BUYING

How to Choose Between Two Homes You Love

How to Choose Between Two Homes You Love

Hi, y’all!  Honey here! Do you find yourself having to choose between two homes that you love? It’s a lucky problem to have. Some buyers struggle to find one… Read more ⇢
5 Ways to Quickly Cozy Up Your Home

5 Ways to Quickly Cozy Up Your Home

Hi! Here’s Honey!! The holidays are over, but it’s still nice to curl up in a cozy home. If you’ve just moved or you’re currently… Read more ⇢
Should You Make a Backup Offer?

Should You Make a Backup Offer?

Hi! Honey here. So, you’ve found a house you love and you’re ready to make an offer. Unfortunately, you find out from your real estate agent… Read more ⇢
New FHA Leeway for Approvals

New FHA Leeway for Approvals

What is a FICO score? That is the  number lenders look at that essentially determines the likelihood that you will pay all of your (debt) obligations on time for the… Read more ⇢
The Best Place to Raise a Family

The Best Place to Raise a Family

We all have our own idea of the perfect place to raise a family. We want our kids to grow up with all the opportunities available to them. Read more ⇢
What a Credit Score Really Means

What a Credit Score Really Means

As one of the least understood numbers homebuyers deal with, their credit score confuses many would-be buyers. So, what does your credit score really mean? First, understand… Read more ⇢
How to Avoid Being House Poor

How to Avoid Being House Poor

Buying a home is exciting! If you’re young, it gives you the sense of finally stepping into the adult world. If you’re at some other life change (marriage, starting… Read more ⇢
Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Tax Tips for New Homeowners

Don’t you just LOVE tax time! If this is the first year you’ll be filing your taxes as a homeowner, there are a few things… Read more ⇢
When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

A lot of people ask me about getting pre-approved when they’re just thinking abut buying. Here’s what I tell them: Get your pre-approval NOW! Why so early?… Read more ⇢
Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

Do I Want to Buy with Cash?

According to Market Watch, Realty Trac, and Forbes, nearly half  of homebuyers in 2014 so far have purchased with all cash. Can you believe that!!! Highest percentages were in… Read more ⇢

How Does a Pool Affect My Home Value?

My husband Trey and I had a pool at our former home for YEARS, and we, our kids, the neighbors’ kids, and the neighbors loved it. But… Read more ⇢
Are there Holes in Your Homeowner’s Insurance?

Are there Holes in Your Homeowner’s Insurance?

Many homeowners are surprised to learn that their insurance does not cover everything. In fact, it may not cover several things that you assume it does. Flooding Your home… Read more ⇢
Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs

Real Estate Terminology: Closing Costs

Closing costs include all of the fees and costs associated with completing the sale or purchase of a home using a mortgage, that are in addition to the actual cost of… Read more ⇢
Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value–WHAT!

Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value–WHAT!

There is a LOT of confusion trying to understand real estate vocabulary. But since so many people are concerned about the true value of a home, whether… Read more ⇢

Your Burger Search is OVER!

  Okay, all you burger lovers in the Spring,  Northampton, and The Woodlands.  Life just got a lot better! Thanks to “Spring Happenings” (springhappening.com), we learned… Read more ⇢

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