Before and After
First-time sellers beware: there are lots of myths out there about the right way to sell your home. While your Texas REALTOR® is your first line of defense against making these mistakes, here are three common selling myths busted:
Myth: I bought a house, so I know what it’s like to go through […]
During our time as homeowners, my wife and I have painted rooms, installed ceiling fans, landscaped the front and back yards, and even replaced a garbage disposal—all ourselves.
But one thing we’ll never DIY is selling our home. There’s a lot to know about disclosure, time periods, pricing, and accepting offers, so when we decided recently […]
Whoever invented the undo function in computer software is one of my heroes. Think about it: If something doesn’t turn out the way you intended, hit Control + Z and—poof—it never happened. There aren’t many places in life where you get to undo your actions like that, but the option period in a real estate […]
2014 did not start off like everyone thought it would: like a rocket. Yet, by the end of the year we saw the second best 4th quarter in home sales in the history of the state. 66,664 homes were sold in Texas in the fourth quarter, an 8.46 percent increase from the same quarter of […]
You’ll have a team of real estate professionals working with you during the home buying process—like lenders, inspectors, and appraisers, to name a few—but there are still some tasks that are all yours. Start by hiring a Texas REALTOR®, who will guide you through every step of the way, and taking care of a few […]
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 […]
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. […]
Tragic news headlines have alerted home owners and Realtors about the dangers lurking when showing homes for sale. “Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to.
Carter’s body was found […]