Do You Know the Answer to These 6 Common Legal Hotline Questions?

Besides your broker, where do you turn for trustworthy information about real estate transactions? E...

TAR Advocates for Continued Use of its Release of Earnest Money Form, Not Proposed TREC Draft

The Texas Association of REALTORS® since the 1990s has offered members the Release of Earnest Money...

How TAR responded to TREC's many proposed changes

The Texas Real Estate Commission at its August 7 meeting proposed many rule changes, and you can sub...

TREC proposes changes to earnest money and other paragraphs

The Texas Real Estate Commission met on August 7 and adopted amendments to existing rules and propos...

From the Legal Hotline: What happens when a buyer doesn't pay the earnest money or option fee?

What happens when a buyer doesn’t pay the earnest money and/or termination option fee in a residen...