Selling a Home

Dec. 18, 2019

What is a Buy Box?

The iBuyer Buy-Box

 

My last blog introduced the iBuyer concept. Check it out to see how these companies work and how they compare to traditional home sales.

These investment companies put a restriction on the types of houses they purchase. This is called a buy-box. In other words, it ...

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Dec. 1, 2019

iBuyer Beware

The Cost of Convenience

What is an iBuyer?

An iBuyer, or Instant Buyer, is an investor or an investment company that uses technology to make an offer on a home instantly. They pay cash for the home and close quickly.  The iBuyer program has gained a lot of momentum ...

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Oct. 17, 2019

Nerd Alert - The Numbers Are In!

3rd Quarter 2019

Real Estate Statistics For 3rd Quarter 2019

Quarterly stats are here - and you know I like to "geek out" on this stuff!

 

What do the numbers mean for YOU and YOUR biggest investment? 🤓


Below is a quick snapshot of the real estate market for Collin County ...

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Sept. 19, 2019

Where Are You Going?

The Conundrum

Not sure if you should buy or rent? Are you confused about whether or not you should refinance your loan? Maybe you are trying to determine if you should downsize your home. Would you be better off buying a rental property or paying off your mortgage? Is it ...

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Aug. 29, 2019

September Changes In Real Estate

 

The Only Thing Constant Is Change

There are two significant changes taking place in the real estate industry this month.

One will save you money, and one will cost you some money.

Sadly, you will pay more than you will save with these changes!

Changes to Homeowner's Insurance ...

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July 16, 2019

The Numbers Are In!

Second Quarter 2019 Real Estate Market

We Are Halfway Through 2019

The numbers are in! That is right - the end of June marks the end of the first half of 2019. It is hard to believe this year is halfway over. Time flies when you are selling homes.

What's the market like?

Lately, people have ...

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Feb. 20, 2019

2019 - Looking Ahead By Looking Back

What to look forward to in 2019

One way of determining how the real estate market will fare in 2019 is taking a look at the trends from year to year. 2018 was a decent year for real estate in Collin County. There has been some press about our market ...

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Feb. 14, 2019

Two Things Every Homeowner Should Do In 2019

Preventing Identity Theft

It has happened more than once to our clients. It happens to dozens of people every day. It can happen to anyone, but a person selling their home is a popular target.

Here is the scenario: A client lists their home for sale. The property gets marketed ...

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Oct. 23, 2018

The Shifting Market - What you need to know...

Absorption Rate

It is a great indicator about the market. Let's take a look at this statistic and see how it is being used to determine the state of the market. 

 

Sept. 5, 2018

Smart Ideas For Smart Homes

Considerations For Smart-Home Tech

In the rapid-paced industry of smart home technology, homeowners are bombarded with options many of us never dreamed possible. Owners now have the ability to automate anything from locks to lights to air conditioning and more. With all of the options out there, it’s hard to ...

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