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I signed a lease but changed my mind

07/28/2015 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

What happens to the security deposit and prepaid rent if you decide not to move in after you signed the lease?

Categories: Landlords, Renters

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Real estate data is everywhere, but what does it mean?

03/20/2015 | Author: Marty Kramer

You could make great decisions about real estate transactions ... if you just knew what to do with all that information.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Homeowners, Commercial real estate, Renters

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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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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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If you are going to rent out your home, make sure you have a lot of this

12/30/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

A rental home can be a great investment ...if you have a lot of this one commodity.

Categories: Landlords

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Consider This Before Listing Your House

12/02/2013 | Author: Jaime Lee

Do you know what you're going to do if your house sells?

Categories: Sellers, Renters

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Should you hire an agent if you found a buyer without one?

07/19/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

The reasons why you should contact a Texas REALTOR® even if you have a willing buyer.

Categories: Sellers