Your Rights Shopping For A Mortgage Loan

May 21st, 2015

When you shop for a mortgage loan, you have certain rights that are guaranteed by The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). RESPA is a consumer protection statute from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Bathroom Remodels On A Budget of $1,000 or $10,000

May 21st, 2015

Remodeling the bathroom is one of the best investments you can make as a homeowner – whether you’re planning to live in your home for ten years or sell it within the next five. So here are some projects that will improve your bathroom, whether you have a budget of $1,000 or $10,000:

Three Ways to Invest In a Home and Not Get Hurt

May 20th, 2015

Buy low, sell high. That’s the investor’s maxim that never fails. The trick is in knowing when to buy and when to sell. Investing in a home is never as easy or as quick to deliver returns as you may wish. We all want to ride the boom and avoid the crash. Here are three ways to buy a home safely.

How To Know If You Should Stay Or You Should Go

May 20th, 2015

Should you stay or should you go? It’s the premise of the popular HGTV program “Love it or List it” and also a dilemma for countless homeowners today. So how do you know when it’s time to cut and run or reach deep into the pockets to make the necessary changes to make your home function for you again?

Necessary HOA Websources

May 19th, 2015

Providing accurate and timely information is extremely important for homeowner associations. Providing these resources via the internet provides for 24/7 self-help and reduces time requirements for both the volunteer boards and paid management. And providing this information conveys all important transparency, openness and responsiveness.

Documents Required Before You Purchase A Condominium

May 19th, 2015

I plan to purchase a condominium apartment within the next month or so. I am concerned about a number of issues. Are there any lawsuits pending against the Association? Are the reserves adequate to pay for any emergency or long-range repairs or replacements? How can I guarantee that my condominium fee will not be increased dramatically in the years to come? In general, how can I best protect myself?

Executive Colleyville Home Ready For The Most Discerning Buyers To Move In

May 18th, 2015

This Executive Home is located in the exclusive Covington Neighborhood of Colleyville, TX on almost a half acre lot! This home is better than new with all possible upgrades already added.

Confidentiality Agreement Can Keep Offers From Being ‘Shopped’

May 18th, 2015

When inventory is low and demand is strong, a well-priced listing is likely to elicit multiple offers. The existence of multiple offers can often be the occasion of confusion and frustration, especially if the listing agent engages in behavior known as “shopping the offer.”

Canada Faces Shortage of Skilled Construction Workers

May 18th, 2015

Residential renovation spending keeps rising in Canada as the housing stock ages, but there’s a problem. About 114,000 skilled residential construction workers are set to retire during the next few years and there are not enough people to replace them.

How To DIY Your Way To A Great Looking Home On A Budget

May 18th, 2015

If your home needs a redo, you don’t have to run out to the store, find a long list of professionals, and raid your bank account. Today you can do almost anything you want on your own, even with limited experience, and cash.