Whether you're considering purchasing a home, or trying to sell your old one, it pays to be able to identify a termite problem. Home sellers will need to correct their termite problem before trying to sell their residence. Home buyers will want to recognize a termite problem before they sink their hard-earned money into a problematic home.
There's good news for people who are looking to sell their homes in the Houston area. A Texas economist reported that home prices will likely surge this year. The economist, from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, said that even though the market is tight there has been a lot of demand.
East Texas has seen a boost in residential real estate sales. According to a real estate broker from the area, low interest rates have helped home buyers in the region, and home sales have been on the increase.
It's hard to believe, but any residential property built before 1978 will usually contain lead-based paint. Lead-based paints are dangerous to human health because the paint particles can create lead dust which easily enters the human system and causes a host of health problems.
This is the age-old question that the wisest home-buyers always consider before purchasing a home: Should I let my real estate agent handle the home-buying process, or should I retain a lawyer to represent me? Often times the process of answering this question boils down to perceptions relating to the cost of each professional's services.
Three apartment complexes have been purchased by real estate firms in San Antonio. The purchases reflect a recent spike in real estate investors taking an interest in the San Antonio area for its comparatively stable housing market.
When the average San Antonio resident plans to buy a home, it will likely be one of the biggest purchases -- if not the biggest purchase -- of his or her life. For that reason, a real estate purchase should never be done in haste, and homebuyers may want to discuss their purchase plans with a qualified real estate lawyer before pulling the trigger on the deal.
In recent times, many estimates out there have been painting a rather bleak picture of the first-time homebuyer environment. Some such estimates put first-time buyers as making up less than a third of all homebuyers.
There are few things as exciting as finding the perfect house. There are also few things that can be as disappointing as an effort to buy such a house falling short. So, good preparation can be critical for those looking to be a homeowner.
There are many ways a person may try to save money when buying a home. One is to buy a fixer-upper. However, buying a fixer-upper home might not always be a good deal. A recent Zillow Digs analysis underscores this.