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Monthly Archives: May 2018

    Essential Tips for Getting Your First Farm or Ranch Loan

    By Land and Luxury | May 29, 2018

    When real estate is a seller’s market, you can miss out on your dream home without a loan pre-approval in hand. Here are some tips for getting organized. BY FARM CREDIT BANK OF TEXAS MARCH 4, 2017 In some urban areas today, real estate is a seller’s market. With numerous buyers lined up for one property, you... Read More

    3 Things to Watch in the Housing Market This Spring

    By Land and Luxury | May 22, 2018

    Hint: Supply and demand is in full bloom this season. By Geoff Williams, Contributor |April 6, 2018, at 1:02 p.m. If you’re ready to buy a home, now is the time – but don’t rush this important decision. Spring is a popular time for homebuying and selling, but you may be wondering if you should sit this season out. After... Read More

    8 reasons selling without a real estate agent is a recipe for disaster

    By Land and Luxury | May 15, 2018

    The soul-searching questions homesellers should ask before going FSBO. BY CARA AMEER MAY 4   Let’s face it, selling a home without a real estate agent is just plain risky. FSBOs jeopardize time, money, and most importantly, an advantageous outcome. But, despite research that shows that shows that FSBO listings sell for about 5.5 percent less than comparable properties sold through the MLS,... Read More

    What’s hot and what’s not in 2018 kitchen trends

    By Land and Luxury | May 8, 2018

    Homeowners are shelling out for extra storage, new countertops and wireless appliances BY MARIAN MCPHERSON Houzz today released the results of its 2018 Kitchen Trends study, which revealed that homeowners are obsessed with clutter-free countertops (75 percent), ingenious storage options (66 percent) and easy recycling (49 percent). Source: Houzz Sixty-three percent of homeowners said adequate storage was... Read More

    10 Things You Should Know Before Buying Rural Property

    By Land and Luxury | May 1, 2018

    BY FCS FINANCIAL APRIL 4, 2017 1. Location It is said over and over. There are three things you need to know about buying real estate: 1) location, 2) location, and 3) location! But what does that really mean? In urban areas, this can mean safe neighborhoods, traffic flows, proximity to shopping malls, school quality, nightlife attractions... Read More