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TREC Contracts Revisited

Several months ago I wrote an article about a buyer’s right to terminate TREC contracts the provisions of the Addendum for Property Subject to Mandatory Membership in an Owner’s Association and as a result of a seller’s failure to deliver a seller’s disclosure notice. This Legal Topics article, TREC Contracts …

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Advertising Issues

The Austin Board of REALTORS® has asked me to address some of the issues a broker or agent must confront when communicating with the public through advertising or direct communication. These issues are addressed in the REALTORS® Code of Ethics as well as a number of federal and state laws. …

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Procuring Cause and Your Commission

Every month I receive calls from agents with questions about procuring cause. Often, the agent has introduced a buyer to a seller and the buyer has contracted to purchase the seller's property using another agent. The agent who initially introduced the buyer to the property feels jilted and wants to …

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Recent Cases of Interest

The cases discussed in Recent Cases of Interest were decided in Texas Courts of Appeal and all involve an issue relating to misrepresentations regarding real estate or “as is” clauses. Read this Legal Topics article to stay informed.

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