Collin County Real Estate Blog.

Is Now a Good Time to Rent?

Is Now a Good Time to Rent?

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks when it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent. The Census ...

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Building A Britton Home - Waiting

Building A Britton Home - Waiting

Youtube Video: Building A Britton Home In Star Trail - Waiting Location: Star Trail Prosper Tx Builder: Britton Homes Date: 2018-02-27 Status: Waiting We had so much rain over the weekend that I couldn't even get out to film. The good ...

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Building A Darling Home - Roof, Windows, Siding

Building A Darling Home - Roof, Windows, Siding

Youtube Video: Building A Darling Home - Roof, Windows, Siding Location: Windsong Ranch Prosper Tx Builder: Darling Homes Date: 2018-03-24 Status: Roof, Windows, Siding They are finishing up the framing of the home and ...

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The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know

The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know

Some Highlights: Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%. You may already qualify for a loan, even if you don’t have perfect credit. Take advantage of the knowledge of your local professionals who are ...

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Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke?

Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke?

Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year. What impact will rising rates have on house values? Many quickly jump to the ...

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Building A Britton Home - Dirt

Building A Britton Home - Dirt

Youtube Video: Building A Britton Home In Star Trail - Dirt Location: Star Trail Prosper Tx Builder: Britton Homes Date: 2018-02-19 Status: Dirt Well we have a SOLD sign and a chunk of dirt. We will not see any action for another week or ...

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Building A Darling Home - Framing

Building A Darling Home - Framing

Youtube Video: Building A Darling Home - Framing Location: Windsong Ranch Prosper Tx Builder: Darling Homes Date: 2018-02-19 Status: Framing The second story is being framed currently and the roof is also going up. We have rain ...

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Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now?

Should I Wait Until Next Year to Buy? Or Buy Now?

Some Highlights: The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by 2019....

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Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?

Which Comes First… Marriage or Mortgage?

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. It is no surprise that ...

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Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

Low Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, prices appreciated by 6.9% year-over-year from December 2016 to December 2017 on a national level. This marks the fifth month in a row with at least a 6.9% increase. Dr. Frank Nothaft, Chief ...

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Building A Darling Home - Starting To Frame

Building A Darling Home - Starting To Frame

Youtube Video: Building A Darling Home - Starting To Frame Location: Windsong Ranch Prosper Tx Builder: Darling Homes Date: 2018-03-24 Status: Starting To Frame The Home The cement foundation has been pouring and they have ...

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The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before Spring

The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before Spring

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking to buy an item and the supply of that item is limited, the price of that item increases. According to ...

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Building A Britton Home - Blueprints

Building A Britton Home - Blueprints

Youtube Video: Building A Britton Home In Star Trail - Blueprints Location: Star Trail Prosper Tx Builder: Britton Homes Date: 2018-02-12 Status: Blueprints The blueprints are in, but since we changed the elevation we must re-submit ...

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5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

5 Reasons to Love Using A Real Estate Pro

Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with paperwork, understanding the process, ...

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