How to Find a Home That Fulfills Your Size Requirements

If you're looking for a new home that is the perfect size for you and your family, use these tips during your house hunt.

What Is Your Financial Standing?

If you're looking into purchasing a new home, start by figuring out your financial...

Find a Fixer-Upper Worthy of Your Investment

If you're not familiar with the term fixer-upper, it generally refers to a home that is for sale but in need of renovations or repairs. These homes are generally priced below market value because of the fixes they are in need of. While they do need...

Tips to Help You Get the Most out of Your Home Inspection

If you're about ready to buy a new home, don't skip out on the home inspection before signing the closing paperwork. A home inspection will let you know the condition of the home you're buying so that you know just how much more you will...

DIY Home Upgrades for a Small Budget

If you're looking to sell your home soon but are on a tight budget, there are simple home upgrades you can take care of yourself without breaking the bank. Follow these tips to add value to your home and attract the attention of potential buyers.

Update Your...


Winter Maintenance for Your Home

If you're hoping to sell your home this winter, ensuring that it's well maintained and in good shape is a great way to impress buyers. Keep in mind that a well maintained home often means less repairs and added peace of mind for potential home buyers. Before...

What to Expect During Closing on Your First House

Countywide Title in Plainview knows that buying a home isn't all about going to the bank, asking for a loan, finding your dream house, and then moving in. It is never that easy. You have to take into consideration your down payment, if you want...

Get Prepared to Buy a House

Buying your first home is one of the biggest financial moves you can make in your entire life. It is exciting and scary at the same time; transitioning from a renter to a homeowner. Sometimes the pressure may feel like too much, but keep a cool head and be prepared...
There are many positive traits a real estate agent should have, and there are some negatives you should look out for. Remember this is a person who is helping you buy or sell real estate, and they should be working to give you the best services.  They should guide you,  tell you about the process...
There was a recent study done at UNC Charlotte that surveyed convicted burglars, and not surprisingly, 50% of those surveyed said that they would never burgle a house after determining that an alarm was present. Now, take a moment to think about this, that's 50% of burglars surveyed who said...

Boost Your Home’s Selling Power

In today’s competitive market, the devil is in the detail, and final touches can make the difference between receiving an offer, and losing out to the competition. In today’s blog, Countywide Title Company has got some fantastic ideas for how to boost your home’s...


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