Efurd Properties Blog

The DFW Market: It’s Hot or Not?

  That’s the question everyone is asking.  The DFW real estate market for both sales and rentals is at an all-time high right now.  It’s a seller’s market which brings multiple offers above asking price.  For those that lease, rentals … Continue reading

Death and Taxes

  As far back as I can remember my father would always say, “In this world nothing can said to be certain except for death and taxes.”  As an adult, I later learned that statement was from Benjamin Franklin, not … Continue reading

Let the Buyer Beware

  The strangest things happen in the marketplace.  I suppose that’s what happens when you are dealing with people.  Like it or not, there are those who want to take something for nothing.  Scams occur every day and the property … Continue reading

Getting Your House “Rent Ready”

  Ask any expert, and they will tell you there’s a step-by-step process to make your property “rent ready.” “Rent ready” means the property has been cleaned, repaired, or remodeled and that it’s in rent-able condition for new tenants. Follow … Continue reading

Best Decision He Ever Made

I was speaking to a gentleman last month who shared with me property management lessons he had learned over the last year.  He inherited his parent’s house and made the decision to self-manage the property.  It worked out well for … Continue reading

The DFW Market is HOT!

  The Forbes “Where to Invest in Housing in 2017” list is out and the Texas is in!  The Lone Star State is home to three of the Forbes ranked top real estate investment markets, with Dallas ranked as #1, followed by … Continue reading

Uninvited Guests

Every year we get a rash of complaints about the pitter-patter of tiny paws scurrying about in the attic (or walls).  It’s not unusual to have squirrels, possums, raccoons, and rats burrow into crawl spaces or attics to find a … Continue reading

Loving Our Pets

There appears to be more people in the U.S. who live with a pet than ever before. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is carefully looking into this topic as it pertains to renters. In fact, HUD has … Continue reading