Here’s hoping 2015 is a great year for you both personally & professionally.
According to Freddie Mac’s latest U.S. Economic & Housing Market Outlook, U.S. home sales in 2015 will show increase to the numbers associated with a normal real estate market. Here is their projection: “We are projecting a 4 percent rise in sales to 5.6 million, which would mark the highest level of annual sales since […]
New home construction is a markedly different process than buying pre-owned housing. Whether buying a spec home (built to the Builder’s specificiations, also known as an ‘inventory home’), or whether starting from scratch — new home construction has its own timeline, vocabulary, and rules. Two important meetings that take place between Buyers and Builders include […]
Growing up in deep South Texas, Christmas Eve meant attending evening service at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Raymondville, participating in the children’s program presenting the Christmas story according to the King James Bible, and being handed a marvelous brown bag of Valley Citrus, nuts and hard candies as a parting gift for celebrating our […]
As 2015 rolls in, Providence Group Realty is rethinking listing disclosures and safety recommendations for Seller clients. Forget breaking glass… Gorilla glass could make burglary easier than ever. Earlier this year, one of our vendor partners, Vadim Epelbaum (Director of Business Development for Joe East Enterprises, Inc, A-1 Locksmith, and A-1 Security Group) alerted us […]
Last week, we reported on the financial reasons that the New York Times felt that homeownership was important. The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University performs a study every year surveying participants for the reasons that American’s feel are most important in regards to homeownership. There’s No Place Like Home The top 4 […]
There is no doubt that the housing market has recovered from the meltdown that occurred just a few short years ago. However, in some states home values still have not returned to the prices we saw in 2006 and 2007. Here is a breakdown showing where current prices are in each state as compared to […]
Nobody is perfect. Life happens and circumstances change. Jobs are won and lost. Injuries and illness affect our ability to earn income. Decisions made may not always be right or best. People experience ups and downs, and still need a place to live. Here are tips for finding a landlord who will work with 2nd […]