New Builds vs. Resale Homes

The Austin real estate market is HOT,HOT, HOT!  There are multiple offers for above asking price on many resale homes. There is also a lot of new development in Austin, and a new home might just be the answer for those folks that do not want to deal with multiple...

Seller-financing myths

Learn the truth about who must be licensed and other aspects of the SAFE Act. On July 30, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act—the SAFE Act. This federal law mandated that within one year, all states must...

Tips For Buying Your First Home

For a first time home buyer, the process can get quite overwhelming, giving you the feeling that the financial decisions are rapidly spinning out of control. When it comes to real estate, most people don’t have a lot of experience or know a lot about it. In all...

Real Estate Forms

Anytime you spend your hard earned money to buy something, you should always have it documented. When you purchase smaller items, such as items at a convenience store, you�ll normally be given a receipt. When you purchase larger items, such as televisions and...

Buying Your Dream Home

Even though it�s not easy for everyone to buy a home, it is in fact easier than ever to get a home these days with most lending agencies and banks being more liberal than ever with providing home loans and mortgages. Even if you don�t have a lot of capital or a...

The Truth About Rent To Own

Most of us are very familiar with the term �rent to own�. Places such as Prime Time and Rent A Center have built an empire with rent to own merchandise, although the buyer normally ends up paying double what the merchandise is actually worth. While this may be...