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Deed Vs. Title: What’s the Difference?

Deed Vs. Title: What’s the Difference?

“Owning” a house can be a confusing concept. The deed of trust is usually held by a bank and your role is as a paying loan holder. Legally, you have only bought a portion of it, but everyone says that you “own” the home. Titles and deeds explain more about who...
Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple

Buying a Home as an Unmarried Couple

According to a Pew Research Center analysis of the Current Population Survey, half of unmarried couples who live together are under 35 years old, but a whopping 23 percent are age 50 or older. People choose to be an unmarried couple in our society for many reasons....
Real Estate and Divorce in Texas

Real Estate and Divorce in Texas

If you are looking at a divorce in Texas, you should know that Texas is a community property state. This basically means that the property that you and your spouse have acquired over the years belongs to you both equally. It is important to know what this means for...
How Do I Remove a Lien from My House?

How Do I Remove a Lien from My House?

Building your dream home with a construction loan can be a thrilling endeavour. You may spend hours pouring over possible designs and colors. You think through all the possible extra touches and appliances. You dream about the day you will finally move in. It can also...
What Kind of Lien Can Be On a House?

What Kind of Lien Can Be On a House?

A lien is “a legal right or claim against a property by a creditor. Liens are commonly placed against property such as homes and cars so creditors can collect what is owed to them. Liens can also be removed, giving the owner full and clear title to the...
Can I Lose My House in a Lawsuit?

Can I Lose My House in a Lawsuit?

There are many ways we can end up in soul crushing debt, especially in 2020. With all of the economic turmoil in our world today, the last thing we want to think about is losing our home. However, if you owe money to a creditor and can’t pay, you could end up facing a...
Prevent Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment

Prevent Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment

Struggling with a house payment every month can be stressful. According to MarketWatch in September of 2020, “Around two-thirds of homeowners in forbearance have extended their forbearance arrangements with their mortgage servicers after the initial stage.” However,...