Tina Young's Blog Posts

Tina Young's Blog Posts

Top 12 Holiday Decorating Safety Tips
 The holiday season is here! No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or all three, we’re excited to share in the holiday spirit. It’s easy to get caught up...

Buying A Home In The Fall
The real estate market is open 365 days a year – yes, even on holidays – but there are cyclical trends to the marketplace. Some of those ups and downs are based on mortgage int...

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Home
When the weather outside is frightful...Home sales tend to rise along with the temperature. According to Realtor.com, 50% of homes are sold in summer. But if you want to get the be...

2 Tips For Getting The Most Money When Selling Your House
Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ens...

4 Reasons To Buy This Summer
Summer is here! The temperature isn't the only thing heating up right now, so too is the housing market in many areas of the country! Here are four great reasons to consider buying...

June Is National Homeownership Month
by The KCM Crew Blog submitted by: Tina Young (Investor, Realtor) of The Real Estate MarketPlace – Servicing the Greater Fort Hood area which includ...

When Is It A Good Time To Rent Definitely NOT NOW
People often ask whether or not now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that toda...

Billionaire Buy A Home And If You Can Buy A Second Home
Three years ago, John Paulson gave a keynote address at the CNBC/Institutional Investor Conference. In his speech, he told those in attendance that he believes housing will continu...

Investment Home Sales Rebound In 2015
       Some Highlights:2015 marks the first year-over-year increase in investment home sales since 2011.62% of all investment homes purchased were single f...

More Single Women Hunt For Homes Not Husbands
Andrew Bret Wallis/iStockAlayna Tagariello Francis had always assumed she’d marry first, then buy a home. But when she found herself footloose, free, and definably singl...

The Top Reasons Why Americans Buy Homes
Last week, the inaugural “Homebuyer Insights Report” was released by the Bank of America. The report revealed the reasons why consumers purchase homes and what their feelings a...

Sales Contracts Hit Highest Level In Months
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just announced that the February Pending Home Sales Index reached its highest reading since July 2015.What is the&nbs...

For Sale By Owner 8 Costly Mistakes Sellers Make
.Think you’ve got the chops to sell your house on your own? Many people believe they’ll save money by listing their home as “for sale by owner” (FSBO), and someti...

When Do Texas Bluebonnets Bloom
When Do Texas Bluebonnets Bloom?As the first hints of spring appear, the question on every good Texan’s mind is “When will the bluebonnets bloom?”And for all y’all wanting ...

Spring Lawn Care Guide
As the world outside finally begins to turn green after a long winter, it’s time once again to pay attention to your lawn. Spring is a sensitive time for your yard – the soil i...

10 HomeBuying Costs You Need To Know About
If you’re a first-time home buyer, you might get a little queasy when the last line of yourgood-faith estimate comes in at several thousand dollars. And after the c...

Buyer Agents Working For You Free Of Charge
Home buyers should always have their own agent. Buyer agents work to negotiate the best terms and price for the buyer. Best of all, the buyer agent’s services are free t...

Dont Sign A Contract With A Builder Until Youve Done These 5 Things
It’s awesome.  Your dream home.  You’ve gone to a few builder model homes in Killeen, Harker Heights and Copperas Cove, and this is The One.  You’re excited.&n...

Investing In American Real Estate While Serving In The US Military
I have a lot of respect for the men and women in our armed services.Each day, while I’m out there picking up rent, recording an episode of the BiggerPockets Podcast, or watching ...

When Is The Best Time To Move
Moving anytime of year is difficult, but if you have a flexible schedule and are not on a specific timeline, there are several factors to consider when deciding when to move...

8 Things Your Realtor Does Behind Your Back
Geri Lavrov/Getty ImagesHave you ever wondered what on Earth your real estate agent is doing behind your back?No, we don’t mean anything underhanded, naughty, or downright feloni...

HomeBuying Benefits For Veterans Military Buyers
Veterans UnitedVeterans, service members, and their families believe in homeownership. In fact, the homeownership rate among veterans far outpaces that of civilians.But the financi...

5 Real Estate New Years Resolutions You Should Make
At the end of every December, people make all kinds of resolutions for the coming year. Typically, these are things they want to improve about themselves, ways to make their d...

Why You Should List Now
Thousands of homeowners speak to their real estate agent this time of year to consider their sale options — typically for the spring. It takes a few months for the agen...

Home Appraisal
What Is An Appraisal & How Can ItAffect Me? What Is a Home Appraisal? A property appraisal is an estimate of a property’s value. The appraiser will look at the age...

Holiday Shopping
How Holiday Shopping Can Kill a Closing DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2015 Everyone loves a good sale, but make sure you don't go crazy with holiday shopp...

Not Ready
LEASE OPTIONIf you're ready to buy the home of your dreams, but your credit or savings isn't quite ready yet, a lease with option to buy (often simply called a "lease option" or, s...


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