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Home Sellers, Do These 9 Projects to Increase Your Home’s Selling Price-Mallach & Company

Home Sellers: Do These 9 Projects to Increase Your Home’s Selling Price

We, and other industry experts, recommend these 9 projects before listing your home so you can increase your home’s selling price and get top dollar! 1. Fresh coat of paint Over time, walls experience a lot of wear and tear and can get dingy looking easily. This is especially true if you’ve lived in your home for years and have kids and pets. It’s easy for homeowners to overlook it since...

4 Tips to Lower Your Homeowner Costs This Spring - Mallach_and_Company

4 Tips to Lower Your Homeowner Costs This Spring

Spring is on the way, which means warmer temperatures and more expensive bills as you utilize your AC more. If you’re a homeowner looking for ways to save money this spring and summer, try some of these tips!  1. Refinance Your Mortgage Mortgage rates are still low, but they’re rising again. Homeowners can save money monthly and yearly by refinancing their mortgage. While they’ll initially...

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Year - Mallach_and_Company

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score This Year

If buying a home is a New Year’s resolution for you in 2022, then you’re going to need a good credit score if you want to get the best interest rate for a mortgage. Most finance experts say a score of 600 or higher is a good number. But to get excellent interest rates, a score of over 700 is recommended. You can check your score through your online banking platform or request a free credit report at...

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Homestead Exemption Time for 2022

The State of Texas passed new legislation, so there’s a new and exciting update to homestead exemptions in Texas! We’ll cover what you need to know about the new legislation and what it means for you and the real estate market.  What Is A Homestead Exemption? A homestead exemption lowers a homeowner’s property tax by removing part of the home’s value from the taxation. The home’s...

What Everyone Needs to Know About Choosing a Listing Agent

Whether you’re thinking of selling before the year is over or at the start of the year, who you choose as your listing agent is crucial for your home’s success. Here are some qualities and questions you should ask potential listing agents before choosing one to sign a contract with. How Will the Listing Agent Price Your Home? Pricing is a huge part of how quickly your home will sell. If you...

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Fall Home Projects to Start Now

Cooler weather has finally arrived in Central Texas! Do you know what that means? It’s time to perform fall home maintenance to keep your home in tip-top shape. Save yourself time and money by tackling these fall home projects this weekend! Regular home maintenance is essential in preserving the major systems within your home, and it may also reduce homeowner costs along the way.  1. Clean the...

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Homestead Exemption Approved for Leander Homeowners

Remember the Homestead Exemption we mentioned in our April newsletter? Your efforts to file and save yourself money have paid off! Leander City Council approved a homestead exemption on June 3rd. The Homestead Exemption Earlier this month, Leander City Council approved a residential homestead exemption of $5,000 or 1% of the home’s appraised value, whichever is greater, as property values...

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Should You Rent a Home or Buy One in 2021?

A new year is an exciting time for new opportunities and goals! And if deciding to be a homeowner is one you’re curious about, ask yourself these questions before deciding to make it a tangible goal. Do I have enough for a 20% down payment? While 20% isn’t necessary to buy a house since a loan will require less than that, it is nice because it saves you money in the long run. If you don’t...

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Fall Home Improvement Projects to Tackle This Year

Fall is a great time to make sure your home is ready for chillier weather. If you’ve been holding off on specific home maintenance projects because the summer heat was too hot to handle, now is the perfect time to tackle some fall home improvement projects. 1. Check and clean the gutters. While they can be a pain to clean, gutters are crucial in preventing water damage. Be sure that your gutters...

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