Home Buyer Information

February 12, 2019
can i put in an offer on a house that's in contract

Can I put in an offer on a house that’s under contract?

Can you put in an offer on a house that’s under contract? Yes, you can submit a backup offer.   What do you do if the house that you have fallen in LOVE with suddenly goes under contract?  You submit a backup offer and hope the first buyer terminates the contract. You will then be […]
February 5, 2019
home inspection issues

What are common problems on a home inspection?

What are common problems that show up on a home inspection?  Repairs negotiations between buyers and sellers are a lot smoother when both sides understand common issues that show up on home inspections.  As a buyer, you don’t want to terminate your contract because of issues on the home inspection just to find them […]
January 22, 2019
how can i lower my homes taxes

How can I lower my property taxes? | #RealEstateTalk 013

How can I lower my property taxes? Compared to other states, real estate taxes in Spring Texas are high. The ways to lower your property taxes are by confirming the accuracy of your tax account, applying for exemptions, and by protesting the tax assessed value of your Spring TX home.     Here are some […]
January 15, 2019
what occurs on closing day

What happens on closing day?

What happens on closing day?  Closing day details:  The what, when, and where. You are ready know the why.     What happens on closing day? On closing day, you will perform a final walk thru of the house. You will confirm the house is in the same condition as it was on the day you […]
January 8, 2019
who handles home repairs

Who handles repairs? | #RealEstateTalk

Who handles repairs? Does the buyer or the seller handle the repairs? When do the repairs have to be completed?    Who handles repairs? Repairs can be handled in three ways:  1. The seller can do the repairs. 2. The buyer can do the repairs. 3. The buyer and seller can both do some of […]
January 4, 2019
what's the option period

What is the option period? | #RealEstateTalk

What is the option period? How long is the option period? How much is the option fee? Is the option fee refundable?    What is the option period? The option period is a defined length of time in which the buyer has the unrestricted right to terminate the contract.   What occurs during the […]
October 9, 2018
should you get an inspection on a new house

Should you get an inspection on a new construction house? | #RealEstateTalk

Should you get an inspection on a new construction house?    The builder said the house was inspected several times during the construction process. Plus the builder says he made all of the repairs that were identified. In addition, you don’t want to waste your money on any unnecessary inspections. All of this gets us […]
September 25, 2018
what is earnest money

The Ins and Outs of Earnest Money | #RealEstateTalk 005

The Ins and Outs of Earnest Money. What is Earnest Money? How much is Earnest Money? When is the Earnest Money provided? What is Earnest Money? The money the buyer gives to the title company to show the seller that he is serious about purchasing the Spring Texas home.  How much is Earnest Money? Just […]
September 12, 2018
what's a final walk thru

What’s the purpose of the buyers final walk thru? | #RealEstateTalk

What’s the purpose of the buyers final walk thru? The purpose of the final walk thru is to confirm the home is in the same condition as it was at the time you went under contract on it.  You want to confirm that no damage occurred to the home during the sellers move out. Confirm […]