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Post date: March 17, 2014
There are plenty of reasons why you may want to consider downsizing your home. Perhaps the kids are grown and you no longer have the need for a large home, or you may just need to cut down some of your monthly living expenses. In any case, it may be time for you to downsize. Houston... Read More

Looking to Downsize? Great Places to Buy a Condo in Houston

There are plenty of reasons why you may want to consider downsizing your home. Perhaps the kids are grown and you no longer have the need for a large home, or you may just need to cut down some of your monthly living expenses. In any case, it may be time for you to downsize. Houston condos for sale provide many benefits for those who are looking for a smaller real estate option. As you are browsing Houston homes for sale in hopes of downsizing, give a condo a good amount of consideration.

Benefits of Condo Living

Post date: February 15, 2014
Whether you have a growing family or whether you are just simply tired of the layout of your current home and suddenly find that 1.5 bathrooms is not enough to keep up with the demands of a home full of teenagers, you are probably facing a situation where you are considering the option of... Read More

Should You Renovate or Buy a New Home

Whether you have a growing family or whether you are just simply tired of the layout of your current home and suddenly find that 1.5 bathrooms is not enough to keep up with the demands of a home full of teenagers, you are probably facing a situation where you are considering the option of a remodel Before you dive into a contract with a general contractor, you may want to weigh the pros and cons of tackling a large home remodeling project. Often, homeowners find that they want to start fresh in a whole new home, which can be achieved by buying one of the many Houston homes for sale.

Post date: January 13, 2014
It's the start of a new year, and with that comes a commitment to new changes in your life. Whether you are looking to lose a few pounds, start a healthy exercise routine or make a big change professionally, this is the time when those thoughts start solidifying in your mind. If one of... Read More

New Year's Resolutions: Changing Your Habits to Buy a Home

It's the start of a new year, and with that comes a commitment to new changes in your life. Whether you are looking to lose a few pounds, start a healthy exercise routine or make a big change professionally, this is the time when those thoughts start solidifying in your mind. If one of the decisions on your horizon involves buying a home, it's time to start making some positive changes so you can save money for that down payment. Here are five ways you can do so.

1. Create a Budget

Post date: December 17, 2013
The city of Houston loves Christmas, and many Houston homes are decked out in festive holiday displays. Whether you are looking for a thrifty way to spend time with your family, or are thinking about checking out different neighborhoods before moving to Houston. Here are some areas that... Read More

Houston neighborhoods with the most Christmas spirit!

The city of Houston loves Christmas, and many Houston homes are decked out in festive holiday displays. Whether you are looking for a thrifty way to spend time with your family, or are thinking about checking out different neighborhoods before moving to Houston. Here are some areas that really go out of their way to spread the holiday spirit!

River Oaks

Post date: November 16, 2013
If you are thinking of putting your luxury home in the market, it's time to start thinking about what buyers are looking for. If you are selling a home in Houston that fits into the luxury home market, there are certain amenities that buyers are looking for. Houston home sellers who put... Read More

Thinking of selling a luxury home?

If you are thinking of putting your luxury home in the market, it's time to start thinking about what buyers are looking for. If you are selling a home in Houston that fits into the luxury home market, there are certain amenities that buyers are looking for. Houston home sellers who put that extra effort into these areas will have an easier time selling their home.

Structural Soundness and Quality

Post date: October 15, 2013
For anyone conducting a Houston home search, the options may seem endless. As the fourth largest city in the United States, it should not come as a surprise that a general search of Houston property listings will return a seemingly endless array of properties for sale. If the goal of your... Read More

Best Places to Search for a Houston Home

For anyone conducting a Houston home search, the options may seem endless. As the fourth largest city in the United States, it should not come as a surprise that a general search of Houston property listings will return a seemingly endless array of properties for sale. If the goal of your Houston home search is to locate a property in an upscale neighborhood, you may wish to consider either Montrose or Houston Heights.

Post date: September 10, 2013
As the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston has something to offer everyone. Covering approximately 600 square miles, the city of Houston itself is home to over 2 million residents with over 6 million people calling the Houston... Read More

Where to Find Affordable Homes in Houston

As the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston has something to offer everyone. Covering approximately 600 square miles, the city of Houston itself is home to over 2 million residents with over 6 million people calling the Houston Metro area home. Houston's location has contributed over the years to its diversity.

Post date: August 11, 2013
With the Federal Reserve's recent announcement to begin curbing its massive stimulus policies, the days of low rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages are a thing of the past. During the past few months, mortgage rates have been rising faster than before. If you've been thinking about... Read More

What does the rising mortgage rates mean for Houston home buyers and sellers?

With the Federal Reserve's recent announcement to begin curbing its massive stimulus policies, the days of low rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages are a thing of the past. During the past few months, mortgage rates have been rising faster than before. If you've been thinking about financing a home purchase, you may want to act now before Houston mortgages get even more expensive - as mortgage rates are predicted to rise.

Post date: July 10, 2013
Congratulations! You've made it through the process of finding a buyer for your house, negotiating with the buyer to get a good price, and accepting their bid. Although you're at the closing stage, your work isn't quite done yet. Before you can begin to wrap up the home sale and move on... Read More

Home closing checklist for a smooth Houston Home closure

Congratulations! You've made it through the process of finding a buyer for your house, negotiating with the buyer to get a good price, and accepting their bid. Although you're at the closing stage, your work isn't quite done yet. Before you can begin to wrap up the home sale and move on to the next phase of your life, you will need to complete some additional steps.

Post date: June 12, 2013
Are you concerned about the home appraisal process? Many home sellers often think they have no control over the final appraised value of their home, but there are steps you can take to ensure your home is given an accurate appraisal. If you are selling your Houston home, the below... Read More

Getting the Maximum Appraisal Value for Your Houston Home

Are you concerned about the home appraisal process? Many home sellers often think they have no control over the final appraised value of their home, but there are steps you can take to ensure your home is given an accurate appraisal. If you are selling your Houston home, the below suggestions will help ensure a smooth appraisal.

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