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How hard could it be?

08/08/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Why you might need an "uncomplicator" for your real estate transaction.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords

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5 things first-time homebuyers don’t know they should do

07/18/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Don’t wait until after you’ve submitted an offer to consider these questions.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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Why didn’t the seller send me a counteroffer?

07/15/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Doesn't a seller have to either counter or reject an offer?

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

The front exterior of a brown two-story home with wide trim and a stone foundation.

64 numbers you shouldn’t ignore

07/02/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Standards that everyone expects in a residence.

Categories: Buyers, Renters

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How do I count contract days?

07/01/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Counting contract days is easier than you think.

Categories: Legal, Buyers

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10 reasons to love Texas real estate

06/20/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Why the state has more going for it than you may think.

Categories: Sellers, Renters

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Want to destroy your home’s value? Try this

06/13/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

We homeowners should probably know better. But a lot of us are making decisions that lower the value of our property.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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Don’t miss this chance to reduce your tax bill

05/23/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Challenge your property's appraised value.

Categories: Sellers

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Do I have to accept a full-price offer for my home?

05/20/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A seller asks if she must accept a full-price offer on her property.

Categories: Sellers

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Are you really ready to list your home?

05/09/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

How to make sure the timing is right for you.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers