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Monthly Archives: January 2021

    Phenomenal Ranchette | 0 Hcr 1103 | Blum Texas | The Ranches at Bobcat Ridge | MLS #: 14504920

    By Angela Hornburg | January 29, 2021

    Here’s your chance to own over 6 acres in The Ranches at Bobcat Ridge! With just a quick drive from the DFW area, yet close to Lake Whitney, Lake Pat, and Lake Granbury you won’t want to miss this Texas dream! This 6.68 acre home site is a fantastic place to call home! Minutes to... Read More

    What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You

    By Angela Hornburg | January 29, 2021

    What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You The real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021, with mortgage rates that are hovering at historic lows and forecasted by experts to remain favorable throughout the year. One challenge to the housing industry, however, is the lack of homes available for sale today. Last week, the National Association of... Read More

    What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?

    By Angela Hornburg | January 28, 2021

    According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected provider of data and analytics for mortgage companies, 6.48 million households have entered a forbearance plan as a result of financial concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s where these homeowners stand right now: 2,543,000 (39%) are current on their payments and have left the program... Read More

    Stunning Al Couto Custom Home | 1007 Anna Circle | Granbury Texas | MLS #: 14498632

    By Angela Hornburg | January 27, 2021

    This stunning Al Couto custom home is sure to WOW with all its upgrades and located in the secluded gated community of Josiah Estates! Upscale living room with stone fireplace opens to the kitchen which features an oversized island. Upgraded gas cooktop, custom vent hood, under-mount lighting and a large corner pantry make this kitchen... Read More

    Stunning Home | 7014 Gunston Lane | Arlington Texas | MLS # 14505205

    By Angela Hornburg | January 27, 2021

    Stunning home with recently replaced hardwood floors, luxury high-traffic carpet, kitchen tile! The bright & neutral paint welcomes you into the home, highlighted by the tall ceilings with crown molding & pediment trimmed windows! Formal living room fireplace has recently been updated with designer herringbone-patterned tile & fresh paint! The downstairs floorplan offers a spacious... Read More

    What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

    By Angela Hornburg | January 26, 2021

    If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of the market value of the home you’d like to buy. In most cases, an appraisal is ordered by the lender to confirm or verify the value of the home prior to lending a buyer money for the purchase.... Read More

    Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need

    By Angela Hornburg | January 25, 2021

    As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived through one of the most stressful periods in recent history. After spending so much more time at home throughout the health crisis, some are wondering if they should move to improve their mental health and well-being. This is no surprise since the U.S. Census Bureau reported... Read More

    Financial Fundamentals for Homebuyers

    By Angela Hornburg | January 22, 2021

    Some Highlights When you’re thinking about buying a home, there are a few key steps to take before you even start to look at houses. From saving for your down payment to getting pre-approved for a mortgage, you’ll want to make sure you keep your financial plan on track from the beginning. Let’s connect today... Read More

    What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

    By Angela Hornburg | January 21, 2021

    Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and dramatically impacts those households that lost a source of income. However, we need to give it some context. Greg Ip, Chief Economics Commentator at the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), explains: “The economy... Read More

    Owning a Home Is Still More Affordable Than Renting One

    By Angela Hornburg | January 20, 2021

    If spending more time at home over the past year is making you really think hard about buying a home instead of renting one, you’re not alone. You may be wondering, however, if the dollars and cents add up in your favor as home prices continue to rise. According to the experts, in many cases, it’s still more affordable... Read More