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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Veteran’s Home Loans for Denton Texas !!If you are reading this, you or a family member have likely served in our military.  First off, we would like to say a sincere “Thank You” for your service!  We recognize that not only do our Veterans sacrifice by serving, but their families do as well-, and we owe you all a debt of gratitude!One of the best benefits Veterans and their families receive due to their service to our great country is the VA home loan benefits.  We are going to outline just a few of these significant benefits in this article for you. Here are some of the major benefits you may receive by using your VA home loan benefits:*100% financing available- one of the very few loans available with no down payment!*Lower rates available than most loan programs- which saves you mon...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a First Time Homebuyer in Denton Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in Denton Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value t...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a First Time Homebuyer in Denton Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in Denton Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value t...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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We are excited to let you know that we have invested in a new technology called Homebot to be your free personal guide through your home-buying journey.Homebot is a monthly financial dashboard that enables you to maximize the most of your home-buying search.When you sign up you will receive a regular email called the “Homebot Market Report”- a customized interactive guide with critical information to help you buy smart. Homebot offers buyers the ability to search for homes in your area at no cost to you.What will the Homebot Market Report do for you? Explore neighborhoods and cities nationwide to find the best market to match your goals Use current market temperatures to guide your buying strategy Estimate how much home you can afford at today's interest rates See how much your new home...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Denton Texas FHA 203k Rehab Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This loan pr...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Mortgages in Denton Texas. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Mortgages in Denton Texas and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education    The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Denton, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You shou...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Denton Texas FHA 203k Rehab Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This loan pr...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Denton Texas VA loan benefits in 2020. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, ...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Denton TX VA loan benefits in 2020. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VA ...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Denton TX FHA 203k Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This loan ...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using FHA 203k Rehab Loans in Denton TX.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This loan pr...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Denton Texas Home Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Denton Texas Home Loans and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education    The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Denton, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You should c...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the current housing market many homes are in need of updating, addressing deferred maintenance, or improving the energy efficiency of homes to lower utility costs.VA loan benefits include the following unique advantages:  a.  up to 100% financing, b.  no mortgage insurance, c.  up to $ 35,000 in renovation funds escrowed, d.  all renovations must be completed within 60 days of closing, e.  you can close on a purchase or refinance in the “as is” condition, f. you can borrow against the future value of t...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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Inspirational Fridayby Patricia Feager  "If You Want to Achieve GreatnessSTOP Asking for Permission." (unknown)    Imagine you are driving down a country road and your navigation keeps taking you around in circles with a chicken crossing the road. It's not a flock of birds or a brood of chickens, it's a single chicken going back and forth, back and forth. You stop your car and the chicken stops. You wait. Patiently you wait until the chicken gets to the other side of the road. Life holds many surprises. One must ask simple questions, every single day. Why do we sometimes feel like we are driving around in circles? Yesterday, while encountering the chicken, I was reminded of Kevin Skinner, the Chicken Catcher from Kentucky who won one Million Dollars on America's Got Talent in 2009. Amer...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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Throwback Thursdayby Patricia Feager   "The metamorphosis of people is so fascinating.I guess that's why everybody loves before and afters, throwback Thursdays,and all that kind of thing." --- Lynn Whitfield  The City of Denton will present the musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Performances will be this Thursday 10/25, Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and a Matinee on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.  Location: On the Square in Old Town Denton, at 214 W Hickory ST, Denton, Texas 76202. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Songs by Disney. As the Bells of Notre Dame begin to ring, the audience can expect to be transformed into the 15th Century, listening to the sound of the bells coming from the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. What's the occasion? It's the Feast of Fool...
By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Denton TX Veterans Loans and 100% - the best loan program in Texas. Save $500 on closing costs today! Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today.  Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program:  - Up to 100% financing, with no down required.  - No monthly mortgage insurance.  - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans.- VA Mortgage Rates are low compared to other types of home loans.   So how do you qualify for Denton TX Veterans Loans?  First of all, you must verify your eligibility. This is done by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. You can work with an approved Texas VA mortgage loan lender to order your COE quickly, or yo...
By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
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December 2016 Real Estate Market Summary for Denton, TX (MLS Area 31)   Month Year to Date   2016 2015 % Change 2016 2015 % Change New Listings 49 40 -18.4 842 863 2.5 Closed Sales (Reported) 57 57.0 730 750 2.7   Closed Sales (Projected) 57 64 12.4 730 757 3.7 Listings Under Contract 40 41 2.5 726 767 5.6 Average Sales Price $190,772 $212,381 11.3 $179,647 $206,591 15.0 Median Sales Price $165,000 $190,000 15.2 $162,810 $185,000 13.6 Percent of Original Price Received 98.5 98.6 0.1 98.9 99.7 0.9 Days on Market Until Sale 27 33 20.8 26 23 -13.7 Inventory of Homes for Sale 88 59 -33.0       Months Supply of Inventory 1.4 0.9 -34.7       In Denton there were 57.0 housing sales reported this month, and this was a growth of 0% in contrast to 2015. In Denton there was no difference in recor...
By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
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November 2016 Real Estate Market Summary for Denton, TX (MLS Area 31)   Month Year to Date   2016 2015 % Change 2016 2015 % Change Closed Sales (Reported) 47 54 14.9 673 691 2.7 Closed Sales (Projected) 47 61 29.1 673 698 3.7 Listings Under Contract 44 62 40.9 686 726 5.8 Average Sales Price $185,399 $218,052 17.6 $178,705 $206,161 15.4 Median Sales Price $175,000 $188,000 7.4 $162,000 $185,000 14.2 Percent of Original Price Received 97.0 99.8 2.9 98.9 99.8 0.9 Days on Market Until Sale 29 25 -14.0 26 22 -16.4 Inventory of Homes for Sale 91 66 -27.5       Months Supply of Inventory 1.5 1.1 -29.0       In Denton there were 54 real estate sales recorded in November 2016, which was an uptick of 14.9% compared to November 2015. Year to date there was an uptick of 2.7% in housing sales in c...
By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
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February 2016 Real Estate Market Summary for Denton, TX (MLS Area 31)   Month Year to Date   2016 2015 % Change 2016 2015 % Change Closed Sales (Reported) 45 52 15.6 83 85 2.4 Closed Sales (Projected) 45 58 29.8 83 91 10.2 Listings Under Contract 37 74 100.0 88 122 38.6 Average Sales Price $189,913 $178,264 -6.1 $171,659 $177,077 3.2 Median Sales Price $149,900 $171,000 14.1 $149,000 $169,000 13.4 Percent of Original Price Received 97.6 99.2 1.7 96.6 99.2 2.7 Days on Market Until Sale 29 25 -11.9 37 26 -28.5 Inventory of Homes for Sale 69 59 -14.5       Months Supply of Inventory 1.0 1.0 -7.7       This month there were 52 property sales in Denton, which was a gain of 15.6% from the same period last year. Year to date there were 85 real estate sales, and this was an uptick of 2.4% rela...
By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
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Houses sold in Denton dipped 16% during January, with 38 properties sold this month. During 2016, homes sold are at 38 in all, which is a 16% decrease relative to the same period last year. In total for this year, new listings are at 59 total. New home properties listed year-to-date gained 34% relative to the same period last year. This month, 59 new properties were listed in Denton. This January, the number of new homes listed in Denton gained 34%. Listings under contract in Denton dipped 6% this January, with 48 properties currently listed under contract. So far this year, listed houses under contract are at 48 in all, which is a 6% fall compared to the same month last year. The average price for a home this January in Denton increased 16% . Overall this year, homes sold rose 16% rela...

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