Maintaining the Drains in Your Home

Few people think about drains until there is a problem, but well-working and maintained drains such as your sink, washer, toilet and shower drains can save you a ton of time, effort and money. Consider how old your drains are and if they are metal or plastic. This could potentially affect their projected duration and [...]

Basic Home-Staging Tips To Sell Your Home Faster

Home-staging basically is a tool that sellers use to make their home look warm and inviting while highlighting strengths of the home and down-playing weaknesses. There are companies that will stage your home for a fee, but it’s also something you can do yourself if you are interested in saving money. The number one priority [...]

It’s Probably Time To Clean Your Gutters Again!

If you're in the process of selling your home, there's already a lot on your plate. But don't forget this one important spring chore! Home ownership comes with a lot of unsavory maintenance work, but perhaps none more than the cleaning of gutters. Gutters are not something people think about much until there is a [...]

3 Things to Know About Buying a Home With Bad Credit

If you’re like many people, you’re wondering what kind of credit score you’ll need to get a mortgage in 2018 – and you’re wondering what to do if your credit isn’t quite up to snuff for approval on a conventional mortgage. What Credit Score Do You Need to Get a Mortgage in 2018? Generally, banks [...]

By |2019-10-16T10:35:07-05:00August 29th, 2019|Financing, Home Buying|0 Comments

7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home in Midland

When you’re buying a home, whether it’s a house for sale in Briarwood, a home for sale in Grassland Estates, or a home for sale in Greathouse, these are the first seven steps you need to take to get started. 7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home in Midland Make a wish list. Start looking at Midland [...]

By |2019-10-16T10:34:54-05:00August 25th, 2019|Financing, Home Buying|0 Comments

What is Debt-to-Income Ratio?

When lenders look at your loan application, whether you’re buying a house for sale in Briarwood, a home for sale in Grassland Estates, or a home for sale in Greathouse, they want to know what your debt-to-income ratio is. Lenders assess your ability to repay the loan on a long-term basis, so they look at your ability to pay [...]

By |2019-10-16T10:34:38-05:00August 20th, 2019|Financing, Home Buying|0 Comments

3 Potential Deal-breakers for Your New Home

You've found a home that you absolutely love. It has just the right amount of space, it's located in a great school district. Oh, and it has that backyard pool that the kids will love—it's perfect. Although you might be smitten, beware of these three potential deal-breakers. Your Midland real estate agent can help you [...]

By |2019-10-16T10:34:27-05:00August 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Ask at an Open House

If you're like many people searching for homes for sale in Midland, TX, you're visiting open houses - and sometimes, the owner and real estate agent are both there. And that means you have an opportunity to ask plenty of questions to learn more if you're really interested in the home. So what should you [...]

By |2019-08-14T20:24:56-05:00August 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a “Move-In Ready” Home?

When you're searching homes for sale in Midland, Texas, you'll see plenty of listings that say "move-in ready." But what does that phrase mean, and should you make it a point to look at those homes? Here's what you need to know. What is a "Move-In Ready" Home? The phrase move-in ready means the home [...]

By |2019-08-14T16:41:15-05:00August 8th, 2019|Buyers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|0 Comments

How Can You Tell if a Seller is Hiding Something?

When you tour homes for sale in Midland, Texas, you'll see the good, the bad and the ugly - but don't let beautiful staging fool you. Sometimes beautifully staged homes are really covering up major issues to trick prospective buyers into taking the plunge. Here's how you can tell if a seller is hiding something. [...]

By |2019-08-14T16:40:53-05:00August 3rd, 2019|Buyers, Staging, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|0 Comments