A Guide to the Eviction Process in Midland, Texas

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Midland, Texas

As a landlord in Texas, you never want to be in a situation where you need to evict a tenant from your rental property. But sometimes it is necessary. So, to evict a tenant legally, you must be familiar with the Texas laws and regulations regarding the Texas eviction process. As if you don’t - you could be held liable. Just like many other states, the Texas landlord-tenant laws are unique to this state, and this includes the eviction laws. But these regulations may seem confusing or overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar - which we understand. That…

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Texas Security Deposit Laws

Texas Security Deposit Laws

Most landlords in Texas require their tenants to pay a security deposit. The security deposit is intended to ensure the fulfillment of the lease. It helps provide a layer of financial protection in case a tenant fails to abide by the terms of the agreement. A good example of this is when a tenant causes damage exceeding normal wear and tear. But there are a set of security deposit rules that you, as a Texas landlord, must abide by. These security deposit laws are primarily regulated under TX Prop § 92.102 and the Texas landlord-tenant laws. B…

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Texas Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Texas

Texas Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Texas

All US states, including Texas, have landlord-tenant laws in place. It can be difficult for landlords, especially those who are new to the business or unfamiliar with local legislation, to navigate these legal waters alone. Our comprehensive guide to Texas landlord-tenant law can help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a landlord. Texas Tenant Rights and Responsibilities All tenants in Texas have the right to: A clean, safe, and habitable environment. Be treated fairly without discrimination, either based on race, color, sex, r…

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Top Seven Signs of a Troubled Property

Do you know the visual indications that a property is in trouble? There are many visual indications that a property is in trouble. Some of the surface signs are immediately apparent. Allowing these situations to continue is expensive for you and discourages good residents from renting at your property. Good management can and will correct these issues. 1. Turnover is high. This causes you to lose money in streams. Solid, qualified residents simply do not move that often. If your turnover is high, there is a problem which should be found and fix…

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Leasing Your Investment Property

Vacant homes must be leased, as quickly as possible. Skillful leasing results in fewer dollars of lost rent and increased income for you. Although the market is growing hot for rental property in Midland TX, that hasn't always been the case. But if your investment choices are sound, and your property is carefully managed, you can prosper in any market. Caren started in property management in 1986, at the bottom of the bust. When you learn and grow during the lean times, the good times are a bonus, but not necessary. A property management profes…

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