Managing Rental Property Overseas

Managing International Rental Properties Ever wonder if managing international rental properties for you? It’s Maybe you have wanderlust and have become smitten with a villa in the Provence, or a chalet in the Swiss Alps. Suddenly, you find yourself browsing the real estate listing and fantasizing about a vacation home. Then you scratch your head […]

What Are Interest Rates and Annual Percentage Rates?

Interest Rates and Annual Percentage Rates? Home loan officers, mortgage brokers, lenders, and banks discuss two rates when a borrower does research on the mortgage rates.  The two terms are: Interest Rates and Annual Percentage Rates (APR). Often, many people will often use the terms interchangeably. However, they are not the same thing. Not surprisingly, […]

Texas Jumbo Loans

Jumbo Loans in Texas Everything is bigger in Texas. That’s right! Not only is Texas known for its big and bold personality, but that extends to the world of real estate too. Specifically, we mean Texas jumbo loans. The Housing Market in Austin If you are looking to buy a high-value property in Texas, especially […]

VA Loans in Texas

Is a VA Loan Right for You? As a trusted provider of VA loans in Texas, we understand the importance of providing a home loan that empowers active-duty members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses as homeowners. What Are the Benefits Some benefits of VA loans in Texas include no downpayment, no mortgage insurance, and more […]

Navigating a Hot Housing Market

How to Navigate a Hot Housing Market According to a recent article about the 20 hottest housing markets on Realtor.com, Austin ranks among the top 20 for hottest and fastest-selling housing markets. It’s no wonder how often I hear friends, colleagues, and strangers lament how hard it is to find a home. My Personal Tips Though […]

Is Financial Bliss a Fairy Tale?

How Does Money Affect Marriage? Ah Spring, a popular time for those who have found true love to tie the knot. Money and marriage can be tricky if couples neglect to talk about financial goals upfront.  Healthy Financial Goals for Couples While making plans for engagement parties, showers, the wedding venue, cake, flowers, dresses, music, […]

Buying Your Home: Do’s and Don’ts

Home Buyers Guide: Do’s and Don’ts Having been in this business for over two decades, I have seen it all. No matter how experienced, even the most seasoned home buyers can use a refresher on the home buying process. Besides, it’s my passion to help you manage what could possibly be one of the largest […]

Homestead Exemption

Homestead Exemption Frequently Asked Questions It’s Homestead Exemption time. For those of you who made primary home purchase in 2014 or moved your homestead in 2014? Don’t wait! It’s time to reap the tax benefits for your new home. What is a general homestead exemption? According to the Travis County Appraisal District: The general homestead […]

Are You Planning a Spring Spruce Up?

Home Renovation Financing In the spring, homeowners get the urge to clean things up and change things around the house. Maybe you find yourself with the itch to remodel or do a home renovation for your house or investment property. Can I Borrow Money to Renovate My House? I field calls and emails daily from […]

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