Property Management Blog

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 Texas Landlord Tenant laws. This knowledge of federal, state, and municipal laws will help you steer clear of potential lawsuits from tenants, as well as make you more confident in managing your Dallas rental home according to state rules.In this post, we will discuss required l...

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 an 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 renter?”“Does a land...

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 until the lease expires. However, life may come in the way, and they may end up breaking the lease early. Breaking a lease in Texas, much like everywhere else, is a serious matter. After all, a lease is a legally binding document. A lease binds both you an...

Texas Security Deposit Law

System - Thursday, December 3, 2020
Property Management Blog
Security deposits are meant to protect Texas landlords against liabilities and recover costs that arise from a tenant’s use (or misuse) of their rented premises. An example of some of these liabilities include if a tenant owes rent, caused property damage, or if renters abandoned the property. Texas, just like other states, ha...

How to be a good landlord/property manager:

System - Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Property Management Blog
1. Run Your Property Like a Business. Some landlords do a terrible job at running their business. It might be because they see it as a “side-gig” or a hobby” more than a business. However, when you treat your business with the respect, systems, and organization that you would treat any other business venture, amazing thi...

How to be a good tenant

System - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

1. Read your lease. No, seriously read it. It won’t be the most exciting night table material but you’ll thank yourself when you do read it. A lease is a binding legal contract. It creates a binding relationship between you and your landlord. What are you agreeing to? If you don’t understand, ask questions before you sig...

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