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Archived posts from 03/2014

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You don’t have to make this mistake when buying your first home

03/28/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Your options will grow if you see past the small things.

Categories: Buyers

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Do I have to give a seller’s disclosure notice to a tenant?

03/25/2014 | Author: Legal Staff

A landlord asks if he must give a prospective tenant a seller's disclosure notice.

Categories: Legal, Landlords, Renters

The front exterior of a brown two-story home with wide trim and a stone foundation.

Six ways the location of your house will impact your life

03/21/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

You know location is important in real estate, but you may not realize just how much the neighborhood you choose affects your life.

Categories: Buyers

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Is my security deposit gone if I back out of my lease?

03/20/2014 | Author: Legal Staff

Your options for getting part or all of your security deposit back if you cancel a lease.

Categories: Renters

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What’s your time worth?

03/14/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Read this before you decide to sell your house on your own.

Categories: Sellers

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Texas is a top state for housing, education, and employment

03/13/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news highlights the state's successes.

Categories: Research

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How do I get my security deposit back?

03/11/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Only one tenant is leaving the condo; what happens to the security deposit?

Categories: Legal, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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Several Texas cities are among the fastest-growing in the US

03/04/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news from across the state.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers

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Who’s buying and selling real estate in Texas?

03/03/2014 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

The 2014 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report shows recent trends among homebuyers and sellers.

Categories: Research