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RENTER’S MARKET IN ARLINGTON

By | February 2nd, 2018|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 | February 1st, 2018|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 | February 1st, 2018|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 | January 31st, 2018|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 [...]

RENTER’S RIGHTS: A PRIMER FOR WOULD-BE LANDLORDS

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , |

Renter's Rights in home leasing in Texas.   As a service, we are publishing here the information page from the Texas Attorney General on renter’s rights. The thought that property management is an easy task that can be undertaken by anyone on a part-time casual basis is permanently dispelled by the following. It is a heavy responsibility being a landlord [...]

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT: SPOTTING POTENTIAL DEADBEAT TENANTS

By | January 29th, 2018|Categories: Property Management|Tags: , , |

How to manage deadbeat tenants   As landlord, you know that bad tenants are bad for business. That’s why it’s so important to research rental candidates before turning over the keys. But doing thorough background checks on individuals can also present its own set of headaches. First, you need to make potential applicants to fill out an application with their [...]