Lydia Blair (formerly Lydia Player) was a successful Realtor for 10 years before jumping to the title side of the business in 2015. Prior to selling real estate, she bought, remodeled and sold homes (before house flipping was an expression). She’s been through the real estate closing process countless times as either a buyer, a seller, a Realtor, and an Escrow Officer. As an Escrow Officer for Allegiance Title at Preston Center, she likes solving problems and cutting through red tape. The most fun part of her job is handing people keys or a check.
The Title Commitment is important to a buyer because it discloses what type of coverage they will receive and the limitations to that coverage.Read More
A cash offer is more appealing to a seller than an offer contingent on the buyer financing the purchase. How much a cash offer appeals to a seller is debatable.Read More
When purchasing a Texas property, the mineral rights may or may not come with it. Uncovering and then cashing in on mineral rights are not as easy as Jeb Clampett shootin’ up some crude.Read More
Sometimes contracts cancel. The reasons are as varied as the properties themselves. A terminated contract often involves several folks being out money, time and other frustrations. Before you say ‘Hasta la vista, baby’ to your deal, consider what it might cost everyone involved.Read More
Closing on a house can be frightful. But a new home is so delightful. And since we’re all set to go. Let it close, let it close, let it close. While getting to the closing table isn’t always lively and fun, we still love to get there. There are a few potentially slippery steps from […]Read More