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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 […]

New Legislation for Texas Series LLCs

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The Texas legislature recently passed new legislation regarding Texas series LLCs, which went into effect on June 1, 2022. This new legislation will potentially offer more protection and peace of mind for individuals and entities conducting business with series LLCs.

What Does the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium Mean for Landlords?

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the country, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued an order (the Order) on September 4, 2020, that temporarily places a moratorium on residential evictions. This order is in effect from September 4, 2020, through December 31, 2020. At this time, many tenants have questions about how the […]

Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid

Real Estate: Smart Hacks and Scams to Avoid

Revealing The Scams Targeting Seniors Despite the numerous legal safeguards, checks, and counters that the US’s financial system rely on, there is always another loophole exploited by scammers. This is especially true due to the fluid political climate; as legislation changes, such as with this week’s repeal of Dodds-Frank regulation, so too do the products and […]

Buying or Selling Your House With an Attorney Instead of an Agent

For many people, buying or selling a house is one of the most significant transactions of their life, and it stands to reason that you’d want to turn to a professional rather than navigating the process on your own. If you’re purchasing a new home or considering selling your house, your first inclination might be […]

A Quick Guide to Liens

A Quick Guide to Liens

Have a lien on your house, or want to put a lien on a house, and need to know more about what that means? Here’s a quick guide to liens. If you need to chat with a real estate lawyer to find out more or get help with your lien, contact Farah Law Firm now!

The Process of Buying a House in Texas

The Process of Buying a House in Texas

When it comes to buying a house anywhere, the process is one that can be drawn out by unique and arcane laws that are in place. For a resident of Texas or any out-of-state investor who’s considering the purchase of a home, the Lone Star State brings with it some issues that offer a compelling […]

How Do I Get an Earnest Money Refund?

How Do I Get an Earnest Money Refund

The real estate business is one that’s bolstered by the trust of the parties involved, yet situations can occur that lead to such trusts being broken. The potential for such events to happen is the reason that the concept of earnest money has become standard for most agreements, which basically boils down to being a […]

5 Reasons To Have a Will

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Executing a valid will is one of the simplest and most important forms of estate planning around. Despite this the number of people that die intestate (without a will) is staggering. All too often life throws us curveballs, whether they be an unexpected death or disability. For this reason, it is never too early to […]

Texas’ Booming Housing Market and Why You Should Invest in Texas Real Estate

Why you should invest in Texas real estate

You know the saying: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!” Everyone seems to be turning to Texas for many reasons. This explains the state’s population of almost 28 million and counting! The state of Texas is rapidly growing in numbers due to the steady economy it maintains. […]