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Tips for Refinancing Your Home

When you obtain a mortgage, you lock into specific terms. This includes a rate that is either fixed or variable. Refinancing allows you to lower your mortgage payment because of a new rate. Follow a few tips to help you accomplish this.

Look at the Equity in Your Home Having equity in your home will help you with a mortgage refinance. However, even if you don’t have...

Realtor Coffee Talk: Finishing Strong Starts Now- October 14

Two events are coming up this week. First our semi-annual Mastermind DFW dinner. If you do over 12mm, we encourage you to join us to hear Bill Hart talk about navigating the new normal, the team model, leveraging and getting the most out of your people. Live a balanced life and make more money.

If you are not at $12mm a year and want to grow your business, then you need to...

Tuttle Talk featuring Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro week's Tuttle Talk is with the principals at Magellan Architects. Ernesto Miranda and Pedro Castro. Pedro discusses how rebuilding after a hurricane can be beneficial by rebuilding with improvements designed to keep the building safer and better.

It’s State Fair of Texas time!

Autumn weather calls for three great things: family, corn dogs, and college football. The State Fair of Texas tradition has continued consecutively every year since 1886, and could easily be the happiest time of the year for everyone. The excitement always begins the last weekend of September, and runs through mid-late October.

It isn’t a tradition to visit the State Fair if food...

A Complete Guide To Financing Your First Home

Buying your first home is an exciting process. Even before you find a home, there are some things to do so you can finance your home with the right home loans. This guide will tell you what you need to know.

Get Pre-Approved for a Loan There are a lot of home loans available on the market. Many will depend on the kind of down payment you can make. The average mortgage...

Unique Home Loan Options

Buying a home allows you to build equity. Conventional fixed-rate mortgages aren’t for everyone, especially if there’s a problem with having enough money for a down payment or the credit score is lower than desired. Understanding the unique home loan options will make it easier for you to get a mortgage.

Explore the Options The various unique options that...

How Does a Home’s Location Affect Getting a Loan?

As you’re exploring the options for a home loan, you are also looking at many other factors. For example, as you are checking out different communities, the topic of crime comes into consideration. Understanding how crimes affect the process is necessary.

Crime Statistics When you see areas with higher incidence rates, you might immediately turn away from them....

How Hurricane Harvey May Affect Mortgage Rates

Hurricane Harvey caused a significant amount of devastation in southeastern Texas and southern Louisiana. Our hearts continue to go out to these families.  Repairing the devastation will go on for years.  Understanding how this affects mortgage rates is imperative as you look to buy a home.

Where You Impacted by the Hurricane? If you were directly impacted by the...

Realtor Coffee Talk September 8th

Join us Friday, October 20th with Executive Coach Bill Hart. If you are interested in learning how to generate more real estate leads than you can handle and how to work better with your vendors, your partners, and sphere, this is the place for you.

Bill typically charges $1000/hour but he will be helping you to learn how to build a profitable business. Plus there is a VIP lunch to...

DFW Mortgage Market Update September 8th

Hurricane Harvey influenced the jobs report as well as the debt ceiling was raised to compensate for the storms that have hit the US. The technicals are looking a little bearish for bonds due to the North Korean bomb-test. Short week with the weather/political news caused the market to spike. Next week look for the technicals taking over. Bonds are poised for a reversal so please lock...

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Stay up to date on what you need to know about market changes and how that impacts a home mortgage.