Property Management Blog

Texas Fair Housing Act: An Overview

System - Friday, August 20, 2021
Property Management Blog
As a landlord, you have a duty to treat your tenants, and prospective tenants, with respect, fairness and equality.In 1968, the Congress passed the Fair Housing Act. This Act protects all individuals seeking housing against discrimination on the basis of protected characteristics. In this post, we are going over a basic overview of ...

Reasons to Invest in Dallas Real Estate

System - Thursday, July 22, 2021
Property Management Blog
Are you considering buying investment property in Dallas, Texas? Investing in real estate is a great idea. First, it offers more stability and security than other investment option. Second, leasing out a property is also a good source of passive income. With a reputable and experienced company by your side, you can fill your space to...

Best Areas to Invest Near Dallas

System - Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Property Management Blog
Are you looking to invest in real estate near Dallas, Texas?Cities near Dallas, Texas have always been a prime choice when it comes to real estate investing for many reasons.If you’re considering investing near Dallas, you should make a plan, set a budget and determine your target demographics. Once that’s done, you can decid...

Top Tips When Buying Investment Property in Dallas

System - Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Property Management Blog
Are you thinking of buying real estate investment properties in Dallas? There are a number of reasons that make Dallas a great choice for real estate investing, such as its vibrant economy, growing population, favorable business climate and low cost of living. Also, young professionals and families are increasingly moving to Da...

How to Advertise Your Dallas Rental Property Successfully

System - Monday, April 26, 2021
Property Management Blog
Do you have a vacant rental property? As a landlord, it’s beneficial for you to have tenants in your property at all times as they ensure you have a consistent cash flow. Therefore, if you have a vacant unit, you should start the advertising process right away!At SGI Property Management Dallas, we know how you can creatively and st...

Squatting Laws in Texas

System - Monday, March 29, 2021
Property Management Blog
In Texas, squatters have certain rights, such as the right to your Dallas property. In fact, it’s possible for a squatter who is living on your Dallas property to eventually legally own it!In this article, we’ll go over all the basics you need to know. You’ll learn all about:Squatters and how they differ from trespasser...

Overview of the Landlord-Tenant Laws in Texas

System - Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Property Management Blog
As a landlord in Dallas, it’s important to understand the Texas Landlord-Tenant laws. This will help you steer clear of potential lawsuits from tenants, as well as make you more confident in managing your Dallas rental home.In this post, we will discuss required landlord disclosures in Texas, state both the landlord and tenants&rsq...

Dallas Eviction Process: What You Need to Know

System - Monday, February 1, 2021
Property Management Blog
Dallas Eviction Process: What You Need to KnowIf you are a Dallas, Texas landlord who is dealing with a problem tenant and the road inevitably leads to eviction, you may be asking yourself a variety of questions like:“When can I evict a tenant?”“What are the rules about evicting a sick tenant?”“Do I have to s...

Breaking a Lease in Texas

System - Friday, December 18, 2020
Property Management Blog
Generally, tenants sign a lease with the intention to stay for the entire term. However, life may come in the way, and they may end up breaking the lease. Breaking a lease in Texas, much like everywhere else, is a serious matter. After all, a lease is a legally binding document. It binds both you and your tenant for a certain duratio...

Texas Security Deposit Law

System - Thursday, December 3, 2020
Property Management Blog
A security deposit is meant to cushion a landlord against liabilities arising from a tenant’s use (or disuse) of their rented premises. Some of the liabilities include nonpayment of rent, property damage, and property abandonment. Texas, just like other states, has a statewide security deposit law. This law is part of the Texa...

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