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The Importance of a Home Appraisal

Dephanie Cates Horizon Realty Austin texas real estate professional austin texas There are many reasons a home appraisal is important. Whether the time has come to sell your home, you’ve found a property you’re interested in buying, you are entertaining the idea of refinancing, or property taxes have you questioning the value presented to you by the appraisal district, hiring a professional appraiser is very important. […] Continue reading →

Home Renovation Trends for 2016-17

home renovation trends Buying a fixer-upper has become increasingly popular in recent years – most likely thanks to HGTV’s shows, like Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop and more. According to Houzz’s 2017 Overview of U.S. Renovation in 2016 and 2017, first-time homebuyers and Millennials are spending more than ever before on home renovation projects. First-time homebuyers were responsible […] Continue reading →