What is an Option Period and Why Do I Need It?

What is an Option Period? When you buy a house through a realtor in Texas, there’s a section in the contract called the “Termination Option”. That’s what we refer to when we say “Option Period”. What it means for a buyer is that for a fee paid directly to the seller, the buyer has the […]

Do These 10 Things While You’re Thinking About Buying a Home

Start a savings account today for your down payment & closing costs. You may already have a savings account started that you’ve been great about keeping up – 10% every paycheck, right? If not, it’s OK – just start now. When you buy a home it’s good to have as much money for a down […]

From Renter to Home Owner – Are You Ready?

If you’re interested in becoming a first time homeowner, you’ve got a lot to think about. This is a big step in your life. Your home is likely to be the biggest investment you ever make – especially as property prices continue to rise. Owning a home gives you a place to build your family, […]

Do You Need a Real Estate Agent for a New Construction Home?

So, you’ve decided to purchase a new construction home instead of pre-owned? Great idea, and you’re not alone! According to MetroStudy, Houston remains the second strongest market in the country for new home starts, only behind Dallas/Ft Worth. And thank goodness for that! We’ve been operating under a housing shortage for some time inside the […]