Fort Bend County, TX Real Estate News

By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
A woodburning stove can be a great addition to your home. Not only do they provide non-electric sources of heat during the winter, but many people enjoy the dry heat provided by woodburning stoves and similar heaters and they aren’t limited to the old-school cast iron stoves. Modern woodburning stoves come in a number of styles and forms, including pellet stoves that use small wooden pellets for a more controlled burn and more manageable heat options.While there are certainly advantages to freestanding wood stoves, it’s important that they’re installed and used safely. It should go without saying that an improperly installed or operated wood stove can be very dangerous. To keep you, your family, and your home safe, here are some things that you should keep in mind when considering insta...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
 As you follow the news, you're likely seeing headlines discussing what's going on in todays housing market. Chances are high that some of the more recent storylines you've come across mention terms like cooling or slowing when talking about where the market is headed.But what do these terms mean? The housing market today is anything but normal, and its still an incredibly strong sellers market, especially when compared to the few years leading up to the pandemic. With that in mind, what can previous years tell us about todays real estate market and if its truly slowing?Were Still Seeing an Above Average Number of SalesYou may see headlines about a drop in home sales. But are those headlines telling the full story? The most recent Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
There's a well-known economic theory the law of supply and demand that explains what's happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall. Of course, when demand is very high and supply is very low, prices can rise significantly.Understanding the impact both supply and demand have can provide the answers to a few popular questions about todays housing market: Why are prices rising? Where are prices headed? What does this mean for homebuyers? Why Are Prices Rising? According to the latest Home Price Insights report from CoreLogic, home prices have risen 18.1% since this time last year. But what's driving the increase?Recent buyer and seller activity data from the National As...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
The financial benefits of buying a home versus renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored the ability to build wealth as a homeowner.According to the latest research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR):Homeownership is a key pathway to building wealth and narrowing the racial income and wealth inequality gap. Housing wealth (equity) accumulation takes time and is built up by price appreciation and paying off the mortgage.An increase in equity builds the wealth of the individual that owns it. This wealth can be passed down to future generations. The Federal Reserve in an addendum to their Survey of Consumer Finances explains:There are numerous ways families can transmit wealth and resources across generations. Families can dire...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Needville TX 77461 Homes For Sale under $200kNeedville TX 77461Homes / Houses For Sale Under $200k, there are still some great opportunities in finding the right house for y'all's family in the Fort Bend County, Needville TX 7746177406 area!Rather your an Investor or a First-Time Homebuyer, you still can locate a home / house for sale in Richmond Texas 77406 under $200k. For the Investors these time of homes / houses make for a great income stream as Rentals / Income Properties. For the First-Time Homebuyer, these type of homes / houses is a great start to begin your financial future!FYI - most people stay in their home / house on average of 7-10 years today. That means over a period of time y'all will be building up a lot of Equity (Profit) that you can take away when you sell or refin...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Affordable Richmond TX 77469 Homes For SalePerhaps you are a first-time home buyer, or working with a limited budget, and have a special interest in finding an affordable home. Or possibly you are a renter fed up with rising rents who wants to investigate the many benefits of owning your own home. You may even be an investor looking for a property that offers good financial returns. All of those in the above categories will find much to consider by browsing the affordable Richmond TX 77469 homes for sale listed below.However, you should be aware that this is very active portion of the Richmond TX 77469 real estate market. There is a lot of competition from other buyers and inventory is limited. Consequently, prices have been rising in response to high demand.If you are interested how th...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
In todays real estate market, buyers shouldn't shop for a home with the expectation they'll be able to negotiate a lower sales price. In a typical housing market, buyers try to determine how much less than the asking price they can offer and still get the home. From there, the buyer and seller typically negotiate and agree on a revised price somewhere in the middle.Things Are Different TodayTodays housing market is anything but normal. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes today are: Receiving an average of 3.8 offers Selling in just 17 days Homes selling quickly and receiving multiple offers highlights how competitive the housing market is right now. This is due, in large part, to the low supply of homes for sale. Low supply and high demand mean homes often sel...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Luxury Homes For Sale in Richmond TX 77406If your dream home is a unique custom-built design on a large lot, with high-end finishes, upgraded fixtures and appliances, incorporating the latest concepts in modern living, with perhaps some wonderful views, you will find some interesting and attractive options among the luxury homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 listed below. For the Richmond TX 77406 real estate market, we categorize luxury homes based on price. While there are certainly many other factors that will define luxury living, price is the most convenient for our purposes, and in the current market, we set the starting point at $700,000+. Luxury homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 tend to sell more slowly than less expensive homes - there are simply fewer buyers. In recent years...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Rosenberg TX 77471 Homes For Sale Under $200kRosenberg TX 77471 Homes / Houses For Sale Under $200k, there are still some great opportunities in finding the right house for y'all's family in the Fort Bend County, Rosenberg TX 77471 77406 area!Rather your an Investor or a First-Time Homebuyer, you still can locate a home / house for sale in Richmond Texas 77406 under $200k. For the Investors these time of homes / houses make for a great income stream as Rentals / Income Properties. For the First-Time Homebuyer, these type of homes / houses is a great start to begin your financial future!FYI - most people stay in their home / house on average of 7-10 years today. That means over a period of time y'all will be building up a lot of Equity (Profit) that you can take away when you sell or ref...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
5+ Bedroom Homes For Sale in Richmond TX 77406Buyers searching for a larger home to fit the needs of a growing family, or wanting to accommodate frequent house guests, a home office or hobby space, multi-generational living quarters, or an expansive lifestyle, will find that 5+ bedroom homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 are likely to provide some excellent options.It is usually possible to find a good number of these homes available for sale in Richmond TX 77406. As can be seen from the homes listed below, they are found in all parts of the city, in a nice selection of price, style, age, and floorplan, check out the current real estate market in Richmond Texas 77406. A lot of them will offer finished basements for providing additional living space.5+ bedroom homes for sale in Richmond ...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
3 Bedroom Homes for sale in Richmond TX 774063 bedroom homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 make up about 45% of the total Richmond TX 77406 housing stock. This most common size of house is available throughout the city in every style - ranch, 2-story, multi-story and split level - in a wide range of sizes, from newly built to older homes. This popular size meets a wide variety of needs, from smaller families and singles to first-time home buyers and investors. And because many of these homes have basements, they can offer good options for an easy and affordable way to expand living space. We write market reports for 3 bedroom homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 on a regular basis. If you'd like to check out the latest report, Click Here for Market Report for Richmond Texas 77406. As a p...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Are you looking to buy a home? If so, we've got good news for you.While there's no denying the housing market is having a great year, many of the headlines are focused on the perks for sellers. But what about buyers today? As a buyer, you're likely braving bidding wars and weighing low mortgage rates versus price appreciation as you search for your dream home. If you find yourself a bit discouraged, hear this: there are clear signs buyers may have more opportunities this fall.According to realtor.com, the sweet spot for buyers is just around the corner. In a recent study, experts analyzed housing market trends by looking at data from the past several years. When applied to the current market, experts determined the ideal week to buy a home this year. The research says:Nationally, the be...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
New Built Homes For Sale in Richmond TX 77406If you are attracted to the idea of a brand new home - one that has never before been lived in, with everything new and sparkling - you'll want to take a close look at the new built homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 listed below. These homes will feature newer design concepts and incorporate the latest advances in energy efficiency. And depending on where they are in the construction cycle, they may offer considerable flexibility in included finishes, features and extras, and possibly minor design modifications. Over the last couple of years, new home builders have become much more active again in the Richmond TX 77406 real estate market. Many new subdivisions and infill projects are under construction. The available inventory of new built ...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Homeownership is still a crucial part of the American dream. For those people who own a home (and those looking to buy one), its clear that being a homeowner has considerable benefits both emotionally and financially. In addition to long-term stability, buying a home is one of the best ways to increase your net worth. This boost to your wealth comes in the form of equity.Equity is the difference between what you owe on the home and its market value based on factors like price appreciation. The best thing about equity is that it often grows without you even realizing it, especially in a sellers market like were in now. In todays real estate market, the combination of low housing supply and high buyer demand is driving home values up. This is giving homeowners a significant equity boost.A...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Richmond TX 77406 77406 Homes For Sale Under $200kRichmond TX 77406 Homes / Houses For Sale Under $200k, there are still some great opportunities in finding the right house for y'all's family in the Fort Bend County, Richmond TX 77406 77406 area!Rather your an Investor or a First-Time Homebuyer, you still can locate a home / house for sale in Richmond Texas 77406 under $200k. For the Investors these time of homes / houses make for a great income stream as Rentals / Income Properties. For the First-Time Homebuyer, these type of homes / houses is a great start to begin your financial future!FYI - most people stay in their home / house on average of 7-10 years today. That means over a period of time y'all will be building up a lot of Equity (Profit) that you can take away when you sell or ...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Acreage For Sale in Richmond TX 77406If you are searching for some elbow room, a bit of distance from your neighbors, more peace and quiet, or maybe the ability to raise some horses or do a 4-H project with your kids, you're going to find a lot to consider when you check out these homes on acreage for sale in Richmond TX 77406. As you will note from the homes listed below, the Loveland area has a substantial inventory of homes on acreage, providing a nice selection in prices, locations, sizes, styles and features. A substantial number of these homes are horse property, and may have facilities in place such as barns, paddocks and pastures. And excellent views may also be part of the package. Did I mention Country Living at its best! Homes on acreage for sale in Richmond TX 77406 are usua...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
 Some Highlights When deciding whether you should rent or buy, make sure you're considering these factors. Buying a home means consistent monthly payments. Homeownership also helps to build your wealth. And owning a home gives you greater flexibility than renting. If you're ready to take advantage of the perks of homeownership, lets connect to explore your options.   
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
1 story homes for sale in Richmond TX 774061 story homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 make up a small portion of all of the single family homes in Richmond TX 77406, amounting to about 7% of all homes on the market. Most of these are one story ranch-style homes. despite of their relative scarcity, they may be a good choice for buyers who want to downsize to a more easily managed home - these are usually empty-nesters or those with moderate space needs. Since most of these homes are reasonably priced, they also attract first-time home buyers and buyers with limited budgets. 1 story homes tend to be located in the central parts of Richmond TX 77406, although they can be found throughout the city, and come in a wide range of styles and features, as you will see from the properties listed ...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
4 bedroom homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 are a very popular size - they provide good options for those needing room for a growing family, for lifestyle needs like a home office or craft room, or for accommodating frequent house guests. These homes are present in almost every Loveland neighborhood, in every styles and age. Many will have basements, some finished, or if unfinished, will offer an affordable way to expand living space. With their versatility, four bedroom homes are excellent investment opportunities. If you'd like to see how these homes have been performing in the market, we publish regular market reports for Richmond Texas four bedroom homes. A nice selection of 4 bedroom homes for sale in Richmond TX 77406 is usually available, as you can see from the homes listed be...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
If you've been in your home for longer than five years, you're not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below):As the graph shows, before 2008, homeowners sold their houses after an average of just five years. Today, that number has more than doubled to over 10 years. The housing industry refers to this as your tenure.To really explore tenure, its important to understand what drives people to make a move. An article from The Balance explores some of the primary reasons individuals choose to sell their houses. It says:People who move for home-related reasons might need a larger home or a house that better fits their needs, . . . Financial reasons for moving include wanting a nicer home, moving to a...
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