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It’s no secret that over the last several years, Austin has earned its reputation as one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. Thanks to its youthful, hipster vibe, mouth-watering foodie fare, and affordable housing, there has been a massive influx of people migrating to the area. That, coupled with

The Texas Association of Realtors® has created a form to guide rental property owners on assistance animals, titled General Information for Landlord Regarding Assistance Animals. You can download and view the form here. According to the form, an Assistance Animal is “an animal that works, provides assistance, or performs tasks

Written by: Julie Franklin   COVID-19 has everyone scratching their heads and struggling to figure out next steps. Realtors, landlords, and property managers are doing their best to keep up with the changes while trying to provide common-sense advice in a time when there are more questions than answers. It

Today we’re focusing on security deposits. We often get questions about what a security deposit can and cannot be used for, so we’re here to clear up any confusion. The good news is that the Texas Association of Realtors® lease we use spells this out on page 4, paragraph 10,

Typically one of the biggest hassles for tenants is remembering to buy and change air filters. This leads to higher energy bills and poorer air quality in the home. No one is happy when the A/C breaks down—often it’s because of something as simple as forgetting to change an air

As home prices continue to skyrocket in Austin, more people are renting than ever before. With one of the largest student populations in the U.S., Austin has 54.7% of its residents renting compared to 38% in all of Texas. Eight of the eleven Central Austin districts are mostly renters, but

It seems there are scammers who specialize in every type of scam you can think of. We’ve all been targets of the Nigerian prince email scam. There are scammers who target credit cards, elderly people, you name it. The one I’ve become acutely aware of is scammers who “steal” rental

It’s no secret that over the last several years, Austin has earned its reputation as one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. Thanks to...

The Texas Association of Realtors® has created a form to guide rental property owners on assistance animals, titled General Information for Landlord Regarding Assistance Animals....

Written by: Julie Franklin   COVID-19 has everyone scratching their heads and struggling to figure out next steps. Realtors, landlords, and property managers are doing...

Today we’re focusing on security deposits. We often get questions about what a security deposit can and cannot be used for, so we’re here to...

Typically one of the biggest hassles for tenants is remembering to buy and change air filters. This leads to higher energy bills and poorer air...

As home prices continue to skyrocket in Austin, more people are renting than ever before. With one of the largest student populations in the U.S.,...

It seems there are scammers who specialize in every type of scam you can think of. We’ve all been targets of the Nigerian prince email...

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