Texas Real Estate Forms Manual (2nd Edition)

Texas Real Estate Forms ManualTexas Real Estate Forms Manual (2nd ed.)
- Includes Texas Real Estate Forms Manual Digital Product.
- A project of the Real Estate Forms Committee, Richard L. Spencer, chair, Denise Vargo Cheney, Vice-Chair
- Includes supplementation through 2014
- 3 volumes; looseleaf
- Copyright © 2011
- 2,362 Pages
- $385.00
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Newly Updated! Texas Real Estate Forms Manual 2014 Supplement

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Organized according to the step-by-step processes involved in real estate transactions, the Texas Real Estate Forms Manual provides guidance in preparing documents for a wide range of transactions and features practical commentary to aid the lawyer in adapting the forms to clients’ needs. The Texas Real Estate Forms Manual will enhance your practice, enabling you to assemble forms quickly and accurately.

The Real Estate Forms Manual 2014 Supplement updates the manual to include changes made by the Texas Legislature and case law. The following material has also been updated:

  • risk allocation
  • home equity foreclosures
  • property owners associations and condominiums
  • federal lending regulations

Texas Real Estate Forms Manual digital product is included at no charge with purchase of the printed manual or may be purchased separately. The hyperlinked and word-searchable digital product contains the entire Texas Real Estate Forms Manual in PDF files. All tables of contents, practice notes, cross-references, and indexes are linked to substantive text within the file. Forms can be launched in Word format. The new version of the digital product contains a custom toolbar for Word forms that allow users to show, hide, print, and delete all instructional material. Other new features include prompts to facilitate completing the form. Texas and federal case and statute citations are linked to the case reports and main Code section cited via Casemaker Online.



Letter from the President of the State Bar of Texas
Summary of Contents
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1 Ethics and Professional Conduct
2 Laws Affecting Real Estate
3 Preparation, Execution, Proof, and Recording of Documents
4–10 reserved
11 Sales Contracts and Transaction Guide
12 Deeds, Bills of Sale, and Other Transfers
13–20 reserved
21 Promissory Notes
22 Deeds of Trust
23 Security Agreements


24 Ancillary Loan Documents
25 Home Equity Loan Documents
26 Federal Consumer Disclosure Documents
27 Residential Contracts for Deeds
28 Foreclosure Documents
29–30 reserved
31 Water Rights Conveyancing Documents
32–40 reserved
41 Risk Allocation: Indemnity, Waiver, and Insurance
42–50 reserved


51 Residential Construction Contract Documents
52 Contractual Mechanic’s Lien Documents
53 Involuntary Mechanic’s Lien Documents
54–60 reserved
61 Restrictive Covenants and Property Owners Associations
62 Condominium Documents
63–70 reserved
71 Leases
72–80 reserved
81 Miscellaneous Documents

Appendix—Third-Party Legal Opinion Letters
Statutes and Rules Cited
Cases Cited
Subject Index to Forms
List of Forms by Title
Subject Index

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