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Holidays aren’t the only time to protect freedoms

07/05/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Don’t take homeownership for granted on any day.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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4 reasons to contact a Texas REALTOR

07/01/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

See how they can help you.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners, Renters

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Where the deer and the antelope play

06/24/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

Find out the latest trends for sales of small tracts of land in Texas

Categories: Land, farm, ranch

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Help resolve the D.C. gridlock right now

06/21/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Encourage your senators to move this important real estate bill along.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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What to know about student debt and homebuying

06/17/2016 | Author: Michael Schrantz

The effect of student debt on homebuying is getting more attention, and there are ways to clear the debt to income hurdle.

Categories: Buyers

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4 tips to build your perfect backyard kitchen

06/14/2016 | Author: Brian Johnston, guest expert

A chef and landscape expert suggest ways for homeowners to craft their outdoor entertaining space.


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How a political buzzword just protected private-property rights for Texans

06/07/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Here’s a recent example of the term “grassroots” in action.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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Don’t learn this lesson the hard way

06/03/2016 | Author: Ward Lowe

More evidence that using a Texas REALTOR® makes sense

Categories: Sellers

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Does a brand new house need an inspection?

05/31/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

New construction and home inspections

Categories: Buyers

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3 ways sellers can make a good impression during a showing

05/27/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Try these tips to make your home more memorable.

Categories: Sellers, Homeowners