Fort Hood is an affordable market where you can get a lot of home for your dollar! That doesn’t mean that you can’t make mistakes though. Here are some of the most common mistakes I see home buyers making in the Killeen area.
The Fort Hood Real Estate Market in 2018
Takeaways The Fort Hood market had a fantastic 2017, with median price growth of 11% over 2016. Median fourplex prices grew 14% over 2016 Foreclosures hit a new low at just over 14% of home sales Inventory is approximately 4 months, creeping closer to a seller’s market See 2016’s Synopsis I’ve defined the Fort Hood […]
What to Expect in Seller Concessions in the Fort Hood, TX Area?
Takeaways An uneducated buyer can leave a lot of money on the table if they aren’t familiar with the local market and what to ask for Buyer or Seller Market? Whether or not you get any seller concessions, and how much, depends heavily on the local real estate market. In buyer friendly markets, sellers often […]
What Happened in Fort Hood’s Housing Market in 2016?
How the VA loan can Trap Homeowners
Updated 8/9/16, originally published 8/2/15 Takeaways The VA loan is a fantastic loan option for Fort Hood service members, but it is not a blank check. Plan ahead, budget and have an exit strategy, even if it is your “forever home” (situations change) Talk to a Realtor – especially when buying from a builder – […]
Fort Hood Multi-Family Market, 2015 Update
Those who know me know that duplexes and fourplexes are a specialty of mine. Rightfully so, as I own my own fourplex in Killeen, back while still in the Army. I’m also a multi-family evangelist, and in particular have extolled buy-and-hold investors to try the Fort Hood multi-family market. Empirically, I felt I was witnessing […]
What Happened in the 2015 Fort Hood Housing Market?
Fort Hood Area Foreclosures
You may have heard about foreclosure and what a good deal they can be. And they certainly can be exactly that, depending on your circumstances, resources and what you are looking for. In my experience, buying foreclosures can be a great option to consider if you have some extra money for closing costs and any […]