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A young woman with brown hair wearing a form-fitting gray sweater shrugs.

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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Can you really handle a home makeover?

05/02/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

Putting your personal touch on a home is exciting, but don’t lose sight of reality.

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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You don’t have to make this mistake when buying your first home

03/28/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Your options will grow if you see past the small things.

Categories: Buyers

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Texas is a top state for housing, education, and employment

03/13/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news highlights the state's successes.

Categories: Research

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How do I get my security deposit back?

03/11/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Only one tenant is leaving the condo; what happens to the security deposit?

Categories: Legal, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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Several Texas cities are among the fastest-growing in the US

03/04/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news from across the state.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers

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Do not keep opinions to yourself

02/28/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Communication is key for a successful home search.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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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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Texas economy continues to flourish

02/17/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest market news from across the state.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Renters