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Market Conditions in Killeen : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Don Groff answered:
You should be using a Realtor to help you with the process and also pull comps for you. You will always pay a premium for a new build home but you do need to make sure the home and amenities are priced correctly.

The closing costs and credit are probably only if you use their "preferred builder". As a Realtor and mortgage broker I have a lot of clients that buy new homes and we have found out that their "preferred builders" seem to charge about the same in extra fees as the credits they receive. So even if the home may be a good deal the financing options they try to force you into are not always the best and that can cost you tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.

In my case as I am also a mortgage broker I can provide my clients with a competitive GFE that they can use to help force the builder's lender to provide them better financing options at a lower cost and still get those bonuses. It is one service that I provide my clients who buy new build homes that has saved them so much money on closing costs.

Hope this helps.

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Don Groff | REALTOR® & Mortgage Broker
Austin Real Estate Pros & 360 Lending Group
o 512.669.5599 | m 512.633.4157 | listings@dongroff.com
websites: www.AustinListed.com | www.360LendingGroup.com
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Andrea Thompson answered:
I would be happy to help you find a home in the Killeen area.

I have given my Buyers access to the entire MLS on my website, so feel free to visit my site and let me know if you have any questions.

Andrea Thompson, Assoc. Broker
Realty Executives of Killeen/Temple
254-291-3685
www.HomesAndrea.com
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Andrea Thompson answered:
Comparing stats from July 2013 to July 2012 we have experienced a 2.04% appreciation in home value. This has been constant this year. Also, since April 2013 the Killeen/Fort Hood area has had less than 7 months (July under 6 months) worth of inventory on the market. This tells us that the market is rebounding nicely.

Over the last several years we have been fortunate in the Killeen/Fort Hood area, as we have not seen the huge decline in the market. But, over the last year, we have definitely experienced an improvement to property values.

If you have any further questions about home values and market conditions, feel free to contact me.

Andrea Thompson, Associate Broker
Realty Executives of Killeen/Temple
254-291-3685
www.HomesAndrea.com
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Wed Jul 3, 2013
Barbara A Washington answered:
A home is appraised at market value. That is based on a compared similar property within the same radius which has sold within the last 3- 6 months.



Barbara Washington

Exit Homevets Realty

www.yourhomeisready.com
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Robert DiAlberto answered:
Don't know Killeen but south Florida is more of a seller's market right now and I hear that many areas in the country are picking up as well. Just my opinion.
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Brad Hammarlund answered:
I am a area REALTOR and I would like to assist you with your investing. The killeen market has been a buyers market but it is on a bit of an up turn right now. The rental market in the area is strong due to the military that do not plan to stay in the area but are looking for good rentals while stationed here. Please call me so we can set a appointment and I can assist you further. (254) 291-0630 ... more
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Tue Sep 18, 2012
Gerald Mansfield answered:
Hello,
I searched our MLS system and do not show that property listed for sale at this time. I would be glad to let you know if it does come up for sale or would be happy to assist your in your home search. Please email me at Gerald.Mansfield@CGRK.Net or call me at 254-220-8028 so we can talk about what you are looking for in your new home!

Gerald Mansfield - Realtor
Casa Grande Realty - Killeen
254-220-8028
Gerald.Mansfield@CGRK.Net
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Mon Jul 4, 2011
J'Neka Morrison answered:
Hello Tammy,

I have about 2 active buyings that are wanting land your size to build or currently has a home on it. What are the deed restrictions for your property? My clients wants land to maintain horses too.

Let me know.
J'Neka
254-285-4282
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Wed Feb 25, 2009
Jamie Clark answered:
In most cases the seller will pay a portion of your costs, usually around three percent. When you buy new construction, the builders will have specials. We currently have those in place on select inventory. Your best bet is to just ask. We at J Clark Homes would be delighted to answer any further questions, and help you with your search. Please contact us if you need any assistance. Thank you. ... more
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Tue Jan 6, 2009
Voices Member answered:
Joe, Take a look at this site...http://www.bhgrealestate.com/Views/Look/Default.aspx

It is all public record based. It will give you a Home Sales summery going back two years, broken into 3 month increments. Homes sales price trend back to 2006 and other information..It's another place to compare info from other sources.

Good luck, Dunes
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