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Welcome back to Home Buying 101 – Throughout this series I will be detailing the various parts of the transaction process for purchasing a single family home.  My goal is to answer the many questions looming around purchasing, especially for first-time home buyers. If you are just beginning, I recommend starting with Part One: Understanding Equity.


I have asked Jordan Monroe, of Legacy Mutual Mortgage, to help answer some common questions associated with lending.  If you have other questions, or are interested in beginning the lending process, give him a call and tell him I sent ya! 

First off, why don’t you tell our readers a little about you and what you do?

I’m a Loan Officer at Legacy Mutual Mortgage. My experience in both…

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This beautiful 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom with bonus room home will take your breath away. The arched stone entry takes your eye to the vaulted ceilings and amazing natural light. The kitchen is an entertainers dream with an enormous walk-in pantry, and an island that seats over 20. This warm and welcoming home features exquisite details like hand scraped hardwood floors complete custom inlaid details throughout, 8' doors, shutters, exposed beams, foam insulation, a security system, oversized 3 car garage, copper sinks, reclaimed wood powder bath, and more. Once you visit the enchanting outside area with large deck, kitchen, wood burning fireplace and beautiful pool you'll never want to leave. Click here to watch house tour video! *Agent bonus if sold…

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Welcome back to Home Buying 101 – Throughout this series I will be detailing the various parts of the transaction process for purchasing a single family home.  My goal is to answer the many questions looming around purchasing, especially for first-time home buyers. If you are just beginning, I recommend starting with Part One: Understanding Equity.

 

 

Previously I detailed what a REALTOR® is.  Keeping all of that information in mind, I like to meet with customers when they are within the 6 month range of moving into their new house for several reasons.  The first of which is to put faces to name – I like knowing who I’m working with and from experience, buyers do, too.  When we schedule our sit-down, I will ask several questions that…

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Welcome back to Home Buying 101 – Throughout this series I will be detailing the various parts of the transaction process for purchasing a single family home.  My goal is to answer the many questions looming around purchasing, especially for first-time home buyers. If you are just beginning, I recommend starting with Part One: Understanding Equity.

 

  

In 2015, 88% of home buyers decided to use a REALTOR®; and those numbers are up from 2001 at 69%.  Why is there an increase in the partnerships?  Buyers realize the benefits of using a REALTOR® - as part of the local MLS, the agent has access to the most updated sales statistics which is invaluable when preparing an offer.  From the sales statistics, an agent can pull comparison…

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On February 11th, Nathan Rich and I will be co-hosting another Home Buying 101 Class!  It is a FREE event for anyone that is interested in learning more about the process involved with buying a house – including both sides of the transaction, lending and real estate.  PLUS we will provide breakfast and coffee! 

While enjoying breakfast, you can expect to learn about the following:

-       What happens from being under contract to the day you receive your keys

-       Important documents, ex: Information About Brokerage Services, Buyer/Tenant Representation Agreement, and 1-4 Family Residential Contract

-       The various types of properties available to purchase – did you know there’s more than just a traditional single family home?

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$260,000      2 bedroom, 2 bathroom    1,777 SqFt    MLS# 17000060 RARE 2 bed-2 FULL Bath duplex with open concept in Eastgate. On Bus Route and biking distance to campus! Ample parking and NEW fenced-in backyard with patio. Large living room and eat-in kitchen with granite counters and new appliances, including washer/dryer. Don't miss this one! Recently updated, new HVAC, lighting, etc! Motivated Seller!    

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Welcome to my new blog series, Home Buying 101! I will be detailing the various parts of the transaction process for purchasing a single family home.  My goal is to answer the many questions looming around purchasing, especially for first-time home buyers.

 

There are a lot of words thrown around when discussing purchasing property.  One of the most confusing concepts for first-time home buyers is equity.  It’s not a dirty word, I swear. 

 Equity in real estate is defined as the difference between the market value of your property and what you owe to the lender for the mortgage.  For example, let’s say the market value of your home is $150,000 and you owe the lender $120,000; that makes your equity $30,0000.  Sometimes equity is…

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    $449,000       4 bedroom, 3 bathroom        3,963 SqFt In the heart of Eastgate, nestled on a large (.82 acre) heavily wooded lot just blocks from Texas A&M University, this one-story, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath room home marries indoor spaces to the outside. An architectural delight, this striking home features vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, expansive walls of glass, clean lines and a wide open floor plan. All new energy efficient windows welcome the natural light while the beautifully updated bathrooms and Brazilian cherry-wood flooring highlight the rustic and natural elements. A large master suite beckons relaxation and features vaulted ceilings and a personal coffee bar as well as separate his and her bath areas. At…

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                                 $499,000     3 bed, 3 bath        SqFt 2,693  In the heart of Traditions, nestled in the gated Villas community, just steps from the Traditions Clubhouse, this two-story, 3 bedroom, and 3.5 bath room home unites quality with the ease of maintenance free living. At almost 2,700sf, this striking home features high ceilings with clean lines and a wide open floor plan. Beautiful hardwood floors and rustic stone fireplace combined with Restoration Hardware fixtures create a modern luxurious feel. Warm natural elements throughout complete with luxurious master bedroom and private first-floor guest suite. Upstairs, an additional guest suite and large game room overlook outdoor entertaining area complete with…

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                                $649,000   3 bedroom, 2 bathroom      2,100 SqFt

Rare Find: 3 bedroom, 2-bathroom, 2,100sf home on 5-ac with pond nestled in wooded, country setting in the heart of in booming South College Station. This comfortable-cabin style home was built in 1996 and features vintage character with a wide open floor plan. Beautiful hardwood floors combined with natural elements throughout complete the hill country - lodge feel. Additional outdoor entertaining spaces include large porch overlooking picturesque pond, covered greeting area, and concrete slab close to the pond beacons one to roast marshmallows and watch the sun set over a firepit.

Contact Hanna Hayes - 512.373.6322 or Hanna@TM5Properties.com for more information…

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