• 5 Biggest Turn-Offs for Home Buyers

      Selling your house is a big step and one that every homeowner wants to go smoothly. It can be a nerve-wracking situation especially if it's your first time. How can you be prepared for buyers to view your home? Here are the 5 top turn-offs for home buyers. Dirty home Even though a house may have many attractive features and be solidly built, a dirty...

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    • Cryptocurrency and Real Estate

      Chances are by now we have all heard about Bitcoin and it's meteoric growth of the cryptocurrency industry in the past year. Cryptocurrencies represent a digital monetary asset that can be transferred from one person to the next using a digital infrastructure known as the blockchain. It's been making waves most recently in the real estate industry as a new form of payment for a...

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    • 3 Reasons Trust is so Important in Real Estate Transactions

        Trustworthiness is one of those qualities that so many people desire yet sometimes seems so elusive. There was a time when you could trust a person would keep their word or abide by a deal just because they "shook" on it. Even though we don't shake on a deal today, trust is still an important part of any business dealing. Trust is especially important...

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    • How to Financially Prepare for a Larger Home

      Owning a home can be one of the best long-term investments that someone can make. While many people may live in their homes for decades, there are plenty of life circumstances and situations that would require someone to upgrade to a larger home. While moving into a larger home can be a great option for a growing family, it does come with more expenses that...

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    • Following Through on our Promises to Ourselves

      Following Through on our Promises to Ourselves So how many resolutions have we made over the years? We proclaim every year around Christmas that we're done but come New Year's Eve, we find ourselves caught up in the mix, resolving to take off those pounds or exercise more. We may even go so far as making real promises like spending more time with loved ones,...

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    • 7 Renovations that Attract Tenants to your Rental Property

      Are you a rental property owner? If so, you know all too well that you aren't making money if you have a vacant property, so you want to fill those vacancies as quickly as possible with quality tenants. Let's take a look at some areas to focus on and renovations you can make to get your units filled quickly with the right tenants: Kitchen: Updating...

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    • What’s Happening Around Town in January?

      When you live in The Woodlands area, there really is no shortage of things to keep you busy. Start the new year by enjoying these family-friendly community events in the Woodlands, TX area. Engage with your family while playing a game of Bunko, ice skating in Town Center, or learning about nature. Here are 4 events to get you started on a great 2018: January...

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    • 5 Factors to Consider when Setting a List Price

      Homes come with emotional attachments and fond memories, but if selling a home is on the horizon, these factors are not what a new buyer is looking for. A new buyer is looking for a place to put roots down and create their own memories and so is looking for things like the best deal, the best location, and the easiest transition into their new...

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    • Your Offer was Accepted! Now what?

      Having your offer accepted on the house of your choice is a great start and feels amazing. However, it's not the end, and there's still a lot to do in the buying process. With so much to do before you can close on your home, it's always nice to have a checklist to help you get through the process that much easier. 1. The Loan...

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    • Homebuying Tips for Military Families

      Since most military families move around so much, most prefer to rent instead of buy. However, if you are hoping to stay in one place for a longer period of time, you might want to think about buying a home. Since you are used to renting, buying a home is a new experience. Here are some homebuying tips for military families. Figure out what your...

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