Property Taxes

If you live in the Fort Worth or surrounding area, it’s  that time of year when you get that blue piece of paper with your county assessed value and it’s way too high. Countless calls have come in wanting help with comps to protest property values. Tarrant County has updated their system on how they…

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for rent

I get a lot of folks that are interested in buying their first investment property which is fantastic! Most want to know where to start so I want to share some of what I’ve learned over the years. We will be looking at an example from a neighborhood in Keller Texas. How Much Money Do…

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At Tom’s Texas Realty we love helping our Lockheed Martin clients with their Real Estate needs whether it be buying, selling or investing with a house. We always have special promotions for our Lockheed Martin and Veteran clients and want to be your Lockheed Martin Real Estate Agent. To find out what our current promotion…

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Sewer Pipes

If you are buying a pre existing home with cast iron pipe and your inspector tells you the bathrooms are draining slowly, it is worth your time and money to have the sewer pipes inspected. It’s typically $200-300 here in Texas to have a plumber run a camera down the lines so you can see…

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Investing in Texas real Estate

If you are looking to buy an investment property in the Dallas / Fort Worth area you’re not alone. The low (but appreciating) housing cost plus influx of new residents make it one of the best markets in the country right now to buy rental properties.   Good Places to Buy There are a lot…

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Signing Contract

Regulations, fun stuff huh?  Many buyers, especially new home buyers choose FHA loans due to the availability. Why is this important? If you are an investor doing quick flips you should know that as of 2015 properties that have been owned for less than 90 days are not eligible for FHA loans. “Re-sales occuring 90…

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