Tag: home buying

6 Crucial Questions to Ask a Title Insurance Provider

Are you planning on shopping for title insurance? If so, this is an important part of buying a home. In this article I will provide you with six important questions that you should ask a title insurance provider. 1. What are your title insurance rates? Although this might seem like an obvious question, some home…


Buying Real Estate as An Investment Vs. Home – What’s the Difference?

Are you thinking about buying your first home in the Austin Texas area but people are also telling you that you should also look at the investment potential of the property as well? The good news is that you can indeed move forward with purchasing your first home while at the same time looking for…


Things To Know About Buying A Home With Mold

Mold is no joke, and it could be a huge deal breaker if you’re trying to sell a house. However, it is not impossible to sell or buy a home if mold is present. The two issues regarding mold for both buyers and sellers are health risks and the costs of fixing the problem. If you’re…


Tips For Buying Your First Austin Texas Home

Are you searching for your first Austin Texas home for sale? If so, here are 5 tips that will make the process of finding your first home easier! Start saving for a down payment early   It’s common to put 20% down, but many lenders now permit much less, and first-time home buyer programs allow…


What home buyers (without an agent) should know about closing on a house

Buying a house without a real estate agent has its perils. If you overlook something, especially at closing (when contracts are signed), it could cost you. But, if you get it right, you may be able to shave thousands of dollars off the purchase price via a reduced agent commission, and that would mean lower…


Are Starter Homes Still A Smart Investment?

Are you planning on buying your first home in the Austin Texas area? If so, like many home buyers you may be wondering if a starter home is still a smart investment? This is an understandable question to ask because the real estate market has changed a lot in the last 10 years and many…


How to make your offer stand out

Planning on buying a home in Austin Texas this spring? If so, there are a variety of things you can do to make your offer stand out including the following: #1 – Write A Letter to The Seller During the process of buying a home in Austin Texas, or elsewhere in the United States, one…


Planning On Investing In Austin Real Estate? Here’s Why You Should Connect With An Austin Texas Realtor

Are you planning on investing in real estate in the coming months either in the Austin Texas area or elsewhere in the United States? If уоu’rе a ѕеаѕоnеd іnvеѕtоr, then mауbе I can undеrѕtаnd trуіng tо gеt by wіthоut an agent. But іf уоu’rе brаnd nеw starting out аnd hаvеn’t еvеn purchased уоur оwn hоmе…


Home Buying Tips – How To Negotiate An Offer

Now is the right time to buy a home in Austin Texas because we have more home inventory than we’ve had in months and mortgage interest rates are still historically low. Even though the conditions are good for buying a home, the reality is that some homebuyers may still need to negotiate. Thankfully, negotiation when…