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Why not manage your own rental house? Three reasons

01/06/2017 | Author: Marty Kramer

Here are some things to think about if you're considering managing your own rental property.

Categories: Property Management, Landlords

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Can you trust online price estimates for your home?

07/29/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

Get the scoop on websites that claim to give you an estimate of what your property is worth.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

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Every real estate agent isn’t a REALTOR®?

04/01/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what makes a REALTOR® different from other real estate license holders.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

A black Labrador retriever in a red leash stands at his owner's side on a paved walking path in a park.

Do I have to allow assistance animals in my rental homes? 

02/23/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

What federal law says about a “no pets” policy

Categories: Property Management, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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How REALTORS® are like ducks

01/22/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

You may not be aware of everything your Texas REALTOR® is doing on your behalf

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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Strong housing markets keep Texas cities on top

01/21/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Texas cities have been named to several lists.

Categories: Research, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners

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6 reasons to contact a REALTOR® in 2016

12/31/2015 | Author: Jaime Lee

Work with a professional when buying, selling, or leasing real estate in the new year.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

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What security devices do landlords have to install?

12/29/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Texas property owners are required to install certain security devices on rental property.

Categories: Property Management, Landlords, Renters

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Can I get my lease application fee back?

12/01/2015 | Author: Legal Staff

Find out if a refused applicant can get reimbursed.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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When the landlord must rekey locks

10/20/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Does it matter if the landlord is the only person who's ever lived in the leased property?

Categories: Governmental Affairs, Landlords, Renters