Jenny Grandi's (homeiihome) Blog

Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX DFW Associates-Home II Home Team
As I've been out looking at HUD properties lately, I have noticed that these homes are extremely different homes than what they were several years ago.  Three years ago, these were the distressed properties that were usually only purchased by investors who had the money to infuse some cash into t...
We all know that $0 down financing is now practically non-existent.  However, I was very excited to learn recently about a USDA program, called Guaranteed Rural Housing, which offers $0 down financing to buyers.  The advantages to customers are: 100% financing Fixed interest rate No MIP/PMI The b...
Each day we are overwhelmed with emails from builder's that include their fabulous sales!  Many of these homes have been discounted 10-20% or include an allowance for decorating, upgrades, etc.  These are great new construction homes that are ready for immediate move-in.  Many people are scared t...
Many of our clients have been concerned with all of the bad press lately regarding the housing market.   The reality of it is that here in the DFW area what we are experiencing isn't so terrible.  Yes, it has slowed down but our market has certainly not suffered the hits that some other markets s...
Recently it seems as if our team has had some sort of mineral issue on every transaction that we do.  Where mineral rights used to be rarely mentioned during negotiations, they are now almost always a factor in the contract.  They are especially important in the DFW area due to the discovery of t...
On August 1, another agent (Michael Valentine) at my office and myself teamed up to form the "Home II Home Team."  The team came about for several reasons.  We have worked at the same RE/MAX office together for about 3 years.  We often shared stories about our clients, offered up solutions to eac...

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