Terms Used In Texas Business and Commerce Code 601.102

  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.

Until a merchant has complied with this chapter, a consumer with possession of goods or the right or title to real property delivered by the merchant:
(1) may retain possession of the goods or the right or title to the real property; and
(2) has a lien on the goods or real property to the extent of any recovery to which the consumer is entitled.