July 8, 2010

Five Star Title has a new home!

Congratulations to Tony and Karen Schaker and all the Five Star staff!  What a beautiful new office you have at the corner of Mountain and Austin Street in Seguin, TX!

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July 8, 2010

Amazing Interest Rates!

Have you noticed the 4.58% interest rate today?!?!?  Use the mortgage calculator on my home page to calculate estimated payments.  You will need to add in taxes and insurance.  Note:  If you put 20% down you will not have to pay P.M.I. (Private Mortgage Insurance), which is a chunk of change each monthly payment.  Plus, […]

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July 7, 2010

Corner Post Real Estate welcomes Ace Homes to Seguin!

Welcome to Seguin Ace Homes!!  I am pleased to announced that Brent Hammond and Hunter Shadburne with Austin Civil Engineering, Inc. & Ace Homes are building a new garden home in beautiful Easthill in Seguin.  Swing by 1708 Nordberg to see the construction underway.  Completion is expected around August 10th, so now is the time […]

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July 1, 2010

Flood Insurance Program is Back!

The lack of available Flood Insurance has postponed a lot of waterfront home sales. Without Flood Insurance available, buyers with loans involved could not get closed because their lenders required flood insurance. Whew! This is great news for waterfront properties!

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July 1, 2010

Tax Credit Homebuyers Get Extension to Close

The federal tax credit for home purchases required that the contract to buy homes be written by April 30th and closed by June 30th. 60 days was just not enough for many of the lenders, so lenders and homebuyers are breathing a sigh of relief to have until Sept. 30th to close the sale. This will also give lenders more time to work on other loans!!

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May 8, 2010

Seguin Board of Realtors

Found an photo from last year, here is my induction to the Board of Directors for the Seguin Board of Realtors. I have really enjoyed the privilege of working as a Board Member for the Central Texas MLS.

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April 22, 2010

Home Builders are Buying Land!

From WSJ – More evidence that homebuilding (and real estate) has bottomed out and is improving. Here are some highlights from the article:   Pulte is buying lots. One deal for 88 lots ($64,700 per lot) and another for 100 lots in the Phoenix area. Nationally, finished-lot prices, which saw low-single digit increases in the […]

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March 14, 2010

Spring Cleaning?

It’s time for spring cleaning and that leads me to think about homes which are ready to sell and those which are not. There is nothing like walking into a home for sale that’s fresh, bright, clean, and looking good. Of course, the opposite is true too. It is highly unmotivating for buyers to walk […]

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February 8, 2010

Homes for Sale

  Homes for Sale Several federal agencies have properties to sell. In fact, HUD sells both single family homes and multifamily properties. Check them out – one might be just what you’re looking for! Single Family Homes for Sale   From HUD   From the Department of Veterans Affairs   From Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation   […]

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January 23, 2010

Mortgage Rates heading towards all time low again.

Interest rates are giving people the opportunity to really take a stronger look at real estate.  With today’s interest rates and the number of distressed properties on today’s market, many people are finding ripe opportunities to get into a great investment property or purchase that new home.  Sellers are welcoming the lower rates to help […]

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