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Crime Prevention

May 4, 2018

From mass shootings to human trafficking and the opioid crisis to domestic violence, media floods our world with stories about violence and crime. This bad news barrage overwhelms, angers, and alarms apartment residents, government officials, […]

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Room for Improvement

April 24, 2018

  AATC staff receives numerous calls and emails each month from members with questions about landlord-tenant and operational issues. In general, AATC staff will help our members find the answer in the REDBOOK. In the […]

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No Money!

March 15, 2018

Like many of you, my first rental property portfolio was a bit risky. As the sole-proprietor, I carefully managed my acquisitions and deposition; mainly paying cash for deals, but occasionally doing partnerships. Since there were […]

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The 2018-2019 Redbook Now Available!

February 28, 2018

Revamped REDBOOK and legal seminars bring members practical info in fresh, new way The 2018-2019 Edition of the REDBOOK contains critical updates you can’t miss; order it now by clicking here: http://www.aatcnet.org/order-taa-forms.html ! Streamlined. Colorful. Organized […]

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Don’t Like the Weather? Just Wait…

February 5, 2018

Texans like to make fun of our crazy weather. You’ve heard the jokes and one-liners: 1) if you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait a minute, it’ll change; 2) we have four distinct seasons […]

AATC Legislative

Redbook Blues – Unauthorized

January 1, 2018

Ben Franklin once remarked that house-guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. You may want to impart Ben’s wisdom to some to of your residents—especially those whose Christmas guests are still hanging around. […]

AATC Legislative

Redbook Blues – Holiday Harmony

December 5, 2017

Last month, we addressed personnel issues. People are our best asset, and, on occasion, our biggest operational challenge. This month we’re going to explore four common, operational challenges that occur around the Christmas season: referral […]