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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty



After closing on your new home, it is a good idea to consider re-keying the door locks on your home.  This is a major safety consideration to you and your family.  Also, there are property insurance considerations, for instance; if somebody broke into your home, and if you could not show force ab...
In today's economy it is extremely important that a home buyer guard against buying more home than they can afford, especially if they encounter an emergency.   Before searching for a home in earnest, at least get pre-qualified.   Many times a lender will qualify a buyer for more home than they c...
Many times I meet with home buyers who do not understand Option Period and how it is used within a residential property contract.  In Texas, when an offer is submitted for a residential property, there will be two checks; one is for the option period and another for the earnest money.  Option mon...
Many buyers do not realize it is a good idea to have a third party home inspector when building or purchasing new construction.  Builders tend to have their own inspectors; in addition there are city and county inspections that normally inspect the home.  After all these inspections, that does no...
Are you a person who is trying to time the market so the home prices are at the lowest point?   Many people have found out this is not always a wise practice.  Experts have acknowledged this is not always a wise move because you are dealing with an inexact science.  When attempting to get the mos...
The number one thing a buyer must consider when buying a home, is to locate the right neighborhood that fits their needs and desires.    Before hand the buyer needs create a checklist of features that should be available when they purchase of their new home, such as, schools, parks, shopping, res...
Many times sellers wonder why their property is not selling quickly.  When sellers are placed into that position they need to have a frank discussion with their real estate agent.  The seller and the real estate agent need to realize this is a team effort; therefore, avoid pointing fingers at the...

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