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Water and Homeowners Insurance

by Susanne Romo When most people think of home insurance and claims, fire or burglary is usually the first thing that concerns people.  But what might surprise you is that neither of those claims is the most common.  Water is. And your homeowner’s policy may or not cover the damage.  The bottom line your claims adjuster will need to know is —- ...

Condo owners should buy secondary insurance

BY BARBARA HOLLAND Posted: Aug. 11, 2012 | 2:04 a.m. Q: I currently own a condominium that I rent to my granddaughter. Last Sunday, the girl who lives in the condo above mine called me and said she heard running water, and asked if would come over and see if we could figure out where it was coming from. I went over and we looked in all the storage ...
Charles Jacobus

CHARLES J. JACOBUS

CHARLES J. JACOBUS 6750 West Loop South, Suite 615 Bellaire, Texas 77401 Phone: 713-839-8800 jacobusbellaire@aol.com Charles J. Jacobus is an attorney with law offices in Bellaire, Texas, and is an Advisory Title Officer for Charter Title Company in Houston, Texas He is board certified by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both ...

Buying a Home in Texas

Joyce Godwin RE/MAX Realty Center 12810 Telge,Cypress,TX 77429 Office Phone: (281) 213-6281 Cell Phone: (281) 381-084 Web: www.joycegodwin.com Tweet Buying a Home in Texas   Buying home in Texas is similar to purchasing a home in some of the other states and very different from yet other states. Texas is one of nine community property states. ...

Joyce Godwin

Joyce Godwin Tips From Joyce Godwin Insider tips RE/MAX Realty Center 12810 Telge,Cypress,TX 77429 Office Phone: (281) 213-6281 Cell Phone: (281) 381-084 Web: www.joycegodwin.com If you owned and lived in your home on or before January 1, 2011, and do not claim a residential homestead on another property, you will probably want want to fill ...

Texas Tips Joyce Godwin

Joyce Godwin  RE/MAX Realty Center 12810 Telge,Cypress,TX 77429 Office Phone: (281) 213-6281 Cell Phone: (281) 381-084 Web: www.joycegodwin.com Tweet Texas Tips Joyce Godwin If you owned and lived in your home on or before January 1, 2011, and do not claim a residential homestead on another property, you will probably want want to fill out an Application ...

THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE MAY HAVE JUST REWRITTEN YOUR REAL ESTATE LOANS

  The Texas legislature just rewrote all real estate loan documents in Texas which include an assignment of rents to the lender (and almost all commercial real estate loans do) when it passed the new Chapter 64 of the Texas Property Code. The Governor signed the bill on June 17, and the law is effective immediately. Read Article   Stephen ...

Tips by Chuck Jacobus

You asked that I just write a step-by-step explanation of how to buy a home in Texas, and my experience indicates the following: The 1st step would be to contact a buyer’s representative in an area of town that you choose to locate. The broker should have an ABR designation and be a certified residential specialist in the neighborhood and type of ...