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  • n  the home and adjacent grounds occupied by a family
  • n  land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
  • n  dwelling that is usually a farmhouse and adjoining land
  • v  settle land given by the government and occupy it as a homestead

  • But before he became eligible for the homestead cap last year, they'd jumped to $7,400.
  • But because of arcane provisions in the homestead law, government appraisers can tell a homeowner that although his house's current market value may be as depressed as a Florida .
  • An early plan for central Texas showed a corridor passing near the homestead Langford's family settled in 1851.
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  • Nicole Brown Simpson in FOXNews
    It's all blood money and unfortunately I had to join the jackals,Simpson told The Associated Press, referring to authors of books about him. "It helped me get out of debt and secure my homestead."
  • Greg Abbott in Legal News Line
    Texans are protected by robust homestead laws that insulate homeowners from the losses depicted in Travelers' advertisements,Abbott said. "Because the state already protects homeowners, it is improper for Travelers to scare Texans into...
  • Mark Martin in USA Today
    We've still got to go to Homestead and run like this again, because we still have heat behind us, Jeff Gordon, especially,Martin said. "I definitely have been beat by the best - Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart (FSY) and Dale Earnhardt. It...

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