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A Guide to Understanding Texas Real Estate Liens

A lien is a notice attached to your property stating that a creditor claims you owe them money. A lien is typically a public record, and for real estate liens,…

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What You Need to Know about Deeds in Texas

Texas is one of the few states that is a “deed of trust” state. While many people take out a mortgage to purchase real estate, which is a loan borrowed…

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What Is a Mortgage Loan Modification & How Do You Apply for One?

There are circumstances like the loss of a job, illness, divorce, and other life-changing events which can happen to anyone, which can cause you to fall behind on your mortgage…

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What Is Title Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

Title insurance is not just another fee involved with closing costs. It can offer valuable protection for homeowners. As owner’s policies are optional in Texas, many buyers may not be…

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Common Inspections Performed in Texas Home Purchases

Unless you’re selling a house in as-is condition, offers you receive from buyers will almost always contain a contingency of an option period. The option period allows a buyer to…

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Common Contingencies in Residential Real Estate Contracts

Buying or selling a home can sometimes be a confusing process, especially when an offer contains contingencies. Below we’ll take a look at some of the more common contingencies in…

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