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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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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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Can a landlord refuse to rent to a sex offender?

08/21/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what a property manager can do in this situation.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Does the landlord have to replace the carpet?

08/07/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

The TAR Residential Lease doesn’t require the landlord to fulfill all tenant requests.

Categories: Forms, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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If you work in the rental market, this certification is for you

07/20/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Earn the Texas Residential Leasing Specialist certification this week.

Categories: Business tips, Continuing education

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Is your occupancy limit a fair-housing violation?

07/17/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

A landlord wants to limit how many people can live in the property.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

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What triggers an intermediary relationship in a leasing transaction?

06/04/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out if a listing agent providing a rental application to a prospect acts as a trigger.

Categories: Legal

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Does the buyer get keys if the seller does a temporary lease to stay past closing?

05/21/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Find out what the Seller’s Temporary Residential Lease says.

Categories: Legal

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Can you require a photo ID for a lease application?

04/17/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Be consistent if you require this from lease applicants.

Categories: Legal, Landlords

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How to show consumers you’re a property management expert

01/26/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Classes for the new Texas Residential Property Manager certification start this month.

Categories: Continuing education