A big episode of the Austin Mortgage Report this week with two power-house Realtors! Jeff Drutz and Stephanie Biggs of Horizon Realty join the conversation to talk about the most current trends in Austin real estate. They discuss "Jewel Boxes", comfortable living space, "Open Concepts" and more. Find out what Austinites are looking for in homes!
Jeff Drutz and Stephanie Biggs of Horizon Realty join Austin Mortgage Professional John Schutze to discuss the importance of choosing a great realtor and how helpful it can be for your home-buying experience! They speak on setting expectations, communications, and realistic goals in order to make purchasing a home more simplistic. Listen and gain some insight on the industry and as always Tune in live on Talk1370 every Sunday from 3-4pm!
What can 3% down get you in Austin, Texas? John Schutze, Jeff Ronk and Andrew Thurston tell you about a neat conventional loan that allows as little as 3% down payment. Learn more - Join the conversation!
It's the Return of the First Time Homebuyer! John Schutze is joined by Jeff Ronk of REMAX 1 and fellow loan officer Andrew Thurston to explain what Millennial Homebuyers look for in the real estate market! The guys talk about the average loan amount across the country and why this may pose a problem in Austin, Texas. John, Jeff and Andrew talk about areas around Central Texas that look and feel like downtown Austin. Interested? We thought so! Tune in right now and listen to this awesome segment!
Jeff Ronk shines in this segment! We get to learn a bit about his process and why he is shining in the industry. Listen now to understand why you want to work with Jeff and how he can offer extraordinary service!
John Schutze talks in depth about how to cancel Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) on Central Texas homes!
Is a re-fi to cancel your PMI worth it?
How many years until you can make a request with your current lender to cancel PMI?
All this and more - Click above and listen in!
We discuss the rules of multiple offers and how to get a fair shot!
John and Joel speak on people who buy before they sell and why they are doing this.
Listen to these topics and a whole lot more here! Be sure to tune in and check out the show live - Every Sunday from 3-4pm on Talk1370!
Has the month of rain in Austin drown the real estate market? We get thoughts from Joel Douglas of Douglas Residental on how all this rain could have impacted real estate sales. Tune in to check out this interesting topic!
Segment 2 Of the Austin Mortgage Report was all about people moving to Texas (and boy are there alot of them!) John Schutze, Manuel Arce, and Andrew Thurston talk about what YOU need to know about Real Estate in Texas! They talk about how big Austin is getting and how it is bringing up the median price on a home in Austin.
We talk about the 3 states who have the most people leaving and moving to Texas...want to know who they are?
Tune in and check out the whole conversation here and tune in every Sunday from 3-4 on Talk1370!
In this segment Manuel Arce of Keller Williams talks to Supreme Lending's own John Schutze and Andrew Thurston about What it takes to buy! They break down 3 (or more) things that you need to buy. Tune in to learn about EXACTLY what you need to buy!
Often called a "Kiddie Condo" loan, these type of loans are actually available for single family homes, not just condos! They offer down payments as low as just 3.5% with very competitive rates.
In this segment Elisabeth Jeep with Private Label Realty, Kristi Rice and John Schutze dig deep into how to help your kids or grand-kids purchase a home. Those of us who've been around a while know that now is an unprecedented time to buy a home. Interest rates are low, central Texas appreciation rates are near historic highs and the job's market doesn't seem poised to stall anytime soon.
Tune in to learn more or give us a call to discuss your specific scenario: 512.524.8310.
Down Payment Assistance is a huge help for Texas Home Buyers. These days it can take a long time to save up for a down payment! So Elisabeth Jeep, Kristi Rice and John Schutze share some of the ways you can buy a home using "OPM" (Other People's Money) for the down payment. PLUS with many of these programs you do NOT have to be a first time home-buyer to qualify!
Some of the more common programs are:
- TSAHC - Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation
- TDHCA - Texas Dept of Housing and Community Affairs
- SETH - Southeast Texas Housing
- Home's For Heroes
- Texas Hill Country
For info about these and other down payment assistance programs contact us now!
Elisabeth Jeep of Private Label Realty joins the show to discuss the First Time Home Buyer and why she loves them so much! John Schutze, Kristi Rice and Elisabeth talk about the old days and how much it has changed for the First Time Home-buyer. Make sure to tune-in at our new time Sundays at 3pm on Talk 1370!
We had a great conversation with real estate professional Pam Vaillancourt of Keller Williams! We got into an eye-opening conversation about using your IRA to purchase real estate in Central Texas. Here are a few of the facts!
- There are over $19 Trillion in retirement plans in the US.
- Less than 3% of those funds are allocated into alternative assets like real estate.
- They are the most untapped funds, 4 out of 10 homes in the US have IRA'S.
- Most people have been misinformed that they would have to pay penalties or taxes if they direct these savings into assets outside of wall street.
- Custodial companies typically restrict their clients's investment choices to publicly traded options only.
- Individuals may feel the total amount invested in their retirement fund is inadequate to purchase real estate.
- Many listeners may think that they are not in a financial position to invest in real estate. Here are three options to fund an SD IRA real estate purchase:
Questions? Contact Pam directly: 512.736.3145