Home buyers are willing to pay 4.2 percent more for a property with the word “country” in the name, and an additional 5.1 percent for the phrase “country club,” according to researchers from the University of Georgia. In the study, researchers evaluated the effect of property names on home values by analyzing MLS data from Baton Rouge, La. Researchers found that buyers do assign a price ...
Do you want to buy a home well you might find some great motivated sellers (buyers) in spring. Parents typically want to lock in a sale now so they can get their family ready for a move after the school year. So consider spring for great deals. So if you plan to sell your home spring cleaning is in order and this means deals on everything from cleaning products to ...
Kevan Pewitt – Broker Houston Prime Realty
This month I have moved up in to the top 10 real estate agents in Houston, TX ranked on Trulia.com Real Estate Agent Directory. There are currently 7,191 real estate agents listed on Trulia in Houston, TX. The Trulia rankings are based on a point system. The points system heavily weights client recommendations and sold homes. ...
Home with Curb Appeal
Success or failure in the sale of a Houston home listing depends on many factors. When it’s your own home that is being offered for sale, you want to do the most you can with any factor you can control. Your home’s interior condition and design are likely to be the key considerations in a buyer choosing your home. However, it’s the exterior view from the ...
Charming Heights bungalow with inviting front porch, natural sunlit rooms and warm, rich colors create a beautiful space. Equipped with smart, extensive storage and a great greenhouse for garderners, this home promises a lot of possibilities. ...........................................................................................................................visit my entire blog at ...
Spring Cleaning Checklist for Homeowners Isn’t owning your own home great? Whether you’re a new buyer or have been in your home for a year or two, you’ll want to make your home clean and comfortable for the many years ahead of you.This spring maintenance checklist has eight tips to help you avoid headaches down the road:1. If you just moved in, change the locks.You may not have considered put...
Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $100,000. If you had a $100,000 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a CPA? If you had a $100,000 legal question, would you deal with it without the help of an attorney? Considering the small upside cost and the ...
It’s one of the skills a successful rental property investor needs to cultivate: if or when to sell. With property prices on the rise, some area landlords may in fact be asking themselves whether now is the time to cash in. Especially for most everyone whose rental property investment was made during the last few years, it’s already been a profitable gambit. According to the Case Schiller Index, b...
a Short Sale Can Impact Your Credit Score
While the United States
housing market improved in 2013, at the end of the year 19% of homeowners with a mortgage owed more on their
mortgage than the value of their home.
For homeowners with no
plans to move and who can comfortably afford their mortgage payments, being
underwater certainly can be frustrating. However, those homeow...
Up Front Money –Category #1
buyer and seller agree to often $1,000.00 or more - can be less.
agent will keep this money until sales agreement is executed.
execution this money will be deposited with Title Company.
is when all parties have signed, initialed, dated and delivered.
buyer and seller agr...
Is it a Seller’s Market in
six months of inventory is considered a seller’s market.
supply of listing inventory in The Woodlands between 300K-1Million is much less
than six months.
What does this mean for a
find something you love, don’t hesitate to submit an offer. If you snooze you
What does it mean for
The Houston Real Estate Market is hot! Home values in the Houston area have been rising for the past 12 months, and there is a shortage of available homes for sale. Homes in the Houston market are in high demand and selling quickly. Have you thought about selling your home? If you would like to know the value of your home, I can provide you with a report that provides a wealth of information ...
The kitchen remains one of the most popular rooms in the house. If it's well laid out and equipped, it becomes a magnet for family members. “It’s the place where they begin and end their days and also interact with friends,” says designer Cheryl Kees Clendenon, founder of In Detail, Kitchens, Baths, Interiors, a design firm in Pensacola, Florida.But it can do more. “A home that’s in move-in condit...