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Wondering what the real word is on local apartment complexes? The following link has most of the major apartment complexes in San Marcos listed and what students had to say about them. Click first on the apartment complex name, and then click on the comments to see what you might be in for. Note that anyone can add to these, so they might not always be accurate, but with enough entries, you can often get a feel for what is happening there and what questions you should ask.
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A links to information provided by the Attorney General of Texas about the legal rights of tenant in Texas, including the procedure to follow when having problems with a landlord about repairs. Important information on issues such as leasing, right to peace and quiet, right to health and safety, right to security and recovering your security deposit.
Link to the Texas agency (TCEQ) that governs billing practices for water & waste water utility services provided to tenants.
Links to Insurance advisor website that contains information, both good and bad, on various insurers, plus read the latest insurance-related news
Links to state insurance statutes.
Links to federal statutes.
Links to agency web page with information about shopping for insurance, insurance fraud and rates.
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Link to landlord-tenant information brochures, and forms.
Links to Landlord Tenant web page with information on tenants legal rights and responsibilities in Texas.
A downloadable form that may be used (if such forms are not provided by your management) within 48 hours of move-in and upon move-out.
The Tenants' Rights Handbook which was prepared as a public service by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
A contract template for roommates sharing an apartment. Provides link to a Texas housing website answering commonly asked questions involving renting.
Landlord-tenant guide prepared by an attorney on behalf of the Real Estate Center at Texas A & M University.