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What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]
  Some Highlights: The cost of waiting to buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by the end of 2019. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!
6805 Deseo Lane, Irving, TX 75039
6805 Deseo Lane, Irving, TX 75039
Convenience at its best! Are you looking for a low-maintenance home with awesome updates? This townhome offers easy access to DFW and areas around the metroplex and low maintenance hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has granite countertops and overlooks the family room and breakfast area. Relax and rejuvenate in the three bedrooms plus a private study for the telecommuter to work from home. Enjoy entertaining in the formal dining area for those special occasions, and the home offers a private courtyard to relax outdoors. Situated in a quiet community with a nearby dog park and elementary school within walking distance. This East to Northeast facing home is move-in ready.
Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms
Last Chance! Homes are a Bargain Compared to Historic Norms
A loaf of bread used to be a nickel. A movie ticket was a dime.  Not anymore. Houses were also much less expensive than they are now. Inflation raised the price of all three of those items, along with the price of almost every other item we purchase. The reason we can still afford to consume is that our wages have also risen over time. The better measure of whether an item is more expensive than it was before is what percentage
Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!
Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!
If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the item you want without going over! That means your guess must be just slightly under the retail price. In today’s shifting real estate market, where more inventory is coming to market and home values are projected to appreciate at lower rates, homeowners will not be able to price their homes as aggressively as they
The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Cost Across Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: With interest rates still around 4.5%, now is a great time to look back at where rates have been over the last 40 years. Rates are projected to climb to 5.0% by this time next year according to Freddie Mac. The impact your interest rate makes on your monthly mortgage cost is significant! Lock in a low rate now while you can!
Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search. Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive market, understanding your budget will give you the confidence of knowing whether or
1331 Lamar Lane Allen, TX 75002
1331 Lamar Lane Allen, TX 75002
Stunning Highland home located in Austin Waters has so many upgrades and an amazing outdoor living area. Prepare to be impressed from the moment you step inside the beautiful arched front door.
1108 Salado Drive, Allen, TX 75013
1108 Salado Drive, Allen, TX 75013
Stunning Highland home located in Austin Waters has so many upgrades and an amazing outdoor living area. Prepare to be impressed from the moment you step inside the beautiful arched front door.
The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!
The Best Time to List Your House? TODAY!
You may have heard that the housing market is softening. There is no doubt that buyer traffic has decreased. There are fewer purchasers in the market than there were last month and at this time last year. What you may not have heard, however, is that there is still a severe shortage of listing inventory in many regions of the country. In a recent interview discussing the housing market, First American’s Chief Economist Mark Fleming put it simply: “The biggest challenge is
Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?
Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?
Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates returned to levels that we saw in August to close out the year at 4.55%, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. After the first week of 2019, rates have continued their downward trend. As Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Sam Khater notes, this is great news for homebuyers. He states, “Mortgage rates declined to start the new year with the