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Do I have a termites?

Whether you're considering purchasing a home, or trying to sell your old one, it pays to be able to identify a termite problem. Home sellers will need to correct their termite problem before trying to sell their residence. Home buyers will want to recognize a termite problem before they sink their hard-earned money into a problematic home.

Economist says home prices may go up in Houston

There's good news for people who are looking to sell their homes in the Houston area. A Texas economist reported that home prices will likely surge this year. The economist, from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, said that even though the market is tight there has been a lot of demand.

Read this if you're buying a pre-1978 home

It's hard to believe, but any residential property built before 1978 will usually contain lead-based paint. Lead-based paints are dangerous to human health because the paint particles can create lead dust which easily enters the human system and causes a host of health problems.

Should I get a lawyer for my real estate transaction?

This is the age-old question that the wisest home-buyers always consider before purchasing a home: Should I let my real estate agent handle the home-buying process, or should I retain a lawyer to represent me? Often times the process of answering this question boils down to perceptions relating to the cost of each professional's services.

Helping San Antonio residents with real estate law issues

When the average San Antonio resident plans to buy a home, it will likely be one of the biggest purchases -- if not the biggest purchase -- of his or her life. For that reason, a real estate purchase should never be done in haste, and homebuyers may want to discuss their purchase plans with a qualified real estate lawyer before pulling the trigger on the deal.