REALTORS® are Secret Weapons

Chances are, if you’re thinking about buying a home, you are wanting to research as much information as possible before speaking with a “salesperson.” I don’t blame you. When I’m shopping for a car, I do the EXACT same thing. I want to be armed with information so I feel like I have more control.Continue reading “REALTORS® are Secret Weapons”

ARM WRESTLING: Buyer-VS-Seller

BUYERS CAN HAVE LEVERAGE!  Don’t let anyone tell you differently.  One seller lost out on my Buyer’s offer because he didn’t want to budge on his price or on closing costs. The Seller would rather wait and see if his “back-up” buyer fixes his credit and pays full price.  He HOPES the back-up buyer comesContinue reading “ARM WRESTLING: Buyer-VS-Seller”

I’M NOT CUT-OUT FOR USED CAR SALES

If I were a used car salesperson, I’d have the WORSE sales record EVER! If I knew a car was just pulled out of a river or if the engine was being held by twist-ties, I would send you to another dealership. I’m not saying that all car salespeople are unethical, I’m just saying thatContinue reading “I’M NOT CUT-OUT FOR USED CAR SALES”

Hollywood Park Home

GROOVY HOMES NEED LOVE, TOO! “Wood” you do something different to this kitchen?  The potential buyer liked the feel of this home.  It reminded him of the home he grew up in. Would YOU make a low-ball offer even though you like this 70’s design? If the 70’s-Style was MY bag, baby… I would certainlyContinue reading “Hollywood Park Home”

NEW LISTING – Katie Court in Boerne, TX

141 KATIE COURT  BOERNE, TX  78006 “DON’T MISS THIS EXCEPTIONAL WELL KEPT HOME.* Lovely 4/2 one story home in nice Boerne neighborhood * laminate flooring. Open floor plan* Split master w/full bathroom* Excellent condition.* *New patio cover in back *Exterior painted 2010* Cable wired and ceiling fams in all bedrooms.* Great Boerne Schools. Easy accessContinue reading “NEW LISTING – Katie Court in Boerne, TX”

Rental off Thousand Oaks

Met a client and showed a fantastic looking home off Thousand Oaks today.  Over 2100 square feet, four bedrooms, two and a half baths and a two-car garage. The wine chiller in the kitchen was certainly a bonus… we ALMOST “taste-tested!”  😉 My Client decided to put his house-hunt on hold; maybe this could beContinue reading “Rental off Thousand Oaks”

Home in Northeast Crossing

In order for the bank to avoid the Foreclosure process and legal fees, they have agreed to sell this house for LESS than what the mortgage balance is! Who do you know who’d like to walk away from closing with INSTANT EQUITY? Priced at $120,000, this grand home is a BARGAIN! 2371 Square Feet 3-BedroomsContinue reading “Home in Northeast Crossing”

Home in Big Country

OVER 1800 SQUARE FEET FOR $110,000?!?  SERIOUSLY? Yes!  Off Marbach and 1604, this home is just outside city limits which means the Taxes are MUCH lower!  Low taxes + Affordable Purchase Price = Mortgage Payment LESS THAN RENT! 1818 Square Feet 3-Bedrooms 2-Full Baths 1-Half Bath New appliances, lots of storage.  Close to HWY 90,Continue reading “Home in Big Country”

Home Builder Facts

“The Builder didn’t tell me that!”[updated: 09 Nov 2017]  First of all, this is by no means a post to bash home builders! I LOVE working with home builders.  Unfortunately, the average Joe/Jane is not familiar with the partnerships between Builders and REALTORS®, so they walk into a model home blindly.  They shake hands withContinue reading “Home Builder Facts”

Texas Homestead Exemption

HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS offered in the state of Texas: ALERT!  New filing requirements took effect September 1, 2011.  This page provides the new law and filing requirements. JANUARY 2013:  FILING FOR A HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION WHAT’S A HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION?  It’s a way to receive a discount on your Property Taxes. In TEXAS you have the right toContinue reading “Texas Homestead Exemption”