What Is My Home Worth?

I’m planning on selling my house soon. How much should I ask for it?

Before you list your home for sale, you have to decide on an asking price. Many consumers consult real estate websites, but be aware that not all such websites have reliable information.

The best source for reliable info
A Texas REALTOR® has the accurate […]

Thinking of selling your home yourself? Here’s what you need to know

If you’re wondering about the value of hiring a Texas REALTOR®, you’re not alone. But before you decide to do a FSBO (for sale by owner), see if you can answer these questions.

How much your home is worth? When it comes to pricing, you can’t rely on estimator websites to give you an accurate value. […]

4 Mistakes Sellers Often Make

From Texas Association of Realtors

Did you put your house on the market so it would stay there for a long time? Probably not, but if you’re making these mistakes, that’s exactly what will happen. The good news is that it’s never too late to change your ways. See if you’re doing anything on this list, […]

First Home Inspection? Ask These 5 Questions

You’ll learn a lot about home inspections as a first-time homebuyer. Here are a few Inspection 101 questions that your Texas REALTOR® can answer when it’s time to look under the metaphorical hood of your first house.

Who pays for it?
As the buyer, you choose the inspector, pay him directly for the inspection, and the inspection report he generates is yours. […]

November Lawn and Garden – Lake Conroe

 

The Waterwall Houston – Notice the Green St Augustine Lawn

Regions of the United States have distinct climates. In addition, micro climates can have characteristics of their own that present unique challenges.

In the Houston area, southeast Texas, there are a few peculiar things to remember when taking care of a lawn or garden year round. […]

When YOU are the Landlord – Do This

Author: Marty Kramer

Everything changed when our landlord and his wife had a baby.

Previously, he came to our rental house often. He spent several summer weekends installing a French drain to address a flooding problem. He repaired a toilet. Painted the exterior. Took down a dead tree.

After the baby arrived, though, our landlord was nowhere […]

Will my soon-to-be-ex-spouse have to sign the contracts, too?

The Texas Association of Realtors publishes information about the real estate market giving advice, answering questions, and informing the public about the status of the housing market. Here’s a sample of what they offer:

My wife and I bought a house together a few years ago, and now we’re getting divorced. Neither of us wants to […]