Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 5: Schedule Showings

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 5: Schedule Showings

So you have had some time to review the properties in your custom search and you are ready to get out and take a look.  It is good practice to pick out 4-6 properties per showing ....

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 4: Setup a Custom Home Search

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 4: Setup a Custom Home Search

Your budget is set and locations have been identified, now your Realtor has the information he/she needs to set up your custom home search portal.  Your Realtor should ask you que....

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step #3: Pick a Neighborhood

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step #3: Pick a Neighborhood

Now that your budget is set, working with your Realtor to determine the right neighborhoods is the next step.  Your Realtor should have an intimate knowledge of the neighborhoods ....

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 2: Set your Budget

Houston First-time Home Buyer Step # 2: Set your Budget

Once your lender has confirmed your pre-approval and you have reviewed your loan program options, the next step is to set your budget.  Even though your lender may be able to appr....

Houston First-time Homebuyer Step #1: Get Pre-approved

Houston First-time Homebuyer Step #1: Get Pre-approved

Buying a home in Houston for the first time doesn’t have to be a complicated or stressful process.  Follow our simple steps, and you’ll be taking it easy in your new home in n....

Home design to become simplier and more pragmatic

Home design to become simplier and more pragmatic

Residential design in the United States (and presumably Houston) will become more practical and simplistic in 2011, according to Builder Magazine.   As we all know, the recession....