Closing on your home

The national average time it takes to close a house is 50 days.  This gives everyone time to do their due diligence. The deadlines are spelled out in the contract.  The biggest responsibility of the Buyer is to get all their paperwork to the mortgage company. A closing could done in 30 days if the…

Prepping your home for the summer

Austin can average 90° plus days for over four months.  It is not too early to get your house prepared for the heat to save you money and keep your home in tip top shape.  When you purchased your home you most likely had a home inspection. The most valuable things these professionals share with…

What are Gift Letters for a Mortgage?

Securing money for a down payment for a home and paying a monthly mortgage can be an overwhelming thought.  Receiving a cash gift that you wouldn’t need to pay back would be a big relief.  How do you obtain a gift like this? When finalizing your mortgage rate, you’ll have to deal with underwriting.  Underwriting…

Manage the Clutter

Having a clean and organized home isn’t the easiest thing to do, but it is something that everyone wants.  Having an organized home helps to relax your mind and body after a long day of work. Here are some tips on having a intentionally organized home. Pick up often.  It may seem self explanatory, but…