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Tricia Frazier's Blog

A window into the world of real estate, keeping you abreast on all things real estate, shining attention on local businesses and community news.

Tricia Frazier, a licensed real estate consultant with Realty Associates, is a full time agent dedicated to guiding buyers and sellers through successful real estate experiences.

File for Homestead Exemption...Save on Property Taxes

January 16th, 2019

Did you purchase a home between January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018?  If so, you may be eligible for homestead exemption on that property if it is your primary residence.  It's a great way to save on your property taxes by fil...

Saving for Your Down Payment

January 16th, 2019

For most prospective buyers looking to purchase a home, you should plan to have at least a few thousands saved up even if you plan to use the down payment assistance programs.   I would say if you can save about $5000, it would be a go...

Time For A Change In Your Kitchen?

October 22nd, 2018

Looking for a way to spruce up your kitchen?  Adding granite counter tops out of your desired budget?? There are other ways to update your kitchen countertops without breaking your bank.  There is a paint kit available, at most...

How You CAN Afford That Dream Home

August 24th, 2018

In today's market, the home prices seem to be on constant rise.  Some home buyers are disappointed in the amount of house for their money available in current inventory.  Some home buyers seeking their "dream" home have began e...

Creative Down Payment Assistance

October 9th, 2017

Want to purchase a home but not sure how you will be able to come up with the down payment for the purchase?  There is now an interesting solution to this problem...let your family, friends, all of your social media network fund you...

Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

September 1st, 2017

In the aftermath of such a horrific storm (hurricane Harvey, August 2017), HUD announces disaster assistance for victims of Harvey.  HUD annouced the following will be made available:  Speed federal disaster a...

Performing Arts Center Renovated in the Humble Area

May 17th, 2017

It was originally an Humble Grammar School, an elementary school, which burned down in 1929.  When it was rebuilt, it was purposed as a high school, Charles Bender High, and served the Humble area high school age students until 1965...

A Place For Girls To Be Enriched And Empowered in Humble, Texas

May 10th, 2017

A place to celebrate who you are!!  Chicks With Class has come to the Northeast Houston area with the goal of offering an urban event venue for Tweens and Teens with empowerment and etiquette programs.  With emphasize on the im...

Surprise...FHA Makes A Move to Save You Money!

January 9th, 2017

Good news if you are considering purchasing a home soon...FHA will lower the annual private mortgage insurance premiums on FHA loans that will close and fund on or after January 27, 2017.  Equates to about $500/yr savings on mortgag...

A Good Thing About Property Taxes

October 17th, 2016

I read something today that mentioned that there are only 11 Fridays left in 2016 before the New Year 2017 will be here.  WOW!  Before you know it, it will be tax season again.  YAY(sarcasm enter here, lol)!! Hom...

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