The Pros and Cons of Building a Pool: Is It Right For You?

With the Texas summer heat, Corpus Christi residents actively look for ways to stay cool and still enjoy the sun! While owning a vacation home on the nearby beaches may be the choicest way to beat the heat, a backyard pool is a close second for many Corpus Christi homeowners. Backyard in-ground pools have become … Read more

Buying a Home? The 7 Clever Tips that Might Get you a Better Price

Many potential homeowners crunch the numbers to see how their current monthly rent or mortgage stacks up to their prospective future monthly mortgage payment. While this is a good starting point, people often neglect to factor in the other costs involved in buying and maintaining a home. These small details can cost you thousands. We have compiled a list … Read more

6 Tips to Get You Through Your Home Inspection

A home inspection is one of the most important items on the home buying checklist. However, many people don’t fully understand what happens during a home inspection or what they need to do after to get the most out of it.  As a potential buyer, an inspection is a win-win. It’s a way to have an expert … Read more

Avoiding Pitfalls and Scams in the Home Buying Process

Becoming an informed home buyer and having professional help is the best way to avoid pitfalls and scams in the home buying process. There are, however, some pitfalls and scams in the home buying process you need to be aware of for your own protection. This article sets forth some of those that are most … Read more

Should I Buy a Home or Continue to Rent?

At some time in their lives, most people are going to be faced with the decision of whether they should buy a home or continue renting. Buying a home will probably be the most expensive purchase you ever make, so this decision is extremely important. The answer is not the same for everyone, nor is it quick and simple. … Read more

Buying a Condo: What are my loan options?

Condos are popular among first-time homebuyers for several reasons: The average condo costs less than the average single-family home. According to the National Association of Realtors, year after year, the median sales price of a condo in the U.S. is around $10k less than an existing single family home. Condominiums require less maintenance. Many condo … Read more

Want Better Credit? Here’s 8 Ways To Do It

Are you considering a return to the housing market?   Maybe you want to buy your first home. If you have bad credit, either of these options can feel almost impossible. Here’s why. Your credit score plays an important role in determining two things: if you qualify for a loan and the interest rate you receive. Even if your credit allows you … Read more