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How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

June 23, 2022

While searching for a new house can be exciting, it can also be stressful. You could end up touring dozens of houses before you find the right fit, and you may face uncertainty about your financial future, all while trying to juggle your personal responsibilities and potentially selling your existing house. If you have kids… [Read More]

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling?

June 14, 2022

Selling a house can be a stressful exercise, especially if you’re new to the process. A lot of money’s at stake and you may be motivated to sell the property as swiftly as possible so you can move to a new place with ample funds in hand. If your house doesn’t generate a lot of… [Read More]

How to Make an Offer on a House

How to Make an Offer on a House

May 26, 2022

Chances are, your first home purchase is when you learn how to make an offer on a house. You either learn on the fly or you rely heavily on a real estate agent. But it’s worth investigating how to make a solid offer well in advance of showtime. This empowers you to comprehend the process… [Read More]

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston?

May 24, 2022

A house purchase is a big decision. For most Americans, it’s the most expensive deal of their lives. So it’s crucial to get the location and the timing right. Let’s say you’ve settled on the Houston area. When’s the best time to buy? There’s no clear-cut answer to that, of course. But here are the… [Read More]

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

May 10, 2022

As of this writing, we’re still in the middle of one of the most extended real estate booms in many years. Home prices have soared for more than a decade (and have become even hotter over the past two to three years). The same goes for rental rates, which have climbed so high in certain… [Read More]

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

May 3, 2022

We can’t tell you how many people have come to us saying they’re tired of paying rent. Every month, they felt like they were throwing money away when all along, they could have been investing in their future. Buying a house isn’t a minor decision. Many factors have to be considered, such as which neighborhood… [Read More]

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

April 21, 2022

When it comes to owning real estate, most people focus on condos, apartments, and single-family homes. If you study the real estate market over the past decade, however, you’ll see that townhomes have made a significant comeback. Old townhomes are getting revitalized, new ones are being built by the thousands, and everyone from young millennials… [Read More]

Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

April 19, 2022

Real estate investing might seem like an elite endeavor that only the smartest and most resourceful people are able to enter. However, the exact opposite is closer to the truth. It’s actually one of the most accessible wealth-building vehicles around. Regardless of how much money you have, what your background is, or where you’re located,… [Read More]

Is a Home Loan Truly “Good Debt”?

Is a Home Loan Truly “Good Debt”?

April 12, 2022

You might hear it said that buying a home with the help of a loan is always a good decision because a home loan is “good debt.” In a culture that regularly warns youngsters and financial novices about the dangers of debt and compound interest, this sounds like an oxymoron. Debt is often a financial… [Read More]

5 Good Reasons to Bid Above Asking Price

5 Good Reasons to Bid Above Asking Price (and 5 Bad Ones)

April 7, 2022

If you’re in the market for a new house, you might consider entering a bid above the asking price. For example, if the home is listed at $250,000, you could put in a bid of $260,000. Strategically, this move could make sense. The advantages are obvious; a higher price means your offer will be much… [Read More]