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August 24, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report July 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report July 2008 – What’s going on with the Spring TX Real Estate Market? • Decrease in closed sales. The 2008 YTD closed sales for MLS area 13 was 1,629 which is a decrease of 14.6%. • Decrease in single-family median homes price of 1.8%. Even though the Spring Texas […]
August 18, 2008

Minimum down payment on FHA loans increases Oct. 1, 2008

If you have been counting your pennies and saving for the down payment on your Spring Texas home you will want to consider purchasing before October 1, 2008. Because on October 1, the minimum down payment requirement for FHA loans increases from 3% to 3.5% of the sales price. FHA increase on minimum down payment […]
August 16, 2008

Spring Texas Schools back in session

Its August and in about another week its time for Spring Texas schools to start up again. If you are like me, you are thinking …… already? Where did the summer go? Its still HOT enough to be summer but the calendar says its time for the kids to go back to school. The kids […]
August 13, 2008

First time homebuyer tax credit – what is it and how to get it

February 2009 UPDATE–  If you were a first time homebuyer and purchased a home in 2008 the tax credit outlined below applies to you.  If you are a first time homebuyer and are planning on or have already purchased a home in 2009 read – 2009 First time homebuyer tax credit. If you are a first time homebuyer […]
August 6, 2008

Spring Texas schools experience jump in latest TEA ratings

The release of the latest TEA (Texas Education Agency) school ratings have left some Spring Texas school teachers and principals beaming with joy and some down right crowing from their accomplishments. The TEA rates schools and districts primarily based upon the test results of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). A standardized test […]
July 29, 2008

Vintage Park announces Summer Events

Vintage Park, an upscale town center shopping center, announces its first Summer Events schedule. On the following Saturdays, August 2 and 16, September 13 and 20 from 4 – 6 pm enjoy live music plus additional entertainment for the kids at Vintage Park. The recently opened Vintage Park is located at the HWY 249 and […]
July 23, 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report June 2008

Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report June 2008 The YTD closed home sales through June 2008 for Area 13 which the majority of is considered Spring Texas were 1,361. A decrease of 15.6% compared to the 2007 YTD number. The quantity of active listings are 1,683 which is a measly 1.9% less than a year […]
June 20, 2008

Spring Texas Real Estate: why NOW is a good time to buy

Quite frequently I get asked “Is now a good time to buy a home in Spring Texas?” Its a good question. We all work hard and want to make the best financial decisions possible. Nobody wants to buy a home today for $200,000 and find out tomorrow or next year that its only worth $140,000. […]
June 10, 2008
Map of Spring TX

Spring TX Real Estate: Market Report May 2008

The Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) has released the MLS statistics for the month of May 2008 for Area 13 which the majority of Area 13 would be considered Spring Texas. The closed sales for May 2008 were 283 which was 10.4% less than a year ago. The quantity of active listings for Area 13 […]