Lubbock Texas Homes

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 For most of us downsizing is based on finances, health, being nearer extended family, or a desired change of lifestyle.   You may want to sell your big home and buy smaller to save money on taxes, water bills and to reclaim the time you’ve spent doing yardwork.  For most of us, options for a sma...
I helped a few Lubbock Home Buyer's buy their first home in 2014.  This is very informational!  Read on and have a great 2015!     If you bought a home in the past year, congratulations! We know that buying a new home is stressful, but that it’s also exciting and very rewarding. With tax season a...
   You found the home you want and your agent submitted an offer.  You are now entering the time frame known as Contract to Close.  It is too early to celebrate because there is lots to do over the next 30 – 60 days.  This process can be stressful but a good REALTOR and LENDER can help smooth the...
We may be behind the time in Lubbock, TX regarding showing appointments.  We still have the buyer's representative call the home owners directly to make appointments for showings.  When I call I try to allow a 30 minute window for us to be at the home. I understand that some cities have a central...
  Let’s assume that you already know the basics and you are pre-approved for a home loan (necessary unless you are paying cash) and that you have chosen a local REALTOR to guide you.   A few months before you want to buy a home, look at homes for sale online to see what is available and how much ...
A jewelry store here in Lubbock is offering "buy a ring...get a gun."  Only in Lubbock, right?  You still have to pass a background check of course.  The ring has to cost more than$2900.00, and this promotion is leading into hunting season.  The store owner says it is really an offer...but just k...
I am determined to conclude this series and will wrap it up with 4 for the price of 1!  Read on about an article from the Wall Street Journal that suggested there were 10 things your Real Estate Agent would not tell you. #7 -  "I don't know anything about this neighborhood." It is best to have an...
A recent article put forth a list of things real estate agents might not share with their clients.  Number 6 says that agents won't tell you that another agent will make you more money.  It suggests that agents who over price a home just to get a listing can end up costing the home owner money an...
A recent article suggested that young home buyers do not want an old house.   The focus of item #5 was that young buyers don't want to buy a fixer upper - that you should make improvements before you sell.  And they prefer not to have dated I do occasionally find a buyer (age doesn't matter much ...
#4 - Your home isn't worth as much as you think.  The author suggests agents won't tell you your home is worth less than you think.  It is TRUE that some seller's think their home is their castle and let emotion cloud their pricing decision.  Some home owners want to price their home based on how...

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