Category: Real Estate

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 |

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

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,

SELLING? THREE TIPS TO PREPARE

If you are in the market planning to put your home on the market, then consider THREE things that could help. NO 1 REPAIRS If there are things you knew needed repair but kept postponing, then now is a time to repair them. For example, it could be water dripping at the faucet, commode, faulty

NORTH TEXAS 2020 – HOUSING MARKET PREDICTIONS

PRICE APPRECIATION – Prices of homes will likely appreciate between 2 to 5% INTEREST RATE – Best case scenario for a 30-year mortgage will 3.25%, and the worst-case scenario will be 4%. These are historically near the lower range. DEMAND – North Texas will experience continued demand for housing due to job-related relocation. Though the

GOING ON VACATION? TOP 7 HOME SAFETY TIPS

If you are a homeowner and going on a vacation for more than a couple days, you have to plan for things like how to handle mail deliveries, tending to pets, watering plants, who has access to the property, safety, and maintenance of the home itself. Top SEVEN tips! 1) Mail Deliveries – Visit the