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Archived posts from P20/2016


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Do you know what the presidential candidates have in common?

08/04/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Real estate is common ground for the nominees.

Categories: Business tips, In Lehman's Terms

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Can you trust online price estimates for your home?

07/29/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

Get the scoop on websites that claim to give you an estimate of what your property is worth.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

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Learn from others’ homebuying and selling mistakes

07/22/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

Download a free 14-page guide with tips from Texas REALTORS® about buying or selling a home.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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One issue that even a divided Congress agrees on

07/21/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

A last-minute vote at the U.S. Capitol brought victory to homebuyers.

Categories: Governmental Affairs, In Lehman's Terms

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Avoid these mistakes between loan approval and closing

07/08/2016 | Author: Ward Lowe

Just because you've been approved for your mortgage loan doesn't mean the deal is done.

Categories: Buyers

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Holidays aren’t the only time to protect freedoms

07/05/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Don’t take homeownership for granted on any day.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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4 reasons to contact a Texas REALTOR

07/01/2016 | Author: Summer Mandell

See how they can help you.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners, Renters

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Where the deer and the antelope play

06/24/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

Find out the latest trends for sales of small tracts of land in Texas

Categories: Land, farm, ranch

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Help resolve the D.C. gridlock right now

06/21/2016 | Author: Mark Lehman

Encourage your senators to move this important real estate bill along.

Categories: In Lehman's Terms

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What to know about student debt and homebuying

06/17/2016 | Author: Michael Schrantz

The effect of student debt on homebuying is getting more attention, and there are ways to clear the debt to income hurdle.

Categories: Buyers