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Important Questions to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
Posted on 03/29/2020
Important Questions to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
A home showing represents a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. However, there may be instances in which a buyer is unsure about whether to attend a house showing. Lucky for you, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of scheduling a home showing. Now, let's take a look at three questions to consider before you...
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Avoid These Common Mortgage Mistakes
Posted on 03/22/2020
Avoid These Common Mortgage Mistakes
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay One of the biggest hurdles people face when looking for a home is applying for a mortgage. While applying for a mortgage is relatively straightforward, finding favorable terms might be more challenging. Many buyers are surprised by how broad the terms of a mortgage might be. With this in mind, it is...
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Weekend Project: Build a Swing
Posted on 03/15/2020
Weekend Project: Build a Swing
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Consider Cost of Living Differences when Relocating
Posted on 03/08/2020
Consider Cost of Living Differences when Relocating
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Another Property Sold - 2501 Vistaview Drive, Corinth, TX 76210
Posted on 03/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 2501 Vistaview Drive, Corinth, TX 76210
Beautiful 3-2-2 in Meadow Oaks. Open layout with laminate floors. The Kitchen offers lots of counter space, breakfast bar, island and granite countertops. Living room is open to the kitchen and has a fireplace and windows overlooking the outdoor living space. The backyard is amazing with the large beautiful deck. Great access to...
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Steps For Protecting Your Floors From Damage
Posted on 03/01/2020
Steps For Protecting Your Floors From Damage
In today's real estate market, hardwood floors are a highly desired feature in a house. Potential buyers are often turned off by homes with carpeted floors because it's almost impossible to keep them clean. Time is not on your side when it comes to maintaining nice-looking carpeted floors! No matter how careful you are, sooner or later someone's going...
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Which Closing Costs Will I Pay When Buying a Home?
Posted on 02/23/2020
Which Closing Costs Will I Pay When Buying a Home?
If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you might be wondering what all of the expenses you can expect to have when it comes time to close on your home. Ideally, you’ll want to understand all of the closing costs months in advance so that you can plan accordingly. However, even if you’re close to purchasing your first home, it’s still...
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DIY Towel Racks for Your Pool
Posted on 02/16/2020
DIY Towel Racks for Your Pool
Photo by Engin Akyurt from Pexels The stunning tile, the landscaping and even the pool itself -- you spent a lot of time and money to make this the most delightful and attention getting part of your home. All that work could go to waste, though, if the pool area itself looks messy and unkempt. Few things look...
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Organizational Tips for Home Sellers
Posted on 02/09/2020
Organizational Tips for Home Sellers
Image by LightField Studios from Shutterstock When you've owned your house a long time, getting it ready to sell may seem like a daunting task. If relocation is on the horizon for you, get an early start and organize your spaces. Ideas to help you get organized right away! Resist the temptation to add items to your home...
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Will Applying for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit Score?
Posted on 02/05/2020
Will Applying for a Mortgage Hurt My Credit Score?
Preparing to buy a home is a long and stressful process for many. You’ve spent months, or even years, saving for a down payment, planning your future, and building your credit to ensure you get the best possible interest rate on your loan. Then you find out, when getting preapproved for a mortgage, that your credit score dropped by...
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Mortgage Qualifications: FICO Score
Posted on 02/02/2020
Mortgage Qualifications: FICO Score
Image by David Pereiras from Shutterstock Your FICO score is a key factor used to determine if you qualify for a mortgage. The Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) is the creator of the most common credit score used by home loan providers. The algorithm used to create your score is a closely-guarded industry secret. But in general, it factors...
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How to Boost Water Efficiency in Your Bathroom
Posted on 01/26/2020
How to Boost Water Efficiency in Your Bathroom
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Water efficiency is good for both the environment and your wallet. Changing habits, such as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth saves about 3,000 gallons a year. This is great, but if you want to take it a step further to conserve water, here are four DIY ways to bring better...
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