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eFiling causing an increase of eviction cases

eFiling causing an increase of eviction cases

I think this is a good idea. The advantages to the property owners are obvious, but I think there is a not so obvious advantage to most renters.  If it is easier to evict people…owners are more likely to work with people.  They may accept people with lower credit or may cut you some slack […]

Federal Housing Rescue Plan Could Increase Rental Shadow Market

Federal Housing Rescue Plan Could Increase Rental Shadow Market

According to this article, government officials are considering a plan to pay the mortgages on houses that would otherwise be foreclosed on and then rent those houses back to the former owners at a price they would be able to afford. This idea comes as a response to the slow progress that the initial housing […]

Austin police report 80% increase in apartment burglaries

Austin police report 80% increase in apartment burglaries

You read that right. Authorities say the economy is to blame for this huge spike in burglaries. They tell us the crimes are mostly occurring at apartments in Northwest Austin. The biggest ticket items crooks are after? Authorities say it’s flat screen TV’s and GPS systems. A reminder to lock it up.