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Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements Understanding Home Preventative Maintenance Agreements

By Tabitha Naylor

A home preventative maintenance agreement is very similar to a home warranty and protects the major systems that are within your home, such as the heating and cooling system. Inside, we highlight some of the maintenance agreement that will impede the breakdowns of systems

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Five Smart Tips on Improving Your Credit Five Smart Tips on Improving Your Credit

By Tabitha Naylor

Everyone's credit profile is unique, built by a diverse myriad of purchases and balances we all acquire over time. But when it comes to raising your score, the chances are that you will quickly become overwhelmed with all the advice out there. Inside, we offer some sound general advice on how to raise your credit score

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What is The Secondary Mortgage Market? What is The Secondary Mortgage Market?

By Tabitha Naylor

When you go to a bank or lending facility to finance your home with a mortgage loan, you and the lender are doing business on what is referred to as the primary mortgage market. There is also a secondary market where the lender will recoup the funds they lent to you through third-party investors. Inside, we highlight how this process works

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The Price Of Moving: How Much Will It Cost To Relocate? The Price Of Moving: How Much Will It Cost To Relocate?

By Tabitha Naylor

If you have finally decided that you are moving to Texas, here are some of the things you will need to factor into your budget to get a rough estimate of how much moving will cost.

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Five Must See Landmarks In Houston Five Must See Landmarks In Houston

By Tabitha Naylor

Houston is a massive and beautiful city with over two million people in it. It has recently become a hub for young professionals and is well known because of its landmarks. Inside, we take a closer look at the history and culture of the nation's fourth-largest city

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Tips on How to Conserve Energy Tips on How to Conserve Energy

By Tabitha Naylor

As the population of Texas continues to grow, the rate of energy consumption rises in lock step. Inside, we offer tips on how to reduce your energy footprint (and monthly bill!) with a few simple changes

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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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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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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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Finding the Right Texas Horse Property Finding the Right Texas Horse Property

By Tabitha Naylor

Finding the right horse property can be difficult depending on what you plan to do with the property. Inside, we review some of the factors to consider when searching for a horse property.

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Top 5 Texas Lakefront Communities Top 5 Texas Lakefront Communities

By Tabitha Naylor

The Lone Star State offers some of the finest lakefront living you will find anywhere in the world. Inside, we highlight five communities that stand out from the pack.

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Buying Texas Property: The Importance of Checking Easements Buying Texas Property: The Importance of Checking Easements

By Tabitha Naylor

You might think that if you own land in Texas you have the unquestionable legal right to access it, but this is not always the case. Inside, we detail the two types of land access easements, and how they affect landowners.

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What You Need to Know About Buying Hunting Land In Texas What You Need to Know About Buying Hunting Land In Texas

By Tabitha Naylor

Before you invest in hunting land or a hunting property in Texas there are some things you should be aware of to avoid potential problems and to optimize the value of your hunting land investment.

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing Texas Ranch or Farm Land What You Need to Know About Purchasing Texas Ranch or Farm Land

By Tabitha Naylor

Texas has a lot of acreage available for sale including ranch land, farm land, hunting land and horse properties. Inside, we review some useful tips to help you find the right piece of land in the Lone Star State.

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Brick vs. Wood Homes in Texas Brick vs. Wood Homes in Texas

By Tabitha Naylor

If you're searching for a home in Texas, you may notice that brick homes are rather common in parts of the state. There are several different reasons why these type of homes are built over the traditional wood construction. Inside, we review the pros and cons of both.

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FSBO for Texas Home Buyers FSBO for Texas Home Buyers

By Tabitha Naylor

Thinking about selling your home on your own as an FSBO (For Sale By Owner)? Inside, we highlight some of the pros and cons of listing your Texas home without using an agent

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How To Become A Texas Real Estate Agent How To Become A Texas Real Estate Agent

By Tabitha Naylor

The Texas real estate market is heating up right alongside the weather. For those looking to make the jump from interested observer to agent, we offer this overview of the steps needed to become a Texas real estate salesperson

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Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home

By Tabitha Naylor

Selling your home can be an emotionally draining experience for many sellers. Inside, we offer advice on properly preparing your home and how to avoid the most common mistakes first time sellers often make.

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Types of Tenancy-Texas Types of Tenancy-Texas

By Tabitha Naylor

It's important to have a full grasp of how your tenancy is classified and what rights and responsibilities come with it. Inside, we highlight the various types of tenancy recognized in Texas.

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