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Category: <span>OG Learning</span>

STRATEGIES TO WIN A BIDDING WAR

    If you’ve recently made an offer to purchase a home, it’s likely that you’ve found yourself in the middle of a bidding war. That’s because record low interest rates have made homeownership affordable and created a huge demand amongst buyers. The available inventory of homes for sale, however, is at record lows. Often … Continued

WHAT TO DO IF YOU’RE BUYING OR SELLING A HOME WITH WATER DAMAGE

  The recent arctic blast has sadly left thousands of homeowners across the state with busted water pipes, in many cases creating extensive property damage. If you’re under contract to buy or sell a home that has been damaged, you may be wondering how to proceed. Texas real estate contracts contain language to address this. … Continued

How to File your Homestead Exemption

  If you purchased a home in 2020 (or purchased a home that you’ve never filed an exemption for) it’s time to file your homestead exemption! A homestead exemption can provide significant savings on your annual property taxes. The deadline to file is April 30, so don’t miss out! The amount of savings varies depending … Continued

COVID-19: How Will It Affect the Housing Market?

  Are you in the market to buy or sell real estate and wondering how the Coronavirus is going to affect the market? Should you move forward or press pause? The short answer is that no one has a crystal ball and can say for certain. Even the world’s  most equipped expert economists failed to … Continued

MythBusters: Origen Realty Edition

  Anytime a company breaks the mold and disrupts a process that hasn’t changed in decades, you can expect at least a few critics and skeptics. Enter Myth Busters OG Edition! The undeniable truth that a lot of agents won’t address is that technology in recent years has immeasurably lightened the load of a real … Continued

PROTEST YOUR PROPERTY TAXES

Don’t you love your taxes going up year after year? It’s not too late to protest your property taxes, but act fast! The filing deadline to protest is May 15th. Origen Realty is helping homeowners by providing free comparable sales data to aid your protest. To obtain the data just send us an email to … Continued

Winter is Coming

With the advent of cooler weather and the autumn temps (they’re coming, I promise) now is the time to prepare your home for the coming Winter months. Most of these tips are things you can do yourself. The few that have professional services attached could possibly be done with minimal cost. Regardless, take these ten … Continued

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