Search Results: Lydia Blair

How Historic Preservation and the Film Industry Could Help Economic Recovery

By Karen Eubank / May 21, 2020 / 2 Comments

…of historic preservation and film is demonstrated in The Night of the White Pants with Selma Blair. This was filmed by Amy Talkington. Talkington is the writer for Hulu’s Little…

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Title Tip: The Dos And Don’ts of Using an Electronic Signature

By Lydia Blair / May 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

The real estate industry has been ramping up its use of technology to conduct business over many years. Now, more than ever, buyers and sellers frequently execute signatures to…

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Title Tip: Health Concerns Give The Title Industry a New Face

By Lydia Blair / May 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

Health concerns have created disruption in title business practices and are forcing changes to real estate closings in 2020. As the ‘new normal’ continues to evolve, title companies are…

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Title Tip: When is a Foot Not a Foot? U.S. to Change Official Measurement

By Lydia Blair / April 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Not all surveyors have two right feet. But some do. For more than 100 years, there have been two different survey definitions of the 12-inch measurement known as a…

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Title Tip: 2019 Data Shows How Texas Ranks on Closing Costs

By Lydia Blair / April 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Recently released national closing cost data showed that in 2019 average closing costs remained flat despite an increase in home prices. The average closing costs in Texas was $3,744…

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Open Houses Are Out, Drive-Through Closings Are In

By Joanna England / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Blair Raggio and Robert Frye outside Allegiance Title, one of a few companies offering drive-through closings during the shelter-in-place restrictions. (Courtesy Photo) Just last week, Dallas County Commissioners amended the…

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