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REAL ESTATE: MAY 2020 MARKET UPDATE

Watch POOGLE breakdown the MAY 2020, market numbers for North Texas, Collin County, Dallas County, Denton County, and Tarrant County. He also shares his interpretation of these numbers and how it affects buyers and sellers in this current market condition. CLICK TO WATCH If you are a buyer or seller, this is a must-watch video

TIME TO REFINANCE?

Over the past couple of weeks, many customers have asked if refinancing is a good option. Q1: Can I refinance now since the interest rates are low? It depends on two key factors. 1) The interest rate on the current mortgage 2) The number of years left to pay off the mortgage Q2: Will there

HOME OWNERS AND MORTGAGE RELIEF; CARES ACT

CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) ACT protects homeowners with mortgages. Q1: If a homeowner is encountering hardship due to COVID-19, can they not pay the monthly mortgage? ANSWER: Yes, based on the mortgage type. Q2: What are the mortgage type(s) that provides protection? ANSWER: Federally back mortgages Q3: Do I have to know

COVID-19: Impact on Landlord and Tenant!

http://https://youtu.be/-gf6SDB6eX8 Weekly ROCKET REALTY RADIO SHOW – went live on April 17, 2020 In this show, POOGLE discusses the TOP five questions that affect the landlord and tenant. If you like this video, please subscribe to youtube.com/c/RocketRealtyTX channel. Are you in the market to buy or sell? Reach to the best real estate Poogle |

COVID-19 Buyers questions & my response

Over the last couple of weeks, our office has received several questions from our buyer clients. This blog is a compilation of their question and our response. Q1: Is know a good time to buy a property? A1: Anytime is a good time provided to procure a property as long one plan to hold the

What happens when you work with a NON-REPUTED contractor?

I wanted to narrate a phone call that I received from an excellent client of mine. CLIENT: Poogle, I replaced the roof (luxury rentals) in August of 2019, and it is leaking now (mid-March 2020). I have called the roofing company multiple times and have not heard back from them. What should I do? POOGLE:

Hardwood Flooring: Homeowner options (Part 3)

Costs In general, natural wood is the most expensive, followed by Engineered timber, luxury vinyl planks, and laminates. In terms of labor cost, nail down is the most expensive, followed by laminate and luxury vinyl planks. Conclusion Wood flooring adds a great touch to one property. An excellent way to shop is to visit exclusive

HARD WOOD FLOORING: A Primer (Part 2)

Manufactured – There two types 1) Laminate 2) Luxury Vinyl Planks Laminate – a Highly durable material that is scratch resistant with many colors and textures. Most Laminates are floated on the floor and will need an underlayment is required to reduce the noise. From a maintenance point of view, these relatively more straightforward when

HARD WOOD FLOORING: A Primer

Introduction One of the home improvement projects that will most likely return $1 for $1 is adding hardwood flooring. Not only will one enjoy the beauty and warmth of these wood flooring, but gain an advantage when it is time to sell the property. In this three-part blog series (Part-1), we will discuss types of

PURCHASED ON IN 2019? Do this to save on property taxes

Texas law allows homeowners to file for Homestead Exemption on your primary residence if you purchased the home in 2019 and occupied the house as your primary home as on January 1, 2020. It allows $25000 to be taken off from the assessed value on your property, saving money on the property taxes. For example,