Six Staging Pitfalls Sellers Should Avoid

In many cases, staging will determine how easily a home will sell, but luckily, it’s one of the few factors that your clients have control over. With a little guidance from their great agent (read: you!) any smart homeowner can … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Stay Safe as a New Home Owner

You do actions to stay safe every day, like fastening your seat belt, looking both ways before you cross the street, or locking your doors before you go to sleep at night. Your Texas REALTOR® likely has some ideas of how … Continue reading

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Reminder: Seven Financial Benefits of Home Ownership This Tax Season

The financial benefits of homeownership are evident year round, but particularly around tax time – they seem to jump off the page. Let’s examine how homeownership makes “cents” –  from the tax benefits, to good old fashioned financial stability. 1. Homeownership … Continue reading

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Young U.S. Generation ‘Optimistic’ in Home Buying

Young home buyers in the U.S. see their homes as a good investment, while older buyers are more likely to trade down to a small home to match changing lifestyles, according to a new study. In the new Home Buyer … Continue reading

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Questions You Need to Ask a Real Estate Agent

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Real estate agents are key to buying or selling a home, but not all agents are created equal. “Buying or selling a home is likely the single largest transaction you will ever make, and you don’t want to trust that … Continue reading

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What Does a Title Company Do?

A title company makes sure that the title to a piece of real estate is legitimate and then issues title insurance for that property. Title insurance protects the lender and/or owner against lawsuits or claims against the property that result … Continue reading

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Dallas-area homebuyers to scramble this spring

If you want to buy a house in the Dallas area this spring, start looking right now.  Be prepared to pay a lot more and have much less to pick from than you’re probably expecting.   That’s what real estate … Continue reading

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