Search Results: Lydia Blair

Title Tip: Are There Deed Restrictions On My Property?

By Lydia Blair / August 11, 2020 / 1 Comment

Pick a residential property in the Metroplex. Anywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. I’ll bet you a dozen face masks that the property has deed restrictions. Residential deed restrictions…

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Title Tip: What Are Non-Allowable Fees on Government-Backed Loans?

By Lydia Blair / July 28, 2020 / 1 Comment

A reader writes: “I have an offer on my house and the buyer is getting a VA loan. Because of this type of loan, my agent says I will…

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Title Tip: What Does Your Closing And The Coronavirus Have in Common?

By Lydia Blair / July 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

What do the novel coronavirus and real estate closings have in common? Hopefully not that much. But now that I think about it, there are some dynamics that both…

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Title Tip: Title Theft Protection, Insurance, or Monitoring

By Lydia Blair / June 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

You may have seen the ads or heard the buzz about companies offering title monitoring services or “title theft protection.” Are they legitimate or just a scam? Is there…

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Title Tip: Who is Responsible For Fixing an HOA Violation, The Buyer or The Seller?

By Lydia Blair / June 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

A recent home buyer posed a question about an HOA violation concerning their new home. It seems the fence installed by the previous homeowner a couple of years ago…

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Realtor Commission Splits: Who Gets How Much?

By Lydia Blair / June 2, 2020 / 1 Comment

Today we’re going to discuss a rather delicate topic. Forget the stories about Realtors walking in on naked people, feuding households, or crazy neighbors. The most taboo topic in…

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