How Much Home Can a Household Afford?
by James P. Gaines and Clare Losey (Dec 6, 2017)
The Real Estate Center's Housing Affordability Index employs median family income relative to the median home price. Another measure of affordability, the Texas Affordability Pyramid (the pyramid), ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 28, 2018 in Market
5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional Before Entering the Market!
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite the adventure. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can ‘For Sale by Owner’ or ‘FSBO,’ ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 24, 2018 in Selling Your Home
Top Reasons to Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
June is National Homeownership Month!
Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership that go way beyond the financial.
What reasons do you have to own your own home?
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 22, 2018 in Buying a Home
5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
“The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 13, 2018 in Buying a Home
Buying This Summer? Be Prepared for Bidding Wars
Summer is traditionally a busy season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on those buyers who are looking to purchase before the new school year. This year will be no ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 9, 2018 in Buying a Home
What You Need to Know About the Mortgage Process [INFOGRAPHIC]
Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%.
You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit.
Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are there ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 5, 2018 in Buying a Home
Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying A Mortgage!
There are some people who have not purchased homes because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize, however, that unless you are living with your parents rent-free, you are paying a mortgage ...
Posted by Mani Raveendran on March 2, 2018 in Buying a Home