All You Ever Wanted to Know about Your HOA

All You Ever Wanted to Know about Your HOA

Homeowner’s Associations (“HOAs”) in Texas have enormous power, subject to restrictions found in their formation documents and state law, ranging from the authority to collect dues from homeowners to enforcing restrictions on construction or how a homeowner’s lawn should appear. While many homeowners live subject to an HOA, the do not necessarily understand what authority an HOA has over the decisions a homeowner wants to make regarding their property. 

Why to Not Utilize a Promulgated Contract

Why to Not Utilize a Promulgated Contract

Because a realtor is prohibited from practicing law, a standardized form is required in all real estate transactions executed without an attorney.  A promulgated contract is simply a blank form the Texas Real Estate Commission approved to be used by licensed brokers and agents, but as a fill-in-the-blank contract it’s not doing its best to protect you.