Tag: REALTOR

You Can Still Buy and Sell a Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Spring is usually the busiest time of year for real estate, it’s when house hunters and home sellers come out of hibernation mode and descend on the market in droves. But this year—in the era of COVID-19—is different. The coronavirus outbreak has rocked the economy and upended many industries, including real estate. As Americans across…


Your Guide to Buying a House from Your Parents

Sometimes it makes sense for real estate to be kept in the family. If you’re wondering whether you should buy a house from your parents, you’re in luck. We’ve outlined everything you need to know about this unique type of real estate transaction, from how to handle the financial aspects of closing the deal to…


Will mortgage interest rates hit 0%?

One of the top questions that buyers and sellers have been asking in recent weeks is “are mortgage interest rates going to hit 0%”? The answer this question is no. Most economic analysts predict that mortgage interest rates will never go as low as 0% but it’s possible that we could see them dip down…


Mortgage rates today, April 7, 2020 | Rates retreat

Multiple key mortgage rates dropped today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, ticked up. Mortgage rates change daily, but, overall, they are very low by historical standards. If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it could make sense to go…


How low mortgage interest rates positively affect house payments

Are you planning on buying a home in the Austin Texas area or possibly refinancing your existing mortgage? If so, right now is the perfect time to make your move because historically low interest rates make 2020 a perfect time to buy or refinance. If you’ve ever wondered how low mortgage interest rates, this article…


Bidding wars are back as more buyers enter the market thanks to low interest rates

Thanks to the Federal Reserve recently lowering interest rates by a half a point, bidding wars are back and it’s not uncommon for homeowners to receive multiple offers. Fewer homes mean higher prices  Last spring, buyers had more of an upper hand as more properties came on the market and sellers tried to woo back house hunters turned off…


Austin Texas Real Estate Agent – Buy Or Sell A Home Here

Are you searching for an Austin Texas real estate agent? If so, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve been helping buyers and sellers across the Austin Texas area with all their real estate needs since the year 2000! It doesn’t matter if you’re searching for a single-family home, condo, town home or investment property…


Top Tips For Planning For Retirement

Since the economic crisis of 2008, retirement has been almost like a “dirty word” for many people in the United States because they lost their retirement incomes with the last economic crash. Even though retirement may be far off in the future for you, or you may have lost a significant chunk of your retirement…


Do I Work with Expired Listings?

One of the worst feelings as a home owner is to list your home for sale on the MLS only to have that listing result in becoming expired. These listings occur every year for a variety of reasons and they are typically not the homeowner’s fault. Why Do Expired Listings Occur? An expired listing can…


What Is The iBuyer Program?

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home in the Austin Texas area, you may come across a newer program online called the iBuyer Program. This program is specifically targeted to homeowners who want to sell their homes without having to go through that traditional work of having to declutter, stage, or market their…