A Guide to the Eviction Process in Denton County Texas

A Guide to the Eviction Process in Denton County Texas

As a landlord, you might be wondering: how long does an eviction take? Many states have their own rules and regulations that indicate how the eviction process needs to be handled. While no landlord wants to find themself in a situation where they need to evict a tenant, in some cases it’s necessary. In this article, we’ll guide you through what to expect after you start the Texas eviction process. Providing Notice A landlord in Texas is allowed to evict their tenant for the following reasons: Failure to Pay Rent A landlord may give a tenan…

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How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

How to Film a Great Video Tour of Your Rental

In the past landlords didn’t have an option to give potential tenants a digital tour of their rental property. They were only able to hold in-person property showings. However, technology has brought convenience for both landlords and tenants. Video tours of rentals have risen in popularity since potential renters can watch them without making schedule adjustments, in contrast to physical property viewings. Virtual property tours also create more opportunity for interest since you can attract a large group of viewers outside your general neig…

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End of Tenancy Cleaning

End of Tenancy Cleaning

Once a tenant vacates the property, the landlord is left with obligations. Landlords are required to return the security deposit and confirm that the renter cleaned the property before departing if there is no damage to the property beyond typical wear and tear. Tenants and landlords may have different standards of cleanliness, so it's important to have a maintenance and repair clause in the rental agreement as well as an end-of-tenancy checklist. This could help prevent conflict and provide tenants with direction on what areas to focus on…

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Everything You Need to Know About Renewal Screening Checks

Everything You Need to Know About Renewal Screening Checks

Deciding whether to renew a tenant's lease is an important decision. It involves a careful evaluation of various factors to ensure a seamless and secure landlord-tenant relationship. In this blog post, we will share the purpose and components of renewal screening checks. From tenant background checks and credit histories to criminal records and employment verifications, we leave no stone unturned in ensuring you are well-equipped to make informed decisions. Why Renewal Screening Is Important Renewal screening is a critical aspect of property m…

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Texas Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Denton County

Texas Rental Laws - An Overview of Landlord Tenant Rights in Denton County

In Texas, the landlord-tenant dynamic is established once a tenant pays rent in exchange to occupy a property. Once established, the Texas law grants certain rights and responsibilities to both parties under the rental agreement. It’s also important to note that these rights and responsibilities exist regardless of the rental agreement saying otherwise under Texas law. The following is a basic overview of the Texas landlord-tenant law. Required Disclosures Texas Landlords Must Make Texas landlords must make the following disclosures known to t…

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