Tenants’ Questions Answered!

Tenants’ Questions Answered!

Answers to Common Questions Regarding Landlords and Tenants Question: Does my Landlord have to repair damage to my property? If so, what procedures do I need to follow to request repairs? Also, I sent my Landlord a request for a repair but nothing has been done. What...
Landlords’ Questions Answered!

Landlords’ Questions Answered!

Answers to Common Questions Regarding Landlords and Tenants   Question: When do I have to make repairs to the house?  What type of repairs do I have to make? Answer: The landlord (that’s you!), has a duty to make repairs that affect the tenant’s physical health and...
Federal Tax Liens Against Real Estate

Federal Tax Liens Against Real Estate

Generally: Federal Tax Liens A federal tax lien is a legal claim against all current and future property, including but not limited to real estate, automobiles, wages, and bank accounts. 26 U.S.C. § 6321,...
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...