|Laws & Statutes
- Real Estate Law: Texas
- Property Code
Texas Property Code downloadable in .pdf or MSWord formats
- Occupations Code
Texas Occupations Code Chapters 1101 & 1102 regulates real estate brokers, salespersons, and inspectors. The Texas Legislature provides online access to the Code. The Code is downloadable in .pdf and MSWord formats.
|Government, Agencies & Courts
- Courts: State
- Texas State Courts
The official website for the State's Courts provides a layout of the Court structure in Texas and links to the courts' websites. Published opinions of the Courts of Appeals, Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals can be found on their websites.
- Courts: U.S.
- Federal Courts
The official site for the United State's Courts provides links to each individual federal court. Published opinions of the Courts of Appeals and the Supreme Court can be found on their websites.
- State Agencies (Real Estate Law)
- State of Texas Real Estate Commission
Texas Real Estate Commission provides information and resources to assist and protect consumers of real estate services,thereby fostering economic growth in Texas.
- U.S. Agencies (Real Estate Law)
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department is a government entity focused on the increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. This site allows user to search the U.S. for HUD homes.
- Construction Law
- Landlord/Tenant Law
- Appraisal Institute
Appraisal Institute is an organization dedicated to real estate appraisal education, publishing, and advocacy.
- Escrow Companies
- American Escrow Association
The American Escrow Association is a national trade association of settlement (escrow) industry professionals. Site provides information on the association and it activities as well as industry issues.
- Mortgage Bankers Association
Mortgage Bankers Association provides information on buying a home, financing, market data, state and local regulations, and more.
- Freddie Mac
Freddie Mac is a corporation chartered by congress to aid mortgage lenders in support of homeownership and rental housing.
- Fannie Mae Home Page
Fannie Mae Foundation provides financial products and services that make it possible for low-, moderate-, and middle-income families to buy homes of their own.
Home Inspection Supersite provides comprehensive information about home inspectors and the home inspection process.
Online home selling service for the independent home seller.
HomeScout.com provides services for users to find homes for sale and more.
- Texas Association of Realtors
Texas Association of Realtors. The site provides legal tools, government affairs, professional standards, news, publications, educational tools, forms, and other resources.
Official site of The National Board of Realtors, provides home buying tools and realtor resources.
- Greater Dallas Association of Realtors
The Greater Dallas Association of Realtors site provides news, technical resources, realtor resources, and Association membership resources.
- Welcome Wagon
Welcome Wagon helps new homeowners settle into their communities by introducing them to friendly and convenient local businesses and helps business owners develop lasting relationships with new homeowners.
Online moving resource provided by Monster.com
Website provides school district information and reports.
- Title Companies
- The American Land Title Association
The American Land Title Association is the national trade association and voice of the abstract and title insurance industry. Additionally, ALTA members search, review and insure land titles to protect home buyers and mortgage lenders who invest in real estate. Site provides consumer and industry resources.
- Texas Land Title Association
Texas Land Title Association provides legislative and regulatory representation, gather and disseminate information, provide education, and enhance the value of the title insurance industry.