Lydia Blair

Title Tip: Title Companies Are Considered Essential Services, But They’re Adapting

By Lydia Blair / March 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Title companies are considered an essential service along with appraisers, banks, and mortgage companies. Most of us are still conducting business and working hard for our clients. Like all businesses in Texas, the U.S., and the world, we are operating in a different way during this health crisis. We have a duty to take care […]

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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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Title Tip: The Romance of a Cash Offer

By Lydia Blair / February 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

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.

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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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Title Tip: Follow These Steps To Get The Sale Closed

By Lydia Blair / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Title Tip: Which Home Warranty Should You Choose?

By Joanna England / December 10, 2019 / 1 Comment
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