What You Can Expect From The Houston Real Estate Market in 2020

The current healthy economy portends a strong real estate market throughout 2020. A strong job market, with unemployment at a near 50-year low and relatively low-interest rates should keep real estate going, but there will remain, it seems, a shortage of inventory. Industry watchers say that the market is looking better than it did a … Continued

5 Tax Tips For Homeowners In Houston

Homeownership entails some significant tax breaks that homeowners should be aware of and take advantage of. The sad fact is that many people lose out in April because they aren’t aware of these tax breaks or just don’t know how to take advantage of these savings opportunities. In addition, tax laws went through a major … Continued

Pros and Cons of Buying Older Homes In Houston

Should you buy an older home? A lot of people think so, and the statistics bear that out. While around 500,000 homes sold this year will be new construction, the vast majority – 5.2 million – will be existing homes, many of them older homes. In addition, the “typical home” purchased was built around 1976, and many … Continued

Pros and Cons of Buying New Construction in Houston

Some people would never buy anything used, but others prefer what has been tested and is less expensive. When it comes to new construction vs. existing homes, though, the difference goes far beyond mere preference. New construction and existing homes both have their advantages and disadvantages. So if you’re still on the fence about this, … Continued

5 Ways To Save Money For Your New Home In Houston

Buying a new home can be . . . well, frightening. It’s the largest purchase most people will ever make, and that’s just a little scary. In fact, a lot of us think it’s a goal beyond our financial reach. There’s that big down payment and those monthly mortgage payments, as well as closing costs, … Continued

4 Things To Do Before You Think About Buying A House In Houston

Not only will buying a house be the biggest purchase of your life, but it will probably be the most complex transaction you’ll ever be involved in. It’s just not something to jump into without forethought and research – or without expert professional guidance from your local real estate agent. Before you sign the dotted … Continued

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A House In Houston

Buying a house is a big step – much bigger than many people realize. For first-time buyers, it often comes with a host of expenses and responsibilities that they never dreamed of, in addition to being the largest financial transaction of their entire lives up to that point. It has been said that buying a … Continued