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 […]
What you need to know before buying (that no one ever tells you) Tag a friend who needs to see this, or save this post for later. Cheers ~ Nacho
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 […]
— here in North Texas: ➡️Don’t overlook the power of decluttering, depersonalizing, and staging.➡️Be slow to make costly upgrades. Consult with an agent who knows your neighborhood before spending a ton of money. Chances are, your home isn’t too far from ready condition.➡️Your kitchen will sell your home so if you’re going to put […]
When it comes to buying a home, many first-time homebuyers want to know who pays for the appraisal. The Appraisal is ordered by your mortgage lender shortly after your offer is accepted. Your lender will reach out to you to collect payment and then order the appraisal. The typical cost is somewhere between $650 & […]
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 […]