Do new mortgage rules change the things for the home buyers?
Archive for the ‘For the Buyer’ Category
Programs meant to help consumers into homes will only last so long, you need to think fast to take advantage of them.
What happens to the report after you buy the home may have consequences to your home’s condition in the future.
Taking a look back at a series of posts from last year, and how things have changed for home buyers
Thoughts on the Houston real estate market.
A post about the green tax credits that you can get for your home.
A look at the steps in making a typical slab on grade foundation for your home.
This program has been in existence for a few years, but here is a new look at its potential.
Home Inspectors in Houston (and all over Texas) should be aware that a new property inspection report is in place. Here is a summary of some significant changes that the consumer should know. This post is meant as a companion piece to my previous posts that were written in the “Understanding Your Report” Category.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are said to end up under government control today due to accounting which hid problems with their abilities to handle our financial storm. Maybe it is time to consider more accountability for firms reporting financial numbers.
Some simple steps for improving your homeowner’s insurance, while finding a way to save money.
Considering the past year of the credit and housing crisis, the real estate industry should take stock and see where it should go. Transparency may be a key to that change.
Mortgage expert Rich Dansereau guest blogs with a basic run down of the documents you will need when going in for your mortgage loan application.
Most consumers never investigate who they should use as their Realtor, but this may not be the best course of action for you.
The difference between a real estate auction and a foreclosure auction. Possibly misleading advertising in a real estate deal.
Property code 446 details how the TRCC will inspect residential construction in areas without a building inspector.
An overview of what you might find when looking for a home inspector in Houston.
Stucco and EIFS homes may not be the best for the Houston climate. Here are some concerns with these wall coverings.
Bringing everything together in dealing with your paperwork; a last little bit of advice from your home inspector.
A Houston home inspector takes you through the steps to evaluating your homeowner’s insurance.
You will never find an inspector at a closing, but this post recalls my experience and the paperwork I dealt with.
A look at the mortgage paperwork. Details of what to look over closely from a Houston home inspector.
A home inspector looks at the paperwork used in a home purchase.
A home inspector in Houston begins his journey to look at the paperwork involved in buying a home.
A list to help you prepare for closing on your home.
Ways to obtain the best homeowner’s insurance in Houston (and elsewhere) form a home inspector.
Basic explanations to terms used in loan applications and types of mortgages.
What do you need to do to buy a home? Here is a path to take.
A description of what to expect from a home inspector.
Your credit score according to FICO. Tips from an inspector on how to improve your financial circumstances.