6 Tips For Choosing The Right Lender In Austin

One of the most important and complex decisions you will ever make is choosing the right lender when buying your home. This decision will profoundly impact your life financially for the next 15 to 30 years. And just because a lender accepts your application, that doesn’t necessarily mean that lender is the right one for … Continued

Guide To Programs For First-Time Buyers in Austin

Down payments, appraisal and inspection fees, closing costs, as well as qualifying for a mortgage – all those things may make you think buying a home is beyond your reach. You probably can realize your dream, though, because there are numerous programs for first-time buyers in Austin. These programs are designed to help low- to … Continued

Your Guide To Different Types of Loans In Austin

You’ve dreamed about it for years, you’ve finally found the perfect home, and now it’s time to buy. But this also means it’s time for that unpleasant part of the process: selecting and shopping for the right mortgage, the one that best fits your needs and financial situation. And with all the different types of … Continued

4 Tips To Help You Qualify For A Mortgage In Austin

The process of buying a house can be both lengthy and stressful. And being unprepared for certain aspects of it only makes things worse, especially when it comes to getting a mortgage loan. You certainly don’t want to go through the disappointment of being rejected after putting in all that time and effort to find … Continued

What A Austin Real Estate Agent Does and Does Not Do

If you ask most people what real estate agents do, you get a vague answer something like this: “They conduct showings, advertise, argue about price, and are elastic with the truth.” And all that really amounts to, “I don’t know exactly.” Just like doctors and lawyers, agents have a vital function – not always entirely … Continued

What A Home Inspection Won’t Tell You About A Austin Property

In general, home inspectors do a very thorough job, examining things during a home inspection that most of us would never dream of looking at. After all, they have 1,600+ items on their inspection checklists. Still, despite that thoroughness, inspectors don’t and can’t look at everything. Here, then, is what a home inspection won’t tell … Continued

7 Red Flags To Watch For During A Austin Property Inspection

You think you’ve found the perfect house with the exact features you were looking for and in the neighborhood you wanted. But it won’t be the “perfect house” till it passes the inspection. The inspection may reveal some big, costly problems. That’s why you need to know the 7 red flags to watch for during … Continued

What You Can Expect After A Austin Home Inspection

You’ve found a house within your price range with the features you want, you have made an offer that was accepted, and the inspection has taken place. Now what? Well, that depends on whether the inspection turned up any problems or deficiencies, especially any major or structural ones. If that was the case, then you … Continued