Paragraph 2 is different in each contract, describing...
the type of property that is covered.
Paragraph 3 is only different in the ______________________ contract compared to the One to Four Family Contact because the sales price can be adjusted by the survey.
Farm and Ranch Contract
Paragraph 6 is different in Condominium Contract and the Farm and Ranch Contract from the One to Four Family Residential Contract.
true; The Farm and Ranch Contract allows for info regarding Exception Documents and Surface Leases. Paragraph 6G7 discusses Texas Agricultal Development Districts.
Paragraph 7 is different in both ______________ contract, ___________ Contract and ______________________ Contract. Different seller's disclosures are required by the type of property and are contained in these paragraphs.
New Home Contracts, the Unimproved Property Contract, and the Farm and Ranch Contract.
Paragraph 12 is only different from the One to Four Family Residential Contract in the ________________ Contract. It addresses the association fees and deposits.
Paragraph 13 is different from the One to Four Family Residential Contract in the New Home Contract, the Unimproved Property Contract, the Farm and Ranch Contract, and the Condominium Contract. How do these differ in this paragraph?
-For New Home Contracts, the Unimproved Property Contract, and the Farm and Ranch Contract, there is a possibility of the assessment of rollback taxes. Rollback taxes can be assessed when the property zoning is changing. The amount of roll back taxes can be a significant amount. The contract forms say the party changing the usage is responsible for the roll back assessment. Encourage the parties to investigate and understand roll back taxes and the amount of the assessment before agreeing to be responsible for them.
-In paragraph 13, the Condominium Contract states the following: "Cash reserves from regular condominium assessments for deferred maintenance or capital improvements established by the Association will not be credited to Seller. Any special condominium assessment due and unpaid at closing will be the obligation of Seller
Paragraph 14 is different only in ______________ Contract from the One to Four Family Residential Contract. The seller owns the unit only, so that must be defined.
The Farm and Ranch Contract calls for what kind of description?
metes-and-bounds legal description rather than reference to a recorded plat
When selling a farm or ranch property, what issues and items must be addressed?
Other restrictions and exceptions already existing or to be created
Rights and obligations of applicable government programs and cooperative or association memberships
What are rollback taxes?
Is an additional tax that is collected when an agriculture-use property is no longer used for agricultural purposes and no longer qualifies for a reduced tax rate.
Paragraph 2 of the unimproved property from is considerably less involved and complicated than some paragraphs found in other forms because..
due to the lack of fixtures and accessories found in an unimproved property
A buyer of an ______________ must carefully research zoning ordinances, restrictive covenants, availability of utilities, access and other matters that will affect the suitability of the building lot for the buyer's intended use.
unimproved building lot
Most builders will require the contract form that they provide to be used instead of a TREC promulgated form.
This kind of construction, usually called spec homes, has already been finished and does not have high-in stuff.
What contract do you use for Completed construction homes?
New Home Contract
This kind of construction property is customable.
What contract do you use for Incomplete construction homes?
New Home Contract
Federal Law requires that builders reveal to the buyer the R-value of the insulation installed in the new home. What is a R-value?
A measure of insulation. The higher the R-value, the better resistance to the transfer of heat.
**may be included in the contract or in an addendum attached to the contract
What factors should be addressed for a new home contract?
It is always prudent for a buyer to seek legal counsel before signing a builder's contract or before agreeing to the provisions of a contract that addresses _______________ construction.
**licensee can get into trouble if they don't advise this
builders loans; borrow money when they need it to build the house; find sub-contractors
Licensees should find builders to list their properties.
Rollback taxes are involved in...
both New Home Contracts
Unimproved Property Contract
Farm and Ranch Contract
Rollback taxes can be assessed when...
zoning is changing and the property no longer qualifies for a previous exemption
When a buyer purchases a condominium, they are buying the
unit and an undivided interest in the common area
The seller on unimproved property provides a disclosure...
in paragraph 7E of TREC 9-10, Unimproved Property Contract
Paragraph 6E8 of the Farm and Ranch Contract informs the consumer that if the property is subject to a private transfer fee,...
the seller must notify the buyer
The TREC contract forms that discuss rollback taxes say that if the rollback taxes are assessed because the seller changed the usage prior to closing,...
the seller will be obligated to pay the rollback taxes
The TREC contract forms say that if the property is damaged by fire or other casualty prior to closing, the
seller will be obligated to restore the property prior to closing
Which TREC-promulgated contract form allows for the sales price to be adjusted because of the survey?
The Farm and Ranch Contract
Which TREC-promulgated contract form(s) gives disclosure about the type of insulation in the property?
Both New Home Contracts
Which TREC-promulgated contract form has a spot for information about Exception Documents and Surface Leases?