One of the most commonly used forms among Texas REALTORS® is the One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) (TAR 1601, TREC 20-14). Texas REALTOR® magazine’s cover story gives you a quick guide to 12 commonly confusing aspects of the contract:

  • What is the effective date
  • When is the effective date
  • How to calculate time periods and deadlines
  • What the property is
  • Paragraph 2B, Improvements
  • What is considered permanently installed and built-in
  • What is considered a fixture
  • Paragraph 2C, Accessories
  • Paragraph 2D, Exclusions
  • Repair Amendments
  • How the Termination Option and Repair Amendments work together
  • What REALTORS® can (or can’t) write in Special Provisions

Download a printable version of the guide, which includes space for your own notes.