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Residential Real Estate Snack and Learn on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

J Ragz Realty is excited to invite you out to: Get Ready, Get Set, Buy!! * Learn tips for preparing to sell a home. * The ABC’s of buying a home. * Establishing a great relationship with your realtor. * Mortgage lender will be on site to get you pre-qualified and recommend mortgage loans based on your special needs. * Learn about loan options available including FHA, VA, USDA 100% home financing loans and more. * Learn about the fun of living in a new resort community. ...

Monday July 8, 2019 – Real Estate Event

Do you want to become a Real Estate Agent? Are you a current license Real Estate Agent looking for new opportunities? Do you need a mentor/broker that can help you achieve your real estate career goals? Are you interested in Real Estate? Please join us for an evening of networking and career opportunities at… J.Ragz Realty July 8, 2019 6:30 PM 301 S. Coleman St. Prosper TX, Suite 30 (214) 305-5888 ...

The eviction crisis is starting to look a lot like the subprime mortgage crisis

Stable housing is increasingly out of reach for many Americans, as both rentals and homes to own grow more expensive and options dwindle. Evictions may be one of the most visible manifestations. Now, a new study shows that not all evictions are created equal. Scholars at Georgia State University, in conjunction with a ProPublica journalist, examined “serial” eviction filings, or those done repeatedly by a landlord against a tenant. By comparing serial evictions to ordinary ones, the resea...

Remodeling Projects That Will Boost Your Home’s Value

There are two ways to think about remodeling projects that will boost your home’s value; you can get one or two major remodels done or opt for a bunch of small fixes. Depending on your budget and your timetable, one approach may be better for you than the other. For instance, if you have an unfinished basement, maybe your dream when you first moved into your home was to refinish it. It never happened. But now that you are thinking about selling your home, you feel that a prospective buyer w...

Signs that Now is the Time to Sell Your Home

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or you need to downsize after your kids leave the nest. Whatever your motivations, you want to make sure that you’re timing it right. If you sell when home prices are plummeting, you may end up losing on the deal. If you sell when home prices are highest, there may not be a lot of buyers looking to move. So how do you know when it’s a good time to sell? A qualified age...

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers Most homebuyers start the process anxious, excited, nervous, and some are downright terrified. It’s natural. A home is the largest and most expensive purchase that most people will make in a lifetime. It can either turn out to be a complete financial disaster or a smart long-term investment. The person standing between it being a huge financial mistake or a valuable asset is you, the agent. Still, the agent can only help as much as the buyer allows. As vita...