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Summer Grove Apartments Under New Ownership

Summer Grove Apartments Under New Ownership

Sold to a California company What I find interesting is that according to the article it is at 100 percent occupancy…but it has awful reviews 36 percent approval at the time of writing.  Its tough to read too much into reviews, but the landlady not being around seems pretty consistent across much of them.  Maybe […]

Broken elevators in Sabine on Fifth?

Broken elevators in Sabine on Fifth?

“Residents of the Sabine on Fifth have sued the developer of the downtown Austin condominium project, CWS Capital Partners, alleging problems with the building and its elevators that they say pose safety hazards to the occupants.“ The original story is here. I am sure there is another side of the story, but I did want […]

More apartment laws

More apartment laws

House Bill 421 Requires Notice to Tenants in Foreclosures Rep. Dawnna Dukes of Austin has filed House Bill 421 in the Texas House of Representatives. This bill addresses tenants’ rights during a foreclosure. It requires a landlord to notify tenants within seven days of receiving notice of a foreclosure sale. Call your state representative to […]

California co. buys North Austin apartments

California co. buys North Austin apartments

Summer Grove, a 124-unit complex at 7905 San Felipe Boulevard, was purchased in late February by Summer Grove Properties LLC of Santa Rosa, Calif. The seller was Bryan Stern with Baron Properties LLC of Greenwood Village, Colo. The purchase price was not disclosed. From here. (Ignore the inaccurate title) It appears there is some room […]

Laws that affect apartment owners and renters

Laws that affect apartment owners and renters

House Bill 2824 Helps Tenants Appealing an Eviction Rep. Elliott Naishtat of Austin has filed House Bill 2824 in the Texas House of Representatives. If passed, this bill would require a court to appoint a lawyer to represent a tenant who has filed a pauper’s affidavit in an appeal of an eviction judgment. House Bill […]