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Monthly Archives: December 2020

    Why Selling Your House on Your Own in 2021 Is a Mistake

    By Angela Hornburg | December 31, 2020

    There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times, like what we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert you trust to help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale... Read More

    More Generations Are Living Under One Roof This Year

    By Angela Hornburg | December 30, 2020

    This year challenged us to reprioritize everything – from the way we use our time to where we work, how we socialize and gather together, and our needs at home. For many, this also meant making decisions about how to best support and engage with our extended families, near and far. In some cases, we... Read More

    Why It’s Important to Price Your House Right Today

    By Angela Hornburg | December 29, 2020

    Even in today’s sellers’ market, setting the right price for your house is one of the most valuable things you can do. According to the U.S. Economic Outlook by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home prices nationwide are forecasted to increase by 4.5% in 2021. This means experts anticipate home values will continue climbing next year. Danielle Hale, Chief Economist for, notes:... Read More

    Turning a House into a Happy Home

    By Angela Hornburg | December 28, 2020

    We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our... Read More

    The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

    By Angela Hornburg | December 22, 2020

    Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them. 1. Move-up or Downsize: One option is to consider moving into a new... Read More

    The Do’s and Don’ts after Applying for a Mortgage

    By Angela Hornburg | December 21, 2020

    Once you’ve found the right home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new place, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or make any major life changes, consult your lender –... Read More

    Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

    By Angela Hornburg | December 18, 2020

    In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months. Last week, CoreLogic released its 2020 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights report, which reveals four major findings: U.S. homeowners with mortgages have seen their equity increase by a total of $1... Read More

    3 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Real Estate in 2021

    By Angela Hornburg | December 17, 2020

    This year will be remembered for many reasons, and optimism is one thing that’s been in short supply since the spring. We’re experiencing a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic downturn, and natural disasters, just to name a few. The challenges brought on by the health crisis have also forced many homeowners to reevaluate their... Read More

    The Holidays Aren’t Stopping Homebuyers This Year

    By Angela Hornburg | December 16, 2020

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, yet finding the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family is certainly still top of mind for many right now. This year, there’s another type of buyer that’s very active this holiday season – the homebuyer. Each month, ShowingTime releases their Showing Index which tracks the average number of appointments received on... Read More

    Stunning South Pointe Mansfield Texas Home For Sale | 1202 Rendon Place

    By Angela Hornburg | December 15, 2020

    Fall in love in this beautiful 2-story single-family home in South Pointe Mansfield. With 4 Beds, 2 Baths 2 Garage spaces, volume ceilings, crown molding, tray ceilings, wood floors adding the wow factor to this beautiful home! The kitchen boasts a large island with gorgeous cabinetry topped off with an apron sink! A large eat-in... Read More