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When Do You Need A New Survey in a Texas Real Estate Transaction?

Original article is from Candysdirt.com by Lydia Blair When it comes to property surveys, sometimes age is just a number. Sometimes it isn’t. Many folks think a survey is good indefinitely. Others believe a new one is required with every sale. Age isn’t the only factor in determining if an existing survey may be used for a real estate transaction. There are…read more →

New Texas Law May Make It ‘Almost Impossible’ For Cities To Annex Land

New Texas Law May Make It ‘Almost Impossible’ For Cities To Annex Land

A new law went into effect Friday that requires Texas cities to get voter approval before annexing an area FLORIAN MARTIN  POSTED DECEMBER 1, 2017, 5:23 PM   Houston Public Media Pearland is one of several Texas cities that appeared to quickly annex areas in their extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, right before a new law established by Senate Bill 6 took effect. The…read more →