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You look around you and see that you’ve outgrown that corner of the kitchen you’ve called your home office for the past couple of years. You’ve got your eye on all that unused space—the space that may be home to a broken lawnmower, bicycles with flat tires, a fitness machine now covered in spiderwebs, and unmarked cardboard boxes—the garage. It can seem like turning that into a clean, comfortable, and efficient office is just too much. What if there are spiders? Have no fear. You can do this. You just need a plan.
When choosing between a starter home and a forever home in Texas, figure out what you need out of the property first. If you’ve never owned a home before, have a young family, and want to find something at a lower price point, a starter home may be ideal for you. However, if you have a higher budget, are older, further along in your career (or retired), or have specific tastes, it may be time to find the house you want to stay in indefinitely. Buying a home in Texas is one of the most simultaneously stressful and exciting things you can ever do. Many people aren’t sure whether they want to buy a home that can accommodate their basic needs and help them get their feet wet in real estate or a more polished property designed to serve their specific needs and more refined tastes.
The spring has finally come! With the fresh flowers and warming winds comes a very different spring season. If you’re preparing for a home inspection in 2021, be prepared. There are several steps to take before, during, and after the home inspection. Being aware of these steps and the new rules around them for Spring 2021 can make the difference between a smooth process and a chaotic mess. In this article, we will discuss preparation for a home inspection and make sure your home inspection questions are answered.