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As the economy improves, Millennials and Baby Boomers are on the move, but they’re heading in opposite directions, according to a new analysis by real estate data firm RealtyTrac. Each year, 17 million Americans (or about 6 percent of the population) move into a different county, according to Census Bureau data. RealtyTrac’s analysis found Millennials (considered born between 1977 t...
Read Post [Posted on 01/28/2015 By John Askins]
The "A+" included in the Katy Independent School District's logo is well deserved according to a new ranking of Houston-area public high schools. As part of the launch for its newest K-12 site, the research site Niche ranked the top public and private schools in the Houston area. Seven Lakes and Cinco Ranch made the public school list which also included magnet prog...
Read Post [Posted on 01/27/2015 By Ronald Tata]
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Read Post [Posted on 01/23/2015 By Pamela Harris]
Calculating Your Monthly Mortgage Payments One of the most important factors to consider when buying a new home is affordability.  As a general rule, mortgage payments should not exceed 25-30 percent of your monthly take-home pay.  The best way to know what you can afford is to determine the possible payment range by comparing the price of the home with other essential ingredients. ...
Read Post [Posted on 01/21/2015 By Enrique Escobar]
Construction on buildings with at least five apartments reached the highest pace last year since the beginning of 2006. But one big difference compared to 2006, Freddie Mac economists note, is that there is less development of condominium complexes, and most of the multifamily offerings are rentals. "The growth in net household formations has been among renters," a Freddie Mac report ...
Read Post [Posted on 01/17/2015 By John Askins]
Hello! This is just some tips I picked up from a magazine.  Some of these are really good tips.  I also picked up some of these from a friend at a lending company.  Read and you decide what is good for you and what is not!  As a realtor, I am not perfect! My credit score is not perfect either. Things happen in a person's life time that you can not foresee and you have to pa...
Read Post [Posted on 01/12/2015 By Marie Castecka]
http://blog.homes.com/2014/12/mortgage-rates-end-of-2014/
Read Post [Posted on 01/12/2015 By Pamela Harris]
I HAVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE I SPECIALIZE IN: “BUYING - SELLING - LEASING” NEW & PRE-OWNED HOMES - TOWNHOMES – CONDOS – LOFTS & APARTMENTS   LET ME HELP YOU WITH YOUR NEXT PURCHASE OR RENTAL Many good homes are sold or leased before they are ever advertised. Beat other homebuyers to the hottest new homes for sale in Houston with my N...
Read Post [Posted on 01/11/2015 By Kimla Green]
LANDLORDS WHAT ARE YOUR WEEKENDS WORTH? I specialize in working with landlords to find qualified tenants for their properties Credit/background check Employment and Rental History Verification Valid up to date lease Schedule and show property on your behalf 24 hour professional advertising locally and on social media 20 plus photos of your property  Provide complete lease...
Read Post [Posted on 01/11/2015 By LaWanda Lendsey]
Lots of our military veterans come back from serving and are told they cannot get a loan because of no credit or a minimum credit score. Lots of our veterans do not know all the benefits they have when it comes to buying or selling a home bought with a VA loan. You or someone you know may be eligible for a VA home loan up to $417,000 with zero down, as the Veterans Administration are providing lo...
Read Post [Posted on 01/11/2015 By LaWanda Lendsey]
Industry analysts and economists largely believe the real estate market will gain traction this year, but they acknowledge several challenges that pose a potential derailment to the ongoing recovery. CNNMoney recently highlighted several of those challenges: Investors exit the market: Institutional investors accounted for 15 percent of all sales in October, a drop from 20 percent in J...
Read Post [Posted on 01/11/2015 By John Askins]
Ikea Studied Americans at Home. Here’s What It Found. Read ...
Read Post [Posted on 01/10/2015 By Susan Greer]
LANDLORDS WHAT ARE YOUR WEEKENDS WORTH? I specialize in working with landlords to find qualified tenants for their properties Credit/background check Employment and Rental History Verification Valid up to date lease Schedule and show property on your behalf 24 hour professional advertising locally and on social media 20 plus photos of your property  Provide complete lease...
Read Post [Posted on 01/10/2015 By LaWanda Lendsey]
Thousands of single-family homes are being built to rent rather than sell, The New York Times reports. More home builders and investors see it as an income-generating investment at a time when the pool of first-time home buyers is shrinking. For example, in the Atlanta area, a five-bedroom, three-bathroom new home that may have sold for less than $200,000 can fetch $1,300 a month in rent. ...
Read Post [Posted on 01/10/2015 By John Askins]
LANDLORDS WHAT ARE YOUR WEEKENDS WORTH? I specialize in working with landlords to find qualified tenants for their properties Credit/background check Employment and Rental History Verification Valid up to date lease Schedule and show property on your behalf 24 hour professional advertising locally and on social media 20 plus photos of your property  Provide complete lease...
Read Post [Posted on 01/09/2015 By LaWanda Lendsey]
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