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Contrary to popular belief, Texas does not have a “buyer's remorse” law for leases, according to the Austin Tenants' Council:

Myth: A tenant has three days after signing a lease to cancel it without penalty sometimes called “buyer’s remorse.”
Truth: Texas has no “buyer’s remorse” law for leases. A lease becomes binding as soon as it is signed.

They address many other commonly held beliefs on their website, The Myths of Renting in Texas.

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