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Does Loan Modification Stop Foreclosure?

If you’re facing foreclosure, you may feel hopeless, but the reality is that there’s a lot you can do to stay in your home. One of the most effective ways to stop foreclosure is with a loan modification. Here’s what you need to know. What Is a Loan Modification? A loan modification (also known as [...]

What to Look for in a Real Estate Attorney

Hiring a real estate attorney is much like hiring any other professional—you ask around, you look at reviews, you do your research, and you make a decision. Of course, the difference with an attorney is that the stakes are much higher than with a painter or lawn service, which is why the “do your research” [...]

Can A Lawyer Help With Loan Modification?

What Is a Loan Modification? There are several possible options when you’ve either fallen behind on your mortgage or your home is being foreclosed on. One of the best solutions is a loan modification. Loan modifications rewrite your current mortgage to change its terms and make it more affordable for you. Unlike many other solutions, [...]

How Do You Transfer A House Title To Another Person?

There are many reasons why you might want to transfer a house title to another person, but there’s only one way to accomplish it: through a deed. The process of navigating property deeds and titles can be confusing, but with an experienced attorney working on your behalf, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what you [...]

When Should I Hire a Foreclosure Attorney?

The foreclosure process is a lengthy one, but it’s best to hire a foreclosure attorney as soon as you can. With an attorney by your side early in the process, you’re more likely to be able to negotiate a resolution with your lender and keep your home. When to Hire a Foreclosure Attorney Your lender [...]

Common Situations When You Should Hire a Real Estate Attorney

The most common reason people use a real estate attorney is for purchasing or selling a house. Unlike some states, Texas doesn’t require real estate attorneys for these transactions, but luckily for us, there’s no shortage of situations and transactions where a lawyer is needed. Here are some times when you definitely need a real [...]

Do You Need A Lawyer To Transfer A Deed?

There are many circumstances in which the deed to a home or property may need to be transferred. You might think it seems straightforward enough that you can do it on your own without the help of a real estate lawyer, but with such an important document, it’s a good idea to hire a deed [...]

Avoid These Mistakes When Setting up Your LLC

If you’re a small business owner, the decision to set up your own LLC is a big milestone—but it’s also one that can be fraught with anxiety. So many people who own their own businesses have a passion for what they do, but grappling with the accounting and legalities isn’t exactly in their wheelhouse. Here [...]

How COVID-19 Will Impact the Austin Real Estate Market?

Like realtors and mortgage brokers, real estate attorneys are getting the same question over and over again these days: what does COVID-19 mean for the real estate market? We wish we had a crystal ball and could give you the answer. Usually when we answer such questions, we base the answers on how the market [...]

Builder’s Contracts and the Importance of Hiring an Attorney

There was a time when if you wanted new construction in the Austin area, you’d have to buy in a far-flung suburb. Now, everyone wants to live in the city itself, so older housing stock is being torn down and replaced with luxe new condos and houses. As more people flock to purchase custom homes [...]