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Archived posts from 07/2015

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It’s not going to fix itself … really

07/31/2015 | Author: Ward Lowe

Why you'll be glad you've kept up on home maintenance when you sell.

Categories: Homeowners

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Texas homes and jobs stay in demand

07/30/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest news offers a look at the state's growing housing and job markets.

Categories: Research

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I signed a lease but changed my mind

07/28/2015 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

What happens to the security deposit and prepaid rent if you decide not to move in after you signed the lease?

Categories: Landlords, Renters

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3 homebuying myths busted

07/24/2015 | Author: Summer Mandell

Don’t be tricked by these common misconceptions.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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5 lessons for the second-time homebuyer

07/17/2015 | Author: Jaime Lee

Buying your first home is a great way to prepare for the next one.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

A large home with beige siding, a fireplace, and huge exterior windows

Can I protect my property from a neighbor’s overreaching fence?

07/14/2015 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A homeowner is worried about a fence on his property.

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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Is your house worth that much?

07/10/2015 | Author: Marty Kramer

You may be tempted to start with a high price for your house, but you're taking a big risk.

Categories: Sellers