McGarvey PLLC Real Estate, Title, and Business Law Articles
Real Results for Real Property
The world of real estate is complex and often requires the expertise of a knowledgeable and experienced real estate attorney.
BANKRUPTCY & GOOD FAITH: Possible Limits on Appellate Review
Bankruptcy can mean big business when it involves billions of dollars.
Thank You Fifth Circuit for Saving Deeds into Trusts!
The Fifth Circuit recently reversed a decision made by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Landlords of Multi-Tenant Homes
Housing costs remain one of the highest monthly expenditures for every American household.
The Benefits of “For Sale by Owner”
Selling your home directly without the involvement of a real estate agent/broker may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually quite achievable.
Everything’s Bigger in Texas
Under the US Constitution, the government is required to compensate property owners for “taken” property. However, the Texas Constitution is broader.
Urban Land Creation
Texas Senate Bill 1679 authorizes municipalities with populations over 2 million to create a land bank, enabling them to convert properties to productive uses.
Texas Senate Bill 43 amends current law in relation to mortgage loans and is meant to address issues including fraud, foreclosures and loans.
HOAs and Senate Bill 1588
Seeking to mitigate the imbalance of power between property owners and HOAs, the recently passed Senate Bill 1588 requires HOAs to file management certificates with their county and the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) in an effort to create more transparent procedures.