Category Archives: Interesting facts

Scoring Models – What Is The Difference?

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion collaborated to create VantageScore to offer more scoring consistency among the bureaus. VantageScore boasts that its 3.0 model can score millions more people than other models by incorporating up to 24 months of past credit activity – including utility and rent payments where available – which could open up more credit […]

Texas Homebuyers – Then and Now

How have you changed the past 10 years?  Texas buyers today are older, more compromising and buying a more expensive home, according to the Texas report from the National Association of Realtors 2016 Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers.  See the full Texas report at

The Hidden Property Tax

What is the Hidden Property Tax? You’re hearing a lot of discussion about property taxes, effective tax rates, and how they fit together. But do you know how they affect you as a homeowner? Click here to learn about what happens during the property tax cycle… and why there’s an extra property tax hidden inside.