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Archived posts from 05/2016

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Does a brand new house need an inspection?

05/31/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

New construction and home inspections

Categories: Buyers

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3 ways sellers can make a good impression during a showing

05/27/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Try these tips to make your home more memorable.

Categories: Sellers, Homeowners

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Are you one of the few who show up?

05/24/2016 | Author: Brandon Alderete

November isn’t the only time to cast your ballot.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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Does a seller always have to provide the survey?

05/17/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A seller wants to know who is responsible for providing the survey.

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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What “fiduciary” means and how it applies to your real estate transaction

05/13/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

Texas real estate agents and brokers are held to high standards of professionalism. Those agents and brokers who choose to become Texas REALTORS® pledge to abide by even higher standards.

Categories: Ethics

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We’re talking about you in D.C. this week

05/10/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Hundreds of Texas REALTORS® are visiting Capitol Hill to advocate for Texas real estate.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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Can I choose who makes the repairs?

05/04/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

Since the buyer will be the one living in the house, does he or she get to make the call on who makes agreed-upon repiars?

Categories: Buyers