Hey there, first-time homebuyer, can we have a heart-to-heart? You see, you’re buying your first home, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m showing up as your biggest fan. But my guess is you’re hearing lots of chatter about this not being the ideal time to buy. Maybe even from people you love. Here’s the […]
Buying and selling at the same time. It’s not for the faint of heart, but my clients do it all the time. And in the end, they’re all smiles! I’m sharing my top tips for maintaining your sanity if you’re staring down both sides of a real estate transaction.
Homestead exemption is a provision that allows a Texas homeowner to remove part of your home’s value from taxation, so they lower your taxes paid on the home. Example: Your home appraised at $300,000, and you qualify for a $40,000 exemption (this is the amount mandated for school districts), you will pay school taxes on […]
Picture this: you’re a football player. You’re playing a team you REALLY want to beat. Right before you step out onto the field, you run over to your opponent’s sidelines and ask their coach what you should do to win. Sounds crazy, right? It’s a lot like buyers who find a house they love, but […]
ENTER YOUR MUST LIST VS YOUR LUST LIST: My strategy for determining your top priorities while house hunting ⬇️ When you start the house hunting process, it’s easy to get caught up in all the “extra” features which could cause you to potentially neglect the really important things like location, lot size, the why behind […]
If there’s one thing that I could tell everyone about the process of moving, it’s this: Don’t take everything with you!! Seriously, long before you tape up the first box, decide what’s worth keeping, selling, or donating. Before your move, ask yourself these questions to help you decide what’s worth keeping, selling, or donating: Do […]
So you want to buy a house? YESSS! This post is for you! What to Expect in the Housing Market for the Rest of 2022 Homes available for sale are likely to grow. BUYERS: You’ll have more options, just be ready to act fast and put in your best offer upfront. SELLERS: You may soon face more […]