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If you are one of the more than 500,000 Americans who lost their homes during the foreclosure crisis, you are now poised to become a homeowner again and I can help you. You can recover from foreclosure in as little as one years and be ready to buy a home again depending on the type of loan you had at the time of the foreclosure. In 2013, the year to date foreclosure rate read, Harris ...
Read Post [Posted on 03/02/2015 By Diana Walton]
$289900 / 5br - 3917ft2 - PRICE REDUCTION! Absolutely Stunning Home on Large Corner Lot!(Spring, TX)   © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 2407 Meadow Tree Ln (google map) (yahoo map) 5BR / 4.5Ba 3917ft2 houseavailable feb 16 w/d hookups attached garage   Location Featu...
Read Post [Posted on 03/02/2015 By Katie Kohlhauff]
Texas’ long-standing status as a state with affordable housing continued in 2014, according to the Real Estate Center’s latest Texas Housing Affordability Index (THAI). In fourth quarter 2014, the state had an index value of 1.74.   “This means the state’s median income was 1.74 times (or 174 percent of) the income required to qualify to purchase a median-priced home...
Read Post [Posted on 03/02/2015 By John Askins]
When is the last time you wished for something? A better job. A healthier body. A padded bank account. A happier life. At some point we all wish for things it seems like we’ll never have. But maybe we wouldn’t feel so bad about not having these things if we stopped comparing ourselves to others and what they have. When we click through endless social media posts we often get down on ou...
Read Post [Posted on 02/23/2015 By Muna Farah]
The home ownership rate among college graduates is less than non-grads, according to the New York Federal Reserve.  College graduates are facing increasing obstacles to home ownership, mostly due to high debt levels and weak job prospects. The delay in Millennials entering into home ownership could be a drag on the housing industry for years to come, CNNMoney reports.  The average ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/22/2015 By John Askins]
Today, Tamborrel presents to our readers- Cayden Creek, a brand new community in Conroe,TX by KB Homes. Cayden Creek is situated just north of The Woodlands & 2 miles west of Hwy 45 in a wetland forest reserve, providing a one of a kind, serene & natural environment while being only minutes away from the various amenities found in & around Conroe. New homes at Cayden Creek...
Read Post [Posted on 02/19/2015 By Stanley Okazaki]
Memorial Park Golf Course – So, 15 years ago a buddy and I hopped in a U-Haul and moved to Houston. I came to the city sight unseen, with no job but a lot of hospitality experience and the idea of playing all day and bartending all night. The golf course at Memorial Park was (and still is) my home course. We have a plethora of great fancy courses here, but I’m a Muni track kind...
Read Post [Posted on 02/19/2015 By Ronald Tata]
Whether you're in the market to buy or sell real estate, getting stuck in a long-term contract with a Realtor who doesn't aggressively work for you, at marketing your home or finding you a new home, can become your worst nightmare!   What most buyers and sellers don't realize is that the listing contract or buyer agency contract that you sign when deciding to work with a real ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/18/2015 By Muna Farah]
Fifty-two percent of Americans admit they’ve had to make at least one major sacrifice in order to pay their rent or mortgage within the last three years, according to new research commissioned by the nonprofit John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. These sacrifices include everything from having to get a second job, curb savings for retirement, cut back on health care, accumulate ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/17/2015 By John Askins]
A $10 sales price proved to still be too much for a 101-year-old house in suburban Chicago. The low price tag was in the hopes of saving the home from being razed but no buyer has come forward. Along with the $10 price tag, the home also came with a stipulation that any buyer would have to move the home from its lot in Geneva, Ill. A townhome development is slated for its current property. &...
Read Post [Posted on 02/17/2015 By John Askins]
Beautiful Remodeled Home in Quiet Cul-de-sac!! (Spring, TX)   © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 3303 Flickering Candle (google map) (yahoo map) 4BR / 2.5Ba 2540ft2 in-lawavailable now w/d hookups detached garage   $224,900.00  3303 Flickering Candle Dr Spring, TX 77388 Harris County, US  Sc...
Read Post [Posted on 02/16/2015 By Katie Kohlhauff]
Beautiful Remodeled Home!! (Spring, TX)   © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 18615 Candleview Drive (google map) (yahoo map) 4BR / 2.5Ba 2855ft2 houseavailable now w/d hookups detached garage   $224,900.00  Location Features 18615 Candleview Drive Spring, TX 77388 Harris County, US  Map and...
Read Post [Posted on 02/16/2015 By Katie Kohlhauff]
Absolutely Stunning Home on Large Corner Lot! (Spring, TX)   © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 2407 Meadow Tree Ln (google map) (yahoo map) 5BR / 4.5Ba 3917ft2 houseavailable now w/d hookups attached garage   2407 Meadow Tree Lane Spring, TX 77388 Harris County, US  Status: ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/16/2015 By Katie Kohlhauff]
  © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap 3822 Cypresswood Dr (google map) (yahoo map) 4BR / 2.5Ba 2407ft2 house available now w/d hookups detached garage   3822 Cypresswood Drive $174,900.00 Spring, TX 77388 Harris County, US  Map and Directions  Request Showing Virtual Tour  Schools Near...
Read Post [Posted on 02/16/2015 By Katie Kohlhauff]
The tightened lending standards are keeping a lot of young professionals on the sidelines in home buying today. That’s where more parents are stepping in.  More parents are taking on the role as mortgage lenders to help their kids take advantage of low home prices and record-low mortgage rates. In fact, one in three first-time home buyers either receive a gift or loan from their fami...
Read Post [Posted on 02/15/2015 By John Askins]
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