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Bridgeland Community located between highway 290 and 10, divided by Grand Parkway. Is an 11,401 acre master- planned community for 20,000 homes approximately 65,000 residents... is a small city by itself!

The Bridgeland developers have followed a detailed conservation plan to protect the area’s natural features and details 3,000 acres of recreation space, including 900 acres of lakes.Parks and green space can be found no more than a quarter mile from each homesite and are connected through the community’s vast trail system.

Bridgeland is being developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, which also develops The Woodlands, and was named Community of the Year in 2009. The Bridgeland community is committed to excellence and has been named the

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The Falls At Imperial Oaks, is a great place to call home with beautiful amenities for you and your family to enjoy.

Residents can spend their free time enjoying the Lake Club, a 4,200 square foot clubhouse and recreation center also enjoy a fitness center with private showers, light tennis courts, playgrounds, a dog park, and miles of trails for walking and soaking in the surroundings of The Woodlands in north Houston.

This community is a part of the highly-acclaimed Conroe Independent School District.

Imperial Oaks also has access to Woodlands Mall and Market Street for shopping and restaurants, just a short drive away you will find shopping, dining and entertainment for the entire family.

The Fall at Imperial Oaks winner of an enviable

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 Sweet Mint in the village of Creekside Park is the newest single family community.

M/I Homes, Trendmaker Homes and Darling Homes are offering new single-family homes, priced from the $430s - $480s. These new homes in Harris County will include single family homes with open floorplans with plenty of options to choose from to make your home live the way you want it to.

M/I Homes

The average square feet for these homesite sites are 2,100 -3,400. 
Only 38 homesites will be available from this builder. You can visit their model home in 6 Fringetree Bark Court Tomball, TX 77375. This model home is a two-story residence offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bath and a 2-car attached garage,  features metal roof accents, elegant design and

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Title insurance companies are regulated by state statute. They are required to post financial guarantees to ensure that any claims will be paid in a timely fashion. They also must maintain their own “title plants” which house duplicates of recorded deeds, mortgages, plats, and other pertinent county property record

What is title insurance?

Title insurance provides coverage for certain losses due to defects in the title that, for the most part, occurred prior to your ownership. Title insurance protects against defects such as prior fraud or forgery that might go undetected until after closing and possibly jeopardize your ownership and investment.

Why is title insurance needed?

Title insurance insures Buyers against the risk that they did

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1. Estimate What You Can Spend on a Home

Sizing up your finances early can prepare you to find the best home loan. Use a few standard guidelines to gauge your homebuying power:

____________  Estimate two and a half times annual income.
____________  Calculate 28% of before-tax income for monthly housing debt (mortgage payments, property taxes,insurance and any maintenance costs for a co-op or condominium). 
____________Get a rough estimate of how much you can afford now with our How Much Can I Borrow? Calculator. 
____________Start gathering relevant financial papers needed for your application and be one step ahead of the game.


2. Get Pre-Approved

A pre-approval is a letter from a lender to give homebuyers a specific loan amount and

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It’s a good idea to gain a basic understanding of the kinds of home mortgages that are available. As you review the list, keep in mind that these categories widely overlap — for example, we provide adjustable-rate FHA loans and fixed-rate jumbo mortgages. As your partner through the mortgage process, Tamborrel Properties can help you determine the best loan to fit your needs and design a custom financing solution for you.

Fixed-rate mortgages. The interest rate remains fixed for the life of the loan.

• Offer predictable monthly payments of principal and interest throughout the life of the loan.
• Provide protection from rising rates. No matter how high market rates go up, your interest rate stays the same.
• Generally well-suited to borrowers who

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The importance of good credit is an important consideration in securing a mortgage for the purchase of a home. Banks and credit card companies decide whether to lend you money and what interest rates you will pay based on your credit score. Be prepared to examine your past credit performance and, if necessary, make changes to your money habits. Your credit score is a number that helps a lender predict how likely an individual is to repay a loan, or make credit payments on time.

The most common credit scoring system is FICO (Fair, Isaac, & Co.) scoring which has a scoring range of from
300 – 850. The higher your FICO score, the more likely a creditor will extend credit and the most advantageous (lower) will be the interest rates available to

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Before you start looking for a house, ask yourself:

Are you comfortable with what you can afford?
If you can’t afford to buy in a certain neighborhood where you want to live, or if you’ll face a significantly longer commute from the places you can afford to live, it may make more sense to continue renting.

Do you have a reserve of cash saved?
You’ll need money for your down payment, and you may be responsible for closing costs on the loan.
You’ll also face new costs in addition to your mortgage payment. If you have limited savings, it may make sense to continue a lower cost living arrangement until you can save more.

How financially stable are you?
If there’s a chance you could be laid off soon, or if your job requires you to move to a

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After you’ve completed a comprehensive search across the local market and zeroed in one the home for sale you want, it’s time to get the purchase process in full gear. Of course, bidding on a listing is just one step in the buying a home. There’s plenty to do once the paperwork gets going and after all of the t’s have been crossed and i’s have been dotted.

DETERMINE THE RIGHT BID

While those selling the listing you bid on have a specific list price, that doesn’t necessarily mean your first (or second or third) bid needs to meet their pricing requirement. Rather, work with your REALTOR to develop a price point that you’re comfortable with and leaves room for negotiation with the sellers. One major factor in your bid should be what other homes near

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All the builders in Woodforest have been carefully selected for their quality and attention to detail. However as buyer's you want to know who are the best, to make the best choice, that is why we selected 5 home builders who in our opinion are the best.

PERRY HOMES

Perry Homes, in its 50th year, has a sterling reputation as one of the largest and most trusted home builders in Texas. They offer a variety of designs for every lifestyle at unmistakable values and quality in the most desirable communities across Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Perry Homes is dedicated to providing first-class customer service before, during and after the sale. Their continuing loyalty to their customers, combined with their distinguished reputation,

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