Posts Tagged ‘home’

Should You Sell Your Home Before Buying a New One?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

If you’re thinking about making a move, but you’re contemplating whether you should make sure your home sells before buying a new one, we’re here to help. It’s not as much of a mind-bending conundrum as the “what came first: the chicken or the egg?” situation. In fact, there can be some simple questions to […]

East San Antonio is Seeing a Boom

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Have you ever turned on your TV and prepared to get sucked into a sitcom or reality show only to find yourself watching episode after episode of DIY projects coming together? We bet you’ve spent more than a few afternoons creating a dent in your couch and drooling over the home designs that are showcased […]

DIY Fouls: 4 of the Worst DIY Mistakes Homeowners Can Make

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

While it may seem like a good idea to save a buck and perform home repairs yourself, DIY repair projects don’t always pay off, and things can get ugly rather quickly. Stay away from these common DIY mistakes that homeowners make, and leave them to the licensed repair professionals. #1 Drywall Repairs. An extra coat […]

Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Most buyers today in all price ranges are looking for a move-in ready home.  After your buyer signs a contract to purchase your home, they will schedule an inspection.  In Texas, this is like round two of the negotiations to sell your home.  To avoid this round two, get a home inspection.  This and a […]

Ready to Buy a House – Don’t …

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

What Not to Do When You are Ready to Buy a House 1.  Don’t try and Go it Alone.  Homebuying is a very complicated process and you want a professional that is in “it” day in and day out – a professional that closes several transactions a year. Some people think that if they try […]

Downpayment Options for Home Purchase

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Some of you may be ready for a new chapter in your life – home ownership.  One problem if you haven’t planned for it –  where are you going to get the downpayment and the closing costs and how long will it take to save that amount of money? If you’ve been putting money into […]

What do Sellers Want from an Agent

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Today’s blog is another excerpt from the latest Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers – 2013 edition. This is what the survey respondents said they expect from their agent when they decide to list their home for sale. Number 1 – I want them to market my home to potential buyers.  This is one of […]

Profile of Home Buyers and Home Sellers

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Today, my blog is an excerpt from the most recent Texas Association of Realtors Profile of Texas Homebuyers and Sellers.  Some of you may find this interesting.  Some of you will fit into some of the data categories. I won’t bore you with too much detail though. 1.  What would you guess Texans aged 18 […]