1. Is Texas a Lien Theory or Title Theory State?

    Texas is a Title Theory State. What is Title Theory? Title theory states that banks or mortgage lenders hold the title of a property until it is paid in full. Once the loan is paid then the title is released to the buyer giving full title to the purchaser. California is a Lien Theory State. What is …Read More

  2. How To Evict A Tenant With A Real Estate Lawyer In Texas

    Being a landlord of a residential property in Texas can be both rewarding and frustrating. While we would love to live in a world where all tenants and landlords followed their leases to a ‘T’ and peacefully resolved any issues, we know that this is not the case. When a landlord decides it is ti…Read More

  3. Understanding Property Taxes

    Here at Alex R. Hernandez Jr., Business Law, we often handle disputes raised by homeowners about their property taxes. When mistakes are made on your property tax assessment, you can end up paying more than you need to. As your real estate lawyers serving Corpus Christi and the surrounding areas, ou…Read More

  4. What You Need To Know About Encroachment

    You hear the word all the time: Encroachment. But what happens when you are the one being encroached upon? In today’s blog, we are going to discuss the legalities surrounding encroachment and what you can do when your neighbor encroaches on your property. If you are currently dealing with an encro…Read More

  5. When To Call A Real Estate Lawyer In Texas

    Real estate is likely one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a property mogul, working with trustworthy companies and individuals is imperative to protecting your investment. However, sometimes even the simplest of real estate deals …Read More

  6. How To Settle A Property Line Dispute

    Property line disputes are touchy issues. Regardless of who is right or wrong or whose side the law is on, you and the other party are both defending what is likely the biggest asset you own. This means it is easy for emotions to come into play and for disputes to become heated very quickly. At the …Read More