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Let’s Play Where’s the Broker

Let’s Play Where’s the Broker

3 Questions to ask when picking your next real estate agent! Who is their Broker, and do they actually work in the agent’s office?Does their Broker even live in your market area and has the agent ever physically met their Broker? (A strange question? Not really. Look...

Does Solar add value?

Does Solar add value?

If people can make an investment and save on their utilities that is awesome but we have serious concerns. Before you decide, get info from multiple solar vendors and educate yourselves by talking to professionals outside the solar panel industry - insurance rep,...

Ready To Buy Or Sell Some Real Estate?

Ready To Buy Or Sell Some Real Estate?

I know you don’t want to sell your home for less than it is worth but if you need to sell fast, consider this! With your agent’s guidance, price your home slightly under market value, and then refuse access to ANYONE until your REALTOR holds an open house the first...

Top 10 Tips for Buyers

Top 10 Tips for Buyers

Let’s assume that you already know the basics and you are pre-approved for a home loan (necessary unless you are paying cash) and that you have chosen a TechTown REALTOR to guide you.   A few months before you are ready to buy, look at homes for sale...

Downsizing

Downsizing

For most of us downsizing is based on finances, health, being nearer extended family, or a desired change of lifestyle.   You may want to sell your big home and buy smaller to save money on taxes, water and electric bills and to reclaim the time you’ve spent...

The Magic Number

The Magic Number

The Magic Number or Everything you wanted to know about your home’s VALUE, but were afraid to ask! In your eyes, your home may be priceless!    HOME is where you raised your children, held parties on the patio, cooked Thanksgiving dinner, and...

Contract to Close

Contract to Close

You found the Lubbock home you want and your agent submitted an offer.  You are now entering the time frame known as Contract to Close.  It is too early to celebrate because there is lots to do over the next 30 – 60 days.  This process...