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Category: Homeowners


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6 reasons to contact a REALTOR® in 2016

12/31/2015 | Author: Jaime Lee

Work with a professional when buying, selling, or leasing real estate in the new year.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Renters

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3 reasons to contact your REALTOR after the sale

12/11/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

A Texas REALTOR® can help you even if you aren’t buying or selling.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners

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Is now the right time to sell your home?

12/04/2015 | Author: Jaime Lee

This may be the time to take advantage of increased demand for Texas homes.

Categories: Sellers, Homeowners

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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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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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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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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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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

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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