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 […]
In psychology & behavioral economics, the Endowment Effect describes how people tend to value items that they own more highly than they would if they did not belong to them. This explains why some listings are overpriced or why a seller thinks the hard work he put into the sunroom remodel should yield dollar for […]
Let me start by saying: , so I can’t make everyone happy! I’m not posting this to say that I’m the right fit for you (necessarily), I just want to point out a few things that you should look for! You know that feeling when something just feels right? The chips & salsa are fresh […]
The 4 Magic words to every Homebuyer! ‘ ? How do you get lucky enough to be the offer that is chosen? The secret is to ,I have the perfect Homebuyer Guide for this! Before you start looking at homes, you should have these 3 shamrocks in a row: Your pre-approval letter IN HAND, ready […]
When it comes to listing your North Texas Home, : I could write a book on the importance of pricing your home strategically but here’s a tiny excerpt. “” , . Check out this pyramid showing what it looks like to price it slightly above the market value vs right at the market value or […]
TO AVOID FRUSTRATION AND OVERWHELM – Without talking to a real estate agent to learn how the process works, timelines to expect, and costs that are involved, chances are you’re going to experience a lot of frustration and overwhelm throughout the process. So get off of the home search websites and meet with a real […]