4 Costs Homebuyers Should Consider From the Start

A real estate purchase includes costs more than just the sale price. Here are other considerations t...

Tips to Safely Use Generators & Water Pumps

Guest blog post by Kris Kiser, president & CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute and the ...

Did You Know? REALTORS® Do More Than Sell Houses

When you think of REALTORS®, you probably picture someone who helps you sell or buy a house … or ...

5 Skills Every Homeowner Should Know

Houses are complicated, and it takes time to learn how all the systems work. Here are five basic ski...

Did You Know This About REALTORS®?

Texans aren’t afraid to blaze their own trails. But when it comes to buying, selling, and leasing ...

REALTORS® Look Out for Your Interests

You know REALTORS® are trusted advisors to help you buy, sell, lease, and manage real estate. REALT...

Test Drive Your Next Home

You’ve toured the house. You like what you see. But what is it really like to live there? Practic...

Texas Housing Markets Continue to Break Records

For the fifth consecutive year, the Texas housing market broke records in terms of the number of hom...

Is That Estimated Home Value Worth Anything?

A simple internet search will tell you what a home is worth. Or will it? Just because a website sho...

Your First Step Before Deciding Whether to Buy a Home

If you’re thinking of buying property, you’ll probably apply for a mortgage. But before lenders ...

What Form do You Use for That?

A real estate transaction can require many forms, contracts, and addenda. Even in a straightforward ...

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home

Is there a spot that you visit so often you’d like to purchase property? Or are you thinking of bu...

If Your Real Estate Agent Doesn't Have This Title, Get a New Agent

Is your real estate agent a REALTOR®? Although some people mistakenly use the two terms interchange...

Don't Fall Victim to Wire Fraud

Imagine the sinking feeling you would have if you found out the enormous sum of money you just wired...

What You Need to Know About Title Insurance

If you haven’t heard about it during your homebuying process yet, you will soon. Title insurance m...

'Tis the Season to Check Your Energy Usage

In Texas, summers are the season when electricity bills are typically the highest. However, that's n...

10 Maintenance Tips for First-Time Homeowners

If you’re first-time homeowner, you’ll probably experience some trial and error before you know ...

Buying a Home? Research Insurance Now

If you're in the process of buying a home or just starting your search, it's never too early to star...

How to Make Your Offer Stand Out in a Hot Market

Real estate markets are very competitive in many parts of Texas. As a buyer, how do you differentiat...

5 Texas Programs Homebuyers Should Know

The state of Texas provides a number of financial and educational resources to prospective homebuyer...