Nobody rents out a property thinking they’ll need to evict a tenant later on, but sometimes eviction becomes necessary. A tenant who starts off stable could lose their job unexpectedly and be left without a reserve to pay their rent. Sometimes tenants are on their best behavior until they get into the unit and then show their true colors…. [Read More]
You didn’t want it to come to this—no landlord does. The eviction process is messy and intimidating if you’ve never had to file one before, but in some cases, you don’t have much of a choice. To preserve the integrity of the property and begin collecting rent on time once again, you need your tenant to vacate the premises, permanently…. [Read More]
Sometimes tenants can be difficult; but as with most things in life, tenants are temporary. Or at least they should be. Unfortunately, as some unlucky landlords have found out, some problem tenants don’t want to leave. So what can you do? When dragging tenants out by their shirttails won’t do, it’s time to check into your legal rights…. [Read More]
Evictions are very serious, and if you’re preparing to evict a tenant for the first time, it’s critical that you understand how to handle the process. Specifically, you need to know how to approach the actual eviction day…. [Read More]
Eviction is a messy process. It’s stressful, time consuming, and often financially costly. Most landlords are lucky enough to avoid having to go through evicting a tenant, but others aren’t so fortunate. When these unfortunate cases do crop up, it’s important to follow the letter of the law. As a landlord, you can’t evict a tenant over a simple disagreement or petty matter. There are codes and laws in Houston dictating how you must proceed and when eviction is permitted.
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As a landlord, it would be nice to have tenants who always pay on time, take care of your property, and provide ample notice before moving out. However, the reality is often very different. Even if you have taken care to choose tenants you think are reliable and professional, things can go wrong. It’s common for tenants to damage your property, move out without notice, and pay their rent late – or not pay it at all.
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There are some parts of being a landlord that nobody wants to go through. However, sometimes circumstances demand it. While leasing your Houston property, you may come up against the unpleasant need to evict a tenant. Eviction is a last resort, but is necessary in certain unfortunate situations.
Too often landlords do not realize how simple it is to evict a tenant when payment of rent has not occurred. If you’re a landlord or property manager, you don’t have to hire an expensive attorney to evict a tenant for you – just put the “How To” steps below into practice and see how you can deal with your evictions simply and quickly yourself.
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