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Houston Foreclosures

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 17, 2019

My Home was Foreclosed On

According to the Chron, “Houston foreclosures have fallen dramatically from their post-Harvey spike in 2018, according to a market report released Thursday morning. The city saw the number of foreclosure starts in May fall 65 percent year-over-year, according to data collected by Attom Data Solutions. The number of foreclosure starts per owner occupied unit in Harris County is […]


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A Spider

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 14, 2019

A Spider

Every day is someone’s birthday and we often ask, “What do you want for your birthday? In all my years this is one thing I would never ask for, but you know Little Johnny A Spider Little Johnny was celebrating his birthday soon. His father asked him what he would like for his birthday. Without […]


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Understand Price vs. Cost

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 13, 2019

Understand Price vs. Cost

In a recent article at Bigger Pockets, Brandon Turner writes about Finding an Incredible Contractor. In choosing a contractor, he says you should understand the difference between Price vs. Cost. Price vs. Cost When you buy something, are you buying based on price or cost? Confused? I was too, but several days ago I read something from the […]


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Houston Mortgage Broker

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 12, 2019

Houston Mortgage Broker

What is a mortgage broker? A Houston mortgage broker is an intermediary who brings mortgage borrowers and mortgage lenders together but does not use their own funds to originate mortgages. A mortgage broker helps a borrower connect with lenders who represent the best fit in terms of the borrower’s financial situation and interest-rate needs. The […]


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5.9 Million Homeowners Could Benefit from Refinancing

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 11, 2019

5.9 Million Homeowners Could Benefit from Refinancing

According to Realty Biz News, “The recent fall in mortgage rates won’t just benefit those looking to buy a home, but also those who’ve already purchased a property, should they decide to take advantage and refinance, experts say. Around 5.9 million borrowers in the U.S. could benefit from refinancing and see their mortgage rates fall […]


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2019 Tax Tips

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 10, 2019

2019 Tax Tips

Like jumping in a rain puddle is fun for kids, the same good feeling of joy happens when contemplating the 2019 tax tips from the Washington Post.  “While the 2019 tax filing season may be over, if you’re buying or selling real estate this year, you can save a lot of money. You may want […]


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The Tarot Card Reader

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 7, 2019

The Tarot Card Reader

Friend of mine met a woman who said she was a tarot card reader. She never had her cards read, so she booked an appointment. She said it was a very good and insightful experience, much like the following story: The Tarot Card Reader A woman visited a psychic of some local repute. In a […]


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Real Estate Contingencies

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 6, 2019

John Cunningham writes about real estate contingencies in Realty Biz News. Real estate contingencies were the furthest thing from your teenage mind when you started dreaming about the home you would live in as a young adult. Your mind was focused on paint color, furniture, gardens, and such. You’ll have wide rooms here and a […]


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You Will Need a Budget

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 5, 2019

You Will Need a Budget

Houston houses and houses most everywhere have become expensive.  When buying a house, you will need a budget for the mortgage and property taxes, but you will need to budget for home maintenance. If you don’t, you can experience giant monkey bites from your wallet. The average amount Americans shell out for maintenance varies state by state. […]


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7 Secrets to Getting the Best Deal on a Home

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // June 4, 2019

7 Secrets to Getting the Best Deal on a Home

When it comes to buying a home, everyone wants the best property they can find for the least amount of money possible. According to Coastal Living, “To make this seemingly impossible dream a reality, there are 7 secrets to getting the best deal on a home. 7 Secrets to Getting the Best Deal on a […]


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