I’m buying property, do I need a survey?

I’m buying property, do I need a survey?

According to the Texas Property Code, there is only a certain amount of information the seller must give the buyer when selling a piece of real estate. Depending on your contract, the seller may only have to give a list of items, which can be found in the Texas...
Buying on the Courthouse Steps: How a Prior Owner Can Redeem

Buying on the Courthouse Steps: How a Prior Owner Can Redeem

Buying real property – land or house – at a Sheriff’s sale or a tax sale typically means standing on the courthouse steps on the first Tuesday of the month. Sales typically take place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and are posted in the location for...
Deciding What Happens After: Guardians, Wills, and More Explained

Deciding What Happens After: Guardians, Wills, and More Explained

The decision about who would take your minor child if you were to die is an important but daunting idea. Who would take care of them? How would you provide for them? When is an appropriate time for your minor child to receive any assets you may have? These are all...
Appealing a FEMA Denial: Where Do You Start?

Appealing a FEMA Denial: Where Do You Start?

After a disaster, many things start happening all at the same time. However, after a disaster survivors have often lost most of their worldly possessions and paperwork to help prove who they are and what they own. The lack of documentation frequently leads to FEMA...