Categories for Chapter 92.158

Rental property locksmith in Houston cites lock laws

August 4, 2017

Texas Lock Requirements for Rental Properties If you are confused about the Texas entry lock requirements for rentals to be installed on rental properties here is a summary to help you better understand what is needed.   Landlords in Texas are required to install keyless locking devices as per the Texas Property Code, section 92, subchapter D. Most rental properties must have several security devices in place while a tenant is in possession of the property or the landlord could potentially face liability.   Security Devices Under Subchapter D The following is a listing of security devices that the landlord must... View Article

Montgomery Tx locksmith recommends a proactive approach to rental property security

March 2, 2017

Residential rental property security is an area where many property managers and landlords are woefully lax. At best, they’ll keep up with their strictly defined obligations. More often, they let violations slip past without ever realizing the potential disaster lurking. Here are just three of the benefits of a proactive approach to security. Minimize liability The most straightforward benefit of a proactive approach to property security lies in the minimization of liability. If someone breaks into a tenant’s home and injures someone, damages property or steals something then the property owner could conceivably be held liable. This is true even... View Article

Mobile locksmith in Montgomery, Tx talks rental property security

February 28, 2017

As the owner of ReKey Xpress locksmith, I perform many hundreds of lock changes in the field for landlords. I have some serious concerns relating to the unnecessary risks I see many property owners taking by not implementing or understanding requirements under the Texas Property Code.  I am speaking at present specifically about Sec. 92.156 for residential rental property in Texas. Landlords in Texas need to know that they can be legally responsible for injuries that occur on their property. For example, let’s say that someone steps in a post hole in the back yard of a residential rental property and injures... View Article

Locksmith in Spring, Tx discusses a proactive approach to property security

February 6, 2017

Property security is an area where many landlords and property managers are woefully lax. At best, they’ll keep up with their strictly defined obligations. More often, they let violations slip past without ever realizing the potential disaster lurking. Here are just three of the benefits of a proactive approach to security. 1. Minimize liability The most straightforward benefit of a proactive approach to property security lies in the minimization of liability. If someone breaks into a tenant’s home and injures someone, steals something, or damages property, then you could conceivably be held liable. This is true even if you’re already... View Article

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