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Zoning in Houston: A Blessing or A Curse?

Zoning in Houston: A Blessing or A Curse? As compared to other major cities in the United States, the number of cheap homes and foreclosures in Houston Texas are comparatively less. Harris county, where Houston is located, has somehow restricted itself to the sidelines where the national foreclosure crisis is concerned. Houston foreclosure listings are not swelling with […]

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Avoid Legal Battles over Broker Commissions

Avoid Legal Battles over Broker Commissions Commission agreements that spell out how brokers are paid typically use form documents. The commission formula sometimes changes, but the terms and conditions usually stay the same. Consequently standard terms and conditions of commission agreements are often ignored by brokers and owners once the agreement is signed. Since the […]

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Foreclosure notice of default – what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has […]

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Help, I’m behind on my mortgage payments

When you fall behind in your mortgage payments on your home, it can feel like you’re drowning in debt. Even if you’re able to make your monthly payment, catching up on a past due balance can be an overwhelming challenge. There’s a few options that can help you to avoid foreclosure and maybe even keep your […]

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Deciding on a Price for Your Home

Deciding on a Price for Your Home When it comes time to put your house on the market, pricing can make or break your sale. If you overprice your home, you risk watching it languish on the market, but under-pricing it means minimizing your investment. The starting point for pricing should be based on recent […]

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What is a Pre-Foreclosure?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure anyway? Many homeowners across America and in your city or town are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution […]

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Costs of Selling Your House

Selling Your House can be a euphoric experience. However, once escrow begins, the euphoria can change to frustration, particularly if you are not ready for the closing costs that quickly accumulate. Budget for Closing Costs, and Home Inspection, When Selling Your House Closing costs simply refer to the fees associated with various things associated with […]

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Losing Your House to Foreclosure? Keep Your Head Up

Losing Your House to Foreclosure? Keep Your Head Up This post is a little different than my usual. I’ve been investing in real estate for sometime now and deal with people everyday that are going through foreclosure, divorce, death in the family and often times they feel discouraged and down on themselves because they can […]

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How to Avoid Foreclosure

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in across the U.S. are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you […]

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Bankruptcy And Buying A House – Is It Smart To Buy After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy And Buying A House – Is It Smart To Buy After Bankruptcy? Each year, millions of people file bankruptcy as a means of erasing their consumer debts. While this approach may relieve stress, a bankruptcy is damaging, and will hang over your head for the next ten years. Still, it is possible to overcome […]

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