Month: January 2012

Real Estate Terms Explained: Appraisal

Appraisal: An estimate of real estate value, usually issued to standards of FHA (Federal Housing Administration), VA (Veterans’ Affairs) and FHMA (Family Housing Management Account). Recent comparable sales in the neighborhood is the most important factor in determining value. © 2006

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Buyers’ Market, what does this mean?

Simply put, there are more homes available for purchase, than there are people who are looking to purchase them.  With this said, you need to make sure that your home stands out from the crowd. Helpful hints: The house has

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MSN Real Estate Names Houston/Sugarland/Baytown one of 5 best housing markets for 2012

Houston/Sugarland/Baytown, Texas: Two things are fueling the market here — oil and people. The energy sector in these cities continues to create jobs, and population growth is triple the national average. Incomes are higher than the national average, and the

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