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Selling Your Home? 13 ROCK SOLID Facts That You Need To Know

Selling Your Home? 13 ROCK SOLID Facts That You Need To Know

E byline Code  7c97a14cbd7f636c59d8d7be7687fba36232091983c67955e9 For more great articles from real estate professionals, go to myactiveagent.com A good realtor helps you with selling your home. Part of being a good real estate agent is telling sellers the truth about selling their home. Sometimes the truth hurts, but as it is said, “no pain, no gain. In […]

Homeless Crisis of California Spreads to Austin Tx

Homeless Crisis of California Spreads to Austin Tx

The Austin Homeless and the Real Estate Market  Are the Austin homeless and real estate prices linked? Many think so. Apparently, shelter is becoming more scarce in Austin Tx. After all, the median home price by some accounts is $407,400, according to a monthly report from the Austin Board of Realtors, published on June 20, 2019. […]

10 Lies Real Estate Agents may tell you to Convince you to List with Them 

10 Lies Real Estate Agents may tell you to Convince you to List with Them 

  It may appear bizarre for a real estate agent to write this article about how some dishonest Realtors can mislead and misinform sellers. However, those agents that work hard at maintaining their good name like myself would love nothing more than to see the dishonest real estate agents who tarnish our industry be removed.  […]

Why Emotions Can Keep You from Selling Your House

Why Emotions Can Keep You from Selling Your House

Selling Your House – The Psychology Behind It If you are selling your house, the first thing that a realtor and other professionals discuss is the importance of “Market Value.” Selling your house can be a challenging endeavor. It is hard enough to consider the obvious such as property condition, market condition, appraisals, etc. What […]

What is a Single Family Home?

What is a Single Family Home?

What Is a Single-Family Home? Let us define it! People often ask, “What is a single-family home?” The answer to what is a single-family home may seem easy enough to understand on the surface. This article takes the question “What is a single-family home, and breaks it down to specific characteristics. The phrase “single-family home” […]

Get Smart

 Implement Smart Home Tech to Create a Safer Home Before the technology revolution, there were a few ways to create a safer home: Install strong deadbolt locks. Fix broken windows and screens. Install good outdoor lighting. Buy a mechanical alarm system. Sign up with a home alarm company. Get a dog. Purchase a gun. Things […]

How to Sell My House in a Buyers’ Market

How to Sell My House in a Buyers’ Market

Many sellers are asking, why can’t I sell my house? We are beginning to see a market cool down here in Texas, along with much of the country. The real estate market is shifting from a seller’s to a buyer’s market. A buyers market means that more homes are being put on the market, with […]

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Foreclosed Condo is now for Sale

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Foreclosed Condo is now for Sale

For more great articles, visit  https://myactiveagent.com Paul Manafort (Trump’s disgraced ex-campaign chairman) former condominium, now in foreclosure and is listed with Sue Goodhart with Compass Real Estate for $3.2 million. In 2017, it was there at Manafort’s condo; a raid was conducted by FBI agents during the early morning hours. The FBI was looking for […]

Zillow Zestimates – Are they Accurate and do they Hurt Sellers?

Zillow Zestimates – Are they Accurate and do they Hurt Sellers?

How accurate is Zillow Zestimates? Do Zillow zestimates help sellers and investors? Let’s take a closer look to see why Zillow’s zestimates are important for us as consumers and sellers to understand. For now, look at the infographic from NAR states, 99% of Millennials begin shopping for their home on-line as well as 90% of […]

Selling Your House? Items that Should NOT be Displayed in your Home.

Selling Your House? Items that Should NOT be Displayed in your Home.

Selling your house? What are some of the items you shouldn’t display when selling your home and why? 1.Personal Pictures – Selling your house can be more difficult with too many personal pictures. Buyers want to buy their new home, not move into your old home. Removing personal pics allows the buyer to envision this […]

Should You Offer a Home Warranty When You Sell Your Home?

Should You Offer a Home Warranty When You Sell Your Home?

 Will a home warranty affect my sale? Answer – It can but usually not. In Texas, we usually credit the buyer $500 to their home warranty, unless the home is a “fixer-upper” in which case the buyer should be getting a relatively good deal anyways. People seem pretty relaxed the buyers’ inspections are completed. What […]

Will Technolgy Replace People in the Real Estate Industry

Will Technolgy Replace People in the Real Estate Industry

We are seeing an explosion of technology in the real estate industry. There is an ever-widening gap between realtors and new technologies. Many realtors can’t seem to keep up with all of the new tech coming out. It appears in our industry the successful realtors are embracing tech. The “old school” are falling away, probably […]

Why People are Fleeing California for Texas

Why People are Fleeing California for Texas

For more great Articles click here California’s high housing costs  California’s high housing costs Housing – Despite California’s problems with on-going wildfires and earthquakes, this is not the reason Californians are fleeing. The culprit here is the sky-high cost of living and the ridiculous cost of housing. An online survey, performed last month by Edelman […]

Condo vs Townhouse

Condo vs Townhouse

 Let discuss and compare the differences between a Town House, Condo and Apartment. Many people still lump them all together as pretty much the same thing. Let’s explore the major differences of each to see which one is right for you.  – The Townhouse Ownership – The word townhouse refers to a style of construction. […]

Housing Trends in 2019

Housing Trends in 2019

Housing Trends in 2019 – The last few years have shown us a frenzy real estate purchases and elevated price tags. “I believe in 2019 we’re starting to see a little bit of a shift,” stated Cheryl Youthful, senior economist using the housing website Trulia. (Looking to buy a home in the Rio Grande Valley? […]

What is the Future of Smart Homes and do you want it?

What is the Future of Smart Homes and do you want it?

Future of Smart Homes With Smart Home technology exploding and smart home assistants (like Alexa, Google Home, and Apple Siri) increasingly prevalent in homes the beginning of a brand new home technology revolution is going ahead. In the future of smart homes, the homeowners can monitor and control the home cooling and heating systems, home […]

Who Pays for the Closing Costs

Who Pays for the Closing Costs

What Exactly Are Closing Costs Your closing costs might appear like they are absolute, but really, you will find things you can do to reduce these final costs. Let’s check out the best way to master the final steps of the mortgage process. Understanding who pays closing costs is essential for saving you money. Closing […]

Loans in McAllen Tx, What is a FHA Loan?

Loans in McAllen Tx, What is a FHA Loan?

What’s a Federal housing administration loan? (Loans in McAllen Tx) A Federal housing administration loan is a government-backed mortgage insured through the FHA. This is ideal for first-time home buyers (FHA loans in McAllen Tx), because it requires a lower minimum credit rating and lower payments than many conventional loans. For you to be eligible […]

Homes for Sale in Edinburg Tx.

Homes for Sale in Edinburg Tx.

Real Estate Buying Tips Locating beautiful homes for sale in Edinburg Tx or even the perfect place to begin your start-up business doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Frequently, people get flustered and frustrated with regards to the process of buying real estate. Don’t let buying property overwhelm you! Use the following tips as […]


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