Montgomery County’s proposal to offer $500 stimulus checks halted by US Treasury     The plan, which was proposed by Commissioner James Noack, would have provided stimulus checks to all Montgomery County individuals and entities…

  HUD Press Release: Media Advisories   FHA EXTENDS FORECLOSURE AND EVICTION MORATORIUM FOR SINGLE FAMILY HOMEOWNERS FOR ADDITIONAL TWO MONTHS Extension Through August 31, 2020, Provides More Security for Homeowners Impacted by the Coronavirus…

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to leave the benchmark interest rate unchanged this week, and mortgage rates trended lower. Small-business optimism is starting to improve as states and cities lift stay-at-home restrictions and…

Mortgage rates have not moved significantly this week and are still historically low.  Home price appreciation has continued at a sustained pace.  Consumer confidence improved.  New home sales unexpectedly increased.  New purchase mortgage application submissions…

Mortgage rates trended lower this week and continue to hover historic lows.  Home builder sentiment rebounded after a record drop the previous month.  Housing starts and building permits each declined.  New purchase mortgage application submissions…

  Hanging out with your family or hosting friends on your old, dingy deck is not very appealing. Lucky for you, refreshing it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Try your hand at the…

    Time for a quick update on Keystone Signature Properties’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic in line with guidance from our local, state and national leaders. Things change rapidly on a daily basis right…

We are all adjusting to changes going on around us in regard to COVID-19. Businesses are closing to help with social distancing, grocery stores are going the extra mile to keep their facilities sanitized and shelves stocked, and social media is…

Record Breaking Followup: This week I attended a very informative meeting with the Harris County Flood Control Dept director, Jeff  Lindner.  You might be asking why are we still talking about Harvey?  The  highest storm…

If you only do five routine maintenance tasks for your home during the month of April, here are the ones that we suggest that you do, that will help you prepare your home for spring,…

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should…

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and…