To Fund Emergencies, Resort to Trickery!

Rare is the Beaumont or Houston area property owner who doesn’t remember at least one budget-busting maintenance emergency. It may have been a roof problem; perhaps a plumbing or electrical … [Read more...]

Bankers Are People, Too — People With Rules!

Sometimes, even after your mortgage application has been approved, you have to scratch your head at apparent non-sequiturs that attach to the process (for instance, when a loan is made contingent upon … [Read more...]

Missed Mortgage Payments Can Attract Scam Proposals

When natural disaster strikes, you can be certain that two groups will soon be there: the Red Cross — and scam artists. Unfortunately, the same holds for turmoil of all kinds. Beaumont and … [Read more...]

Luxury Homes Financing Takes Detail Consciousness

Any home carrying a price tag of $1 million or more generally falls into the ‘luxury property’ category.­­ To finance it, a luxury loan is called for.  Since financing luxury homes in Beaumont … [Read more...]

GFEs Let You Look Beyond Local Mortgage Rates

Good Faith Estimates — anyone actively comparing mortgage rates in the Beaumont and Houston area receives them. Yet GFEs seem full of the kind of fine print that we don’t necessarily spend time … [Read more...]

Beaumont Home Listings & the Pool Premium

Who isn’t ready for summer? One group that’s clearly already there is this spring’s sellers: everyone whose home listings in Beaumont and surrounding areas are already racking up page views. For … [Read more...]

As Flowers Bloom, Housing Markets Do, Too!

Even though the Beaumont housing market looks as certain to rise as the spring shoots, behind that optimism is the perenniel question about whether another “dip” is coming — a lot of which has … [Read more...]

Investment Real Estate Value Draws Big New Players

Observers of residential real estate nation-wide have started sounding a new upbeat note. It has to do with the effect of recent shifts in buying and selling — some of which may well affect … [Read more...]

Trade-off Solutions for Owners with Beaumont Housing for Sale

As a Southeast Texas homeowner prepares a property for sale, he or she faces the inevitable series of trade-offs. One of the major ones is the decision about how much time and budget to devote to … [Read more...]

Less-Than-Obvious Beaumont Home Improvement Ideas

Ah, November! Down every street we see the familiar sight of homes in Beaumont and surrounding area, yards displaying evidence of the fall leaf drop and -- yikes! -- Winter is coming! Beyond the … [Read more...]

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