When you’re a buying a home, the costs tend to rack up at a dizzying rate. Closing costs, fees, a down payment—the list goes on. And with the current housing market, you’re lucky if you’re getting a house anywhere close to what it’s listed for. You may be thinking one area you can save when […]Read More
What Is a Mortgage Valuation?
When you’re a first-time home buyer, it’s hard to tell the difference between what you need, what you don’t need and what’s nice to have. A mortgage valuation survey falls squarely into the “critical” territory—it tells you exactly how much the home you’re buying is worth, as well as any quirks or issues that would […]Read More
Why Do You Need a Mortgage Survey?
Many homebuyers are caught off guard when their lending institutions wish to secure a mortgage survey for a Texas home. They are already familiar with boundary surveys and will likely secure one before they build additional features, so the need for a mortgage survey may be surprising. However, there is nothing intimidating about a mortgage […]Read More
Buying a Home? You May Need a Mortgage Survey in Texas
After weeks or months of house hunting, you’ve finally found the one. You have a home loan approval in hand and the purchase price is agreed upon, but you may have to wait for your lender to verify the value of the property through a mortgage survey. What is the purpose of a mortgage survey […]Read More
Five Situations that May Warrant the Services of Property Surveyors in Texas
While owning property means you get to add and subtract to it as you please, you first must know exactly where your property ends and someone else’s begins. To avoid neighbor disputes and fence-line wars, as well as unintentional road access blockage, homeowners wanting to stay free of legal issues should cover all their bases […]Read More