Common Tyler Home Buyer Mistakes

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Are you in the process of looking for a new Tyler TX home? Feeling overwhelmed? That’s understandable. You’re getting ready to invest thousands of your hard-earned dollars into some real estate to call your own. This stirs up all kinds of emotions: happiness, excitement, fright, worry. Don’t add to your stress. Avoid these common Tyler home buyer mistakes and you’ll …

You don't have to ignore the holidays when selling your Tyler home. Embrace them instead by using these holiday marketing tips for Tyler home sellers.

Holiday Marketing Tips for Tyler Home Sellers

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Spring and summer tend to be the hottest seasons to sell homes around the country. But summer’s over. You’re determined to sell right now. Just because the weather’s colder doesn’t mean that buyers aren’t looking. There are still plenty of them out there. Maximize your home’s appeal by utilizing these holiday marketing tips for Tyler home sellers. Holiday Marketing Tips for Tyler …

Pick up new reading material at the Tyler Library Fall 2017 Book Sale Oct 11-15 and you'll be helping to replenish book shelves with new stock.

Tyler Library Fall 2017 Book Sale

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Never underestimate the power of reading. According to DoSomething.org, one in four American children cannot read. In fact, kids who can’t read at a proficient level by 3rd grade quadruple their chances of dropping out of school altogether. Lower income levels appear to factor into literacy rates. Help make books more available to our children and the public at large. Come to …

Need to get rid of old paint, tires, furniture or appliances? Kick them to the curb during the free Tyler bulky item pickup event October 2-6, 2017.

Free Tyler Bulky Item Pickup October 2-6, 2017

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Is your couch falling apart? Have you recently replaced your refrigerator? Bought new tires to prepare for winter weather? What do you do with the old stuff? Kick it to the curb. The City’s Solid Waste Department offers free Tyler bulky item pickup next week. That’s right. No fuss. No muss. And no added fee to get rid of your bulky …

Tyler Buyer Tip: Pre-Qualify or Pre-Approval

Tyler Buyer Tip: Pre-Qualify or Pre-Approval?

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Congratulations. You’ve decided to buy a Tyler home. What should you do first? My suggestion would be to get started on your mortgage loan funding right away. Many Sellers as well as agents want to see a pre-approval or pre-qualification letter before they consider an offer. My Tyler Buyer Tip this week is which one is more effective: pre-qualification or …

Downtown Tyler Second Saturday Events

Downtown Tyler Second Saturday Means Family-Friendly Fun

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Need something the whole family can enjoy? Try some of the Downtown Tyler Second Saturday events scheduled for September 9th. What: Downtown Tyler Second Saturday Where: Downtown Tyler TX When: 2nd Saturday of Every Month Admission: FREE Contact: Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce (903) 592-1661 or via email Downtown Tyler Second Saturday Downtown Tyler …


Tyler TX Hurricane Harvey News: How You Can Help

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Tyler TX Hurricane Harvey news. Just last weekend, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston. Since then, it left devastation in its wake. For some of the victims, Tyler became a temporary home. While hotels received many evacuees, a temporary shelter, transition hub and meal service also became available. Can’t make it to Houston but want to help displaced people right …

Tyler Farmers Markets in Tyler Texas

Tyler Farmers Markets Offer Farm-to-Table Freshness

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Four local markets operate anywhere between April and November each year.” width=”250″ height=”375″ />Living a “greener” lifestyle can be accomplished in many ways.  It involves lowering your energy consumption and recycling whenever possible.  Driving a more fuel efficient car and shopping locally help you “go green”.  Many of these ideas can be wrapped up with two words: farmers markets.  Tyler …


Top 10 Reasons to Retire in Tyler, TX

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By Pamela Walters 9 min read WHY RETIRE IN TYLER? HERE ARE 10 GOOD REASONS Tyler is a clean, beautiful city for all age groups, but there are 10 good reasons it is becoming known as an ideal retirement spot: Low Cost of Living Warm Climate Abundant Recreation Educational Opportunities Housing Options Financial Services Excellent Medical Services Cultural Attractions and …


Steps in Buying a Home

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By Pamela Walters 3 min read Get Pre-Qualified for a Loan The most important first step in buying a home is to get pre-qualified by a mortgage lender. Your loan pre-approval will tell you how much house you can afford and will tell your REALTOR® that you are serious about buying a home. Getting pre-qualified is quick and easy – …