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Archived posts from 09/2015

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Proposition 1 does not hurt school funding

09/29/2015 | Author: Mark Lehman

Proposition 1 on the statewide ballot lowers property taxes without affecting school funding.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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When you should call 811

09/25/2015 | Author: Scott Finley, guest expert

Before you dig, call 811.

Categories: Homeowners

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The house I’m renting is facing foreclosure. What now?

09/23/2015 | Author: Legal Staff

What are a tenant's rights when the property has been sold at foreclosure?

Categories: Property Management, Landlords

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Update your voter registration, save money on your taxes

09/22/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make sure you can vote for Proposition 1 to lower your property taxes.

Categories: Governmental Affairs

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Demand for Texas housing remains strong

09/21/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news shows Texas home sales are on the rise.

Categories: Research

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How to get answers to your real estate questions

09/18/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

Here’s the most reliable source for information.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

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Increase funding for transportation infrastructure without new taxes or debt

09/15/2015 | Author: Mark Lehman

Vote for Proposition 7 on November 3 to increase funding for the state's transportation infrastructure.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms, Renters

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The phone number new homeowners will want to keep handy

09/11/2015 | Author: Jaime Lee

Your relationship with your Texas REALTOR® doesn’t have to end at closing.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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Do I have to provide a seller’s disclosure notice?

09/08/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

A property owner who hasn’t lived in the property still has to disclose what he knows.

Categories: Legal, Sellers, Homeowners

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How to find the best place to buy your next home

09/04/2015 | Author: Marty Kramer

A list may be a nice starting point, but you should do a little more research before making a move.

Categories: Buyers