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Welcome to Brady, TX

…a place where rich history, a strong sense of community, and a quintessential small-town Texas experience come together. At James Long Real Estate, we are proud to be a part of this wonderful city and help you discover all that it has to offer! With affordable living and a welcoming community, Brady, TX, is an ideal place to call home. Let our real estate agents be your guide as you explore the wonders of this hidden gem in the heart of Texas. We are committed to helping you find your dream property and ensuring a smooth and enjoyable real estate experience. Come and discover the magic of McCulloch County with us at James Long Real Estate.

About the Area

Brady embraces its past with pride, boasting a deep-rooted history that can be seen at every turn. From the oldest courthouse in Texas, the iconic McCulloch County Courthouse, to the historic Fort Mason site and Heart of Texas Historical Museum, you’ll find a treasure trove of stories waiting to be explored. And for music lovers, the Heart of Texas Country Music Museum is a must-visit, showcasing the rich musical heritage of the region. Don’t miss the annual Heart of Texas Country Music Festival, where the vibrant sounds of country music fill the air, bringing the community together in celebration.

Immerse in the Experience

Brady offers more than just history and music – it embodies the true Texas spirit. Experience the charm and warmth of Southern hospitality, where neighbors are like family, and a sense of belonging runs deep. Enjoy the serene beauty of the San Saba River, perfect for outdoor activities and relaxing getaways. And for those with a passion for food and festivities, make sure to mark your calendars for the World Championship BBQ Goat Cook-Off, a mouth-watering event that showcases the best of Texas cuisine.

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Buying a 🏠 ?

Joe Reyes signing documents at James Long Real Estate

How much money do I need to buy a home?

We hear this question more than any other. And the answer is, “It depends.”

There are three types of costs involved in buying a home:

  • Down payment – The down payment varies from 3% to 20% depending on the type of loan you are getting.
  • Closing costs – These will vary depending on your purchase price as there are fixed-cost items as well as variable items. It’s not always a total percentage of the purchase price, so be sure to ask your mortgage loan officer exactly what they anticipate them being.
  • Inspections/appraisal – These are all out-of-pocket expenses.

What is a buyer’s agent?

A buyer’s agent is an agent you have contacted and signed an agreement with who can then work with you and advise you in order to get you the best deal in your home purchase.

What about my credit score?

Industry-standard in the market today is a minimum of a 620 FICA score. Your lender of choice should advise you of your score and how you might improve that.

If I see a house for sale, do I have to contact the listing agent to see it?

No, any licensed REALTOR® can show you the house. It is actually better to have a REALTOR® that represents you as a buyer’s agent.

Can you help me get a mortgage loan?

We are not a mortgage lender, but we do have relationships with some of the best in the business. Just ask, and we’ll connect you to one of them.

I want a home that has good schools in the area. How do I find them?

As real estate professionals, we cannot steer people towards or away from an area, but we can be the source to the source. We can guide you towards information that could assist you in your own decision.

Selling a 🏠 ?

How do I choose an agent?

When selecting an agent, the best source may be your family and friends. Many may have sold a property in the past and can refer you to an agent they found to be capable. Selling a home is a complex transaction, so experience should be a consideration. Visit with more than one agent. You should feel like that person cares and wants to help you make the best decision.

What factors can influence the price of my home?

You want your home to sell for the highest price possible but also in a timely fashion. Here are some factors that influence the price of your home:

  • Current real estate market conditions
  • The expertise and market knowledge of your real estate representative
  • Hard facts such as lot size, square footage, and condition of your home
  • Desirability factors, including location, special amenities, and property attributes
  • Selling and listing price of comparable homes in the area
  • Your level of motivation
  • The profit you wish to make from the sale
  • The amount of money spent on improvements
  • The original price you paid for your home

How are buyers attracted to my property?

You will work with your listing agent to develop a marketing plan and attract as many potential buyers as possible.

Methods include:

  • Yard Signs
  • The Internet
  • Multiple Listing Service (MLS)
  • Open Houses

What is my role in the selling process?

No one has a more important role in the home selling process than you. Here are some ways your participation can contribute to a successful sale:

  • Maintain the property
  • Ensure the property is easily accessible for showings
  • Communicate – let your agent know how to contact you
  • Remove or lock up valuables
  • Secure pets
  • Limit conversation with buyers/agents about price
James Long Real Estate agents
To learn more, call us at 325-597-1581.
Business Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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