6 Big Reasons the Tiny House Movement is on the Rise

If you’ve had access to popular culture in the last several years, you’ve probably heard of the Tiny House Movement, an effort to return to a simpler way of living. And, though the houses are small, the philosophy behind them is anything but! Many trace the roots for this movement back to Henry David Thoreau, the writer … Read more

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Open Houses or Private Showings- Which is best?

You may think you’re ready to be a homebuyer, but have you done your homework? Whether you are a first-time buyer or an experienced owner, buying a house requires a little bit of research. While buying a home is an extremely exciting milestone, it can also be a little overwhelming. Between applying for a loan and looking … Read more

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Top 7 Mistakes Rookies Make When Buying a Home

Buying a home can be scary, thrilling, and confusing if you are a rookie in the housing market. Rather than try to pretend like you know what is going on, it is always helpful to do some research on the market before you dive in. We have made a list of the top 7 mistakes … Read more

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Fixtures, Wallpaper, and Landscaping: Ten Easy Fixes to Ignore When Searching for Your Dream Home

Searching for a home that suits both your dreams and your budget can be a daunting task. The house hunt is certainly exciting, and beautiful homes abound, but many home buyers miss out on great opportunities by focusing on buying their perfect forever home “as is”. What a large number of buyers don’t realize is … Read more

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4 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Home Sale

You’ve just put your home on the market and are convinced it will sell fast.  Unfortunately, after two weeks you have had several showings but no one is offering!  While the market may have something to do with why your home isn’t selling, there’s probably more than just market problems at play here.  Keep reading to find out … Read more

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#1 Mistake You’re Making As A Seller: Overpricing

To most homeowners selling a home isn’t just a transaction. No matter how long you’ve lived in your current home, chances are it has become a part of your history. You’ve made it your own with paint colors you agonized over choosing and improvement projects that felt like they’d never end, and of course, you’ve made memories … Read more

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7 Things a REALTOR® Can Do For You That the Internet Can’t

1. Help you understand complex (always changing) real estate regulations. Buying or selling a home is a very complex process. Every home and every home sale is different. Aside from that, real estate laws can change from year to year and vary from state to state. REALTORS® are constantly immersed in real estate and are required … Read more

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5 Things Buyers Love that Sellers Leave Out

When you begin listing your home, you realize how many details there are to squeeze into a tiny paragraph. Between square footage, school districts, and pricing, you might forget to mention even YOUR favorite things about your home. On the other hand, you might consider certain features to be standard that others would consider a luxury! Here … Read more

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9 Secrets to Selling Your Coastal Bend Home Quickly

These easy fixes will prepare your home for the market and yield big returns. 1. Half-empty closets. Storage space is something every buyer is looking for and can never have enough of. Take out half of the items in your closet and then neatly organize what’s left. Buyers will look around, so be sure to keep all … Read more

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Home Warranties: What a Little Extra Protection Can Do For You

Moving into a new home is an exciting time for homebuyers. But what happens when all the furniture is moved in, the pictures are hung just right on the wall, and suddenly, the A/C stops working? Or worse, the hot water heater has gone out? Luckily, the burden of calling a service provider (and keeping … Read more

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