See the 10 tips for sellers in the Mortgage Advice section.
Real Estate Market Conditions Video Update 01/16/2012
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City Report: Forbearance
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City Report: Remodeling Pays
10 Tips for Sellers
Buyers: Making the Right Choice
Ready to Buy?
How to Sidestep the Spread of Mortgage Fraud
The Joys of Home Ownership
GET YOUR HOME SOLD!
Why Show / Why Buy Webcast
Texas is No. 3 with 9 percent of home purchases attributed to foreign residents. The most homebuyers came from Mexico, India, Vietnam, China and the Philippines.
Housing more affordable than ever … for foreign buyers.
Realtor Magazine states that baby boomers planning to move for retirement are looking for smaller, affordable homes that are easily accessible to medical care and near their family. A new poll by Associated Press-LifeGoesStrong.com found that to be true of more than 1,000 adults born between 1946 and 1964 conducted.
“Baby boomers who make more than $100,000 a year are the most likely to say they plan to buy a new home during retirement. For boomers who plan to purchase a new home, the most important factors cited in a home for retirement included:”
- Smaller home (40%)
- Near medical offices or hospitals (39%)
- Different climate–perhaps warmer (30%)
- More affordable home (25%)
- Being closer to family (15%)
via Katy Real Estate and Events Blog.