UNDO – My Contract Hero

Whoever invented the undo function in computer software is one of my heroes. Think about it: If something doesn’t turn out the way you intended, hit Control + Z and—poof—it never happened. There aren’t many places in life where you get to undo your actions like that, but the option period in a real estate […]

Five Things To Do When Buying A Home

You’ll have a team of real estate professionals working with you during the home buying process—like lenders, inspectors, and appraisers, to name a few—but there are still some tasks that are all yours. Start by hiring a Texas REALTOR®, who will guide you through every step of the way, and taking care of a few […]

When YOU are the Landlord – Do This

Author: Marty Kramer

Everything changed when our landlord and his wife had a baby.

Previously, he came to our rental house often. He spent several summer weekends installing a French drain to address a flooding problem. He repaired a toilet. Painted the exterior. Took down a dead tree.

After the baby arrived, though, our landlord was nowhere […]

Will my soon-to-be-ex-spouse have to sign the contracts, too?

The Texas Association of Realtors publishes information about the real estate market giving advice, answering questions, and informing the public about the status of the housing market. Here’s a sample of what they offer:

My wife and I bought a house together a few years ago, and now we’re getting divorced. Neither of us wants to […]