• How to Sell Your Home Fast

    Sell your home fast with LystHouse

    Selling your home fast for the highest price possible is our bread and butter at LystHouse. Here are a few quick tips on how you can make sure your home sells quickly, easily, and for the highest price you can get.

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  • 3 Tips for Homebuyers in a Rocket Fueled Real Estate Market

    Fast Paced Real Estate Market

    At LystHouse, we sometimes sell homes within hours of putting them on the market. So we know it’s tougher than ever right now for many homebuyers as they struggle to beat out the competition. Follow these 3 tips and you’ll be better prepared to win in a fast paced real estate market like we’re seeing now in North Texas.

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  • 5 Steps to Buying A Home

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    When John and Estella decided to buy a new home, they didn’t go to a traditional real estate agent. Instead, they called upon a Modern Real Estate Tech Brokerage, LystHouse, Inc. LystHouse’s expert negotiators were able to negotiate the price down on their new home by more than $50,000.

    Buying a home doesn’t have to be complicated, and you should have a team that fights for you with your interests in mind to get you the best deal possible. With a team of LystHouse real estate agents on your side, you’ve got experts to guide you through the steps of the home buying process, negotiate on your behalf, and handle any hiccups that may come along the way. Our full time real estate agents make it easy. Follow these 5 steps and you’ll be a homeowner in no time.

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  • Where to Eat Free After a Long Day Touring Homes for Sale in Houston

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    We all know hunting for Houston homes for sale can get tiring especially after touring several homes in one day. After all that house shopping you gotta stay motivated and fueled. Our favorite food of choice? Why FREE food of course!

    The good news is you don’t have to run around the grocery store looking for free samples in Houston. In fact, you can visit these great Houston spots to try out some delicious food to keep fueled in-between or after home visits. The best part, all of the below delicious tastings are, as we like to say, “on the house”!

    3rd Floor – Midtown

    Ask for the free drunken focaccia during this bar’s happy hour and you shall receive! Order a couple of pints while you’re there to wash it all down.

    Ashford Pub – West Oaks

    The friendly barkeeps are often offering homemade eats and treats to patrons. Pop in to see if it’s your lucky day!

    Catbirds Lounge & Patio Bar- Montrose

    Who doesn’t love a good cold one and FREE popcorn to go with some great oldies but goodies playing non-stop? Located in the heart of historic Montrose, you can enjoy a live jazz trio every Monday evening with Cory Wilson!

    Chuy’s – River Oaks (& other locations)

    Smile and say cheese! We all know that the best queso is FREE! And that’s why Chuy’s definitely makes the list. Make sure you stop by to take advantage of free chips, salsa, queso, ground beef and refried beans along with discounted margarita prices! Monday thru friday 4-7pm!

    Don Carlo’s Mexican Restaurants – East End (& other locations)

    On certain days at the bar, you’ll find a free fully loaded nacho bar and other tasty yum yums like flautas.

    Piola – Midtown

    If you’re ordering drinks at the bar, you’ll also be served tasty Italian delights Mon-Friday during happy hour.

    PJ’s Sports Bar – Montrose

    Every Sunday, patrons of this dive bar bring a plethora of delicious eats to a potluck. If you really want to make some new friends, bring something too!

    Rose Garden – Heights

    The bar owner, Rose, lives across the street and frequently brings in homemade treats for customers ranging from tamales to hot dogs.

    Sunny’s – Downtown

    No better way to wash down $1 jello shots than with free popcorn!

    Ready to start searching for homes for sale in Houston? Give us a call at (855) 866-8339

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  • Understanding the 10 Steps to Homeownership

    22 February 2017
    10 steps to home ownership with lysthouse real estate

    The home buying process can seem overwhelming at first. A home purchase is a major commitment. Buying a home requires a lot of time and effort. If you follow these 10 steps to homeownership you can understand and manage your home purchase more easily.
    An informed home buyer will feel less stress and the process will flow more smoothly if you educate yourself early on. But the better you understand the process and the people/parts involved, the less stress you may feel.

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  • High-Speed Train Service Will Be a Game Changer for Real Estate in Texas

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    Texans are poised to get a high-speed train that provides safe, affordable and reliable transportation between North Texas and Houston with a stop in the Brazos Valley. The Texas bullet train will use the proven Tokaido Shinkansen, the world-class technology that has operated for over 50 years in Japan without a single passenger injury or fatality from train accidents.

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  • Want Free Money When You Buy Your Next Home? Grant Program In Texas Gives Qualifying Home Buyers Free Money to Help

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    If you’re looking to buy a home in Texas, we’ve got great news!

    Thanks to the SETH 5 Star Texas Advantage Program, eligible homebuyers may receive up to a 6% grant to be used for the down payment and closing costs associated with their home purchase.

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  • Savings for Heroes Property Program


    We’re proud to announce our Savings for Heroes Property Program. If you’re a home seller who qualifies (veteran, servicemember, or first responder), and need to sell your home, our Agents will handle ALL aspects of the transaction, use modern technology and marketing to sell your home FAST, and take 0 percent commission from the sale of your home. Plus, we’re giving qualified home buyers CASH back! We’re giving back to those who give the most to their community.

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  • Why Fall is a Hot Season for Smart Home Buyers


    While Spring is the more popular season for home buyers, Smart Home Buyers that purchase in the Fall benefit tremendously. Consider these expert insights from LystHouse – The Modern Real Estate Brokerage.

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  • Multiple offers and the signs of a lazy agent

    Multiple offers

    We’re asked frequently what the best strategy is when dealing with multiple offers in a hot market. Our headquarters is located in Dallas, Texas which, as of the writing of this post in Oct 2016, is an extremely hot market. We help both buyers and sellers in this market and we have had TONS of experience in dealing with multiple offer scenarios, and recently after one dealing, noticed something that many home sellers or home buyers just don’t see. The best and highest offer strategy is a lazy way for both agents to pick the highest offer price, or best looking contract, out of the group of contracts. Being a broker – it is my understanding that the agent/brokers primary job is to get you the best deal possible. How then, by drawing a line in the sand, and picking the highest offer, are they performing their fiduciary duty to get you the best deal? Well – the answer is – they aren’t.

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