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

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

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

Negotiation Tips for Homebuyers in Lufkin

As distasteful as it may be too many homebuyers, negotiating is an inevitable part of the homebuying process. For a house isn’t necessarily worth the price tag – it’s worth only what buyers are willing to pay for it.  Sometimes, you may strike a deal with the seller right off the bat, but, more often, … Continued

5 Ways Buying A House Will Be Different In Lufkin This Summer

As a result of the coronavirus and COVID-19, along with stay-at-home orders and economic difficulties, life for most Americans has irreversibly shifted. And many say this new paradigm will persist and become the new normal. Real estate, while still chugging along to some degree, has also been affected – not only by health concerns engendered … Continued