If you've decided that a shed is the perfect addition to your existing property in Texas, you likely want to purchase the materials and get the construction underway. Unfortunately, it's not that simple. You may need to apply for a building permit with your local...
On behalf of Blazier, Christensen, Browder & Virr, P.C. | Feb 16, 2021 | Real Estate Law
When you start shopping for a house in Texas, the law requires sellers to disclose information about the house's history, flaws and defects. This could include mold in the ceiling, leaky plumbing or drug activity in the home. If your seller isn't 100% truthful about...
Many people hear about estate planning and assume that they need to have access to large investments, mansions, and financial wealth to put such a plan together. However, estate plans are effective tools for Texas residents no matter how much personal wealth they have...
Not everyone may be happy with the directives in a will. Heirs left nothing or otherwise disappointed could decide to contest the will. Anyone planning to contest the will in Texas probate court should understand that disappointment won't likely be enough to overturn...
Leasing your Texas home can be an effective way to defray the cost of owning it. Although the tenant has control of the property, you can set limits on how he or she can use it. Furthermore, you retain the right to transfer ownership of the property at any time before...
On behalf of Blazier, Christensen, Browder & Virr, P.C. | Jan 4, 2021 | Business Law
Young and aspiring entrepreneurs in Texas often make the leap from working for others to working for themselves. While this can be the thrill of a lifetime, staying confident in yourself and learning from others is key to your success. The following covers a few tips...
On behalf of Blazier, Christensen, Browder & Virr, P.C. | Dec 31, 2020 | Tax Law
If you meet certain qualifications, you may be able to deduct your transportation expenses when you file your taxes in Texas. To ensure that the rates are accurate, the mileage rates are adjusted slightly each year. Here are the mileage rates for 2021. How much can...
On behalf of Blazier, Christensen, Browder & Virr, P.C. | Dec 15, 2020 | Real Estate Law
Sight unseen real estate deals are more common in Texas than many potential market participants understand. These sales often involve high-end real estate or buyers in search of rental investments. Agents and other people interested in selling real estate sight unseen...
As the executor of a Texas estate, you may be tasked with making a variety of difficult decisions after an individual dies. In many cases, you'll be asked to keep the peace between family members who are vying for assets to which they may not have a valid claim. In...
A Texas home is one of many assets that you may be able to transfer to a spouse, adult child or grandchild after you pass. There are financial, logical and emotional components that you must contend with when deciding what should happen to it after you are gone....
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