News About Fort Worth

What Rising Home Prices Mean for You

Keep these tips in mind while buying or selling amid today’s real estate market pressures. Key takeaways: Buyers should adjust their expectations and distinguish between their wants and needs. Sellers need to determine which aspects of an offer are most important to...

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The Cost of a Home Is Far More Important than the Price

 Cost VS Price;  Why This Is Important Housing inventory is at an all-time low. There are 39% fewer homes for sale today than at this time last year, and buyer demand continues to set records. Zillow recently reported: “Newly pending sales are up 25.5% compared to the...

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A Remarkable Recovery For The Housing Market

For months now the vast majority of Americans have been asking the same question: When will the economy turn around? Many experts have been saying the housing market will lead the way to a recovery, and today we’re seeing signs of that coming to light....

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I lost My Job! Can I still Close On My House?

Job Loss and Qualifying For A Mortgage: A home buyer called me yesterday to ask; if she could still close on a transaction even though she had just been laid off? My answer was of course “no,” so she then asked when she could get a loan again, prompting today’s blog...

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Updates for Mortgage Markets and Appraisal Relief

On Friday, there were three major factors pushing up mortgage rates: (1) too much business – lenders are pushing up rates to stem excess volume; (2) too little liquidity – too few buyers of mortgage-backed securities in the marketplace forced lenders to offer higher...

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