title business

With Bigger Goals Ahead, There’s No Looking Back For Duke Jimerson

By Joshua Baethge / January 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

  A couple of years ago, Duke Jimerson jumped into residential real estate, later making a segue from the residential and commercial title industry when he joined Jonathan Rosen and Christy Berry’s Collective Residential Group. Several months later the firm merged with Compass Real Estate, introducing a new national brand brokerage to the market that […]

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Title Tip: What Happens When The Title Company Drops The Ball?

By Joanna England / December 31, 2019 / 2 Comments

Watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve can be fun and exciting. But watching someone drop the ball on a real estate transaction is no fun at all. What happens when the title company drops the ball and problems arise with your transaction? Get ready for a jaw-dropping surprise. In Texas, the title company […]

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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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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: Common Mistakes in Contracts That Can Get You Sued

By Lydia Blair / October 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Let’s play a game I like to call “Don’t Get Sued.” We surveyed fewer than 100 escrow officers and asked them: “What is a common mistake you see on residential contracts?” The top 8 answers are on the board. Ready with your buzzer? The survey says the 8 most common contract mistakes that could get […]

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