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Category: Forms


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Where to send ideas for improving your real estate forms

04/05/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Want to see a change? Here's how.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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The correct way to count contract days

03/21/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Do you know how to properly count days in TREC and TAR residential contracts?

Categories: Forms, Legal

Texas REALTORS® convene in Austin for Winter Meeting

02/15/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

The 2017 Texas REALTORS® Winter Meeting saw informative speakers, worthy members recognized, and new leaders elected.

Categories: Forms, Meetings

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Which seller’s disclosure notice form should I use?

02/10/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Both TAR and TREC have seller's disclosure notice forms. Learn what the differences are for your client.

Categories: Forms, Sellers

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Is there a form to use when withdrawing an offer?

02/03/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Prompt communication of withdrawal is essential.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Can sellers terminate their temporary lease early?

01/17/2017 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Find out if they have this option.

Categories: Forms, Legal, Sellers

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How to document sellers paying for closing costs

12/02/2016 | Author: Legal Staff

The correct way to document in the buyers' offer with conventional financing that the sellers will contribute to closing costs.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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What is the deadline for your buyer to pay an option fee?

09/30/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

The option fee under Paragraph 23 in the One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) does not have the same time deadline as the notice of termination.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Does a seller always have to provide the lead-based paint addendum to a buyer?

09/29/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Find out if there are exceptions for providing this notice.

Categories: Forms, Legal

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Can a broker charge a fee without a party’s consent?

08/11/2016 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

Find out what the Real Estate License Act and the Code of Ethics says about this practice.

Categories: Forms, Legal