Texas Department of Insurance

Title Tip: Do You Need a New Survey Every Time? It Depends.

By Lydia Blair / December 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

When it comes to property surveys, sometimes age is just a number. Sometimes it isn’t. Many folks think a survey is good indefinitely. Others believe a new one is required with every sale. Age isn’t the only factor in determining if an existing survey may be used for a real estate transaction. There are many […]

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Title Tip: How to Choose a Title Agent

By CandysDirt.com 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: Texas Department of Insurance Report on Title Companies

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / July 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) recently released the 2016 Title Agent Statistical Report. Yes, this is now the summer of 2018, so those stats are a bit dated. What can I say? It’s a government agency. TDI licenses and oversees all title agents in Texas. Our state’s title insurance business […]

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