There’s now a strict three-day deadline to deliver earnest money in the One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) (TAR 1601, TREC 20-14)—except if the deadline falls on a weekend or a legal holiday. The latest Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute shows the correct earnest money deadline for three possible scenarios so you can be confident in your own calculations.
Where is the 3 day rule found in documentation?
The best way to go about this is to count 3 calendar days if the delivery day falls into a legal holiday or weekend (title company is not opened) you deliver it the next day. That way you don’t have to worry about being accurate.