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Even if you are working with a realtor - and the ones we work with are all highly competent and very good at their jobs - looking at a property through the well-trained eyes of an unbiased third party (whose payment is not contingent on the outcome) can be the difference between investment success and financial failure.
Blue Star Appraisals of Dallas can help you make the right investment decisions. Of course, the best way to ascertain the correct value on which to base an offer is to order a full appraisal, but sometimes you just need someone to be your eyes and do the leg work. Some of our other fee services include:
If you are investing in residential real estate for the first time, or even if you're already a successful investor - good for you, your timing couldn't be better! With foreclosures up, demand down and prices dropping, now is a great time to invest in real estate.
According to Homevestor, the We Buy Ugly Houses folks, Dallas was the top city for real estate investing in the 2nd quarter of 2008 (The Real Estate Bloggers, July 2008). The same source (in 11/2008) named Dallas/Fort Worth at the end of their list of "Top 15 Cities Where You Will Make Money in Real Estate in 2 Years."
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|Builder Confidence: Lower Rates Helping With Affordability Concerns|
|12/17/2018 9:47 AM|
|Posted To: MND NewsWireThe National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) is flirting with the danger zone. Although stressing that the index remains in positive territory, NAHB said its measure of home builder confidence lost 4 points compared to November, landing at 56. It was the l...Read More|
|MBS Week Ahead: Fed Week Is Here. Let"s Looks at Possibilities|
|12/17/2018 8:37 AM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryMore than anything else over the past 3 weeks, a shift in tone among Fed speakers has been at the heart of the year's best bond market rally. Seemingly overnight, the average Fed member went from saying things like "3 more hikes in 2019" to "very close to neutral...Read More|
|MBS RECAP: Bonds Ignore Econ Data in Favor of Next Week"s Fed Events|
|12/14/2018 4:44 PM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryBonds began the day in modestly stronger territory. While they spend a small amount of the day trading a small distance away from those opening levels, that time and distance was never big enough to cause any concern. In short, the "consolidation" we'd hoped to confir...Read More|
|Mortgage Rates Preserve Most of Last Week"s Gains|
|12/14/2018 4:25 PM|
|Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates didn"t move much today, and that"s arguably a good thing. When the week began, we discussed the need for rates to cool-off after last week"s rapid drop. Doing so would improve our chances of seeing recently lower rates stick around for more than a fleeting moment. No...Read More|
|Housing Forecasts Are Getting More Consistent|
|12/14/2018 10:04 AM|
|Posted To: MND NewsWireConsistency can be boring, but in crazy times it can also be reassuring, even comforting. While they differ on the specifics, economists, at least those in the housing industry, seem to be coming together with much the same outlook and many of the same caveats for the next year or so. Fannie Mae"s ...Read More|
|MBS Day Ahead: This Would Show That Bonds Are Serious About Considering Even More Gains|
|12/14/2018 8:24 AM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryIf you've truly come to an appreciation of the gravity of bonds' big picture headwinds over the past 2 years, then the past 5 weeks may feel like a stroke of luck so good that it has to change any day now. More than a few bond analysts were worried about a bigger, sharper b...Read More|
|Compliance and Documentation Products; Loan Limit Changes in the Primary Markets|
|12/14/2018 8:02 AM|
|Posted To: Pipeline PressLots of folks in the mortgage biz like statistics and odds. They may not remember them, but they like them. (As Marcus L. writes, “People still play the lottery even though most of us can"t get the USB in the first time correctly and those odds are 50/50.&rdquo...Read More|
|MBS RECAP: Bonds Continue Calming Before Next Storm|
|12/13/2018 6:12 PM|
|Posted To: MBS CommentaryWhether or not next week's Fed announcement proves to bring a winter storm for bond markets remains to be seen. That said, if anything is going to do the trick, that's the best chance we have. Between now and then, bonds aren't quite sure what to do with themselves, as ...Read More|
|Mortgage Rates Edge Back Down Toward Long-Term Lows|
|12/13/2018 1:59 PM|
|Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates fell moderately today, helping them move part of the way back down toward their lowest levels in more than 3 months (seen back on Friday). The average lender continues quoting rates that are roughly 3/8ths of a percentage point lower than the highs from early Novembe...Read More|
|Not Just the Season; MBA Predicts New Home Sales Down Sharply|
|12/13/2018 8:58 AM|
|Posted To: MND NewsWireThe Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) added a little more evidence to the pile indicating a rather rapid slow-down in the housing market. MBA"s Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for November shows mortgage applications for newly constructed home purchases falling by 14 percent compared to Octo...Read More|