The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) offers board certification in Residential Real Estate Law. For purposes of the specialization program, the term "Real Estate Law" is defined to include "providing advice and services concerning the laws applicable to land and the improvements and appurtenances (including air and subsurface estates) to land.
The specialization program for Residential Real Estate Law was launched in 1983. At last count, 250 attorneys are Board Certified in Residential Real Estate Law. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization recognizes four (4) subcategories of Real Estate Law including:
Lawyer Legion maintains a directory of board certified Residential Real Estate Law specialists in Texas amongst a broader directory of both board-certified and non-certified attorneys in Texas and throughout the U.S. This directory provides the public with a valuable resource allowing them to narrow their search to local attorneys who have earned board certification in Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
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The term "real estate law" includes "the acquisition, transfer, development, financing and use of land, including knowledge of restrictions and constraints imposed privately and by local, state and federal governments upon land and the improvements to land."
The term "Residential Real Estate Law" is defined as "providing advice and services in connection with the acquisition, ownership, leasing, financing, use, transfer and disposition of residential real property."
For purposes of becoming board certified in residential real estate law, the attorney must show that at least twenty percent (20%) of the attorney's total time must have been devoted to the practice of Texas residential real estate law during each year of the 3 years immediately preceding application.
Additionally, the attorney must show that aminimum of 30% of his or her total time practicing Texas real estate law during each year of the 3 years immediately preceding application.