Dallas title company

Title Tip: What’s a Kick Out Provision?

By Lydia Blair / March 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

A Kick Out provision goes by many names in the world of Texas real estate contracts. It’s also known as a Knock Out clause, a Sale of Other Property contingency or simply a contingent contract. A Kick Out provision is actually an addendum to the contract that takes into consideration the sale of another property […]

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Show us Your Tips: Why Your Title Commitment is Worth a Look

By Lydia Blair / February 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

The Title Commitment is important to a buyer because it discloses what type of coverage they will receive and the limitations to that coverage.

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Title Tip: How Much Does a Terminated Contract Cost?

By Lydia Blair / January 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

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.

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Community National Title Plant Manager Geline Spinks Has The Business in Her Blood

By Joanna England / April 8, 2015 / 2 Comments

When I sat down with Geline Spinks and her mother, Carla LaPointe, for coffee, I had to admit to both of these women that I wasn’t exactly well-versed in what title companies do exactly. I knew that there was some research involved, that examiners looked at a property’s history of ownership before a sale could […]

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