Why preventative maintenance is important

There have been a good share Austin investment property clients that don’t understand the importance of preventative maintenance. If it’s not broken, why spend the money to send in a professional?  In all fairness, that is a legitimate question to ask your Austin Property Manager, as most up-charge maintenance and repair.   However, different than our competitors, The Carvajal Group never upcharges for these maintenance or repair expenses and believes it is part of our Austin property management service.  Our clients can trust that when we have to send in our maintenance vendors, it...

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New Austin investment property purchased in 78745 was a gem.

An all cash Austin investor wanted our advice on how to invest his money into an Austin investment property the best way possible.  We urged him to purchase a duplex in the south Austin area and he couldn’t be happier. The duplex he purchased didn’t seem like a gem at first glance, but we explained the importance of putting some money into the property in order to increase the rents. Seeking out the perfect investment takes time and market knowledge and in this fast moving market it is important to work with a Austin Realtor that is familiar with Austin investment property.   By...

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Sold – 2509 Quarry – (Represented Buyer)

  2509 Quarry was an awesome opportunity in the heart of Tarrytown in West Austin.  This duplex consisted of 2, 3 bedroom/2 bath units and was, at the time generating $1500/month on each unit. The Carvajal Group represented an out of state buyer on this transaction.  The buyer paid $415,000 cash in a 1031 exchange and we immediately invested $35,000 in a complete overhaul which included new windows, flooring, popcorn removal, opening up the dining room, constructing a new deck and creating additional parking.  The Carvajal Group oversaw the entire remodel project and is currently...

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