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Tag Archives: Harvey
Ensure you’re working with legitimate professionals, whether rebuilding your own home or sharing these tips with clients. Be suspicious of builders who contact you first. A person knocking on your door may say he’s a contractor, but how do you … Continue reading
College football legend Lou Holtz leaves Texas REALTORS® with 3 rules on Day 1 of 2017 Texas REALTORS® Conference
Harvey and the resilience of Texas and its REALTORS® was a theme echoed throughout the first day of the 2017 Texas REALTORS® Conference at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Speakers and leaders made time to recognize the generosity of Texas … Continue reading
This post was written by Michael Mengden to address landlord and tenant issues brought about by Hurricane Harvey. He is president/broker of Terra Residential Services in Houston, 2011 chairman of the TAR Property Management Committee, and 2002 president of the National Association … Continue reading
Thousands of clients are in limbo due to the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. And while every situation is different, here are sections in the TREC One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) and related addenda that might apply to transactions … Continue reading
Paragraph 25 of TAR’s Residential Lease deals with casualty loss, which includes a loss due to weather events, such as Harvey. If the property is deemed partially or completely uninhabitable, Paragraph 25 references the Texas Property Code Section 92.054 for … Continue reading
Important information for landlords considering raising rents in counties designated as disaster areas
With high demand for shelter in areas of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey, some landlords are considering raising rent for intact properties. However, raising rents on current or prospective tenants may be considered price gouging, which is illegal. Section 17.46(b)(27) … Continue reading
The Texas REALTORS® Conference will be held as scheduled September 8-11 in Dallas. TAR understands that some members who registered may not be able to attend due to circumstances brought on by Harvey. Although the cancellation deadline has passed, TAR … Continue reading