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Archived posts from 02/2016

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Use your ears to learn Texas real estate trivia

02/26/2016 | Author: Jaime Lee

The latest “Inside Texas Real Estate” podcast reveals whether Texas home sales reached new highs last year.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners, Renters

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Do I have to allow assistance animals in my rental homes? 

02/23/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

What federal law says about a “no pets” policy

Categories: Property Management, Legal, Landlords, Renters

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Texas real estate continues to be a strong investment

02/22/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news highlights several cities

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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Is it possible to get an offer too quickly?

02/19/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

It's the first offer you received, but does that mean that better ones are still to come?

Categories: Sellers

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How social media helps and hurts Texas voters

02/16/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Don't believe everything you read online about candidates

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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Can you Google your first house?

02/12/2016 | Author: Ward Lowe

The Internet can be great--if you find the right source.

Categories: Buyers

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Do you get the appliances with the house?

02/09/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

How to determine if an item stays with the property when it sells.

Categories: Legal

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Last year was big for Texas housing markets

02/08/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Demand for homes was up in cities across the state.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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3 things to ignore when pricing your home

02/05/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

Learn what goes into pricing your home for sale.

Categories: Sellers

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Before you skip the March 1 primary ...

02/02/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Why primary elections are more important than you realize

Categories: In Lehman's Terms