What do You Need to Buy a House in Floresville?

Most of us know that to buy a house we need to get financing and look at a number of homes to find just the right one. Actually, though, there’s a lot more to it than that, and, unfortunately, many people aren’t aware of everything involved. As a result, they go into the process pretty … Continued

6 Problems Often Found During Floresville Home Inspections

Buying a home is a big investment, most likely the largest purchase of your entire life. So you will definitely want to know that a prospective home doesn’t have any major problems. And that’s why home inspections are so important. Home inspectors are trained professionals and can usually find any flaws or defects in a … Continued

The Pros and Cons of Dual Agency for Floresville Buyers and Sellers

Most of the time home buyers and sellers have different agents, but not always. About 10% to 20% of the time, they both use the same agent. This arrangement called dual agency – when a buyer and a seller both have the same agent – is known as “intermediary” in Texas as dual agency in … Continued

FHA Loan vs. Conventional Loans: A Guide for Home Buyers in Floresville

The two most popular mortgage loan options are FHA loans and conventional loans. The basic difference between the two is that an FHA loan is insured by the Federal Housing Administration, and a conventional mortgage isn’t. Each has its own set of pros and cons, as well as different qualification requirements. So how do you … Continued

How to Find the Best Deals on Real Estate in Floresville

Whether you’re an investor or buying a home as a primary residence, finding a deal isn’t as easy as it was just a few short years ago. During the real estate downturn of 2009 to 2012, finding great deals was pretty easy: you just had to take a look at the MLS, make an offer, … Continued

The Closing: How Long Will the Process Take When Buying a Home in Floresville?

During the process of buying (or selling) a home, there are typically two nail-biting stages or milestones. For buyers, these are getting pre-approved for a mortgage and closing, both involving not a little anticipation and anxiety. Here we want to examine the closing process because there is so much confusion and misinformation surrounding it. Let’s … Continued

Should You Build a House in Floresville or Buy an Existing One?

When almost anyone begins to think about a new home, there are always a lot of decisions to be made. Typically, the biggest of those decisions is whether to build a house or buy an existing home. And that’s usually not an easy decision because there are some definite pros and cons to each. Then, … Continued

5 Tips for Homebuyers in Floresville Who Are Struggling to Find a Home

Currently, homebuyers in Floresville and in most other markets struggling to find a home in their price range and/or that meets their needs. Consider, for example, that 32% of homebuyers have been home shopping for at least six months, and 24% have been shopping for a year or longer. And only a short two years ago, those … Continued