Five Safe Strategies for Homebuying

With home prices and interest rates rising, you may be wondering if now is the best time to buy a home. The answer is always yes but there are ways to buy wisely and safely. Save for a down payment. The more money you can put down, the better borrowing terms you’ll get on your [...]

THREE RESPONSIBILITIES OF HOMEBUYERS

Nothing says, “Welcome to Adulthood” like buying a home. You’re taking on new responsibilities, but you may not realize how much they can impact others. Meeting your new responsibilities will reward you and your family for years to come with greater equity, happier neighbors and a better living environment for your family. Financial responsibilities: Paying your [...]

Buying Land as a Texas Veteran

Are You a Veteran Who Dreams of Owning Your Own Property? Do you want to buy a home or undeveloped land in the State of Texas? If you are a veteran in the State of Texas, there may be options for you that you are not aware of. The Texas Veterans' Land Board A [...]

Buying a Home – First Time Home Buyers, Dream!

Owning your own home is smart. There are lots of benefits to buying a home. A mortgage can be much more reliable financially than periodic rent increases, which can play havoc with your budget. There is no crabby landlord to deal with. You never have to worry about your home being sold without your [...]

Mortgage Down Payment Gift Funds

Just Married, Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary; those are the occasions you hear about getting gifts.  Have you ever heard anyone say, “Congratulations on buying your house and I’m happy to help with the down payment”? Many first-time homebuyers receive mortgage down payment gift funds to buy a home. That blessing comes with rules that must [...]

How to Sell Your Home

Trying to sell your home is not an easy task. If it were, everyone would be a realtor. There’s laws to follow when transferring property to a homebuyer. Liability is not waived simply because you are unaware of a situation on your property. Also let’s not forget the time, energy and cost to market [...]

Stop Renting!

Homeownership is easier to obtain than most renters realize. Pros and cons of renting a house. The cost to own a home can literally be the same as putting a down payment on a brand-new car. When you purchase a new vehicle, you put several hundred or a couple thousand dollars down at the car [...]

Self-Defense is Good Offense

Christmas season is here and everywhere you go there is happiness and joy. For most of us, this time of the year is full of love, fun and giving. However, don't let your guards down. Others prefer to go the opposite route and take advantage of people's good nature. While venturing out to see all the [...]

Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Should I refinance my mortgage in San Antonio Texas? This is a question many homeowners have in the City of San Antonio Texas. A lot of homeowners in San Antonio Texas don’t  know the reason why they should consider a refinance on their mortgage. Many do not know the answer to the question "Should I [...]