available homes in prosper texas: RISING LAND PRICES FORETELLS OF STRONG HOUSING MARKET IN PROSPER TEXAS - 11/09/09 01:28 PM
Rising land prices foretells of strong housing market in PROSPER TEXAS.
Overall housing outlook looks good in the long term as the DFW area continues to see steady population growth with a significant portion of that growth looking for detached single family homes. Low cost of living continues to bring relocations to the area.I have to laugh when, on the one hand, I see all of the doom and gloom about the collapse of the housing market and on the other hand, look at the boom and boom of cost of Collin County land. If land is selling at higher and … (0 comments)

available homes in prosper texas: TEXAS PROPERTY TAXES AND PROPERTY APPRAISALS... - 10/12/09 05:38 PM
Property taxes and appraisalsAs a group, Texas REALTORS® work in the public-policy arena to help reduce the state's heavy reliance on property taxes. In 2009 and 2007, we urged passage of appraisal-system reforms in the Texas Legislature to make the process more fair and transparent, and easier for homeowners to contest their property appraisals. In 2006, we led the charge for historic property-tax cuts in a special legislative session. We'll continue to work on your behalf on both these fronts: lowering your property-tax rates and closing loopholes in the appraisal system. After all, it doesn't do much good to lower your … (0 comments)

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Moving to Texas
By the numbers
23,507,783 people (2006 census estimate) reside in Texas. For more demographic data about the Lone Star State, visit the official site of the Census Bureau. 262,017 square miles of land; equal to 7.4% of the total area of the United States, and second only to Alaska for size 4,790 square miles of inland water 367 miles of coastline 801 miles is the longest point from north to south within Texas 733 miles is the state's widest point from east to west 8,749 feet - Guadalupe Peak, the highest elevation 305,951 miles of roadways, more than … (1 comments)

available homes in prosper texas: Moving to TEXAS - 10/12/09 05:29 PM
Moving to Texas
Congratulations and welcome to the Lone Star State. Texans are friendly people. In fact, our name comes from the Caddo Indian word tejas, which means friend. We are very proud of our state - and you will be, too. There's an old saying among naturalized Texans, "I wasn't born in Texas, but at least I got here as fast as I could."
Texas' size is matched only by its diversity - people of different cultures coexist and several different industries flourish. You'll also find a variety of food, music, languages, entertainment, employment opportunities, professional sports, and outdoor activities.

available homes in prosper texas: MORTGAGE FRAUD A HUGE CONTRIBUTOR TO CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS... - 12/07/08 06:14 PM

available homes in prosper texas: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HOME EQUITY LOAN AND A EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT?? - 12/07/08 05:44 PM
Your Equity Options
Home equity line of credit or a home equity loan: Which is right for you?
If you are a homeowner, you can borrow against the value of your house through either a home equity line of credit (often called a HELOC or a line) or a home equity loan (often called a HEL or loan). Both are essentially a second mortgage.
What's the difference?
A HELOC is a form of revolving credit similar to a credit card. It allows you to draw funds, up to a predetermined limit, whenever you need money. There is generally a minimum … (0 comments)

available homes in prosper texas: HOW MUCH HOUSE CAN YOU AFFORD??? - 12/07/08 05:41 PM
How Much Can You Afford?
Start out with a budget so you can determine your price range
If you're like many first-time homebuyers, chances are you've been spending your weekends driving around visiting open houses and new model homes. This is a great way to get a feel for what you want. The problem is that what you want isn't always what you should get.
Before you start touring homes for sale, it's important to start off with a budget so you know how much you can afford to spend. Knowing what mortgage payment you can handle will also … (0 comments)

available homes in prosper texas: WHAT IS NEXT FOR FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC?? - 12/07/08 05:12 PM
Wondering What's Next For Fannie And Freddie
The government's takeover of District-based Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of McLean was for some employees the painful conclusion of several difficult years that seemed to reduce the status of two firms that once dominated the local business and philanthropic scene.
The mortgage finance goliaths were not only Washington's largest public companies, but they were central figures in the region's once-promising financial sector. Together with private-equity giant Carlyle Group, credit card issuer Capital One, student loan company Sallie Mae, the investment house Friedman, Billings and Ramsey, and many others, Fannie and … (0 comments)

available homes in prosper texas: MORE HOMES ON THE MARKET, MORE CHOICES FOR BUYERS... - 12/07/08 04:52 PM
Anywhere you look, you will notice that most local real estate markets are favoring buyers over sellers. But because of the current economic conditions, many buyers are still wondering if it is the right time to take the plunge. Of course, this is only logical considering the risks involved but if buyers check out the advantages they will most likely enjoy, then they should not wait any longer.

More Choices
One thing that buyers will be delighted with is the fact that there are presently a lot of homes for sale to choose from including repossessed properties. If you are looking to … (0 comments)


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