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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!

15 years ago, Red River Title was established in the heart of downtown Sherman. Doris wanted to have a title company that put the customer first instead of being one that was your typical “8-5” closings only. She understood that life happens and not everyone works...

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You’ve got mail

You’ve got mail

Sometimes when a property is being sold either the seller or the buyer may be what we call a mail out. A mail out is when either party can’t be present at the title company for the closing. This could be due to several reasons. A few of those are maybe the seller has...

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I reserve………

I reserve………

Something that is being seen more and more as older property owners are conveying or transferring property to their loved ones, is the reservation of a life estate within the deed that is filed of record. Most people think that conveying property is one size fits all,...

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Sing it with me……Dirty Deeds done dirt cheap!!

Sing it with me……Dirty Deeds done dirt cheap!!

If you have ever bought or sold a home, you might remember that when you signed the paperwork that a huge part of it was notarized by a notary. You might also remember that before your closing you were asked for a copy of your valid photo ID. You probably didn’t think...

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What if I’m not the same person?

What if I’m not the same person?

So you’ve decided to sell your home, that’s great! You work with an agent and get your home on the market and in no time you have an offer on your home. Once your agent takes your fully executed contract to the title company, a file will be opened for your...

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The success in staging your home

The success in staging your home

Whether your home is occupied or vacant, listed with a Realtor or is For Sale by Owner, the benefits of staging it can be tremendous in helping you get your property sold. I was able to do a Q & A with Kate Blount, owner and operator of Kate’s Designs about the...

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Right of First Refusal…..right of what?!

Right of First Refusal…..right of what?!

Let’s talk about Right of First Refusal on a property.  It’s not something that you run into every day, but they do exist and can be attached to a property that you are looking to purchase or even sell. A Right of First Refusal (ROFR) is a written agreement that the...

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Eenie Meenie Miney Mo

Eenie Meenie Miney Mo

Who picks the title company for the closing of your transaction? Well, that depends on what type of transaction you are doing. If you are doing a refinance on your current home and you are using the same lender as you currently have your loan with, the lender will...

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Earnest money

Earnest money

So your realtor tells you that you need to make your earnest money check out to the title company. All of a sudden you think ok but what is earnest money? Earnest money basically is like a security deposit that shows you are serious and willing to complete the...

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