House Hunting Zillow

House Hunting with Zillow: How and Why

HOW TO DO HOUSE HUNTING WITH ZILLOW AND WHY Back in the olden days, before the Internet, house hunting involved several moving parts. It took many phone calls to find the right Realtor to guide you in your home search, and much travelling around to look at all of the available houses in your desired…
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June 18, 2019 0
Mortgage company open now near me

Searching for a “Mortgage Company Open Now Near Me”?

  Are you getting ready to buy a new house or refinance your existing home? Have you tried the Google search “mortgage company open now near me” only to be disappointed and frustrated by the lack of traditional funding sources accessible at convenient times? When house hunting on weekends, sometimes you don’t want to wait…
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May 16, 2019 0
Renovation Loan kitchen remodel

Enjoy the Kitchen You Love with a Home Renovation Loan

  The kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether you just bought a home, or you have lived in your home for a number of years, chances are you will want to give your kitchen an update at some point during your residency. The look and function of your new kitchen should reflect your…
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April 16, 2019 0
Spring listing

10 Tips to Get Your House Ready for a Spring Listing!

Home Selling and Buying a New House this Spring? Are you thinking of putting your old house on the market this spring in preparation for buying a new house? If so, winter is the perfect time to plan ahead and start the repairs and refreshes your house requires. By completing the suggestions below, you can…
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March 18, 2019 0
Homeowner taxes

For New Home Buyers: Homeowner Taxes Explained

  There’s an old joke that says there are two things in life that are certain: death and taxes. When you buy a new home, it can affect your taxes—what you can deduct and what you owe. The recent tax law changes approved in 2018 will also change what can be deducted and what will…
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February 5, 2019 0
Mortgage Age Limit Rick Dallas, TX

Is There a Mortgage Age Limit?

Can You Get a 30 Year Mortgage When You Are 60+? Traditional financial advice for retirees, and soon to be retirees, has been to reduce debt as much as possible.1  With reduced and fixed income that often comes with retirement, it is considered optimal to have little to no debt—cars, homes, credit cards, etc.—to manage…
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January 22, 2019 0
Saving for a house during the holidays

Tips to Save Money during the Holidays While Saving for a House

  Budgeting and spending money wisely is always a good habit, but it is especially important when you are saving for a house. However, even if you scrimp and save most months of the year, many of us tend to go overboard during the holidays and spend more. Socializing, gift giving, travel, decorating, and entertaining…
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December 17, 2018 0
Mortgage Home Loan Dallas TX

Preapproval: Taking Prequalify One Step Further 

When looking to buy a house, you can take prequalification one step further and apply to get a preapproval for your next home loan. This will give make you an even more attractive buyer to sellers in a competitive home market. Prequalification gives you an estimate of your home loan terms and monthly payments. Preapproval…
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November 6, 2018 0
Home Owner Tips Air Quality

10 Home Owner Tips to Improve Air Quality and Reduce Toxins

  As a home owner did you know: Indoor air is typically 2-5 times MORE toxic than outdoor air? Here are some tips for home owners to improve a home’s air quality and reduce indoor pollution. 1. Keep indoor air clean. Open your windows and doors as much as possible to ventilate. Use green plants…
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October 22, 2018 0
Prequalify Home Buyers Dreaming

Prequalify vs Preapproval: First Steps in the Home Buying Process 

Prequalify¹ When You Are Ready to Buy a House  There are two items to consider when deciding how much to spend on a home purchase: what you are comfortable with spending, and what mortgage payments your mortgage lender deems you can afford. If you want to prequalify for a mortgage, a trusted mortgage consultant like Jeff Berman “The Mortgage…
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October 9, 2018 0
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