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Is the person putting that money back into a new home?
Ok, then under TX law, those proceeds are exempt for 6 months from creditors. After that they could come after them. So the seller will receive them outright.
TX Property Code Sec. 41.001. INTERESTS IN LAND EXEMPT FROM SEIZURE.
(c) The homestead claimant's proceeds of a sale of a homestead are not subject to seizure for a creditor's claim for six months after the date of sale.