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Archived posts from 07/2014


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When buyers need to withhold tax on the seller’s behalf

07/29/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

The circumstances under which the Foreign Investment in Real Property Act applies to real estate transactions

Categories: Buyers

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5 ways to make your home impress buyers

07/25/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

Using these staging tips may help you sell your home faster.

Categories: Sellers

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Texas excels in some unexpected areas

07/22/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

You may be surprised by the state's achievements.

Categories: Research

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5 things first-time homebuyers don’t know they should do

07/18/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Don’t wait until after you’ve submitted an offer to consider these questions.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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Why didn’t the seller send me a counteroffer?

07/15/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Doesn't a seller have to either counter or reject an offer?

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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Why you may want to consider condos in your home search

07/08/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

A new report from the Texas Association of REALTORS® provides data about condo and townhome sales.

Categories: Buyers

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64 numbers you shouldn’t ignore

07/02/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Standards that everyone expects in a residence.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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How do I count contract days?

07/01/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Counting contract days is easier than you think.

Categories: Legal, Buyers