Does the Pet Agreement Pertain to Outside Pets?

The Pet Agreement (TXR 2004) pertains to all pets that the tenant keeps on the property, including i...

Residential Lease Video Updated

Texas REALTORS® has published an update to its popular video that discusses the association's Resid...

How the Late-Fee Bill Affects Rentals in Texas

Senate Bill 1414, which Texas REALTORS® supported in the 2019 legislative session, goes into effect...

What the Residential Lease Says About Utilities

Who Pays the Electric Bill?Paragraph 11 in the Residential Lease (TAR 2001) covers the landlord’s ...

Does a Landlord Have to Cover Tenants' Lodging Costs During a Property Repair?

A tenant notified me yesterday that his water heater stopped working. A repairman came to the proper...

Who pays for repairs in a rental property?

Many tenants believe that landlords are responsible for paying the cost of all repairs, but tenants ...