Find out where it’s better to spend or save your money when you move into a new home. Moving is considered one of life’s most stressful events. It doesn’t have to cost you your sanity—or an arm and a leg. Some things are worth a few extra bucks, but there are ways to save, too. Packing … Continue reading Save Money When You Move With These Tips
Simple fixes and smart thinking can ensure a safe environment for seniors. Stairs are the most obvious barrier to seniors hoping to stay in their homes as long as possible. But lighting, bath and kitchen design as well as access to home systems all require a top-to-bottom rethinking to ensure the elderly can manage the … Continue reading Home Safety Tips for Seniors
Houston once again was declared a best place to visit in the world in 2019 by CultureMap Houston. Who would disagree? Most non-native Texans probably all visited Texas at least once in their lives before moving here. In 2013, the Houston Chronicle reported Houston's growth shows no signs of slowing. People are still moving … Continue reading Apartment vs. House: Which is Right for You?
Few experiences are more exciting or rewarding than purchasing a new home for the first time. However, the process can be more complex than it may seem. Working with a skilled agent can make things go more smoothly, but it’s important to remain actively involved at all phases. Anticipating and addressing key issues directly can make the … Continue reading Guidelines for First-Time Homebuyers: What to Do and What NOT to Do
Buying a home is a complex financial proposition, and it’s easy to make expensive errors. Here’s how to avoid some of the worst pitfalls: 1. Don’t Get “Pre-Qualified.” Get Pre-Approved. Odds are you’ll need a mortgage. Some buyers wrongly assume that getting “pre-qualified” is the first step to making an offer on a home. A … Continue reading How to Avoid the 6 Common Financial Mistakes People Make When Buying a New Home