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Can I cancel the contract if the seller won’t make repairs?

06/17/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A buyer wants out of the deal after the termination-option period has ended.

Categories: Legal, Buyers

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Doesn’t the buyer have to give a reason for backing out?

05/06/2014 | Author: Legal Staff

What information is the buyer obligated to share with the seller when the buyer decides to cancel the deal?

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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4 questions to ask yourself before buying in an HOA

04/25/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Is living in a homeowners association the right choice for you?

Categories: Buyers

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You might be surprised who is touting the value of real estate agents

04/18/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Though you might think this person would suggest that real estate agents are no longer necessary in this age of ubiquitous online information, he went on the record to say exactly the opposite.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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Who’s buying and selling real estate in Texas?

03/03/2014 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

The 2014 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report shows recent trends among homebuyers and sellers.

Categories: Research

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Bet you don’t know this about Texas REALTORS®

02/21/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Most people think they know what a REALTOR® is, but many of them are wrong.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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What your elders can teach you about building wealth

01/22/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

What type of investment do centenarians believe is best?

Categories: Buyers, Landlords

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Are You Making this Classic Mistake?

11/20/2013 | Author: Jaime Lee

Don't let small imperfections distract you from the property as a whole.

Categories: Buyers

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The No. 1 Way to Make Homebuying Less Stressful

10/16/2013 | Author: Summer Mandell

Homebuying is an exciting - though stressful - life event. Here's how to decrease your stress.

Categories: Buyers

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What a Used Bicycle has to Do With Your Home Search

09/27/2013 | Author: Ward Lowe

Why it's important to put the terms of your deal in writing.

Categories: Buyers