Buying your first home

January 27, 2009

Buying your first home – Step 10: deed restrictions and title commitment

We are nearing the end of the series but we are not quite there yet as we have a couple more important steps to discuss on the way to home ownership. Deed Restrictions: There are very few Spring Texas neighborhoods that do not have deed restrictions. There is a high probability the subdivision you are purchasing a […]
January 27, 2009

Buying your first home – Step 11: Home Warranty

We only have a few more steps to go before we get to the much anticipated closing day.  What is a home warranty? Not to be confused with home owners insurance, a home warranty sometimes referred to as a residential service contract provides a level of protection for the internal systems of your home. The typical period […]
January 24, 2009

Buying your first home – Step 12: final walk

We are counting down the final remaining days before what will become one of the most anticipated and cherished days of your life (Closing Day).  We are not done yet though because there are still things that need to be done before you can close on your first Spring Texas home. Final Loan Conditions: In the last week before closing […]
January 21, 2009

Buying your first home – Step 13: Closing Day

We have now arrived at the end of our journey down the path to homeownership as we have arrived at the anxiously awaited day of Closing Day.  Although there were many steps we had to complete the actual time elapsed from Step 5 – Negotiating an Offer to Step 13 – Closing Day has only been about 30 calendar days. Closing day is the […]
January 15, 2008

Top 5 things to do after you have closed on your Spring Texas home

You have just closed and moved into your Spring Texas home and now you are dreaming of ways to personalize and make it yours. But before you get your paint buckets out, complete the following 5 must dos: Change your locks – at closing you got the keys and the garage door code from the […]