Real estate news and product updates for Texas
Every Texas landlord should be familiar with security deposit law in Texas. Not following the law could result in the landlord losing the right to keep a tenant's security deposit and may incur legal costs.
While the claim everything is bigger in Texas is arguably true, the chances for problem rental tenants is about the same as any other state. No matter where you own rental property, you're going to encounter at least some tenants who openly defies your rental agreement.
Rents are on the rise in Dallas. According to The Dallas Morning News, effective rents in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have experienced a 5 percent increase year-over-year.
In the last few years, Austin has experienced a veritable explosion, as transplants from other parts of the country relocated to Texas to take advantage of the strong economy and job market.
In Houston, Texas, the rental market is growing by leaps and bounds. According to the Houston Association of REALTORS, 2014 showed record levels for the local Houston housing market, with home sales prices and volume reaching record heights.