Understanding Earnest Money

An important part of the homebuying process that you may never have heard of could help you land the...

5 Questions to Ask Your Listing Agent

Ready to list your property for sale? Before you answer, consider asking your Texas REALTOR® the fo...

Every Real Estate Agent Isn’t a REALTOR®?

If you’re planning to buy, sell, or lease property, you’re probably in the market for a real est...

Little Things That Make a Big Impression on Buyers

It doesn’t take much to ruin a buyer’s impression of a home. Take an otherwise appealing house ...

Don't Let Scammers Steal Your Downpayment

Criminals are targeting homebuyers and stealing huge sums of money. If you’re not careful, you cou...

Don't Make These Mistakes When Pricing Your Home

Deciding how much to ask is one of the most important decisions when selling your home. Here are som...

3 Tips to Help Your Kids Cope With A Move

There are more than just logistical challenges when you move with children. Many kids feel emotional...

Don’t Be Fooled By These 3 Selling Myths

First-time sellers beware: there are lots of myths out there about the right way to sell your home. ...

Bet you don’t know this about Texas REALTORS®

Do you know if your real estate agent is a REALTOR®? Wait, what? Aren't those just different terms...

The Most Important Negotiating Tip

There’s a simple thing you can do to put yourself in a powerful negotiating position: If you want ...

What's More Important Than Finding a Buyer for Your House?

Selling your home may seem straightforward, but there are nuances to the process that you should con...

Avoid These Mistakes Between Loan Approval and Closing

You've been careful with your finances, saved for a downpayment, and finally received approval for a...

As a buyer, time is of the essence

Buying a home isn't a process to be rushed. Yet with all the variables that go into purchasing prope...

The number-one way to make homebuying less stressful

Purchasing a home is considered a stressful—though exciting—life event. There are a couple ways ...

What fair housing means to you

Fifty years ago on April 11, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968. ...

Why you might want a house that others don’t

There aren't many people who ask their REALTOR® to find them a house that backs up to railroad trac...

An accepted contract is just the beginning

As a homebuyer or seller, an accepted contract is exciting. But hang on … the deal’s not done. T...

You found dozens of homes listed online that you love. Now what?

It’s nice having options, right? Especially when it comes to making a big purchase like a home. If...

Home-staging tips for a show-worthy home

Staging your home is a great way to enhance the appeal of your property to buyers. Home-staging and ...