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Texas Real Estate Option Periods

Hi there,

Thank you for your question about Texas real estate option periods. An option period is a period of time during which a buyer can back out of a real estate contract without penalty. In Texas, there is no specific option period that is required by law. However, buyers and sellers can agree to an option period in the purchase contract. The buyer is usually given the right to terminate the contract during the option period, but the contract should also specify who is responsible for paying for the option fee and for any inspections during this period.

It’s important to note that option periods vary from state to state, so you should always consult with a qualified real estate attorney to fully understand the details and implications of your contract.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have any additional questions about Texas real estate option periods, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Best regards,

Mary Beth Brennan