The Texas Association of Builders’ Young Professionals Council has named GFWBA member Heather Ferrier Laminack, General Manager of Ferrier Builders, Inc., one of five inaugural recipients of the TAB Excellence under 45 Awards.
Before you go to settlement on your purchase of a newly-constructed home, you and your builder ...
Prospective home buyers have the choice of two types of houses on the market: resale or ...
The mortgage interest deduction, which is sometimes called the MID, has been a cornerstone of American ...
FORT WORTH — Job growth will continue to push the housing recovery in Dallas-Fort Worth, but increasing land prices may make it harder to build new homes this year, a housing economist told Fort Worth home builders Wednesday. David Brown, regional director of Metrostudy’s DFW office, told the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association that the level […]
Custom builders create homes designed for each owner individually or from their own, private stock of designs. While production builders build communities by restricting design to a group of preselected home types lots they have picked and purchased themselves, custom builders tend to build on land owned by the customer and start fresh with each […]
April is new homes month. And one of the virtues of a newly constructed home is the savings that come from reduced energy and maintenance expenses.
If you’re like the majority of Americans over the age of 45, you want to continue living in a familiar environment throughout
your maturing years. According to AARP, older home owners overwhelmingly prefer to age-in-place, which means living in your home safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age or ability level.
Proposed “Qualified Residential Mortgage” Rules May Be Unnecessarily Restrictive Six federal agencies have proposed a national Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) standard that would effectively make 20% downpayments the market standard. This would unnecessarily force many low-risk, qualified first-time home buyers to delay homeownership for a decade or more or to take out high cost mortgages. […]
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