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Kim Buish's Blog

I believe an educated Buyer or Seller will be far happier during the home buying/selling process.

Hi, I am Kim Buish (pronounced Bush). I may not be related to former President Bush, but I CAN help you whether you want to buy a WHITE HOUSE, a blue house or a yellow house! Please check back often for IMPORTANT and HELPFUL Real Estate information.

What are the benefits of owning a Houston TX home versus renting?


July 16th, 2018

When comparing the cost of owning a home to renting, there is more than the difference in house payment against the rent currently being paid. It very well could be lower than the rent but when you consider the other benefits, owning cou...
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What Is Acquisition Debt? Click Here To Learn More About This Important Real Estate Term


July 10th, 2018

Acquisition Debt is the amount of money borrowed used to buy, build or improve a principal residence or second home. Under the new tax law, mortgages taken after 12/14/17 are limited to a combination of $750,000 on the first and second h...
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Protect Your Houston Home With A Carbon Monoxide Detector


June 25th, 2018

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer you don't want in your home but because it is colorless and odorless; you may not even be aware the deadly condition exists. The Center for Disease Control says more than 400 people in the U.S. die annu...
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Should you buy a Houston home now or wait?


June 21st, 2018

An economist responded when asked how interest rates would change: “They may fall some and then, rise and after that, they’ll fluctuate.” Just because interest rates have been low for ten years doesn’t mea...
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Is there a tax difference when you buy a 2nd Houston home?


June 15th, 2018

Is there a tax difference when you buy a 2nd Houston Texas Home? A principal residence and a second home have some similar benefits, but they have some key tax differences. A principal residence is the primary home where you live...
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What do you do when your neighbors stop caring about their homes?


June 7th, 2018

A home that isn't being maintained like others in the neighborhood can negatively affect your visual sense of appeal and in some extreme cases, even affect property values. It might be an overgrown yard, a fence in need of repair, excess...
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How should you fly your flag at your Houston Texas home?


May 29th, 2018

With Memorial Day 2018 already come and gone many people are planning on flying their flags for the 4th of July at their Houston Texas Hom...
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It Pays To Listen To Your Houston Texas Real Estate Agent


May 21st, 2018

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, it literally pays to listen to your Houston Texas real estate agent because a Realtor(R) will help you to sell your home for what it's worth. Imagine a homeowner consulting with th...
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Should You Sell Your Houston Texas Home Before Retirement?


May 16th, 2018

Are you planning on retiring in the next 15 years and aren't sure if you should sell your big home now and downsize to a smaller house before retirement?  As people near or enter retirement, one of the decisions that typical...
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Should you choose a conventional, FHA or VA mortgage loan?


May 9th, 2018

For the last 25 years, most buyers have gotten a new mortgage or paid cash when purchasing a home. For a practical reason, owner-occupant buyers have another alternative: assuming a lower interest rate existing FHA or VA mortgage....
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