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New Home Construction Defects: What You Need to Know

New Home Construction Defects: What You Need to Know

If you recently purchased a new construction home and are experiencing problems, you may wonder what your legal options are. Construction defect law can seem complex, but don’t worry! This blog post will discuss the basics of construction defect law in Texas and outline your options if you find yourself in this situation. 

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Contract for Deed in Texas: Keeping Your Risk Low

Contract for Deed in Texas: Keeping Your Risk Low

If you’re looking for a contract for deed (owner financing) in Texas, it’s essential to understand the risks involved. A contract for deed is not as solid as a mortgage or deed of trust, but there are ways to keep your risk low. In this blog post, we’ll look at some things you can do to protect yourself when entering into a contract for deed.

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Disadvantages of a Contract for Deed: What to Watch Out For

Disadvantages of a Contract for Deed: What to Watch Out For

If you’re considering buying a home, you may have come across the term “contract for deed.” This type of contract allows a seller to market their home to a buyer who may not be able to afford a mortgage. It can be tempting to enter into this type of agreement, especially if you’re struggling to save up for a down payment. However, there are some disadvantages that you should watch out for. Let’s look at the disadvantages of a contract for deed in Texas.

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Inherited Property: Do All Heirs Have to Agree to Sell?

Inherited Property: Do All Heirs Have to Agree to Sell?

If you inherit property in Texas, you may wonder what you can do with it. Depending on your situation, you may face restrictions. For example, if other heirs have an interest, they may need to agree to a sale. Let’s look at whether all heirs have to agree to sell property in Texas and also find out what other options you may have in Texas.

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How to Lower Your MUD Tax in Texas

How to Lower Your MUD Tax in Texas

In Texas, all homeowners pay a Municipal Utility District (MUD) tax in addition to their regular property taxes. The MUD tax is a fee assessed by your municipal district to help fund the development and maintenance of infrastructure in areas with new homes. This tax can be costly, depending on where you live in the state. Let’s look at how the MUD tax works and how to lower your taxes!

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