Best Places to Rent? In North Texas, Start in Plano

By Bethany Erickson / July 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

Plano hits the top 20 when it comes to best places to rent, we have a look at June’s single-family and multi-family housing starts, and homeownership is up for one key age group. We have all this and more in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Best Places to Rent? In North Texas, Start […]

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5 Things to Look Out for When Renting a Flipped Property

By Contributor / December 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Linzi Martin As a renter, finding a flipped property can be great. After all, you’re moving into a recently renovated space that’s clean, modern, up to code and generally more visually appealing, right? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Some flipped properties are done very quickly, and in the process, hazardous shortcuts might have been […]

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Dallas Tops List of Cities With Highest Eviction Rates

By Bethany Erickson / October 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

A new study of rental insecurity and eviction rates found that Dallas is at the top of the list of major metro areas when it comes to frequency of eviction. In fact, at a rate of 5.6 percent, Dallas is tied with Indianapolis and behind only Atlanta, Phoenix and Memphis, the report released today by […]

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Yardi, RentCafe Offer Hurricane Harvey Displacement Service

By Joanna England / September 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

So many people lost everything — homes, cars, and all their possessions — in the wrath wrought by Hurricane Harvey. But there’s another category of people who were just as badly affected by this record-breaking storm: renters.  In some cases, renters are required to continue paying rent on uninhabitable apartments and homes, and some can’t […]

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Is Airbnb About to Get Banned From The Park Cities? UP Zoning Committee Discuss Limiting Short Term Rentals

By Joanna England / November 21, 2013 / 8 Comments

  The University Park City Council is considering limiting short-term rentals in single-family neighborhoods, says the one and only Dan Koller of Park Cities People. Interesting topic to see at the end of a City Council agenda, and one that might address the growing trend of unregulated room rentals from websites such as Airbnb. The […]

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Help This Girl: Single Gal is Looking For an Urban Studio/Loft For $900/Month or Less!

By Joanna England / May 23, 2013 / 14 Comments

You guys are some of the most resourceful readers on the internet, so here’s a puzzle for you. This gal is looking for her dream rental, but she’s got some pretty tight paramaters: I am looking for a fabulous place to live with a move date of Saturday, July 27 or July 20. I work […]

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