texasrealestate.com’s consumer columnist Summer Mandell writes from her own personal experience about what not to do when buying your first home. As a realtor, I encourage buyers to do as much research as possible to educate themselves about all angles of homeownership. But research alone will not prepare you. This is likely to be the biggest investment you’ll ever make, let the industry professionals help you make the best possible decision.
realtormag.com covers how trends in the market indicate some lenders have loosened up on their standards and may continue to do so. Food for thought: maybe lenders aren’t easing up but we in the industry have become more accustomed to lending guidelines.
ABC News reports on the responsibilities of being a home owner. If you’re a new home owner or soon plan to be a home owner, this article can help you better grasp the perks and responsibilities.
Realtors Property Resource announces its currently working with Fannie Mae towards making the short sale approval process more efficient
realtor.org reports on steadily rising home prices and the development of a seller’s market.
This article by Realtor Mag compares renters of single family homes with apartment renters.
Realtor Mag discusses the market potential for “strategic defaulters” and how many of them are eager to buy again.
mysanantonio.com covers how a strong housing market is among reasons for economic growth in Texas.
What buyers should expect from buyer agency agreements and from their realtor.
texasrealestate.com gives advice on purchasing real estate without spouses consent.