May 9, 2008

Ok, so it’s a “Buyer’s Market”- Now What?

If you have lived in Bryan-College Station for very long, you know that we have a booming market, not only in Real Estate, but as a whole. Recently, we have seen a decline in many industries, and though stronger than most every City in America, we too are starting to feel the decline. With interest rates back at the “all time lows” and all of these new tax advantages, how could we have any economy
May 7, 2008

5 Common Misconceptions about Real Estate in Bryan College Station

1) “All Realtors have access to the same things so it doesn’t matter who I list with.”— The truth is that every Realtor is unique. Since we are independent contractors, we choose what marketing tools pay for and incorporate into our business marketing plan for the houses we sell. Realtors also offer a variety of different services. A few examples include: where and how the property will be marketed, what times the Realtor will make […]
March 29, 2008

Closing Cost? What Are They Asking Me To Close? I Thought I Was Buying….

Closing costs are simply this: the costs of borrowing money, establishing the loan, purchasing title insurance, establishing escrow charges, conducting pest inspections and preparing the necessary documents to finalize the sale. These costs may be significant and are easily overlooked by a first time buyer. The Costs of Borrowing Money. This includes what some lenders call “discount points,” a one-time charge to adjust the yield on the loan to what market conditions demand. Each point […]