pearland real estate expert: Inspections may find the imperfections in ‘perfect’ home - 06/23/13 12:10 PM
 
A home inspection can spare you from surprises after you buy. After crunching the numbers, searching your favorite neighborhoods, and weighing the pros and cons of each property you’ve seen, you’ve chosen a house that seems like the perfect fit for you. While it may be “perfect” when it comes to location, price, or features, it’s now time for you to find out about the home’s imperfections before you hand over your hard-earned cash.
No matter how much time you spend looking over the home, you’re probably not qualified to perform an assessment of every aspect of it before you … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Housing Explosion in Houston TX Market - 06/22/13 01:32 AM
If you are wondering why the Houston Real estate market is booming, you need not look past the fact that we have JOBS...
The Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metro Area added 91,600 net new jobs, a 3.4 percent increase in the 12 months ending May ’13, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission. Dallas-Fort Worth led the state in job growth, adding 107,800, a 3.6 percent increase, and Austin netted the third largest gain, adding 31,400, a 3.8 percent increase over the same period.
 
 
 
The slip in Houston’s employment growth rate is not unexpected nor … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Houston Texas Area Real Estate Trends - 11/27/12 12:57 AM
There is a lot to be thankful for this year beyond the traditional holiday bird. Homebuyers can be thankful for record-low mortgage rates. Sellers can be thankful for the possibility of getting more money in less listing time. Some homeowners are thankful for the housing recovery because it may alleviate underwater situations. Tryptophan doesn't seem to be slowing buyer and seller optimism.
In the Houston region, for the week ending November 18:
• New Listings decreased 1.1% to 1,701
• Pending Sales increased 36.1% to 1,425
• Closed Sales increased 1.5% to 1,137
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Whether you're interested in buying your first … (3 comments)

pearland real estate expert: 7 Key Reasons Why NOW is the Prime Time to Buy a Home - 03/09/12 12:45 AM
7 Key Reasons Why NOW is the Prime Time to Buy a Home
1. Home affordability is at an all-time high.
The median mortgage payment on the median priced home as a percentage of the median household income is lower than it's been in a generation.

2. Mortgage rates have reached rock bottom.
As interest rates start to inch back upwards, monthly payments and total loan costs will spike upwards.

3. Buy Now; Buy Low!
After declining nearly three years, home prices are stabilizing.

4. Sellers are motivated.
This means that buyers have the upper hand! From … (2 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Technology and Ideas Worth Sharing - 06/11/11 04:54 AM

Today, let’s talk about technology.  If you are using mobile computing or just multiple computers, you should look at something I use every day. It’s called Dropbox.  I have found that Dropbox is one of the tools I use the most. Let me start off by telling you what I use and how it benefits me.  I use an Android phone, an iPad, a desktop PC, and a laptop PC.  I have downloaded Dropbox to everyone of these systems and they all sync to each other.  So my files I need are everywhere I am and if I don’t have … (4 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Pearland TX to Hold Run-off Election for Council Position Three - 06/10/11 03:45 AM
PEARLAND, Texas -- All has not yet been decided for the Pearland City Council following its May election. The city will hold a run-off election June 25 to decide who will take Position Three.After the election on May 14, Susan I. Sherrouse had the most votes for that position with 1,186. The second place candidate, Tammy Dexter, received 891 votes. The two will face off in the run-off election.The run-off election will be held because the city of Pearland requires a candidate to receive more than 50 percent of the votes in order to win the election, said Sonia Webb, deputy … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Pearland TX CITIZENS ASKED TO CONSERVE WATER - 06/09/11 03:44 AM
The City of Pearland is reporting that for three consecutive days (as of May 31), Pearland’s total daily water demands have exceeded 70% of the system’s available operating capacity.  Therefore, in accordance with the City’s Water Conservation Plan, and due to on-going drought conditions, the City is implementing the Plan’s “Stage One Drought Response”, effective June 2.   Residents are asked to voluntarily practice water conservation by minimizing or discontinuing non-essential water use.  Ideally, outdoor watering should occur between the hours of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. or 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Also, odd-numbered addresses are requested … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: MARCH - 2011 Newsletter by Danny Frank - 03/14/11 09:39 AM
MARCH - 2011 Newsletter Housing Trends eNewsletter

Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general.
The Housing Trends eNewsletter contains the latest information from the National Association of REALTORS®, the U.S. Census Bureau and Realtor.org reports, videos, key market indicators and real estate sales statistics, a video message by a nationally recognized economist, maps, mortgage rates and calculators, consumer articles, … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Pearland Texas Real Estate Market Trends Feb 2011 - 03/07/11 06:03 AM
Pearland Texas Real Estate Market TrendsIt is that time of the month to look back to see how the real estate market in Pearland TX did compared to the history and to look where it might be headed.In this story, I will be looking at the 2 zip code of Pearland, 77584 and 77581. For the most part, Pearland is following the history of what it has always done.Sales Absorption
First, let’s look at the market dynamics of something called sales absorption. This shows the trends of how the market is doing and where it might go.  Looking at February 2011, … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: TEXAS HOME SALES & MEDIAN PRICES are UP - 03/01/11 12:43 AM
COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Some 10,628 existing single-family homes were sold in Texas last month, according to the most recent Multiple Listing Services (MLS) data compiled by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. That's a 2 percent increase over a year ago.
The median price was also up 2 percent from January 2010, at $139,100. There was a 7.3-month inventory.January 2011 MLS data for many Texas cities (current as of today) are available on the Center's website. Here is a sampling:
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Whether you're interested in buying your first home, your next home, or just want to … (2 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Top 10 kitchen Trends - 02/25/11 04:49 AM
More and more homeowners are remodeling and making the most of their space with these top 10 hot trends in the kitchen.

Kitchens are now featuring a “family room” feel with more seating and dining areas. The most popular color choice for cabinets was white. It works well with almost any architectural style – traditional to contemporary. Stainless steel appliances are still a big hit, especially the fingerprint-resistant steel finish. More and more kitchens are featuring custom additions such as pizza-making stations, coffee bars and wine-tasting nooks. Walk-in pantries are popular for families and allow for ample storage of surplus … (11 comments)

pearland real estate expert: This is Why You MUST join me at Keller Willliams Realty - 02/08/11 12:55 PM
Will Consumer Demands Create A Tipping Point for the Real Estate Transaction?

By Jeremy ConawayFebruary 1, 2011 – 11:33 AM It seems like just yesterday that Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference, introduced us to the concept of the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point. As Gladwell states, “Ideas, products, messages and behaviors spread like viruses.” In every situation there is that moment in time when our world is ready to follow the right leadership. With respect to today’s real estate consumer and the subject of transaction management, … (2 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Keep Pearland Beautiful announced new recycling options for the citizens of Pearland - 02/07/11 09:36 AM
Keep Pearland Beautiful announced new recycling options for the citizens of Pearland. Residents living in single family homes and residing inside the city limits of Pearland, are able to recycle more products curbside. Waste Management added these new items for collection in your curbside bin: Recycling just got even easier! Effective immediately, Waste Management will now accept curbside these additional items for recycling:                     • Magazines        • Catalogs• telephone books• printer and copier paper• cereal boxes• mail (i.e. junk mail) is acceptable• Cardboard (flattened)• Plastics all codes (1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7)To make the recycling process more efficient:
• … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: One step closer to eminent domain reform! - 02/02/11 10:18 AM

Your continued hard work and dedication is now paying dividends!Eminent domain reform is on the way! SB 18 by Sen. Estes has been set for a hearing this Thursday at 9 am in the Senate State Affairs Committee. We are now one step closer to restoring the integrity of our private property rights system in Texas.We must finish this race strong! I urge each and every one of you to ask your friends, family, and co-workers to visit www.protectyourhomeandland.com and sign the petition and tell the legislature that in Texas a family’s home is their castle and we will defend … (2 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Pearland TX Real Estate Market Treands Dec 2010 - 01/29/11 05:33 AM
Pearland Texas Real Estate Market Trends
 
It is time to look at the real estate market in Pearland, Texas. I am going to give you a two-year look at how the housing market is holding up and what I think the market might do, and what you as a home buyer/seller should do in the Pearland, Texas market.
 
First, let’s look at the market dynamics of something called sales absorption. This shows the trends of how the market is doing and where it might go. The chart below indicates that we have fewer homes being sold in Pearland in … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: The Saga of a Listing Agent.... - 01/21/11 04:10 AM
The saga of a listing agent....It is late January 2011 and a young professional couple with a 4 month old baby, 3 inside cats and a big inside dog, called me and asked me to list their house.... That’s the good news....  They bought the house new, from the dirt, and put a lot of upgrades in the house and did not use a Realtor... That is the bad news.... They over paid for the house and all of the upgrades 3 years ago and now they want to sell and move across town to be closer to friends and family.... … (4 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Pearland Farmer's Market - 01/21/11 03:08 AM
Pearland TX Farmer's Market
 
The Pearland Farmer's Market has expanded to a year-round format, and continues to operate on the second and fourth Saturdays of every month at Zychlinski Park, north of Alvin Community College on Grand Boulevard.
Market hours are 8 a.m. - noon.  Come out early and support our local farmers and producers!
For more information on vendors, check out
www.pearlandoldtownsitefarmersmarket.com.
Whether you're interested in buying your first home, your next home, or just want to know more about home-ownership in general, I encourage you to check out a couple of great online resources:http://www.texasrealestate.com/ or http://www.har.com/ and … (0 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Training New Agents at Keller Williams Pearland Today - 01/20/11 04:28 AM
Today I am working with Beverly Smith of Keller Williams Pearland. We are working on Facebook, Twitter, and and Social Made Easy. I am training her on the benefits of social media and why and how it can effect you daily business.  Beverly Smith is a top producing agent at the Pearland Keller Williams office and is looking to move her real estate business to the next step.
It is my believe that today's agent must be on the web and have a web presence to be able to capture new client from a cold market. I think Facebook, Linked In … (3 comments)

pearland real estate expert: Danny Frank AWARDED REALTOR MEDALLION OF SERVICE - 01/16/11 05:22 AM
Austin TX- Danny Frank, from Keller Williams Realty Pearland, will be awarded the national Omega Tau Rho Medallion of Service during the February ceremonies at the Texas Association of Realtors Winter Meetings.The Omega Tau Rho Medallion of Service is awarded to Realtors who meet specific leadership criteria on local, state and national levels. Once a medallion is awarded, the recipient is a member of the prestigious Omega Tau Rho fraternity for life.“This award is truly an honor as it marks exemplary dedication and service by a very few select Realtor members to their organization,” said Bill Jones, chairman of the largest … (5 comments)

pearland real estate expert: DECEMBER-2010 Housing Trends Newsletter Online - 01/05/11 03:29 AM
Welcome to the most current Housing Trends eNewsletter. This eNewsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general.Please click on this link to view the Housing Trends DECEMBER-2010 Newsletter:http://danfrank.housingtrendsenewsletter.com?Newsletter_ID=256&Period_ID=313The Housing Trends eNewsletter contains the latest information from the National Association of REALTORS®, the U.S. Census Bureau, Realtor.org reports and other sources.Housing Trends eNewsletter is also filled with local and national real estate sales and price activity provided by MLSs and the National … (0 comments)

 
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