Irving, TX Real Estate News

By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program with Las Colinas 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). This FHA loan program allows the buyer or existing owner of a home to do significant amounts of remodeling or updating to their home without a higher cost second lien.         However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Repaint, remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms, add wallpaper, replace appliances and flooring and even a add a room to an existing structure (which will increase the value of the homes square footage).         One of the biggest advantages to...
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By Pat O'Reilly
(RE/MAX..214-289-6176 Irving and all of Dallas Fort Worth)
Seth 5 Star Down Payment Assistance Program   The Seth 5 Star Down Payment Assistance Program is now available in Texas. Everyone who is looking for Homes for sale in Irving, TX should look into Seth 5 Star Down Payment Assistance Program and see if they qualify. Here are the details about the program:   Seth 5 Star Program Guidelines   Credit Score: Minimum 640 Loan Types: FHA,USDA, and VA Repayment: Grant (No Lien/No Repayment) % Interest Rate %: Set By Agency - Contact a loan officer for current rate Amount of Assistance: 5%, 4% or 3% Grant based on total loan amount Income Restricted: UW 1003 income see Seth's income chart shown by county   Seth 5 Star Program Example   FHA Loan - $175,000 Sales Price 30 Year Fixed Rate      -Estimated Funds Needed to Close      Down Payment 3.5%......
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home sales in the Irving area were down 7% in June 2014 compared to last year, with 163 homes selling this month. So far this year, overall home sales have an increase of 4%, with 843 homes sold. New Irving real estate listings decreased 10% from last year, with 214 homes listed this month. For the year-to-date, home listings have increased 1%, with 1,225 homes listed. The number of current listings under contract this month was down 24%, at 145 homes. Listings under contract for the year-to-date have increased 0%, with 939 homes under contract. Click here to view homes in Irving. Irving Home Values Report Register online for monthly home value updates on your city and neighborhood, automatically emailed to you.  
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Irving Texas Home Loans      A lot of consumers are not educated enough on how they should go about buying a home.  This can be extremely stressful or enjoyable depending on how you choose to go about the home buying process for homes in Irving TX and 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. Each of these will be discussed in this article.     Education     The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Irving, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Take note that we didn't say anything about getting pre-qualified because in today's mortgage industry it is meaningless. You should ...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home sales in the Irving area were down 2% in May 2014 compared to last year, with 166 homes selling this month. So far this year, overall home sales have an increase of 5%, with 672 homes sold. New Irving real estate listings increased 22% from last year, with 270 homes listed this month. For the year-to-date, home listings have increased 4%, with 1,010 homes listed. The number of current listings under contract this month was down 15%, at 160 homes. Listings under contract for the year-to-date have increased 4%, with 776 homes under contract. Click here to view homes in Irving. Irving Home Values Report Register online for monthly home value updates on your city and neighborhood, automatically emailed to you.  
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a pre-approval and not a pre-qualification for Irving TX Home Loans.      A lot of consumers are not educated enough on how they should go about buying a home.  Of course this is a big question that can stressful or enjoyable, it just depends on the steps you take in the home buying process for Irving TX Home Loans and the surrounding areas. You must take the steps necessary to educate yourself on your buying power, take some time to think about your lifestyle choices, and the initial investment. This article will cover all of these.     Education     The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Irving, 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 choose...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Irving Texas Real Estate Sales were down 1% in March 2012 over the same month last year with 109 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 291 homes sold, a 14% change from last year. The Texas home market for the first quarter 2012 in the DFW Metroplex is overall improved over the last year. With both prices and interest rates at historic lows, this is an idea time to purchase for both new home owners and current home owners moving to larger homes. It is key to have your financing and prequalification work in process to insure a smooth transaction. As the spring begins and school ends more homes with be put on the market and more prospective buyer will be looking for homes. Traditionally the second and third quarters are the busiest in the real estate i...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Irving Texas Real Estate Sales were up 33% in January 2012 over the same month last year with 167 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 167 homes sold, a 33% from last year. Irving Texas real estate total dollar volume of homes sold this month was $13,854,280 which is a 60% change from this month last year. For the year to date, the total dollar sales were at $13,854,280, a 60% change. Register online to have monthly updates on your city and neighborhood automatically emailed to you from Irving Real Estate. Search Irving Texas homes, Irving Texas foreclosures, and Irving Texas short sales and find Homes in Irving. Research current Irving home values at DFW Home Values Report.com. This service is FREE and available without any obligation from DFWTeamR...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Irving Texas Real Estate Sales were up 27% in November 2011 over the same month last year with 99 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 1,169 homes sold, a -2% change from last year. Irving Texas Real Estate total dollar volume of homes sold this month was $16,451,070 which is a 33% change from this month last year. For the 2011 year to date, the total dollar sales were at $179,308,728, which is a -9% change. Register online for monthly updates in your city and your neighborhood automatically emailed to you at Irving Home Values. Search Irving Texas homes, Irving Texas foreclosures, and Irving Texas short sales at Homes in Irving. This service is FREE and without any obligation from DFW Team Realty. New Irving Texas Real Estate listings experienced a...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Irving Texas Real Estate Sales were down 2% in December 2011 over the same month last year with 90 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 1,261 homes sold, a -2% change from last year. Irving Texas real estate total dollar volume of homes sold this month was $16,465,254 which is a -2% change from this month last year. For the year to date, the total dollar sales were at $194,729,480, a -9% change. Register online to have monthly updates on your city and neighborhood automatically emailed to you from Irving Real Estate. Search Irving Texas homes, Irving Texas foreclosures, and Irving Texas short sales and find Homes in Irving. Research current Irving home values at DFW Home Values Report.com. This service is FREE and available without any obligation fr...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Irving, Texas Home Values were DOWN 13% in October over the same month last year with 89 homes selling this month compared to 102 sold this month last year! For the 2011, year to date, overall home sales were DOWN 6% with 1,058 homes sold compared to 1,121 homes sold last year. Register online for monthly updates in your city and your neighborhood automatically emailed to you at Irving Home Values. Search Irving homes, Irving foreclosures, and Irving short sales at Homes in Irving. This service is FREE and without any obligation from DFW Team Realty. New listings were DOWN 13% for the same period last year with 165 homes listed as compared to 190 listed this month last year. For the year 2011, overall home listings were DOWN 18% with 1,940 homes listed as compared to 2.376 homes listed ...
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By Alexander Landman, Texas Real Estate Broker
(Apartments Rent Rebate Inc | Alexander Landman Realty Inc)
  Looking for a rental place can be a challenging task: Irving is sizeable town and the apartment complexes are numerous. Locating a perfect rental residence is even more challenging when facing with credit problems, legal problems from the past, coming with a big dog or a restricted breed dogs. Irving apartment locators live and operate in the area, have knowledge of every apartment community and property manager in person and can assist you save money and time in your search. Finding the very best rental special is our mission: $199 move-in, three months free rental fee or no deposit. Our team can locate you the very best special. Mention to us your likes and need: Top floor loft with a city view or first floor townhome with a yard for your pets. We can help. Wish to live in a precise...
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By Alexander Landman, Texas Real Estate Broker
(Apartments Rent Rebate Inc | Alexander Landman Realty Inc)
  Las Colinas Realtors are a licensed real etstate professionals that concentrate on Rental Properties. Working with Las Colinas Realtors or Las Colinas Apartment Locators free of charge for everybody moving to the Las Colinas or transferring to a brand new apartment community. Not only Las Colinas apartments for rent but also rental condominiums, lofts, studios or townhomes. No matter if your seeking one, 2 or three bedroom property in Las Colinas and the neighboring vicinities our Las Colinas apartment locators will locate it for you. Skilled, Fast, Simple and Free Las Colinas Apartment Locators! Las Colinas Realtors can help you with finding an rental apartment, condo, loft, townhome, single family house, commercial lease buy, sell rent or lease any residential or commercial real est...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Irving Texas VA Home Loans and 100% - the best loan program in Texas!     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 Irving Texas VA Home 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 you can con...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Irving Texas VA Loans - the best loan program in Texas!     VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel.     Here are some of the main features of this great program:     - 100% financing, no down payment required.   - Monthly mortgage insurance is not tacked on to your payment.   - More lenient credit qualifying standards than other types of mortgage loans.   - Low rates compared to other loan programs.     How do you know if you qualify for Irving Texas VA Loans?     First of all, you must verify your eligibility. This is done by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. An approved Texas VA loan lender can order your COE for you, or you can contact the VA to obtain a copy. If...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
If your goal to purchase a home or refinance your mortgage using your Texas VA Loan entitlement, the interest rate you can get is a huge factor in determining the lender you choose to work with as well as what your payment will be.   The market can be volatile, and Colorado VA Mortgage Rates many times change daily, and fluctuate sometimes during the course of single a day.   So what factors determine what rate you can get?   All home loan products are secured by mortgage bonds, or securities  that are traded daily on wall street like stocks. Bonds are the investment instruments that backs mortgage, including VA Loan products. Mortgage bonds are also called mortgage backed securities.   Mortgage backed securities can go up and down just like the stock market, therefore influencing all m...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home sales in the Irving area were up 0% in February 2014 compared to last year, with 102 homes selling this month. So far this year, overall home sales have a decrease of 4% , with 191 homes sold. New Irving real estate listings decreased 9% from last year, with 148 homes listed this month. For the year-to-date, home listings have decreased 8%, with 312 homes listed. The number of current listings under contract this month was up 18%, at 142 homes. Listings under contract for the year-to-date have increased 4%, with 252 homes under contract. Click here for the Irving Home Values Report. Irving Home Values Report Register online for monthly home value updates on your city and neighborhood, automatically emailed to you. on  
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Irving TX VA Mortgage Loans and 100% VA Loans - the best loan program in the country!     VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel.     Here are some of the main features of this great program:     - Zero Down Payment, 100% financing.   - No monthly mortgage insurance added to your payment.   - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans.   - VA Mortgage Rates are low compared to other types of home loans.      Here's how to qualify for Irving TX VA Mortgage Loans:     You must first 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...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Home sales in the Irving area were down 12% in January 2014 compared to last year, with 85 homes selling this month. So far this year, overall home sales have decreased 12%, with 85 homes sold. New Irving real estate listings decreased 7% from last year, with 163 homes listed this month. For the year-to-date, home listings have decreased 7%, with 163 homes listed. The number of current listings under contract this month was down 17%, at 102 homes. Listings under contract for the year-to-date have decreased 17%, with 102 homes under contract. Click here for the Irving Home Values Report. Irving Home Values Report Register online for monthly home value updates on your city and neighborhood, automatically emailed to you.  
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
A Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program with Irving TX FHA 203k Mortgage Loans.    The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) offers a special government loan program that a lot of people are not aware of. This FHA loan program allows the buyer or existing owner of a home to do significant amounts of remodeling or updating to their home without a higher cost second lien.         "Luxury items" like a hot tub and a swimming pool are not allowed by this FHA loan program. Repaint, remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms, add wallpaper, replace appliances and flooring and even a add a room to an existing structure (which will increase the value of the homes square footage).         This loan program has many advantages but one of the biggest is that you have all of your acquisit...
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