THE HOME BUYING & SELLING PROCESS - SELLER DISCLOSURE

Sunday, August 09

For most of us, the cost of a home is the largest spending commitment we will ever make in our lifetime. Our homes provide privacy, security, shelter, and comfort for ourselves and our families. We often make reference to a dream home where all of these features are worth everything we have. The ...


THE HOME BUYING & SELLING PROCESS - THE SALE PRICE

Monday, August 03

What is the right price for your home? It would be nice to know you will get what you ask for. However, we all know that the chances of anybody making an offer on a house priced too high is slim to none. At the same time, a price too low can leave money on the table. Home prices follow the long ...


THE HOME BUYING & SELLING PROCESS - THE LISTING (SELLING) AGREEMENT

Tuesday, July 28

Selling your home creates availability in the home buying market place. When you decide to sell your home, your options are to sell it yourself or hire an Agent. This series of articles will illustrate pitfalls of selling on your own through the various steps of the process and why it's a good i...


THE HOME BUYING & SELLING PROCESS - AN INTRODUCTION

Tuesday, July 28

This is the introduction to a series of articles that bind together the actions making up the home buying and selling process. It is presented to help all Buyers and Sellers prepare for the exchange of real property. Increasing your knowledge of these steps will make the transaction go smoother a...


WHAT IS HOUSING MONTHS OF SUPPLY?

Tuesday, July 28

Housing markets are generally described as either a Buyer’s market or a Seller’s market. These terms reflect the demand (Buyers) for a given supply (Sellers). By measuring these fundamental economic drivers, we can determine which side (Buyer or Seller) of a real estate transaction has more nego...


CREATIVE OPTIONS FOR FLOODED HOMES

Tuesday, July 28

A plan is currently underway to identify flooding vulnerabilities and watershed improvement opportunities in Houston area. It’s called the San Jacinto Regional Watershed Master Drainage Plan (SJMDP). It is a comprehensive regional Plan led by local partners including the Harris County Flood Cont...