Home Buyer Resources

It is extremely important to be an educated buyer in your next home buying experience.  The following information is an excellent home buyer resource for first time home buyers and also serves as a refresher for the experienced home buyer.

We are always expanding this portion of our website and would love your input on things that you would like to know, terms explanations, or just want to offer feedback on our materials.  Our goal is to make this one of the best home buyer resources on the internet.

Take a minute to browse through our home buyer resources in iBook format for iPad, PDF downloads, and html webpages to view on your computer, smartphone or tablet.  All of our information is based on 31+ years of experience selling real estate and educating home buyers on the transaction process.

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10 Steps to Buying Your Home

Know exactly what to expect when purchasing your next home.  Our best, most inclusive home buyer resource is this 10 step plan to purchasing your home.  See what will be expected of you and what your Realtor® will do for you throughout the process.

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What to look for in your Realtor

Choosing a Realtor should be a very detailed process.  There are a lot of Realtors out there, and just like any other industry, you should be very selective in who you want to represent your interests.  Make sure you are making the right choice in who represents you in the purchase of your home.   Read more…

What should your Realtor do for you?

As a buyer’s representative, your Realtor should take you every step of the way through the process of selecting and purchasing a home.  Get an idea of what the Allen Interests Inc. Realtors will do for you.  Read more…


of homebuyers have a Realtor working for them…

…everyone else uses the Realtor that works FOR the seller!

It is smart and FREE to have buyer’s representation!!!

Do you need to use a Realtor to purchase a home?

Texas Real Estate law says that you do not need to use a Realtor to purchase a home.  You can find this on the TREC Information About Brokerage Services form that all Realtors are required to give you upon first substantial conversation about a property.   The seller will have professional representation that works for them.  If you call their Realtor off of their sign or internet listing, you are starting at a disadvantage.  See what a realtor can do for you as you buy your home, and remember – a Realtor’s services are always free to the buyer!  Read more…

Do I need to use a Realtor to purchase a New Home from a builder?

You absolutely do not need a Realtor to purchase a new home from a builder, but the builder has professional representation for the transaction and so should you.  If you are selling your home and buying a brand new build, Allen Interests Inc. can help you save money and more importantly, you will have the peace of mind that you are bringing professional representation to the table!  Read more…

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