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.
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Meet the Author
Charles J. Jacobus received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston in 1970 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1973. He is board certified by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both residential and commercial real estate law. He is a member of the American College of Lawyers and the Houston Real Estate Lawyer's Council, and has served as president of the Real Estate Educators' Association, chairman of the Real Estate Section of the Houston Bar Association, and chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Real Estate Brokers and Brokerage. He has served on the Board of Editors for the American Bar Association Committee on Books and Publications, was Mayor of his hometown, Bellaire, Texas, and currently serves on the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Council of the State Bar of Texas, and is chairman of the State Bar of Texas Committee on Title Insurance.