Buyer’s Guide To Home Insurance And Inspections

Posted by Jessica Houston // July 2, 2021

Do you know everything there is to know about home insurance and inspections when buying homes? There is a lot of information available about working with realtors, looking for homes, getting mortgage loans, and even easy moving tips. However, two things that are rather confusing and can either beautify or jeopardize home ownership are home […]

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Who Do Real Estate Agents Really Represent?

Posted by Jessica Houston // June 9, 2021

Many home sellers, buyers, and even some real estate investors do not understand the different types of realtors. There are many types of realtors and they vary based on specialty, brokerages, and what local law permits. One thing they have in common is their obligation to put clients’ interests first, be it a seller or […]

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Pros And Cons Of Short Sales in Texas

Posted by Jessica Houston // May 2, 2021

Hundreds of real estate short sales are being closed each and every day in Texas.   Surprisingly, short sales are one of the most popular real estate niches. And it has remained relevant. Even though the discounts are not abundant, there’s still good deals. The key to successful shot-sale deals is finding properties where value […]

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My Home Caught Fire: Now What?

Posted by Jessica Houston // April 2, 2021

Every year, thousands of homes across the country suffer from fire damage. Even a tiny fire can be devastating to the belongings of home owners as well as their wallets. However, it is not the end of the world if you have been such a victim. Here are a number of steps to take and […]

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10 Documents Needed Before Applying For A Home Loan

Posted by Jessica Houston // March 2, 2021

When applying for a home loan, legal obligations and proof of records are among many inquiries that may come into play. It’s important to be ready for anything. Mortgage loans can still be difficult to access. And not being prepared can lengthen processing time. Speeding up the loan application process requires that you have all […]

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Is It Necessary To Refinance?

Posted by Jessica Houston // February 7, 2021

In the recent past, mortgage interest rates have been oscillating near their historical lows. Does this mean it is necessary to refinance? Before rejoicing over an interest rate reduction, there are some factors you should consider to determine if it is necessary to refinance. A reduction in the interest rate does not necessarily mean that […]

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“Must Know” Tips That Will Help You Avoid Foreclosure in Austin

Posted by Jessica Houston // January 2, 2021

Avoid Foreclosure in Austin

If you are reading this, you are probably behind on your monthly mortgage payments and want to know how to avoid foreclosure in Austin. The only true way to avoid foreclosure in Austin is to pay your mortgage lender. However, if you are having problems paying your monthly mortgage payment and are concerned about foreclosure, […]

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5 Ways To Value Property

Posted by Jessica Houston // December 2, 2020

What are the different ways to value property? Did you know there are a host of ways to value a piece of property? There are at least five different approaches. So, what are these methods? What distinguishes them? How do they work? Which one should you choose to value an investment property purchase, assist you to […]

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The Hidden Costs Of Selling A Home

Posted by Jessica Houston // November 28, 2020

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There are hidden costs of selling a home. Selling your home isn’t cost-free. There are multiple expenses involved. Some costs are well known, but there are hidden costs of selling a home. This is especially true if you’re doing it yourself, that is, without employing the services of a real estate agent. These costs include: […]

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My Home Has Flooded

Posted by Jessica Houston // October 4, 2020

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma brought flooding and destruction to houses in the state of Texas and My Home has Flooded. Floods caused by natural disasters like Harvey and Irma make national news. But there are many more common causes of home floods that don’t make the headlines. These include broken pipes, poor drainage, clogged rain […]

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