The 7 Most-Needed Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Relax. Here’s how to make short work of every common repair annoyance. These are the 7 most-needed repair tips every homeowner should know. 1. Fix a Leaky Toilet {{ include_video how-fix-leaky-toilet }} Running toilets not only rob sleep, they waste water and jack up your bill. Here’s how to change a flapper — the usual … More The 7 Most-Needed Repair Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD!

Via: KCM So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you with the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to potential buyers. There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is Access, followed … More Access: A Key Component in Getting Your House SOLD!

Home Renovations That Can Hurt (and Help) Property Value

If you’re into renovation projects, then updating and revamping your home can be a lot of fun. But before you get too excited about knocking down walls and setting up a custom movie room, you might want to consider resale value. Flashy renovations don’t always yield the best returns, so you’ll need to take care … More Home Renovations That Can Hurt (and Help) Property Value

Half of Renters Are Struggling to Afford Rent

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015 The rental affordability crisis is showing signs of worsening: Nearly half of all renters are struggling to pay their monthly payments, according to a new report by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Financial experts usually recommend keeping housing costs around 30 percent of a person’s … More Half of Renters Are Struggling to Afford Rent

Killeen council to examine amending future land-use map

Via KDHnews.com: The Killeen City Council will have a public hearing and examine amending the Comprehensive Plan’s future land-use map to change a zoning designation at today’s regular meeting. The land in question is a parcel of about 52 acres located along the north right of way of Stagecoach Road, about 420 feet west of … More Killeen council to examine amending future land-use map

CFPB Proposes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Rule

Proposal Open for Public Comment Until July 7th WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today issued a proposed amendment to the Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, which proposes to move the rule’s effective date to October 3, 2015. The rule, also called the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, requires easier-to-use mortgage … More CFPB Proposes Two-Month Extension of Know Before You Owe Mortgage Rule