Posts by Damron Group REALTORS®

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What Real Estate Agents Can Do that Homeowners Can’t

If you are looking to buy or sell your home, you may be thinking that it is more worth it to try and do it on your own. Many people may be tempted to try this process independently in order to save on commission fees. This, however, is not recommended at all. There are many…
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Common House Hunting Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

The process of buying a home can be very exciting. You are starting to plan for the next chapter of your life! Deciding what you prefer style wise, what part of town you want to live in, and what size home you need are important and exciting details to work through. However, there are many…
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Fees to Expect When Selling Your Home

There are several fees that you will need to prepare for when selling your home. Home selling fees range from listing fees to legal fees to appraiser fees to escrow. Before you find a potential buyer for your home, you need to know about the many and various things that may be included in the…
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Why Sell Your Home With A Real Estate Agent

When it’s time to sell your home, an excellent real estate agent can help make your home sale easier and sometimes even faster and more profitable. The Difference Between a Buyer Agent and a Listing Agent A buyer agent is working for the buyer and helps the buyer through the entire process, such as finding…
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Investing in Real Estate for Retirement Income

With an increasing number of people relying less on pensions and becoming more weary of 401ks and Roth IRAs, many are looking to real estate to fill in the gaps—especially in retirement. While there are many aspects to consider before you invest in real estate to ensure retirement security, there are considerable benefits and ways…
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Understanding the Basics of Real Estate vs Personal Property Tax

When people refer to property tax, they are generally referring to two distinct categories. The first category is the real estate tax, and the other the personal property tax. Real estate tax is often referred to as the real property tax, while the personal property tax has several different subcategories. When it comes time to…
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Buying a Home During a Recession Part 2: The Challenges
From Your Real Estate Agents in San Marcos TX

In our previous post, we discussed the unique opportunities that present themselves to home buyers during a recession—opportunities that benefit both traditional buyers and investors. Economic down-turns don’t come without a good deal of challenges, however, and home buyers aren’t exempt from facing difficulties. In part two of our series, we’ll explore these challenges and…
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Sell Your Home In A Competitive Market Pt 2
Tips from Your San Marcos TX REALTORS ®

When you’re ready to sell your home, you may find you’re selling in a competitive market. This type of market can be more difficult to sell in, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t ever sell then. By following a few tips and utilizing the advice of professionals, you can still sell your home quickly. Didn’t…
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Sell Your Home In A Competitive Market Pt 1
Tips from Your San Marcos Real Estate Agents

It may seem challenging to sell your home at a reasonable price on a competitive market, but it’s not impossible. Here are some useful tips to help you sell your San Marcos property quickly. Seek Expert Consultation A fluctuating economy impacts both home buyers and sellers. Many buyers do not want to invest because they…
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The Real Estate Market in 2020
Predictions from Your San Marcos Realty Team

2020 is looking at a rather mixed future for housing. The unemployment rate is at the lowest it’s been in 50 years. Also, mortgage interest rates are simultaneously very low. As a result, the only problem predicted is that there won’t be enough houses for everyone who wants one. Also, with more of the elderly…
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What to do Before Making an Offer
on Homes for Sale in San Marcos

Purchasing a home, whether it’s your first time or not, can be one of the most exciting times of transition you can experience. With all the positive energy you can gain from house shopping and finding a property that you love, it can be easy to gloss over a few details and steps along the…
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How to Make Your Tract Home Charming
Advice from your San Marcos Realtors

So, you have a house for sale, and you want to get it sold relatively quickly, and also get your asking price. Your realtor can do his or her part but making the house “sale ready” is your job. Following these steps can help make the difference between selling in 2 weeks or 2 months.…
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Trees and Property Value
From your San Marcos, TX Real Estate Agency

One of the best investments you can make for yourself is buying real estate. Unlike other purchases like a vehicle, most properties gain value over time, so when it comes time to sell (either sooner or later) you will likely see a healthy return on that investment. Whether you are planning on selling a home…
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Things HOA Can and Can’t do
Tips from Your Real Estate Agents in San Marcos

Many people love their homeowners associations because they maintain properties and keep communities in order. These associations typically charge a single flat monthly fee. Many property owners enjoy knowing they don’t have to worry about managing the external parts of the property, but this may also put limitations on things property owners are able to…
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Warning Signs Before You Buy A Home
Tips from Your San Marcos REALTORS®

Buying a home is a huge financial investment that should be made as an informed decision. In a perfect world, all sellers would openly disclose any issues with a property, neighborhood, or anything else that might affect a potential buyer’s future or well being. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and you should always…
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Evaluating a Home for Sale
Tips from Your San Marcos REALTORS®

If you are either buying or selling a home, there is one important fact you will want to know: how much is the property worth? Buyers do not want to over pay for what they are getting, and sellers want to be sure they aren’t under sold. There are several factors that affect property value,…