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Existing Home Sales, Prices Up in December

Texas A&M Real Estate Center – Existing single-family home sales and prices in Texas were up last month from a year ago, according to the latest Multiple Listing Service data compiled by the Real Estate Center. More than 23,300 homes were sold in December compared with 20,775 a year ago — a 12 percent jump.… Continue reading Existing Home Sales, Prices Up in December

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Texas Home Sales, Prices Up in June; Inventory Down

From RECON – Real Estate Center Online News COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Texas had a general increase in single-family existing home sales and prices last month compared with a year ago. Meanwhile, housing inventory dropped. Sales were up 8 percent over June 2013. According to the latest Multiple Listing Service data, just over… Continue reading Texas Home Sales, Prices Up in June; Inventory Down

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North Texas June Home Sales Up 7 Percent

Posted from RECON: Real Estate Center Online News DALLAS (Dallas Morning News) – North Texas preowned home sales were up 7 percent in June — the largest year-over-year monthly gain so far in 2014. Median sales prices rose 10 percent from a year ago to a record $199,900. Real estate agents sold 9,841 home last… Continue reading North Texas June Home Sales Up 7 Percent

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Top Reasons You Should Sell Your Property During the Holidays

Most homeowners think that the best time to sell is during the Spring and Summer. However, this is when the inventory is at its highest. Thus, more competition. Selling during the holidays is actually an advantage for several reasons: 1.) January is typically the month which employers have new hires begin their new jobs. So,… Continue reading Top Reasons You Should Sell Your Property During the Holidays

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Five Ways to Increase the Appeal of a Property During the Holidays

Squash the Holiday Lull with Thanksgiving Decor Real estate buyers and sellers can be fickle about keeping their home on the market during the holiday season, however, Thanksgiving through the New Year can be a great time to leverage holiday cheer to increase home appeal. Below are five (5) tips to provide to your sellers… Continue reading Five Ways to Increase the Appeal of a Property During the Holidays

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What to Expect When They’re Inspecting: Facts and Myths of a Home Inspection

There are several different situations when a home inspection is a good idea. The most common is when a home buyer is under contract and in the option period of the buying process. Your new home may perhaps be the biggest purchase of your life, so having a TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission) licensed home… Continue reading What to Expect When They’re Inspecting: Facts and Myths of a Home Inspection

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Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!

On Friday, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted a rate increase of 3.8% to the Basic Premium Rate for Title Insurance that will go into effect May 1, 2013. What does this mean? Closing costs will go up beginning May 1st. If you are considering selling a property, act now to try to save… Continue reading Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!