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Cheryl Rivera Smith

Cheryl Smith’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • Texas Homestead Exemption

    A brief explanation of the benefits of the Texas Homestead Exemption.

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  • Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act

    PROTECTING TENANTS AT FORECLOSURE ACT OF 2009 Applicable to all foreclosure sales taking place from May 21, 2009, through December 31, 2014 In the case of foreclosure involving any multifamily residential dwelling, the purchaser at foreclosure shall be subject to the following: ...

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  • Living Trust Myths

    Living Trusts - Are they for you?Living Trusts - Are they for you? By: Cheryl Rivera Smith - cheryl@riverasmith.com - 214-669-0606 Make the right choices for you and your family. Ten INCORRECT facts used to sell Living Trusts You will avoid probate with a Living Trust.Surviv...

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  • Real Estate Loan in Default - What are my options?

    Loans Gone South: A Residential Real Estate Loan Primer for the Owner or New Practitione By: Cheryl Rivera Smith - cheryl@riverasmith.com -214-669-0606 Residential Real Estate Loans Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (RESPA) Purpose: 1. Provide understandable information to...

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  • Who Pays for Title Insurance?

    Who REALLY Chooses the Title Company 8 by Cheryl Rivera Smith Recently a Seller of a piece of property presented me with a copy of an article which discussed whether the Purchaser or Seller of a piece of property had the right to choose the Title Company that would close the tr...

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