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Real Estate with Amanda Mims

Providing practical, no-nonsense real estate information and advice for property owners, buyers, and sellers.

My team of professionals has helped our clients achieve their goals of buying and selling real estate for decades, so we've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly and can help you avoid problems. We take a thoughtful, solution-based approach and pride ourselves on being able to give extraordinary service while providing useful, practical advice throughout the entire process. We listen, place your goals first, and provide the highest level of service!

What is Title Insurance?


January 16th, 2018

Title insurance provides financial protection against loss arising from problems connected to the title of your new property. Before you purchased your home it may h...
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Houston Zoning Laws and Restrictions


January 13th, 2018

Zoning is one of the most important legal tools used by local governments to encourage or prohibit certain types of real estate developments. Zoning intends to improve the living conditions in populated areas by preventing one land owner...
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Home Sweet Home: Gift Ideas for New Homeowners


January 12th, 2018

One of the best parts of adulthood is being able to purchase your own house and design and decorate it exactly the way you want it. For new homeowners, it can be difficult to get all of the things needed to make a house a home in one go,...
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MimsRealty.com by Amanda Mims at Realty Associates®


January 12th, 2018

Superior service. Local expertise. Visit MimsRealty.com to view Premium Content such as Sold Price for nearby property listings, Property History Reports, and save your favorite real estate listin...
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How to Pay Property Taxes in Houston - Cypress - Cy-Fair Texas!


January 7th, 2018

It's that time of year again! Need to pay your Harris County property taxes? Use this blog post as a guide to pay property taxes online, in person, or by mail. All property taxes are due by January 31st. If you live in the...
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Ready to Tackle a Home Remodeling or Improvement Project? First Determine Whether You Should DIY or Hire a Pro


December 7th, 2017

Tackling a project can be a time-consuming process, and one of the first steps can take you months. No, we’re not talking about demolition or design. The simple task of deciding whether to DIY or hire a professional can be a paraly...
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What is the Option Period in Texas?


May 22nd, 2017

The Option Period - What is it? The Option Period in Texas is a specified number of days set forth in a real estate contract which allows the buyer to terminate the contract for any reason. This option, when written into a re...
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The Best Christmas Lights in Houston TX!


December 4th, 2016

****WILL BE UPDATED SOON FOR 2017!!***** It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Houston, so it's time to get festive y'all! Looking for things to do in Houston for Christmas fun? Round up your friends and fa...
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Things to Know About Capital Gains Tax on a Home Sale


August 1st, 2016

You probably already know that you are responsible for paying capital gains tax when you earn a profit on the sale of real estate. Before 1997 the only way to avoid paying taxes on a home-sale profit was to use the proceeds of the sale t...
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2016 Houston Area Home Buyers Guide


May 31st, 2016

Great news if you are thinking about buying a home! Our Spring/Summer 2016 home buying guide “Things to Consider When Buying a Home” is available for im...
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