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Feb 5, 2015 | via Houston Chronicle
Houstonians hoping to buy a home but anxious about the pricey down payment may rest easier. A recent report shows that homebuyers in the Houston region have a good chance of getting access to a down payment assistance program, which could reduce closing costs and reduce the need for up-front cash by tens of thousands of dollars. Comment?
Sep 26, 2014 | via Chron
John Daugherty Realtors' Juanita King just returned from her annual Mediterranean summer escape refreshed and ready to resume the American way of business. She owns a home on the Italian island of Sardinia and visited Cannes and Monte Carlo this year. Comment?
Aug 29, 2014 | via Chron
RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring announces Realtor Vicki Fullerton has been elected the 2015 secretary/treasurer of the Texas Association of Realtors . Comment?
Aug 29, 2014 | via Business Journal
Growth in The Woodlands-area has been so rapid that it's straining Montgomery County's ability to provide services to residents. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via Chron
White holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from The University of Texas , Austin, and prior to obtaining her real estate licenses, she worked for an engineering firm as a project manager. "I love the construction aspect of homes, plus the floor plans and possibilities. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via Business Journal
There's nothing like foreclosure rates to put a few things into perspective. After a series of reports highlighting low inventory, higher asking prices and an increasing number of homes sold, Zillow released its Negative Equity Report last week that found San Antonio has the highest percentage - 12.3 percent - of "underwater" homes in Texas. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Inman Real Estate News
HAR.com, the popular consumer-facing real estate search portal operated by the Houston Association of Realtors, has officially relaunched with listings from throughout the state of Texas. Last year HAR announced that it had become the first multiple listing service to join syndicator ListHub's Real Estate Network as a publisher. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Seeking Alpha
This confirmation of home builders strong year-to-date sales reports is a very encouraging sign especially given Texas appears to continue to perform well. "Sales of new single-family houses in February 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000This is 7.8 percent above the revised January rate of 500,000 and is 24.8 percent above the February 2014 estimate of 432,000." Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Dallas Morning News
While residential prices have shot higher in North Texas in recent years, Dallas-Fort Worth homes are still more affordable than the U.S. average, according to a new report by Realtor.com The Internet real estate marketing operation compared median home prices and annual income levels in more than a dozen major U.S. markets. In the D-FW area, it takes just under 26 percent of median income to afford a mid-priced house, Realtor.com found. Comment?
5 min ago | via Credit.com
Buying a home is usually a long-term commitment. Unless you pay in full with cash to get the keys, signing on the dotted line means taking on a mortgage and agreeing to monthly payments for years into the future. Comment?
14 min ago | via The Maryland Gazette
According to Wikipedia, the phrase caveat emptor "arises from the fact that buyers often have less information about the good or service they are purchasing, while the seller has more information. Defects in the good or service may be hidden from the buyer, and only known to the seller. Comment?
16 min ago | via WTVM
Maintaining financial responsibility can be a struggle for some, and the more bank accounts, credit cards and loans you have, the harder it can be to keep track of it all. It's packed full of fun but also educational events on money management, investment, stock, bonds, assets, expenses, credit responsibility and much more. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via JD Supra
Several years ago, the real estate financing market took an unexpected turn. In 2011, a court in Michigan rendered a decision which called into question whether a non-recourse loan was truly "non-recourse" , or whether the borrower could also be personally liable for the deficiency . Comment?
Wednesday | via The Campbell Reporter
A group of Canadian home builders from Alberta was amazed at how quickly and how high home prices have escalated in Santa Clara County. The group, here on a two-day housing tour of homes in Santa Clara County, also learned about the Silicon Valley housing market and challenges to urban development from local speakers. Comment?
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