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TEXAS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE THIS WEEK

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: |

TEXAS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE THIS WEEK   The Texas Apartment Association is holding its 2012 Education Conference and Lone Star Expo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio this Thursday to Saturday, April 19 to 21.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Game On!” The TAA is a non-profit statewide trade association dedicated to unifying rental housing [...]

TEXAS RESIDENTIAL MARKET SURGING

By | November 5th, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , |

TEXAS RESIDENTIAL MARKET SURGING   The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University reported this week that existing home sales across the state surged in February, reflecting a stronger market and an improving economy. “Better weather than February last year,” said Real Estate Center Research Economist Dr. Jim Gaines. “In some cases, the increased sales occurred within the lower-priced home market as [...]

RENTER’S MARKET IN ARLINGTON

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , |

RENTER'S MARKET IN ARLINGTON   If you are thinking of purchasing a rental property in the near future in the Arlington area, now is definitely not a bad time. Arlington is fast becoming a renter’s market. As of the latest figures per Sperling’s BestPlaces, the vacancy rate here is only 5.49%, compared to the national average of 10.37%. Housing prices [...]

TEXAS HOUSING MARKET STEADILY IMPROVING

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , |

TEXAS HOUSING MARKET STEADILY IMPROVING   The Texas Association of Realtors released its first quarter report on the Texas housing market this week. They found that the Texas real estate market had “gained positive momentum in the first quarter of 2012” and that the “volume of single-family home sales in Texas was 12% higher than the same quarter of 2011 [...]

WHAT TO DO WHEN TENANTS GET BEHIND ON RENT

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: |

WHAT TO DO WHEN TENANTS GET BEHIND ON RENT Collecting rent is a significant part of your job as a landlord. But  it can also be one of the toughest. What, for example, do you do when a tenant gets behind on rent?  This can be an especially sticky situation if the tenant in question has gotten laid off or [...]

INTERESTING TWIST ON “ADVERSE POSSESSION”

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , |

INTERESTING TWIST ON "ADVERSE POSSESSION"   In another twist on “adverse possession,” a Woodlake Drive man, Chris Attig, filed such a claim on an abandoned property beside his home in order to protect his own property and the property value of the neighborhood. Attig decided he needed to take action last August after a break-in at the property, which has [...]