Mark Sprague, of Independence Title in Texas, forecasts that the cost of labor will rise as much as 25% in the next year or so. Let's think about it: the entire Texas coast and inland for 75 miles or more, was damaged/destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. All those homes and buildings need repair and replacement. That … Continue reading Number
If you are a buyer and you are running around trying the get the most square footage for the dollar, how are you going to know when you've found that touchstone?
Now if it's recreation you want in the DSID, there are 22 homes on the MLS, of various ages, which have.... pools AND horses allowed.
A Blast from the Past- Kerrville, TX I was updating my home-buyer's packet, and I reached out to a knowledgeable lender, James Dowis, of Infinity Mortgage here in Austin, to ask him what I need to tell people to prepare before they go home loan shopping. James, being the ever-helpful person he is, promptly responded with … Continue reading More Than a Credit Score
I'm looking at the March 2017 Austin Board of Realtors Market Report from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University this morning. Focusing on the zip code 78620, which is the Dripping Springs area. Because A&M is using the Austin Board of Realtors Multiple Listing Service data, I can look at any zip code … Continue reading If You Really Want to Move Now, “Price It Right”
This means that Keller Mortgage is able to charge the borrower no fees AND the borrower gets a credit of $1000, which can save the borrower several thousand dollars on a closing.
Hello, First-time Home-shoppers, Parents of First-Time Home-shoppers, and Friends of People Who Don't Have a Lot of Money to Spend! On Friday, I met with a lender for Guild Mortgage, Joani Wilson, and she gave me the run-down of Austin-specific programs and area loan types that benefit people who are figuring out how to buy … Continue reading Ideas For Getting Into the Home-buying Market