Pros and Cons of Buying Older Homes In Lufkin

Should you buy an older home? A lot of people think so, and the statistics bear that out. While around 500,000 homes sold this year will be new construction, the vast majority – 5.2 million – will be existing homes, many of them older homes. In addition, the “typical home” purchased was built around 1976, and many … Continued

Pros and Cons of Buying New Construction in Lufkin

Some people would never buy anything used, but others prefer what has been tested and is less expensive. When it comes to new construction vs. existing homes, though, the difference goes far beyond mere preference. New construction and existing homes both have their advantages and disadvantages. So if you’re still on the fence about this, … Continued

A Checklist For Homeowners Selling Their Houses in Lufkin

Selling a house can be more than a little stressful. Any task that involves such a complicated process and so many pieces can certainly be intimidating. But if you tackle such a job in an orderly fashion with a step=by-step approach, it becomes far more manageable. That’s exactly why we’re giving you this checklist for … Continued

5 Things To Do If Your Lufkin House Appraises Low

In selling a house, things don’t always go as planned or as hoped. Sometimes, just when everything looks to be working out, the deal falls through. Maybe you’ve received a good offer, the buyer is serious, you’re ready to move forward – and then your house appraises to low. It can and does happen But … Continued

5 Ways To Save Money For Your New Home In Lufkin

Buying a new home can be . . . well, frightening. It’s the largest purchase most people will ever make, and that’s just a little scary. In fact, a lot of us think it’s a goal beyond our financial reach. There’s that big down payment and those monthly mortgage payments, as well as closing costs, … Continued

Spring Cleaning To Sell Your Home In Lufkin

Glorious springtime is almost here, with days warming and growing longer, birds singing, flowers pushing up, and . . . yes, cleaning, especially if you want to sell your home. Spring is traditionally the best time to list your home because people are getting out and going house hunting. But after having your home shut … Continued

A Veterans Guide To Buying A Home In Lufkin

Are you a veteran thinking of taking advantage of the VA loan program to buy a home? Well, congratulations! You do need to be aware, though, that the process of buying a home can be a little bit different for veterans, particularly if you plan to get a VA loan. But, on the other hand, … Continued