Thursday, March 30, 2006

Leasehold Estates (Renting)


Students shall be able to

  1. define the principal kinds of tenancies available to persons who rent real property.

  2. describe some of the most common covenants found in a lease.

  3. list the rights and duties of landlords and tenants.

  4. recognize the liability of landlords and tenants to third parties.

  5. distinguish between an item of personal property that is a fixture and one that is not a fixture, and decide whether the item belongs to the landlord or the tenant.

  6. answer questions from the Texas Property Code.



  1. Students shall search online for a rental apartment.


Assignments: On the left side of your notebook:

  1. Complete the "Renting an Apartment" assignment.



Monitor and adjust as necessary. Check the notes in the notebook.

TEKS involved:  1A, 1C, 1D, 2A, 2C, 2D, 2E, 2F, 3A, 3B, 3D, 3E, 6B, 6C, 6D, 6G, 6H