Author: Damron Group REALTORS®Page: 1

model of a house on a ladder rung

Factors to Consider in a Starter Home

A starter home is considered to be the first home that you can afford to buy without financial stress, and it’s typically a home you do not intend to live in for a long time. Some first-time buyers can afford to buy their dream houses, but a starter home is the best way to kick…
Beautiful view of the Texas hill country

Why Buying Land in Central Texas Is a Good Investment

Land is regarded as being one of the most valuable resources you can own. Recently, Tesla proclaimed that they were moving their plans for a mega factory to Texas for several reasons. With the numerous benefits you stand to gain by purchasing land in Texas, it comes as no surprise. The benefits become even greater…
A new home under construction

The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home

So you’re ready for a new home, and you decided you want it brand spanking new. Well, you’re not alone, as many Americans feel the same way. Before you decide on that new construction home, you might want to know a bit more about the potential benefits and pitfalls of taking this route with your…
Magnifying glass held to a toy model of a house

Home Appraisal vs Home Inspection: What’s the Difference?

A house is the largest investment most people will make. In order for that investment to succeed, a few things must fall into place. If they don’t, the new homeowner will be living in a money pit, and that’s every homeowner’s nightmare. Part of the loan process is getting a home appraisal and a home…
A newly-built duplex in the suburbs

Is Renting a Duplex Right for You?

When you are looking for a place to rent, it is easy to feel like you only have two real options to go with: an apartment complex or a house. While these are both fine options with their own specific lists of pros and cons attached to them, they are not your only choices when…
Woman with open hand raised indicating "stop"

Home Selling Myths You Should Stop Believing

Selling a home is never an easy process, especially when it is your first time. You have probably heard all kinds of conflicting information and advice when it comes to selling your home, and you may be wondering if any of these claims are true. Below are some common home selling myths you should stop…
The text "2021" overlaid on an aerial shot of houses

Predicting the Real Estate Market in 2021
From Your San Marcos Realtors

The state of the world is quite an uncertain one at this time, and that makes total sense. Things have never been this way before. It can be tough to make accurate guesses that relate to anything, and the real estate world is certainly no exception. If you’re thinking about doing anything that involves real…
Snow-covered suburbs

The Pros and Cons of Winter House Hunting

Buying a home can be a stressful process at any point in the year. However, searching for a home to buy in the winter comes with its own set of pitfalls. Although the snow may obscure important features of the homes that you are looking at, there are a lot of benefits to continuing your…
waste basket with crumpled up offers

How to Tell if a Home Buyer Isn’t Serious
Advice from your San Marcos Realtors

If you’re in the process of selling a home, it’s important to be aware of offers from buyers who aren’t serious about buying your property. Some home buyers may seem serious and request a showing with no real interest in purchasing your house. Some may even commend the house and comment on how they would…
Curvy Sidewalk in neighborhood

Property Walk Score Explained
A Guide From Your San Marcos TX REALTORS®

In today’s market, businesses are scored on a variety of things. One such score is the property walk score. These numbers rate from 0-100. Like many score, the number between 70/100 equates to the best. A 90 rating tells the potential property owner or renter that the community is a great place for outside activities,…
Couple looking at homes for sale on a computer

Tips for Virtual Home Shopping
From your Agency with houses for sale in San Marcos TX

Due to the pandemic, virtual operations have become the order of the day. Even persons and businesses that did not appreciate virtual platforms of operation before can now attest to the fact that such platforms are necessary in the modern-day world. Most industries and in particular, the real estate industry have been at the forefront…
Open house with sign

Buyers Guide to Open Houses
For sale Tips From Your San Marcos Agency

Attending an open house is a great opportunity to walk through a home and get to know what you do and don’t like without the added pressure of a scheduled appointment. These are great to attend if you are in any part of the house buying process, and we recommend taking advantage of the opportunity…