Everyone wants a deal right now. One persons view of the current Market

January 9, 2023

Distressed properties and discounts finally seem to be appearing for investors who have been waiting for better value opportunities. Investors are still hungry for deals. In fact, the volatility in the stock market will probably bring a lot more capital in search of real estate for safety and income soon. While not every seller is […]


An update on Mortgage Rates

January 2, 2023

December 22, 2022 Mortgage rates dropped even further this week. According to Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate decreased to 6.27% from 7.08% six weeks ago. As a result, homeownership has become nearly 10% more affordable in the last six weeks as the monthly mortgage payment decreased to $2,140 for the median-priced home. With […]


Temporary Buydown: Pay less for your mortgage

November 15, 2022

The housing market has been crazy during the fall of 2022. Home prices are still high, mortgage rates are going up and there still aren’t enough homes for sale. This had led to widespread issues with housing affordability. Fortunately, there are many financing options when you’re buying a home, like Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARM), down-payment assistance programs […]


Home Equity. Understanding Why You Should Invest in a Home

October 6, 2022

Home equity…Everybody wants it, but what exactly is it, and how do you get it? Equity represents the degree of ownership an individual or entity has in an asset after subtracting any debts against the asset. To say someone shares equity in a company means they would share in any assets remaining after all debts […]


5 Home Upgrades that will surlily Increase Your Home’s Value.

August 31, 2022

As inventory rises across North Texas and buyers have a wider array of options to choose from, it’s important for sellers to make their homes stand out amongst the pack in order to attract the best possible offers. Upping your home’s appeal can be as simple as a good deep cleaning or completing basic repairs, […]


FHA Appraisal vs Inspection

July 30, 2022

How much do you really know about the home loan appraisal process? Some call it an inspection, and it’s definitely NOT an inspection–rather a check to make sure the property meets minimum standards for safety and habitability. It is also meant to establish the fair market value of the home. FHA Appraisals: Useful for the Lender, not the […]


For Sale By Owner. How To Protect Yourself When Selling Your Home

April 6, 2022

In Texas, selling your house without a real estate agent is possible, and it could save you a lot of money in agent commission fees. The average realtor commission rate in Texas is 4.50% to 6.00%.  Without a listing agent, you can cut commission expenses in half, and you’ll have more control over the sale. […]


New Changes To Credit Reports

March 7, 2022

New changes to what’s being reported on credit reports could hit many potential home buyers hard, and keep them out of the market. Along with rising interest rates, new hits to credit scores could take more home buyers out of the market. This may be welcome news to some home buyers who have been craving […]


Declutter your Kitchen

February 25, 2022

Is there a move in your future? Or are you just tired of shuffling your kitchenware around every time you want to close a cupboard? You’ve spent some time looking at the spotless kitchens of Instagram lifestyle gurus and have gotten inspired. In any case, you’ve decided that your kitchen needs to be thoroughly decluttered, […]