Factors to Consider for a Short Sale in Dallas

There are five key factors to consider in determining if a short sale is the right strategy for DFW homeowners: equity, house value, homeowner’s individual financial situation, the lender’s flexibility, and impending foreclosure. Length of ownership: Seven years is generally the tipping point. Until then, the homeowner probably hasn’t built up sufficient equity to pursue a … Continue reading Factors to Consider for a Short Sale in Dallas

How the 2018 Federal Tax Reform Affects Texas Homeowners and Buyers

Recent updates from the IRS have recently shaken major markets across the board. The 2018 Federal Tax Reform, which includes new limits on itemized deduction and mortgage interests, is also projected to have significant reverberations in Texas’s real estate sector. The most substantial changes are in the tax brackets and rates, particularly on property taxes. … Continue reading How the 2018 Federal Tax Reform Affects Texas Homeowners and Buyers

Short Sale 101 CE Class – Frisco

Attention Real Estate Agents in the DFW area: You are invited to join us in Frisco on Tuesday, September 25th at 1pm for a 2-Hour CE course on Short Sales! This a great opportunity to network with other local agents and learn all about short sales. RSVP is required, please email Ellen.Day@stewart.com

First Time Home Buyer Guide

There are 6 essential steps to buying your first home: Understanding what is involved with a mortgage Explore mortgage options Shopping for the right mortgage Understand homeowner's insurance Find the right house and make an offer Submit the mortgage application and close Check out the details from our friends at The Simple Dollar - https://www.thesimpledollar.com/first-time-home-buyer-loans/ Remember … Continue reading First Time Home Buyer Guide