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Managing residential rentals is a serious undertaking that many Texas landlords and property managers find daunting. The complicated and often convoluted landlord and tenant laws are enough to drive the inexperienced owner or investor straight to the office of an expensive attorney. For example, are you aware that Houston landlords and property managers who own multi-unit dwellings are required to have the property inspected? Our Texas specific lease agreement is a comprehensive, attorney reviewed and approved lease complete with state assists which provides that information and more to help guide Texas landlords and property managers.

An iron-clad lease is just the beginning. We compliment the lease with Texas specific forms as well as generic forms to help you run your business as smoothly as possible. When you have questions about how to use those forms, you can ask one of our staff members in our LIVE chat, or you can post your questions about how to handle your noisy tenants or an MIA contractor in our FORUM.

Having problems printing your documents? Just click the help tab and then document printing help for step-by-step instructions. If there is ever a need to actually consult with an attorney, we have provided a directory for referrals to lawyers in Texas with whom you can meet. Once you’ve spoken with an attorney about a possible eviction, you’ll want to start screening new tenants. We’ve got you covered there as well. Check out our Tenant Screening service with special discounts for our premium members.

Texas Residential Lease Agreements

Texas Lease Our Texas state-specific lease reminds Texas landlords that no late fees can be charged when tenants pay their rent late except when the amount and details are expressed in a lease. That information is provided for Texas landlords via our state assists which can be found throughout the state-specific document. The state assists are just one of the many benefits landlords can take advantage of in our lease package. For example, when you find yourself in need of specific addenda and tenant notices, they’re included in your lease package. There are plenty more benefits we could share with you, but wouldn’t you rather begin creating your lease to see for yourself?

Texas Landlord Forms

Texas Rental Forms Texas Property Code Title 8 Landlord Tenant
This document contains the complete Landlord Tenant Code of Texas.

Texas Tenant Screening Criteria Disclosure
This document contains information regarding the Texas tenant selection criteria.

Texas Lease Agreement
This Texas lease agreement is easy to download, legal, simple to email and completely customizable. It also includes TX Assist law tips as you go.

Texas 3 Day Notice to Vacate
Use the Texas 3 day Notice to Vacate for lease violations OTHER than non-payment of rent. This must be sent before filing a Forcible Entry Detainer lawsuit.

Texas Notice to Vacate for Unpaid Rent
Tenant late with their rent payment? This 3 day notice to vacate is used to notify tenants they're behind on rent beyond any grace period, when applicable.

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Texas Attorneys

Texas Landlord-Tenant Attorneys
Christopher L. Kurzner
Kurzner PC
www.kurzner.com
  (Details)
Dallas, TX
  Klint Rybicki
Rybicki Law Firm, PLLC
www.klintrybicki.com
  (Details)
Rockwall, TX
Shanon Keith Stanfield
Stanfield Law Firm
www.stanfieldlawfirm.com
  (Details)
Austin, TX
 

Texas Links and Resources

Texas Rental Resources Texas Tenants' Rights
Office of the Attorney General's summary of tenant's rights.
www.oag.state.tx.us/consumer/tenants.shtml

Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs

Texas Landlord Clubs
Austin Real Estate Networking Club (RENC), Austin, TX
www.austinrenc.com
Meeting Time: Third Thursday of every month, 7:00 pm  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Cedar Park Real Estate Club, Cedar Park, TX
Meeting Time: Last Tuesday, 6:30 pm., Number of Members: 26  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

El Paso Investors Club, El Paso, TX
www.elpasoinvestorsclub.com
Meeting Time: 1ST Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

North Texas Association of Real Estate Investors, Dallas, TX
www.ntarei.com
Meeting Time: 3rd Thursday of the month, 6:30 pm  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Real Estate Investment Club of Austin, TX
reicaustin.org
Meeting Time: Second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 PM  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Real Estate Investment Club of Austin LLC, Austin, TX
www.reicaustin.org
Meeting Time: 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 pm.  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Real Estate Investors Organization (REIO-FW), Fort Worth, TX
Meeting Time: 4th Thursday, 7:00 pm., Number of Members: 1500  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Realty Investment Club of Houston (RICH), Houston, TX
www.richclub.org
Meeting Time: 1st Saturday of every month, 8:00 am., Number of Members: 2000  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

San Antonio Real Estate Investors Association (SAREIA), San Antonio, TX
Meeting Time: 1st Tuesday, 6 pm.  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

The Nubys Group, Fort Worth, TX
www.nubysgroup.com
Meeting Time: Every Saturday @ 11 AM, Number of Members: 1600  More Texas Real Estate Investment Clubs »

Texas Real Estate Investment Articles

Texas Rental Articles
Texas Landlord Tenant Law and Regulations
Posted December 10, 2009
This summary of Texas landlord-tenant laws and rental regulations is provided in question and answer format.

My New Tenant is a Dog
Posted August 24, 2016
It has been more than five years since the federal law on assistance animals got its last major revision; yet, landlords continue to send questions and comments on the topic to our chat, email and online forums. Admittedly, it was a dramatic shift, requiring rental property owners who had traditionally banned dogs and other animals to accept tenants with assistance animals. Even landlords who welcomed pets have been scratching their heads over new guidelines on animal deposits and fees.

Should Your Rental Lease Have a Marijuana Clause?
Posted July 27, 2016
Imagine that the single family home you own in a quiet neighborhood was just leased to a family that moved from out of state. You pop by a few weeks after lease-signing to drop off extra keys and see how they are settling in. Instead of beds, sofas and other décor, you find that each room has been fitted with grow lights connected to hazardous tangles of electrical cords. Your tenants have stripped your house of furnishings and converted it into a greenhouse for growing marijuana.

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