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Landlord’s Lien

When renting an apartment, it is important to know what a landlord’s lien is. The Austin Tenants’ Council provides some insight. Texas law gives a landlord a lien on a tenant’s non-exempt property for unpaid rent that is due. If a tenant is behind on rent...

Qualifying For An Apartment: Public Records

There are four things that apartments are evaluating on any rental application: 1) Employment and Income 2) Credit History 3) Rental History 4) Criminal Background So that I can give you a thorough explanation, I’m going to take each of these in a separate blog post....

What Happens When You Pay Your Rent Late?

The Texas Apartment Association offers some information on late payments of rent. The landlord has the option to follow legal means for eviction for nonpayment of rent or late payment of rent if not paid on or before the due date. Though it may be difficult for the...