Under Contract

Title Tip: What Do You Do When a Seller Changes Their Mind?

By Lydia Blair / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Imagine finding the perfect home. After weeks, maybe months, of searching, it’s just what you’ve been seeking. You get it under contract and have it inspected. After jumping through all the hoops for the mortgage, hiring movers, packing, and more, you’re ready to close. Then the seller decides they don’t want to sell it to […]

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Title Tip: The Option Fee and Proof of Delivery

By Lydia Blair / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The standard Texas residential real estate contract contains several options for buyers to terminate their contract for various reasons. While sellers may not like it, it makes sense that the person bringing the money has the most options. The most popular option is the paragraph that requires the buyer to deliver an option fee for […]

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Title Tip: Earnest Money Delivery and Delays

By Lydia Blair / July 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

When someone is buying a house, there is a deadline in which to deliver their earnest money to the title company. And they’d better not miss it. We don’t care if it’s too hot outside, they overslept, or the dog ate their homework. A deadline is a deadline. A buyer has three days to deposit […]

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Death And Real Estate, Part 2: When The Buyer or Seller Dies While Under Contract

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / May 21, 2019 / 1 Comment

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor Lots of folks are dying to buy or sell a home. They may be eager, desperate, impatient, or anxious. However, they’re not literally dying. Except when they are. Yes, it has happened that a buyer or seller dies while they have a property under contract. They could die the day […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Lakewood For Less Than $350K? Yes, Please!

By Joanna England / May 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

Lakewood is hot. But, dearest Dirt-o-phile, you already knew that. Homes are under contract before they hit MLS in some cases, and in others, they’re sold within weeks of listing. But sometimes you can find a deal where no one else is looking. That’s the case with 6319 Velasco from our fine friends at Rogers Healy and Associates.

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