The Coolest Home Invention Ever

As a heat wave leaves sweltering temperatures across the country, more home owners may be thankful … [Read more...]

The Oscar for Best Home Feature Goes To…

Which home features are considered the "best" when it comes to helping a home sell the … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Make Moving Easier

Peak moving season is underway. While moving can be a stressful undertaking, there are simple ways … [Read more...]

To the World, U.S. Real Estate Is a Good Deal

U.S. housing markets are the most affordable in the world, at least according to a recent study of … [Read more...]

Home Features on Millennials’ Wish Lists

Whether they're seeking a turnkey ready home or are willing to invest a little sweat equity, … [Read more...]

What Millennials Want in a Home

Millennials make up the largest share of home buyers at 32 percent, according to a recent … [Read more...]

15 Hottest Housing Markets Right Now

The housing market has been gaining strength this spring, according to realtor.com®’s latest housing … [Read more...]

The 5 Hottest Single-Family Markets Are…

The national housing market is regaining steam after a slowdown in late 2013 and early 2014 and a … [Read more...]

What’s Trending Now in Real Estate

The spring selling season is in full swing. Here's a breakdown of what you and your clients need to … [Read more...]

Here’s Where Hiring is on the Rise

Usually a hot housing market trails a hot job market. Could the same hold true for these booming … [Read more...]

Who Has the Highest Property Taxes?

Home owners who have owned five to 15 years had the highest effective property tax rates while those … [Read more...]

7 Common Lawn Myths vs. Reality

Spring is approaching, and it's time for your clients to start planning their lawn and landscaping … [Read more...]

10 Cities Expected to Bloom in 2015

People are flocking to Texas. Five cities in the Lone Star State made Forbes’ annual list of the … [Read more...]

Housing Market Only 75% Back to Normal

The housing market is only about three-quarters of the way back to what is considered "normal," when … [Read more...]

6 Market Types You’ll See This Year

From the stalwarts to the tech magnets and comeback kids, the new year is likely to see several … [Read more...]

How Much You Should Earn to Buy a Home

How much money do you need to make in order to afford a home? Using data from the National … [Read more...]

The ‘Naughtiest, Nicest Housing Market’ List

The 'Naughtiest, Nicest Housing Market' List Researchers have been checking their lists, trying … [Read more...]

10-Year Review: How’s Housing Really Doing?

The housing market has made some strides in recent months, but how has it performed compared to 10 … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Housing Markets Are Thankful

The housing market has seen plenty of challenges the last few years, but could brighter days be … [Read more...]

America’s 10 ‘Coolest’ Cities

What makes a city "cool"? For one, it has to have plenty of entertainment, restaurants, and … [Read more...]

10 Biggest Rebound Cities Since the Recession

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the economy. Eight of the top 10 cities in the country … [Read more...]

Reality TV Skewing Home Remodeling Picture?

Reality television shows that feature instant home makeovers are popular, but some remodelers say … [Read more...]

FHA Program Puts Ex-Home Owners on Track to Buy Again Sooner

Typically, home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are required to wait … [Read more...]

Campaign to Make Texans ‘Homeowners for Life’

The Texas Association of REALTORS® and the Texas State Affordable Housing Corp. have teamed up to … [Read more...]

Census: More People Are Moving South: Texas Leads

The population is shifting to the South. Between 2010 and 2013, 51 percent of the population … [Read more...]

President Signs Flood Insurance Relief Into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law a bipartisan bill that will delay flood insurance rate hikes … [Read more...]

Dick Clark’s “Flintstones” Home Faces Rocky Market

You'd think a listing offering 23 acres of Malibu bluff space, with panoramic vistas of the Pacific … [Read more...]

Real Estate Icon Turns 103 Years Old

Ebby Halliday, known as the first lady of real estate, celebrated her 103rd birthday on Sunday. … [Read more...]

Woman Keeps Up Mortgage Years After Death

They say nothing in life is certain but death and taxes, though it may be time to add mortgage … [Read more...]

Credit Unions Offer Up Unique Home Loan Products

Credit unions are offering borrowers some creative home loan products compared to the more standard … [Read more...]

Security Tips When Using Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi can be a hotspot for hackers to prey on your private information, such as your Internet … [Read more...]

It’s Taking Less to Get an FHA Loan

First-time and low-income mortgage borrowers may have an easier time qualifying for a Federal … [Read more...]

Kiplinger Predicts More Modest Housing Gains in 2014

The national average of appreciation in home values expected for this year is 4 percent to 4.5 … [Read more...]

Subprime Lending Making a Comeback?

Lenders are returning to the subprime market – although still at only a fraction of what subprime … [Read more...]

5 Mortgage Tips for Home Buyers

Bankrate.com offers some tips for your home buyers on securing a mortgage, getting the best rate, … [Read more...]

America’s 10 Fastest-Growing Cities

When it comes to growing cities, Texas is booming. The Lone Star State boasts the highest number of … [Read more...]

New Home Owners Targeted in Deed Scams

Scammers are approaching new home owners and trying to trick them into paying $83 for unnecessary … [Read more...]

Sherman and Company now in Austin

Sherman and Company welcomes long time Austin REALTOR®, Les Sherman to the fold. Suzanne's brother … [Read more...]

Top 15 Hot-Spots for Recent College Grads

College grads say that relocating for more employment opportunities is their main motivation for … [Read more...]

Boom Towns: 7 Fastest-Growing Cities

Texas dominates the list of fastest-growing cities, attracting more residents with its strong … [Read more...]

5 Cities With the Biggest Population Growth

Daily Real Estate News  Several cities across the country are reporting large gains in … [Read more...]

He’s Alive!

"For while we were still helpless, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will … [Read more...]

Your Place Or Ours! Today is was OURS!!!

Staff Meeting day; but, who wants to go to Staff Meetings? Sherman & Co. agents can't wait … [Read more...]

Buying is Cheaper Than Renting in Nearly All Major Cities

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Daily News Home buying is the smarter choice than … [Read more...]

Grand Reopening Set for Saturday

 Over the past year the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library has been closed for  a $1.5 Million … [Read more...]

Have Home Prices Finally Reached Bottom?

“Prices are bottoming now,” according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecast, released this … [Read more...]

Reunion At Sherman & Co.

Two former associates returned for a visit last week. Dian Youngblood, now of Lee's Summit, Mo., … [Read more...]

Best Cities for Newlyweds

Source: Rent.com Daily Real Estate News | Friday, March 23, 2012 Where are the perfect places to … [Read more...]

Texas Wild Flowers

Texas Bluebonnet

Should be a great spring for touring Texas to see wildflowers. Bluebonnets are always a hill country … [Read more...]

New Listing

88 Oak Alley, Tierra Linda Ranch. Four bedrooms, four full baths, over 3500 square feet with pool on … [Read more...]

Michael Jordan’s Property Jumps Onto Chicago Listings

Source: "Michael Jordan Lists Mansion for $29 Million," Chicago Tribune (Feb. 29, 2012) Daily … [Read more...]

Smartphones May Increase Your Identity Theft Risk

Source: “Rise in Identity Fraud Tied to Smartphone Use,” Reuters News (Feb. 22, 2012) Daily Real … [Read more...]

Real Estate News

The 10 Most Popular Housing Markets Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, February 21, 2012 By … [Read more...]

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