Residential Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law involves providing advice and services concerning the laws applicable to land and the improvements and appurtenances (including air and subsurface estates) to land.  It also 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. 

Board Certification is available in 4 subcategories of Real Estate Law including Residential Real Estate Law.

Residential Real Estate Law involves providing advice and services in connection with the acquisition, ownership, leasing, financing, use, transfer and disposition of residential real property.

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Residential Real Estate Law.

Board Certified Difference - Residential Real Estate Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Residential Real Estate Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Real Estate Law experience with a yearly minimum 30% substantial involvement in Real Estate Law generally and a yearly minimum 20% focus on Residential Real Estate Law in particular;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Real Estate Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Real Estate Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
Find a Board Certified Lawyer in

Residential Real Estate Law

Are you a Residential Real Estate Law Lawyer?

Apply to become Board Certified



256

Board Certified Residential Real Estate Law Lawyers in Texas

1983

Residential Real Estate Law Board Certification Launched

5

Recertification Every Fifth Year