Monthly Archives: January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions About Title Insurance

Why Do You Need It? Buying a new home is one of life’s most gratifying experiences. As you approach the big day of closing, however, all the details can be a little overwhelming. You might easily overlook the single most … Continue reading

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Earnest Money Deposit – Residential 1-4 Family Contract

Check out a frequently asked question from Realtors concerning Earnest Money and when it should be deposited to the Title Company for a Residential 1-4 Family Contract. JC Johnson is a Real Estate Attorney and Partner with Dorsett, Johnson and … Continue reading

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2016 Mardi Gras Festival and Parade in Kingwood Town Center

2016 Mardi Gras Festival and Parade   When:  Saturday February 6th, 2016 12:00 Noon – 6:00 pm the Parade starts at 2pm Location:  Kingwood Town Center Park 4300 Town Center Place, Kingwood, TX  77339   Cost:  FREE The event will … Continue reading

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Are you loyal out of habit? Consider the following…

As a Realtor, I know firsthand the phone calls, emails, networking events, lunches and happy hour invitations you receive from Title Company Representatives, Lenders, Inspectors and a variety of other vendors.  I know it can be annoying, intimidating and at … Continue reading

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5 Good Reasons to Amend Your Tax Return — and How

5 Good Reasons to Amend Your Tax Return — and How By: Reyna Gobel Missed tax deduction? Overlooked tax credit? Get what’s coming to you by amending your return. Your home is a great source of tax savings if you … Continue reading

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Tax and Home Records Checklist: What to Keep and For How Long

Tax and Home Records Checklist: What to Keep and For How Long By: Dona DeZube Want to rest assured you have all the documents you need when you need them, but not be awash in paper? Read on. Unless you’re … Continue reading

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Farming – Are you Planting the Right Seeds (Lunch & Learn) 2/11/16

Farming is a valuable marketing strategy for real estate agents—and no, we aren’t talking about harvesting wheat or corn. We are talking real estate farming, where the agent plants, nurtures and cultivates the seeds that will grow into future business. … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Your RPR Reports – Free Online Workshop

RPR has an abundance of robust, easy to generate reports! REALTORS® know that each client has specific needs and interests when it comes to buying or selling a home. Some clients want the complete backstory to a property, while other … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to File your Homestead Exemption for 2016

Property Tax Exemptions for Homeowners A homestead exemption helps you save on taxes on your home. An exemption removes part of the value of your property from taxation and lowers your taxes. For example, if your home is valued at … Continue reading

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Getting Started With RPR – Free Online Workshop

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) is designed exclusively for that purpose: to help REALTORS® achieve professional success by providing them with an unparalleled platform of dynamic data and persuasive reports that help attract, retain and lead clients to the closing table. … Continue reading

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