Category Archives: Real Estate

Houston Luxury Home Sales Soar – Low Jumbo Mortgage Rates Help

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareIt was reported in the Houston Chronicle that Luxury Home Sales are near the top in the nation. From the Houston Chronicle: It’s no secret that Houston has some pretty pricey neighborhoods, but the city has also seen growth overall …

Most Recent Houston Home Sale Data

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareAs a member of the Houston Asscociation of Realtors we get monthly home sale data. Here is how February home sales eneded. Houston continues to boom, too bad those in Washington DC don’t “get it”. Despite the lowest supply of …

New National Mortgage & Housing Bubble?

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareAs home prices continue to rise the word “Bubble” is sure to creep in to the picutre. There is a great article by Mark Hanson published on ZeroHedge.com that looks at a National Housing Bubble. While I agree with a …

Why A Mortgage Broker/Banker is Better Than a Bank

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareMost people think that they will get the best rate and offer from one of the “Too Big To Fail” banks, you know the ones I am talking about. The ones that say that they put the customer first. But …

The Construction Mortgage Is Hot Again!

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThe Houston and overall Texas economy is booming so much that many buyers are considering building their own home. Unless you can convince a builder to build you a custom home on his credit line, the best mortgage for building …

Mortgage Rates, Tapering, & The Real Estate Market

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareHere is a great piece from our partner Barry Habib at MBS Highway. MBS which stands for mortgage backed securities is the market we watch to which way mortgage rates are trending. Barry provides real-time quotes and advide on whether …

The Advantages of a Single-Close Construction Mortgage

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareWith the tight-supply of homes in the Houston, Austin, Dallas, and San-Antonio market-places many are choosing the option of buying a lot or a tear-down home and building their dream home. There are several advantages to building your own home …

Houston Home Sales Sizzling in June

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareAs always we are happy to share the housing information for the Houston area through our membership in The Houston Association of Realtors. Houston is the leading real estate market in the nation with Austin coming in second place. The …

Rising Mortgage Rates

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThere was a great post today from ZeroHedge.com on how rising mortgage rates will effect a borrower’s amount of home they can buy. Furthermore, rising rates may kill what little “recovery” the government says we’re having. Mortgage rates have been very …

Houston Home Sales Set Record!

Posted ago by Cary Cox

ShareThe Houston Association of Realtors just announced record real estate figures for the month of May. As Jim Goode of Goode Company Bar-B-Que says “Thank Your Lucky Stars You’re In Texas”, and when it come to real estate be thankful …