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Best of 2020 Title Tip: What You Can And Cannot Take With You When You Go

By Lydia Blair / December 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the CandysDirt.com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy! Lydia: This is my favorite […]

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Title Tip: Why Does The Title Company Need to Know if I’m Single or Married?

By Lydia Blair / December 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

A reader asks: I’m buying a home and the title company says that my deed has to show if I’m single or married. I don’t think that is anyone’s business. Do I have to disclose this personal information to them? The short answer to your question: Yes. While respecting a person’s right to privacy, the […]

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Title Tip: Where Do You Draw The Line? County Lines Tell a Story

By Lydia Blair / September 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

One might think that a home in the city of Dallas would naturally also be located in Dallas County. And one would wrong. Your home may be located in Dallas and likewise in Collin, Dallas, Denton or Rockwall County. For many people in Dallas-Fort Worth, their next-door neighbor could be in a different county. The […]

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Title Tip: What You Can And Cannot Take With You When You Go

By Lydia Blair / August 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

There is often confusion about what a seller can and cannot take from a house when they sell it. Things can get unpleasant and disputes can erupt when all parties are not clear. Let’s shed a little light on what goes and what stays when a home sells in Texas. What conveys? Paragraph 2B of […]

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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 a pandemic and a real estate transaction share. Regardless of how much or you plan or what precautions you take, unpleasant things can happen. Just like […]

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