License
Howdy! I am looking for self-paced online training for a Texas real estate license. Does anyone have any recommendations?
Property confusion- zoning - permits etc
A property in texas I am interested in that has a house in the front, and a duplex built in the back of the property says this in the description. Would this be a hassle to fix and get going or would this be a simple... View more
Dallas Real Estate Investors - Women
I have been asked to start a Dallas chapter of a successful national women's real estate group. If you are or know of any women in real estate that would be interested in getting exposure to a large group of women real... View more
Austin/ San Antonio areas of opportunity
I'm looking to buy in the SA/ Austin area for appreciation/rent growth, as I see great long-term potential in this area.I am currently looking at the I-35 corridor, including NE San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos... View more
Contractors/Framer Referrals in DFW
Hello BP community. I just closed on my first property recently in the DFW area and need some framing work done on it. Since this is my first property I've owned and I'm new to the area, I'm looking for any referrals... View more
PM Company Longview, TX
Happy New Years' fellow BP'ers. I am in negotiations on a 4-plex in the Longview area and looking for a good PM company. Anyone have any recommendations or companies to stay away from? Thanks
Renting out second building on property?
We've been looking at some properties for some time now, and I've noticed occasionally that a house will have a second "apartment" on the property that's included with the sale. Often times these are fully furnished... View more