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Sept. 22, 2021

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home In McAllen Tx Home?

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home In McAllen Tx Home

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home In McAllen Tx Home?

There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment. In fact, a recent survey by Lending Tree asks what is keeping consumers from purchasing a home. For over half of those surveyed, the ability to afford a down payment is the biggest hurdle.

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Sept. 21, 2021

Remote Work Is Here To Stay in McAllen Tx Homes. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?

Remote Work Is Here To Stay in McAllen Tx Homes. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?

Remote Work Is Here To Stay in McAllen Tx Homes. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?

A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work in McAllen Tx Homes influenced what they’re looking for in a home and created a greater appetite for a dedicated home office. Some professionals took advantage of the situation and purchased a bigger home. Other people thought working from home would be temporary, so they chose to get creative and make the space they already had work for them. But recent headlines indicate working from home isn’t a passing fad.

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Sept. 21, 2021

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home in McAllen TX?

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home in McAllen TX?

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home in McAllen TX?

If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, McAllen Tx homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below):

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Sept. 17, 2021

Have You Ever Seen a McAllen Tx Housing Market Like This?

Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This? [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM
Have You Ever Seen a McAllen Tx Housing Market Like This?

Some Highlights

  • Whether you’re buying or selling – today’s housing market has plenty of good news to go around.
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Posted in Buyer, Infographic, Seller
Sept. 16, 2021

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing in McAllen TX?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing in McAllen TX

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing in McAllen TX?

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in each of the last two years. It’s the reason many would-be purchasers are frustrated with the bidding wars over the homes that are available. However, signs of relief are finally appearing.

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Sept. 15, 2021

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer in McAllen Tx

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer | MyKCM

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer in McAllen Tx

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, you’ll want every advantage, especially when you’ve found the home of your dreams.

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Sept. 14, 2021

McAllen Texas, Here's The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand

McAllen Texas, Here's The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand

McAllen Texas, Here's The Truth About Today’s Buyer Demand

When it comes to the latest news in real estate, there are a lot of sensational headlines in the media. In times like this, when it can be hard to know what to believe, put your trust in the experts. Those of us in the housing market respect that buying or selling a home is a major life decision, and we offer advice based on what the data shows.

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Sept. 13, 2021

Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home In McAllen Texas

Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home In McAllen Texas

Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home In McAllen Texas

If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to sell your house this year, there’s good news. Real estate professionals are highly experienced in how to sell houses safely during the pandemic. Over the last year, agents have adopted new technologies and safety measures designed to keep you safe. And experts say these practices are here to stay. As Bob Goldberg, CEO of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), puts it:

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Posted in Market Updates, Seller
Sept. 10, 2021

Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition

Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition [INFOGRAPHIC] | MyKCM

Fact or Fiction: Homebuyer Edition

Some Highlights

  • When it comes to the current housing market, there are multiple misconceptions – from what the current supply of available homes looks like to how much houses are selling for.
  • It takes professionals who study expert opinions and data to truly understand the real estate market and separate fact from fiction.
  • Trust the pros. If you want to understand why it’s still a good time to buy, let’s connect today.
Sept. 10, 2021

6 Reasons McAllen Texas is a Great Place to Live we

1. McAllen Texas is a great Place to Raise a Family

6 Reasons McAllen Texas is a Great Place to Live

Founded in 1905 and was named after John McAllen, a Scottish settler whose ranch the town was on. The city has long had a large population of Mexican descent; Segregation and transformation from a livestock economy (dominated by Mexico) to an agricultural economy (dominated by white settlers) created tensions in the city. McAllen, a major winter resort town, is an oil and gas exploration center. Citrus fruits, vegetables, and cotton and is one of the major ports of entry for trade with Mexico.

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