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Can you refuse to rent to smokers?

03/23/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

If you institute a no-smokers policy, be sure to enforce it consistently.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Is renting to immigrants who are in the U.S. without documentation a liability for Texas landlords?

03/09/2017 | Author: Legal Staff

A recent court decision clarifies how a 2015 state law affects landlords.

Categories: Property Management, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Free content to share on your website, social media, and more

02/20/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Are you using this consumer resource from TAR?

Categories: Benefits, Business tips, Buyers, Sellers, Renters

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4 must-have resources for property managers

12/30/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Help educate your clients and tenants on their rights and responsibilities.

Categories: Landlords, Renters

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Is there a deadline to make a decision about a tenant’s rental application?

09/02/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A property manager wants to know how long a landlord has to decide on a leasing application.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Who gets the security deposit if you don’t manage the property anymore?

04/29/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Take these steps if you are no longer the landlord’s agent.

Categories: Property Management, Forms, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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5 reasons you might not want that client

04/18/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Get tips for choosing clients wisely.

Categories: Business tips, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners, Renters

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5 ways to ensure your commercial tenants stay put

03/16/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Keep your tenants by offering services that other commercial landlords don’t.

Categories: Property Management, Business tips, Landlords, Commercial real estate, Renters

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How to tell a tenant his month-to-month lease won’t be renewed

03/11/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Use this form to terminate a lease

Categories: Property Management, Forms, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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4 homebuyer-assistance programs you may not know about

03/07/2016 | Author: Jill McFarren, guest expert

Keep these state programs in mind for your buyers.

Categories: Business tips, Buyers, Homeowners, Renters