Texas Real Estate Law / Edition 10

Texas Real Estate Law / Edition 10

by Charles J. Jacobus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324592485

ISBN-13: 9780324592481

Pub. Date: 08/25/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text presents complete, well-organized coverage of Texas real estate law, with its many special features and complexities. Jacobus discusses what the law has been in the past, before moving to what it is in the present—all with a perfect balance of principles and practice. This edition reflects many major changes and additions to the law in…  See more details below

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This text presents complete, well-organized coverage of Texas real estate law, with its many special features and complexities. Jacobus discusses what the law has been in the past, before moving to what it is in the present—all with a perfect balance of principles and practice. This edition reflects many major changes and additions to the law in the past three years. Residential construction statutes. Texas Uniform Condominium Act. Texas homestead laws. Texas Real Estate License Act. Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Texas' usury laws. Landlord and tenant statutes. Ownership by unincorporated associations. Law of agency. Foreclosure under contracts for deed. Involuntary conveyancing. Title insurance. Real estate settlement procedures act. Statutory bonds. Tax changes. Appropriate for anyone with an interest in Real Estate Law in Texas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324592481
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/25/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
491
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1Introduction to the Basic Processes of Real Estate Law1
2Estates in Land - Freehold Estates13
3Estates in Land - Statutory Estates27
4Legal Descriptions57
5How Ownership is Held67
6Fixtures and Easements95
7Real Estate Brokerage121
8Agency155
9Contracts for the Sale of Real Estate191
10Voluntary Conveyances227
11Involuntary Conveyances247
12Acknowledgments, Recording, and Constructive Notice265
13Mortgages277
14Interest and Finance Charge311
15Methods of Title Assurance327
16Closings345
17Liens361
18Landlord and Tenant Relationships379
19Condominiums and Cooperatives443
20Regulation of Real Estate471
21Real Estate Taxation495
Appendices519
Table of Cases583
Index and Glossary611

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