Here at IREM, we not only educate professionals, we build a networking community.


To support the professional and personal development of our members, IREM Houston has established a blog. With local IREM members and staff contributing weekly, we hope to bring you relevant, engaging content. If you would like to contribute to our blog, please click here for more information. If there’s a particular topic you’d like to hear more about, please email us.

  • Digital Sandbox is Like the Bat Cave

    October 26, 2016

    Monitor, report, alert and respond to incidents from a single unified environment. Houston’s Regional Asset Management Program (RAMP) has undertaken a joint effort with private industry partners from the Houston area to utilize Digital Sandbox, by Haystax Technology.

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  • Winterizing Your Real Estate Investment

    October 17, 2016

    As the temperature begins to cool down for winter, there is no reason to let your garden cool down too. There are many ways you can take to keep your landscaping looking beautiful and prepare for a vibrant spring. Follow these tips to maximize winter gardening and outdoor enjoyment:

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  • 7 Networking Hacks for Newbies

    October 4, 2016

    The saying is cliche for a reason, “It’s all about who you know.” Real Estate is an industry in which having a solid network of connections is almost a requirement, and to build your list of connections you need to network.

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  • Personal Safety in the Realm of Real Estate

    September 26, 2016

    As a property manager, have you ever walked your property alone in the dark? Have you ever found a squatter in a vacant space or been alone in your empty garage? Often times, when you find yourself in these situations, you’re thinking about doing your job and not about being safe.

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  • Pavement Fail: Aligator Boots

    September 19, 2016

    Identifying existing and potential asphalt repairs can be tricky, but if you remember a few fundamental principles, you should be able to understand what, when and why. First, let’s look at the basics.

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