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Increased Apartment Rental Market Stemming from North Texas Job Growth

During the second quarter of 2012, there was a strong demand for apartment rentals in North Texas, which was a surprising fact given the rebounding home sales market. Renters absorbed 8,031 apartment rental units in Q2 2012, which totals out … Continue reading

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Rental Industry and Income on the Rise in Texas

According to recent data collected by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Texas has taken the number 3 spot in the country for percent change in total state personal income in 2011. Texas saw that number rise 6.54% over the year, putting it just behind North Dakota and Iowa with increases of 8.1% and 6.8%, respectively. During this same period, the total personal income for the country increased 5.1%, up from the 2010 increase of 3.7%. Continue reading

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Craigslist Rental Scam Targeting Texas Renters

When it comes to renting property, you have to be wary of scams. It may sound strange, but there are a lot of people out there that are so intent on bettering their living situations that they easily fall into … Continue reading

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New Rent Program Guarantees Investors 2 Years of Rent

A new program from Texas Investor Homes guarantees two year’s rental income on brand new homes in Texas. This allows real estate investors to now have their rental income guaranteed forĀ two years regardless of occupancy. In addition to that, prices … Continue reading

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Rent Being Provided for Victims of Texas Wildfires

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs has allocated nearly $726,000 to assist homeowners who suffered damages from wildfires this year. If it is approved, homeowners that were displaced by wildfires could receive money to demolish and reconstruct their … Continue reading

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Texas Contributes $950,000 to Senior Rental Housing Expansion

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, along with State Representative Jim Pitts, has just announced a funding award to private developers constructing a new, affordable rental property located in Midlothian that is supposed to help; bring stability to the lives of older tenants while simultaneously providing a shot of adrenaline to the local economy. Continue reading

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HomeAway Beats Analysts’ Estimates

HomeAway Incorporated has some good news for investors and fans as the company has just announced third quarter sales that topped analysts’ estimates as the company expanded to other countries and consumers used property rentals to make money, despite the current economic slump. Continue reading

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FEMA Provides Temporary Housing to Wildfire Victims

A plethora of temporary housings from FEMA have arrived in Texas for victims of the recent wildfires who live in Bastrop, Texas. Many people have already begun moving into the temporary homes with FEMA stating that more housing units are … Continue reading

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Rising Apartment Rents in North Texas Don’t Show Signs of Stopping

If you are currently renting an apartment in North Texas, or plan on doing so anytime soon, then you can expect to pay higher rents in the upcoming months. That’s right, as the desire for property rentals increases and occupancy begins to tighten, landlords will begin raising rent prices, according to a recent study. Continue reading

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Victims of Texas Wildfires Struggle to Find Rental Properties

Due to the recent wildfires that occurred in Bastrop County Texas, as well as other locations around Central Texas, displaced residents that are looking for temporary places to live are discovering that the Texas rental market is pretty tight at the moment. Continue reading

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