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Archived posts from P20/2014

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Texas sets a great example for real estate

09/18/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news highlights statewide and local activity.

Categories: Research

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Why Texans love their homes

09/16/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The winners of the My Texas Home video contest

Categories: Homeowners, Renters

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You’d love to own that house, but how much should you offer for it?

09/12/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Consult a real estate expert when you’re ready to purchase.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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Is the landlord allowed to show my property whenever she wants?

09/09/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Find out what a tenant should expect when the property gets put on the market.

Categories: Landlords, Renters

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What some sellers know that others don’t

09/05/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Many sellers find out the hard way that this one decision was not in their best interest.

Categories: Sellers, Homeowners

The Texas flag waving in the wind.

What $11 billion means for Texas real estate

09/03/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Texas has the greatest number of international homebuyers in years.

Categories: Research, Sellers

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9 ways to ruin your open house

08/29/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Real estate experts from across the country share the biggest mistakes sellers make.

Categories: Sellers

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Why won’t the seller lower his price since I don’t have a buyer’s agent?

08/26/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A seller and buyer disagree about how the lack of a buyer's agent should affect the home's selling price.

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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A quick and free way to find out if it’s time to buy a home

08/22/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

One step you should take before purchasing property.

Categories: Buyers

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Texas housing inventory increases for the first time in years

08/19/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news addresses statewide housing-inventory shortages.

Categories: Research