The Farah Law Firm

Writ of Possession

Writ of Possession

So you won your suit for eviction, five days has passed, and your tenant hasn’t vacated yet or appealed. What do you do? Why, you get the writ of possession of course. But what is the writ of possession? Where do you get it from? How do you get it? Situations like this occur quite […]

Squatter’s Rights in Texas

Squatter's Rights MF

Due to the increases in home prices and rents the last few years, more and more people are turning to squatting to try to secure housing. While some squat because of a loss of income, many others are just scammers trying to get free housing. And without the proper knowledge, an unaware property owner could […]

How to Reinstate a Texas LLC

Why is your Texas LLC being terminated? Ultimately, your registration was terminated due to some form of tax or administrative forfeiture. The most typical cause of this is failure to file your annual franchise report and pay any associated fees or taxes.   How much time do you have to reinstate your Texas LLC? In […]

Subject to Transactions

Subject to Transactions

Given the rise of interest rates over the last few months in the united states  and steady investor demand, there has been a sharp rise in the number of investors seeking to purchase properties utilizing a subject to transaction. However, there are many traps that sellers need to be wary of. In real estate, a […]

Navigating Texas Real Estate Contracts with an Attorney

Navigating Texas Real Estate Contracts with an Attorney

Importance of a Real Estate Attorney in Texas Entering into a real estate transaction in Texas? The real estate contract you sign will serve as the legal foundation of your transaction. It dictates the terms and conditions, protects your rights, and outlines responsibilities for all parties involved. It’s essential to understand the implications of every […]

The Farah Law Firm, P.C.: Your Partner in Excess Proceeds

Our Team

In the complex realm of real estate law, we at The Farah Law Firm, P.C. serve as your dedicated guide, especially when the convoluted matters of tax lien foreclosure and excess proceeds are at play.   Investor Opportunity in Excess Proceeds in Texas Excess proceeds emerge from the ashes of tax lien foreclosures. These are […]

A Brief Summary of the Complicated Eviction Process

A Brief Summary of the Complicated Eviction Process

STEP 1: NOTICE TO VACATE To begin the process, the tenant must receive a Notice to Vacate in accordance with procedures outlined in the lease or the oral agreement. If it was not outlined in the lease or agreement, then the requirements in the Texas Property Code must be strictly followed. Tex. Prop. Code § […]

Texas eviction appeals up 163%

Texas eviction appeals up 163%

According to data that our law firm pulled from the Texas Judicial Branch Court activity database, eviction appeals have increased an average of 163% comparing the 2.5 years before and after COVID-19.   We surveyed the four largest counties in Texas that are representative of much of the tenant population.*  The dates that were utilized were January […]

SELLER BEWARE: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SUBJECT-TO TRANSACTIONS IN TEXAS

Subject-to transactions in Texas are a type of real estate purchase in which the buyer takes over the payments on an existing mortgage instead of getting a new mortgage. It can be useful for buyers who are unable to obtain a traditional mortgage, as well as for sellers who are unable to sell their property […]

Homebuyers Beware: Builder Contracts in a Seller’s Market

Fox 4 KDFW recently reported that a North Texas family was left all but homeless after their home builder backed out of their contract in the eleventh hour. It’s a consequence of the current seller’s market, and it’s perfectly legal.