Texas Real Estate Sales Forms & Contracts
If you are buying or selling a home yourself and are looking for a form or contract, the Texas Real Estate Commission has contracts available free in pdf format to the public. They are the same or similar to those used by licensed Realtors®. Below are the most common and if you need any other forms or contracts, let me know. There are additional forms available to Realtors® and in some cases, an Attorney is needed.
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*Use these contracts at your own risk. Provided by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Using contract(s) downloaded from this website does not establish a representation or other relationship with the website owner or Realtor®.
* Denotes most commonly used forms.
- Unimproved Property Contract
For lot and land sales.
- Residential Condominium Contract (Resale)
Condos have additional details related to sales that this form includes.
- Condominium Resale Certificate
- One to Four Family Residential Contract (Resale) *
Most commonly used form. Applies to nearly all residential home resales.
- Third Party Financing Addendum for Credit Approval *
When a transaction will be subject to financing approval.
- Addendum for Sale of Other Property by Buyer
If furniture or other “non-fixture” items are to be included in a real estate transaction.
- Addendum for Back-up Contract
- Addendum for Release of Liability on Assumed Loan and/or Restoration of Seller’s VA Entitlement
- Seller’s Temporary Residential Lease
For use when Sellers will be leasing the property back after the sale.
- Buyer’s Temporary Residential Lease
For use when Buyers will be moving in before the sale closes.
- Addendum for Property Subject to Mandatory Membership in an Owners’ Association
Use when a property is in a Home Owner’s Association, not to be confused with a Neighborhood Association (which does not need a form).
- Subdivision Information, Including Resale Certificate for Property Subject to Membership in a Property Owners’ Association
- Notice of Buyer’s Termination of Contract
When a Buyer needs to terminate a contract either in or past an Option Period. Option Fee will be forfeited, Earnest Money may be refundable.
- Amendment to Contract *
To change many contract details including sales price (including repair allowances), closing date, and special provisions.
- Lead-Based Paint Addendum
Required for the sale of any property built prior to 1978.
- New Home Contract (Incomplete Construction)
For new homes that have been started but will close before completion. Builders who are members of the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Austin have a similar form with additional Addenda.
- New Home Contract (Completed Construction)
For speculative homes that have been completed and are ready for move-in. Builders who are members of the Home Builder’s Association of Greater Austin have a similar form with additional Addenda.
- Farm and Ranch Contract
Includes details related to farms & ranches including additional buildings and structures.
- Seller Financing Addendum
We always advise to see an attorney when dealing with Seller financing, but in a pinch, use this form.
- Loan Assumption Addendum
Not all loans are assumable. Check with the lender first.
- Short Sale Addendum
For use when the lender approves a sale below the amount owed on the loan. Check with lender first.
- Seller’s Disclosure of Property Condition *
Basic information about the property, utilities, materials, and any problems with a home.
- Environmental Assessment, Threatened or Endangered Species, and Wetlands Addendum
- Texas Real Estate Consumer Notice Concerning Hazards or Deficiencies
- Non-Realty Items Addendum
- Disclosure of Relationship with Residential Service Company