Wylie, TX Real Estate News

By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 VA loan benefits in Wylie Texas in 2019. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 VA loan benefits in Wylie Texas in 2019. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 VA loan benefits in Wylie Texas in 2019. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using FHA 203k Renovation Loans in Wylie Texas.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This l...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in Wylie TX. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Home Loans in Wylie TX and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education   The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Wylie, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You should choos...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the current housing market many homes are in need of updating, addressing deferred maintenance, or improving the energy efficiency of homes to lower utility costs.VA loan benefits include the following unique advantages:  a.  up to 100% financing, b.  no mortgage insurance, c.  up to $ 35,000 in renovation funds escrowed, d.  all renovations must be completed within 60 days of closing, e.  you can close on a purchase or refinance in the “as is” condition, f. you can borrow against the future value of t...
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By Melissa Hailey, Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
(North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie))
If you are thinking of building a new house in Wylie TX, then you should consider Hunter's Cove.    Hunter's Cove is located in North-East Wylie, near Wylie East High School. Wylie provides you with the comforts of both city and country living. Hunter's Cove is an intimate community that has several home sites and homes to choose from. Offering affordable pricing and beautifully designed homes with attention to detail, DR Horton homes is building this neighborhood with you in mind.   Some things you will find in these lovely homes:Large master suites52" oil rubbed bronze ceiling fan in master suiteLuxurious master bathroomGourmet kitchen with 42" raised panel kitchen cabinetsGranite counter topsFrigidaire Gallery stainless steel appliancesRadiant barrier roof deckingCarrier 16 SEER Puro...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Wylie Texas Home Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Wylie Texas Home Loans and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education   The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Wylie, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You should choos...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Wylie TX FHA 203K Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This loan pr...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Wylie TX Home Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Wylie TX Home Loans and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education   The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Wylie, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You should choose a mo...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a Wylie TX First Time Homebuyer makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner  and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renewBuying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a Wylie TX First Time Homebuyer greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value the older they ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Wylie Texas Veterans Loans is the best loan program in Texas! VA loans offer a special opportunity for our Veterans to become homeowners or refinance their existing VA guaranteed mortgage. VA Loans have more lenient underwriting criteria than other loan programs and offer lower interest rates than conventional loans. Plus, no down payment is required for Wylie Texas Veterans Loans.This step by step guide is intended to give you all the quick answers you need to get started with the VA program, explain all the benefits of a VA Loans, and help you navigate through the loan process as an informed Veteran.Some of the information we will be discussing are:• What are VA Loans?• Interest Rates• How you can apply for a VA Loan?• Obtaining your Certificate of Eligibility from the Veterans admini...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Surrounding Wylie area is a prime area for 100% financing on a home loan. Wylie Texas buyers can get 100% financing on new home purchases in close by areas.This 100% program is truly not just for rural housing but for most of the geographic areas surrounding Wylie, Texas qualifies for: - 100% Financing Available- Small Monthly Mortgage Insurance (.30% of loan amount per year)- Interest Rates are still very competitive compared to Conventional and FHA. The biggest benefit is no down payment to a USDA loan- true 100% financing- with long term, 30 year fixed rate loans. Low MI (mortgage insurance) compare it to FHA and Conventional and see the savings! Let's take a look at qualifying requirements for a USDA home loan: There are some geographic areas that do not allow for USDA loans- but mo...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in Wylie Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner  and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renewBuying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in Wylie Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:           Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value th...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in Wylie TX. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Home Loans in Grapevine Texas and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.  Education  The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Grapevine, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You sho...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Altura Homes in Wylie has one of the best floorplans EVER: It is 4 Split Bedrooms , 3 Full bathrooms , study or formal Dining Room and Game room ONE STORY! Message me for the floorplan! My client purchased this floorplan which was perfect for his family, his twin girls got the jack n jill bed and bathrooms, while his older son got his own bedroom and bathroom ! Wow talk about stopping the bathroom fights !! The parents enjoy the masterbed room on the other side of the home and a massive covered back patio. There is a dining room or optional study too. Call me to see this beautiful home and functional floorplan.
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By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth)
 The City of Wylie has been experiencing a tremendous growth.  Median home price increases from $253,000 in November 2016 to $270,000 in November 2017.  There is no home under $100k, and most homes are in the price range between $201k - $500k. Average days on the market for home $300k and under is about a month and two months for homes $301k and up. If you are looking to sell or purchase real estate in Wylie and the surrounding area, I'm honored to have the opportunity to assist you. 
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Need financial help from a North TX natural disaster?  If you are a North Texas resident who suffered from a loss due to a natural disaster, The North Texas REALTORS in Action Foundation can help you! They can provide financial assistance to help cover the costs of home repairs, insurance deductibles, lodging, food, clothing and more! They will even provide volunteers to help clean up and repair your property.  I have a client who still needed $500.00 to finish a fence the tornado damaged and they did not have enough insurance money to complete it. They applied for assistance and the REALTORS in Action Foundation sent them a check!!To be considered for assistance all you have to do is complete the Assistance Application online and provide required documentation. Click  here  to complete...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Lease
(RE/MAX DFW Associates/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
COMING SOON! 201 RIVA RIDGE DRIVE WYLIE, TX 75098Custom one story in the prestigious Seis Lagos with guarded entrance. Enjoy nearby Lake Lavon and all the amenities Seis Lagos has to offer such as community pool, tennis courts, stocked lakes, parks, playgrounds & community events. Updated galore this 4.2.2 has a new 50 year roof, stainless steel appliances, painting, crown moldings everywhere, 9 inch baseboards, handscraped hardwoods, new screens, new garage door & lushly landscaped. Split master has a huge walk in closet & master bathroom. 3 secondary bedrooms, one with it's own full bath. It makes a great study or MIL suite! Great media room too for movie nite! The kitchen cabinets are to die for & you will love the stainless steel double ovens & built in china hutch. You will also lo...
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