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Real Estate Law Lawyers In Southlake Texas

Southlake is a city in northeastern Tarrant and southern Denton Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a suburb of Fort Worth and is located near the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville, and Keller. The Southlake area was settled by pioneers in the 1840s, but was not incorporated Southlake until 1956, four years after Lake Grapevine was finished. The population was 21,519 at the 2000 census. In December 2008, Forbes. com named Southlake the most affluent neighborhood in the United States based on average median household income estimates. Southlake is well known for its Southlake Town Square project, a shopping center located on State Highway 114 and Southlake Boulevard. A plan was approved in March 2005 that allowed the Town Square's area to be doubled. Southlake is well known for the Southlake Carroll Dragons. Sabre Holdings, an S&P 500 company and owner of Travelocity, is headquartered in Southlake. Industrial businesses include gasoline storage and distribution and concrete works.

What is real estate law?

Real Estate Law refers to laws and regulations that regulate land and things permanently fixed to the land such as a building. Real estate is synonymous of real property and sometimes called realty. Real estate lawyers deal with issues as varied as real estate transactions, as in the sale and purchase of real estate, construction defects, landlord-tenant disputes, eminent domain, 1031 exchanges, foreclosures and mortgage law to name a few.

Answers to real estate law issues in Texas

The relationship a landlord and a tenant is governed by a contract. That contract is referred to as the lease, A...


There are several provisions within a lease that both...

A contract to sell real estate is an agreement between a buyer and a seller to convey title to a piece of real...

Sometimes, in the course of dealing with a piece of real estate, there may arise an issue of who owns it. Every...

Because of the health problems caused by lead poisoning, the federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction...

Property owners may be liable for tenant health problems caused by exposure to environmental hazards, such as...

To protect everyone's right to be treated fairly and to help people find adequate housing, Congress and state...

Typically, a landlord has the right to legally enter rented premises in cases of emergency, in order to make needed...

Under most state and local laws, rental property owners must offer and maintain housing that satisfies basic...

A landlord may be liable to the tenant--or others-for injuries caused by dangerous or defective conditions on the...