Base on my experience, about a month prior to your move in. Rental market is really hot in Dallas and landlord don't hold properties for over 30 days.
Please visit my website at http://www.findyourtexashome.com/leasing for some ideas of what you can get in the Dallas metroplex
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In regards to a lease most land lords/property management groups will not hold a property for a prolonged amount of time. I've been seeing them willing to hold for 30days but generally they are more interested in getting someone else in their fast to minimize their loss.
The properties for sale if priced corrently and conditioned correctly are going fast as well. The popular thing in Dallas right now are "Hip Pockets" which is where an agent will market the property before it even goes on to the Multiple Listing Service (aka MLS).
I have some great tools on my website http://(www.SimplyDallas.com) which you may find helpful. Another important thing to consider is how you pick your agent. If you do decide on renting vs owning then you need to make sure whichever agent you hire has access to both MLS and Apartment Database so that you get the best of both worlds. (You would be surprised how many agents will try to do a lease and not have access to both databases)
If your not already working with an agent, I would be honored to interview for the opportunity to represent you. My services are free of charge to Buyers/Renters and I would love to assist you.
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