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Title Tip: What Does ‘Quiet Title’ Mean?

By Contributor / April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor Despite the sound of the name, there is nothing secretive or hushed about ‘Quiet Title.’ This is actually a legal action to ‘quiet the title’ under Texas law. Quiet Title refers to a lawsuit to clarify the ownership of land and the validity of any liens on a piece of […]

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Title Tip: How to Choose a Title Agent

By Contributor / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor It’s easy to make the general statement that all title companies are the same. They all offer the same services, and in Texas, they all charge the same for title insurance. However, it’s like saying that all Realtors are the same, or all home inspectors or insurance companies are the […]

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Title Tip: What Do Title Companies and Escrow Officers Do?

By Contributor / October 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor Officially, a title company in Texas is referred to as Title Agent or Title Agency. They are responsible to and answer to a lot of folks – mortgage companies, real estate agents, buyers, sellers, brokers, underwriters, etc. Most notably, they follow the Texas Department of Insurance rules and regulations meticulously. […]

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