Category Archives: Leasing a Home

Should millennials rent or buy a home

Home ownership is a wonderful thing, but when it is the right time for you and your family? That is a tough question that only you can answer. Should millennials rent or buy a home? If you are a millennial, or your children are, here in an article from MSN that might help answer the […]

Re-post: Home #Lease – A few things to consider

This is a re-post from November 2011, but it still holds true. In fact, leases are probably hotter now than they were then. This also means that they are harder to get too. You will need good credit, and money down. There are other options if you don’t meet those two criteria, however, often, the […]

Check it out: Customizable Home Search Added to Our Website

We have added a customizable home search from Keller Williams to every page of our website for easy access. Let us know what you think about it. Here are just some of the features: SearchSaver: * Save searches and receive email notifications when new listings match. * Choose notifications for just new listings or for […]

Know someone who is looking to buy, sell, or lease outside of the N.W. Houston Metro area?

Do you know someone who is looking to buy, sell, or lease a home outside of the North West Houston Metro area? Maybe even outside of Texas. As long as the location has a Keller Williams office close by, I can still help. Let me assist in the interview process and recommend a Keller Williams […]

Leasing Myth vs. Truth #3

 Myth: It is easy to negotiate the monthly cost and down payment of a lease. Truth: The average lease price is 1% of the home value. If you attempt to negotiate on a lease without knowing all of the facts, you might be declined altogether. Since competition is extremely high, often you only have one shot […]

Leasing Myth vs. Truth #2

Myth: It is easy to qualify for a home lease. Truth: Several years ago, this might have been the case. Unfortunately, with the stricter mortgage loan requirements, this also means higher competition for leases. This has also made the requirements for leasing much more stringent.