You also can find answers to a wide variety of frequently asked legal questions at Members may also call the Legal Hotline at 800-873-9155 to speak with a Texas REALTORS® attorney who can answer questions of a general nature—not provide specific legal advice—on real estate law and related matters. The hotline is available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Check out the new Legal Briefs video series, in which Texas REALTORS® attorneys explain hot topics and frequently asked questions.

The series debuted in November and has covered closing dates and contract expiration; failure to deliver earnest money; termination of backup contracts; and delivering the earnest money and option fee in backup contracts.

Use this QR code to watch the videos or visit—and stay tuned for more videos each month.