July 2017

Found 5 blog entries for July 2017.

 

Rocky is 1 year and 10 months, mixed breed, black, and weighs 39 lbs. Rocky is a lot of fun! He's shy with strangers at first but he warms up quickly. He's always up for an adventure and loves to play and have a good time. Rocky has lots of energy and enjoys chasing balls. If you're an active person with room for a happy, exuberant dog in your life, Rocky would love to meet you! Rocky is ready for a forever home - he is neutered, up-to-date on his shots, micro-chipped and full of love!

Rocky is currently available to adopt at the Texas Humane Heroes in Leander, TX.

Leander Adoption Center
10930 E. Crystal Falls Parkway Leander, Texas 78641
(512) 260-3602
https://humaneheroes.org/

If you are interested in adopting Rocky, Kopa Real Estate

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In today’s highly competitive seller’s market where there are more buyers than there are homes for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court.

And they would be right when it comes to choosing which offer to accept, the closing date, or even which improvements they are willing to make to their house prior to selling.

One thing to remember though, is that there is always a line that shouldn’t be crossed.

Interest rates can change, financing might not go through, the appraisal might not come back at the price that you have agreed to. These are all opportunities to work with your buyer to make sure that the sale still happens.

You may think that, because buyer demand is so high right now, you can choose to make your

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Single-family home sales volume experienced strong gains across the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in May, while home sales dollar volume topped $1.2 billion and set an all-time high for sales dollar volume, according to the May 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report released today by the Austin Board of REALTORS®

Brandy Guthrie, 2017 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS­®, commented, “Housing is the backbone of our region’s economy and the heart of our communities. Housing demand continues to be at an all-time high in and around Austin, indicated by steady growth in home sales and prices, listing activity and housing inventory. The concurrent gains in listing activity and inventory, in particular, are a positive sign

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I’ve been in the mortgage or real estate business for 20 years and never knew this was possible. When buying a home if you have a 20% down payment you can pay your taxes and insurance yourself. However the mortgage company will usually charge you a one time upfront fee of .25%. For a $300,000 loan that is $750.

What I’ve recently learned is after making 12 payments you can request to have your escrow account refunded to you and pay your taxes and insurance yourself. So far I have not heard any mortgage companies charging to remove the escrow account but you should check with your own lender to be sure.

Paying your taxes and insurance isn’t for everyone but for people who can save the money instead of spending it there are advantages. Just make

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One of the most difficult parts of my job is dealing with the advice from friends/family/co-workers. Occasionally I think it would be easier if I only worked with unemployed orphans with no friends.

Sometimes friends give advice because they genuinely want to help. Sometimes they give advice to make them feel important. Sometimes it's because they don't want you to do better than them. Like any Armchair Quarterback the advantage friends have is they are unencumbered with the need to be right.

I sold this house last week. 5 years ago I was working with a woman who has a young daughter and she was under contract for a home in the same neighborhood with the same floor plan. A great home within walking distance of a 10 rated elementary school for

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