Money Matters

March 17, 2022

Credit Score Goals

Tracking The Importance of Credit Scores

Do you track your credit score? Credit scores can help creditors determine whether to give you credit, decide the terms they offer, or the interest rate you pay. Having a high score can benefit you in many ways - especially in real estate. For example ...

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Jan. 6, 2022

How To Find An Accurate Home Value

Why is an accurate home value important?

Technology has enabled many companies to offer instant online home valuations. A simple search online will yield hundreds of options from mortgage lenders, internet investment buyers, national real estate companies, and local agents.

Online valuation tools can be helpful, but they have not ...

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Oct. 27, 2021

Market Update 2021

Review of 3rd Quarter Data

What a year 2021 has been in the North Texas real estate market.

Our market is constantly changing and bringing with it new challenges and new opportunities. This year the focus has been on inventory and prices. This past spring, record demand drove housing inventory ...

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July 7, 2021

Live in the PAYMENT, Not the PRICE

Interest rates are an integral factor in purchasing a home. They determine how much house a buyer can afford. Low interest rates not only give purchasers a lower monthly payment, but they also yield higher savings over the total span of the loan. Take a look at the scenario below ...

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June 11, 2021

Understanding the Appraisal Gap

How much money do buyers need to bring to the closing table when offering over the list price?

These are some crazy times in North Texas when it comes to buying a home. Many buyers are struggling to get a home under contract. Once they do secure a home, buyers ...

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May 6, 2021

This Crazy Real Estate Market Could Save You Thousands

Many homeowners can save thousands of dollars as a result of the current surge in home prices?

It has been in the news, it has been reported here on this blog, and it has been the subject of some great humor. It is the current unprecedented seller's market in ...

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Feb. 1, 2021

Your Inspection Checklist

How You Can Reduce Items On An Inspection Report

🏠💨The real estate market is moving fast. If you are planning to sell your home, you need to be prepared. Your home will be inspected as soon as it goes under contract. Buyers are paying top-dollar for a home these days ...

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Jan. 5, 2021

New Year's Survey

With a new year often comes new goals.

I thought it would be a great time to ask some essential questions about your real estate goals for 2021.

Please take the survey below and let me know your plans because no matter what your real estate projects are for the ...

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Sept. 2, 2020

Where Is The Local Housing Market Headed?

Will The Strong Seller's Market Continue?

I have been getting many questions lately about the state of the housing market and whether I think it is sustainable. I wish I had a crystal ball to answer these questions, but that is ...

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Aug. 15, 2020

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

⚖️Weighing the pros and cons...

Mortgage interest rates are at historic lows. Many of us never expected to see the rates fall below 3%. Yet here we are!

I specialize in helping my clients get the most out of their home value ...

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