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MUDs, PIDs, PUDs & TIFs: Property Taxes You Should Know Before Buying a Home in Texas

By Debbie Marett | May 22, 2024

Many factors are at play when buying a home, no matter where you live. Potential homeowners need to determine their budget for a down payment, research the best type of mortgage for their needs, and make sure the home will suit all of their lifestyle needs in the long term. Though these considerations are true for home buyers […]

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11 Reasons Real Estate Agents Love One of the Easiest Careers to Hate

By Debbie Marett | Apr 26, 2024
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4 Things to Consider if You Are Waiting to Sell Your House Until After the Real Estate Settlement Takes Effect

By Debbie Marett | Apr 23, 2024
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Here Are Some Things You Shouldn’t Say When Previewing a Home

By Debbie Marett | Apr 23, 2024
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Buyers – You need Your Own Agent who has your Best Interests in Mind

By Debbie Marett | Apr 17, 2024

When you are purchasing a home, you want a seasonal professional to guide you through the process. I work with buyers providing advocacy, support, and expertise. As your Accredited Buyer’s Agent – ABR®, I will guide you through one of life’s most significant and impactful transactions—providing invaluable advocacy, support, and expertise. My commitment is to find […]

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Beyond the Headlines: Understanding How the Proposed Changes in Real Estate Commissions Will Actually Impact You As A Buyer or Seller. 

By Debbie Marett | Apr 5, 2024

The Takeaway: While the headlines about changing real estate commission structures might sound exciting and like a potential game-changer for you as a home seller or buyer, they are misleading, because nobody knows exactly how things are going to play out. While it’s true that commissions may shift, the details remain uncertain. If the proposed settlement is […]

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The Best Week To List Your House Is Almost Here

By Debbie Marett | Apr 1, 2024

Are you thinking about making a move? If so, now may be the perfect time to start the process. That’s because experts say the best week to list your house is just around the corner. A recent Realtor.com study looked at housing market trends over the past several years (with the exception of 2020, since it was an unusual […]

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Good Information on Flood Insurance

By Debbie Marett | Feb 8, 2024

Understanding Flood Insurance Requirement vs Rating Neither IFPR nor Freeboard change or affect how the mandatory purchase requirement for flood insurance works. Mandatory requirements for flood insurance will still be dictated using FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and assessing whether the exact location of a habitable structure secured with a federally-backed loan comes into […]

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Will 2024 be a better year for homebuyers? Here’s what experts think.

By Debbie Marett | Feb 3, 2024

Following months of cooling inflation, higher rent and food prices pushed the inflation report to a 3.4% annual rate, according to the latest Consumer Price Index report. The rise indicates the Fed’s ongoing challenge to achieve a 2% target inflation rate may experience some fluctuations along the way. In December, the Fed set the housing market […]

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