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How To “Try On” A Neighborhood Before Buying A Home There

With many purchases, you get the opportunity to “try before you buy.” You can go to the store and try on clothes before you update your wardrobe. You can go to the dealership and take a test drive before you commit to purchasing a car. A...

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What To Consider Before Buying Vacation Home

What To Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

There is even more to consider before buying your first vacation condo. I'm a certified Resort and Second Home Property Specialist specializing in the Galveston condo market. Let's talk about all the thing you should consider before taking th...

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Questions To Ask Before Home Inspection

Questions To Ask Before A Home Inspection

You know you need to have a home inspection prior to purchase. Do you know the basics of hiring for one? Read on for tips on what you should know before the inspection starts.

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Buyer’s Remorse

Sometimes you just don't know what you don't know until you're in it. Here are some interesting stats on what some buyers wish they had understood better about the purchase process.

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Compromise. Sometimes it's difficult to do when you're shopping for the home of your dreams (or even a right-now home). Keep in mind there are things you shouldn't compromise, and here are three of them. I would add this advice: buy what you...

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Tips for buyers from Texas Realtors

Tips For Buyers From Texas Realtors

Check out this handy little guide of buying tips, put together by the Texas Association of Realtors, from responses of surveyed Texas Realtors from all over the state. Avoid some of the most common mistakes buyers may make during this very imp...

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The Power of Pets

This really comes into play when considering a condo purchase. Be sure you ask about any restrictions before making an offer. #NationalPetMonth

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Whats Included in the Sale

What’s Included in the Sale of a Condo

As we get ready for the spring selling season, let's revisit the items generally included in the sale of a home or condo. Of course, properties in our vacation home market often convey with much more, so be sure to clearly communicate your int...

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Is A Galveston Condo Right For You?

Spend any time in Galveston, and you’ll probably notice various condominium developments sprinkled across the island. Galveston condos offer a variety of lifestyle choices, from luxury beachfront developments to converted lofts downtown, and ...

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Deciding to Buy

Purchasing a property is most likely the biggest financial decision you will ever make. Whether this is your first purchase or you are an experienced buyer, this decision must be made carefully. Why Do You Want To Buy? Are you tired of pa...

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Preparing to Buy

Before you start shopping for your property, it is a good idea to make some preparations. Build Your Green File A green file contains all your important financial documents. You will need it to secure financing for...

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Choose a Real Estate Agent

Why Should You Choose Our Professionals? Buying a property requires making many important financial decisions, understanding complex issues and completing a lot of paperwork. It helps to have an expert in your corner when underta...

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Time to go Shopping

Once those preparations are out of the way, it is time to find the right property for you. Take a Drive Get to know the neighborhoods, complexes, or subdivisions, which interest you. Drive around and get a feel fo...

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Escrow, Inspections and Appraisals

The Process, Step-by-Step The Initial Agreement and Deposit An effective agreement is a legal arrangement between a potential purchaser and the property’s seller. Some important tips to keep in mind t...

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Moving In

Closing Day If you have come this far, then this means that it is almost time for a congratulations, but not yet. Do not forget to tie up these loose ends: Final Walk-Through Inspection More of a formality ...

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6 Things Homebuyers Should Never Say During a Tour

Oops! Don't make these mistakes next time you're touring homes. 6 things homebuyers should never say during a tour

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Essential Homework Before Buying a Condo

Here are some very good tips on things to consider before buying your next condo.

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