Homebuyers in Dallas Who Are Struggling to Find a Home

Currently, homebuyers in Dallas and in most other markets struggling to find a home in their price range and/or that meets their needs. Consider, for example, that 32% of homebuyers have been home shopping for at least six months, and 24% have been shopping for a year or longer. And only a short two years ago, those … Continued

Reverse Mortgages: The Pros and Cons of Homeowners in Dallas

Reverse mortgages are almost always a bad idea, but there are a few situations when you may consider one. You’ve probably seen and/or heard all those ads for reverse mortgages with all their nearly irresistible appeal. A reverse mortgage can indeed provide some much-needed financial relief for older homeowners struggling to meet expenses. There are, … Continued

Pros and Cons of Hiring Movers in Dallas

Now that you’ve come down to it, you have a decision to make: Should you take care of the moving yourself, or should you hire professional movers? But you’d better hurry because that move is looming. There are pros and cons to each, and that’s often what makes the decision so difficult. To help you … Continued

5 Packing Tips to Help You Move To or From Dallas

Some things like going to the dentist we dread and put off as long as possible, but they eventually have to be done. Packing for a move is one of those things. But packing, if approached with a plan and in an organized way, can be made far less unpleasant and more manageable (while having … Continued

How to Refinance Your Dallas Home Without any Closing Costs

Homeowners, for a variety of reasons, sometimes need to finance their homes, often in order to stay financially afloat. The barrier for many of them is the closing costs, which can be a pretty hefty sum. There is, however, a way to refinance without having to pay closing costs – a no-closing-cost refinance. To determine … Continued

The Value of Your Home in Dallas

The value of your home (or any home, really) is determined by what buyers in the market are actually willing to pay for it. It really doesn’t matter much what you, the seller, think your home is worth – it depends almost entirely on market value. Sellers often either overestimate or underestimate the value of … Continued