Efurd Properties Blog

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

Take Precautions NOW for Future Storms

Spring is definitely upon us … early this year.  Every year severe weather can rage across North Texas. Damage from high winds, tornados, lightning, large hail and flooding can cause major and minor disasters. The time is NOW to take … Continue reading

DFW Real Estate is SIZZLING HOT!

According to the Dallas Morning News, with 200 newcomers moving to DFW every day, they will have trouble finding a place to live.  North Texas has been underbuilding housing since the end of the recession … and there’s no sign … Continue reading