Real Estate News

April 9, 2024

6 Strategies to Save on Home Insurance Premiums

6 Strategies to Save on Home Insurance Premiums

 

From wildfires to floods, the past few years have brought a historic number of devastating climate and weather events to the United States. In 2023 alone, there were 28 individual weather-related disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damages each ...

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April 9, 2024

March 2024 Real Estate Market Update

 

Navigating the Real Estate: Insights into Today's Market Trends for Bryan and College Station

Welcome to our latest exploration of the dynamic world of real estate! In this blog, we'll take a deep dive into the current trends and dynamics shaping the market landscape. Whether you're ...

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July 7, 2023

Renovate or Relocate?


Does your current home no longer serve your needs?

 

If so, you may be torn between relocating to a new home or renovating your existing one. This can be a difficult choice, and there’s a lot to consider—including potential costs, long-term financial implications, and quality of life.  ...

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May 10, 2023

How to Become a Homeowner on a First-Time Buyer’s Budget

How to Become a Homeowner on a First-Time Buyer’s Budget

 

It's not easy being a first-time homebuyer right now. At the end of last year, housing affordability hit an all-time low. Additionally, mortgage rates have risen significantly since 2021, while inventory remains tight for many property categories, but ...

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Feb. 2, 2023

Top 6 Home Design Trends to Watch in 2023

 Top 6 Home Design Trends To Watch in 2023

 

Over the past few years, many of us have spent extra time at home—and that means we appreciate the personal design touches that make a house cozy and comfortable more than ever. Some of us have adapted our dwellings ...

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Jan. 10, 2023

2023 Market Outlook

2023 Real Estate Market Outlook (And What It Means for You)



Last year, one factor drove the real estate market more than any other: rising mortgage rates. 

 

In March 2022, the Federal Reserve began a series of interest rate hikes in an effort to pump the brakes on ...

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Dec. 2, 2022

How To Stretch Your Budget in a Season of Inflation

Home for the Holidays: How To Stretch Your Budget
in a Season of Inflation 

 

You don't have to break the bank to celebrate the holidays in style—even in this season of inflation. Prices may be higher on everything from food to gifts to decorations, but there are still ...

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Nov. 2, 2022

How To Maximize Your Home's Sale Price

7 Tips to Maximize Your Home’s Sale Price

 

Over the past few years, a real estate buying frenzy bid up home prices to eye-popping amounts. However, as mortgage rates have risen, buyer demand has cooled.  Consequently, home sellers who enter the market today may need to reset their ...

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Oct. 11, 2022

Buy Now or Rent Longer

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer
Before Purchasing Your First Home

 

Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to ...

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Sept. 1, 2022

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

 

Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.

 

This climate has been ...

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