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I am coming back home to Texas. I am purchasing a home in

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I am coming back home to Texas. I am purchasing a home in Bulverde Texas. I am suppose to close on Nov. 30th. I have packed up everything I own and am staying with a friend until the close. A few days before I left CA to come here I got a call from my realtor telling me of a potential glitch which may delay closing. He said that apparently the seller does not have clear title to the property. My question is shouldn't the seller's agent have know this well before a week or two before closing? Is the not part of Real Estate 101?
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 11 months ago.

I am very sorry to hear that. Yes I agree the seller should have known about this issue. However sometimes these title if you'd only come up when they are doing a title search and insurance policy. If they do not go to the sale then You could have a strong claim for breach of contract.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 10 months ago.

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