Divorce and Real Estate: An Unfortunate Combination – Part 3


Originally posted on @TheTexasBroker Blog:
More and more, I’ve had clients and friends approach me with questions about what happens in the course of divorce regarding the real estate involved.  Unfortunately, the sobering divorce statistics support how often I am posed with these questions. That is what led me to start the “Divorce and Real…

Divorce and Real Estate: An Unfortunate Combination – Part 2


Originally posted on @TheTexasBroker Blog:
As I discussed in my previous blog Divorce and Real Estate : An Unfortunate Combination, it is critical for divorcing couples to engage a realtor from the outset. Engaging with an agent who has assisted several couples previously through this process is just as, if not more, important to reaching a…

Divorce and Real Estate : An Unfortunate Combination : Part 1


Originally posted on @TheTexasBroker Blog:
Selling a home can be a harrowing experience even for married couples who consider their marriage to be a stable one. However, while a marriage may dissolve of its own accord, any property involved often requires skilled and experienced professionals to assist the family members in the equitable distribution of…

Wanting to Sell Your Home? 7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®


Wanting to Sell Your Home?  7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR® REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home buyers: 1.  An expert guide. Selling a home usually requires dozens of forms, reports, disclosures,… Continue reading Wanting to Sell Your Home? 7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®

Thinking about Buying a Home! 7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®


Thinking about Buying a Home!   7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR® REALTORS® aren’t just agents. They’re professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. This is the REALTOR® difference for home buyers: 1.  Ethical treatment. Every REALTOR® must adhere to a strict code of ethics,… Continue reading Thinking about Buying a Home! 7 Reasons to Work With a REALTOR®

7 Reasons to Own A Home


  7 Reasons to Own A Home 1.  Tax benefits. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, and some of the costs involved in buying a home. 2.  Appreciation. Historically, real estate has had a long-term, stable growth in value. In fact, median single-family existing-home… Continue reading 7 Reasons to Own A Home

Avoiding foreclosure What every homeowner should know


Avoiding foreclosure What every homeowner should know No one buys a home hoping to get behind on payments and have the bank foreclose on it. Here are a few tips to avoid this problem altogether, and what to do if it does occur. Don’t set yourself up for failure There are two main ways to… Continue reading Avoiding foreclosure What every homeowner should know