Texas Property and Real Estate Laws

 

Property and real estate law includes homestead protection from creditors; relationships between landlords and tenants; and other matters pertaining to one's home or residence. Property and real estate laws also include zoning regulations, which determine which kinds of structures may be built in a given location. In Texas, for example, there is no limit on how much a landlord may require for a security deposit, but the deposit must be returned to the tenant within 30 days after the termination of the lease. Click on a link below to learn more about Texas property and real estate laws.

 

Texas Homestead Laws

 

Basic overview of homestead protection law in Texas, which allows elderly or disabled persons who are threatened with foreclosure or eviction to remain in their homes in certain cases.

Texas Leases and Rental Agreement Laws

How Texas law governs tenant-landlord relationships, which are formed contractually through rental or lease agreements; including valuable information about security deposit limits, prohibited forms of discrimination, and more.

 

Texas Adverse Possession Laws

 

Basics of adverse possession law in the state of Texas, which allows individuals who publicly inhabit and improve a home or other residence to obtain title to that property.

 

Texas Civil Statutes of Limitation

 

Statutes of limitations (time limits for filing your complaint) for civil lawsuits in Texas, including personal injury; false imprisonment; defamation; fraud; damage to personal property; professional malpractice; and trespassing.

 

  • Texas Adverse Possession Laws

  • Texas Civil Statute of Limitations Laws

  • Texas Concealed Handgun Law & Property Rights

  • Texas Homestead Law Overview

  • Texas Homestead Laws

  • Texas Leases and Rental Agreements Laws