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Mortgage Financing Options After Bankruptcy Mortgage Financing Options After Bankruptcy

By Tabitha Naylor

Although finding financing to buy a home after bankruptcy is challenging, it is possible. Inside, we line up some of the options you have if you're looking to jump back in to home ownership after filing for bankruptcy.

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5 Reasons You Need A Buyer Agent 5 Reasons You Need A Buyer Agent

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

A home buyer's agent puts the buyer's needs first and works solely for the homebuyer, not the seller. Learn these five reasons why you should hire your own buyer's agent and avoid the listing agent when entering the largest transaction of your life.

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Responsibilities of a Texas Real Estate Broker Responsibilities of a Texas Real Estate Broker

By Tabitha Naylor

Texas real estate brokers have responsibilities to their clients and the agents working under their license. They also must remain in legal compliance, in regards to maintaining Errors and Omission (E&O) insurance and bond.

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The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust The Difference Between A Mortgage And A Deed Of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

A deed of trust is a contract that involves three parties. A mortgage loan is a direct agreement between the lender and the borrower. But the difference between these contracts run deeper than just the number of parties involved. Inside, we review the finer points of both.

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How a Rent-to-Own Works How a Rent-to-Own Works

By Mary Lamphere

While harder to find than traditional sale or rent options, a rent-to-own arrangement could be a great option if you are fully aware of how it works and what the potential risks are if you are unable to adhere to the terms of the contract. Inside, we review the basics of a rent-to-own contract.

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Stained Concrete Experts of Texas: An Interview with Hastings Stained Concrete Stained Concrete Experts of Texas: An Interview with Hastings Stained Concrete

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Hastings Stained Concrete of Texas about their 22 years of experience and how it has helped them guarantee quality work for their customers.

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Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing

By Tabitha Naylor

The falling global stock market saw many investors get badly burned, eating away a lifetime of savings, and severely impacting retirement funds. Inside, we offer some smart real estate investing tips that can help you steer clear of any future losses.

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The Importance of Curb Appeal: An Interview with LD Erickson The Importance of Curb Appeal: An Interview with LD Erickson

By Kristen Bosse

We interview LD Erickson about their incredibly successful company and how they believe in continual contact with the client even after the job is done!

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What is an Accessible Home? What is an Accessible Home?

By Colleen Colkitt

Whether you're looking into an accessible home for yourself or a loved one, it's good to know the options that are available. Read about what an accessible home is, and how you can make a home accessible.

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Homebuying 101: Buyer's Checklist Homebuying 101: Buyer's Checklist

By Colleen Colkitt

Buying a home is a big commitment and investment. Inside, we highlight the major hurdles you need to clear before taking the keys to your dream home. Know what you're getting yourself into before you take the leap!

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