4 must-have resources for property managers
11/21/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff
Does your client know his responsibilities as a landlord in Texas? Do your tenants know they have rights, too? These four property-management resources can help keep them—and you—out of trouble.
- The Tenants’ Rights Handbook from the State Bar of Texas explains relevant sections of the Texas Property Code. Download it from the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
- The Landlords and Tenants Guide from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University explains in plain language sections of the Texas Property Code that address a landlord’s responsibilities and liability. Download the guide here.
- The National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) is the trade group for property managers. Members can find information about education opportunities, network with other professionals, and locate vendors at narpm.org.
- The International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) provides guidelines and requirements for maintenance of existing buildings. Search for it by name at iccsafe.org.
You can also visit the property-management page on texasrealestate.com to view resources from the Texas Association of REALTORS®, including the Residential Property Management Resource, free property-management webinars, and information about the new Texas Residential Leasing Specialist certification.
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