5 Best Places to Live in Texas

The great state of Texas has something for everybody. Having lived there for 20-plus years, I can assure you that art and culture, vibrant industries and world-class universities are as much a part of The Lone Star State as are the images of rodeos, ten-gallon hats and country music.

10 Best Places to Live in South Carolina

The great state of South Carolina has something for everybody. Having lived there for 20-plus years, I can attest to the number of cultural experiences, beautiful landscapes and incredible people that can be found in the Palmetto State.

Key Factors in Choosing an Experienced, Professional Realtor

When you are ready to buy or sell a home, a realtor will provide professional guidance from a market perspective. Few of us have enough up-to-date knowledge and experience to pull this all together on our own. Thankfully, there are many fabulous agents who have the skills, capabilities, experience, resources, ambition and personality to get… Continue reading Key Factors in Choosing an Experienced, Professional Realtor

Top 3 Factors to Consider when Qualifying for a Home Purchase or Refinance

Financial institutions look at a wide variety of things when a customer applies for mortgage financing on a home. There are 3 main building blocks that create the foundation for a solid mortgage application. If any of these 3 building blocks are compromised, it can result in a less than desired type of financing or… Continue reading Top 3 Factors to Consider when Qualifying for a Home Purchase or Refinance

10 Key Things to Know Before Buying a Manufactured Home

Start by researching local dealers and becoming familiar with their pricing. Next, visit and tour a variety of models. Choose a plan that suits your needs and budget and customize it. Arrange financing and insurance, then order your home. It will be built in a factory and transported to your site, where it will be… Continue reading 10 Key Things to Know Before Buying a Manufactured Home