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About Melissa Thompson

What sets Melissa Thompson Realty apart from the rest?
I believe in honesty and loyalty. When you trust me with your property/investment I will go above and beyond to market of your home very aggressively. I will do an outstanding job providing you with the current market information, allowing you to make the best educated decision. Trust me with you Business or referrals, you won't be disappointed!

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Ad Valorem Tax

    The term ad valorem comes from Latin, and its literal translation is “according to value”, which makes the ad valorem tax definition easy to understand. Defining ad valorem tax accounts tax levied in proportion to the value of the property being taxed either on the value when the purchas ...

  • Combination Policy (plan)

    a contract in life insurance that includes elements of whole life and term insurance. in pensions, a combined life insurance policy and a side (auxiliary) fund to enhance the amount of a future pension. in automobile insurance, different coverages using policies of two more insurance companies (r ...

  • Delay Clause

    In cash value life insurance policies, provision that allows the insurance company to refuse the policyholder a loan on the cash value for a period of time, usually up to 6 months, from the request date. The only exception is for premium payments due on the policy. ...

  • Long-term Care (ltc)

    Day-to-day care that a patient (generally older than 65) receives in a nursing facility or in his or her residence following an illness or injury, or in old age, such that the patient can no longer perform at least two of the five basic activities of daily living: walking, eating, dressing, using th ...

  • Resident Agent

    Salesperson who markets and services insurance policies in the state in which he or she is domiciled. ...

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Houston Real Estate Market Overview Of 2022

Houston Real Estate Market Overview Of  2022

Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States. It has shown steady growth and development, as well as a diverse economy and relatively low unemployment rates. It is one of the best destinations for long-term real estate investment or a job in this sphere. It offers an excellent quality of life, highly-developed infrastructure, and many career opportunities. So ...

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Black Friday Bucketlist For Realtors

Black Friday Bucketlist For Realtors

The real estate industry has changed a lot over the past few years. Looking at what real estate was and meant over 30 years ago and what it means now, we will see visible changes. The era of technology and modernization has stepped up this field. If we look at the tools real estate agents use nowadays, we can observe a change in modernization and adaptability to the ...

Home Seller Tips

What Sells A House

What Sells A House

Do you remember the first impression you had when you bought your house? Maybe the wall color in the bedroom stood out or some weird tiling choices. When it comes to home buyers, interior design choices can attract them or send them running. Many things make or break a sale, and a homeowner who’s putting their home on the market will only benefit from knowing what ...

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10 Things That Could Turn Off Homebuyers

10 Things That Could Turn Off Homebuyers

Selling your house is a challenging decision to make. Giving up the place you’ve made life-long memories is emotionally consuming. But you might need a bigger home or want to relocate to a new city. Thus going through the selling process is unavoidable. First time selling a house? There are several aspects you should consider. You need information about the local ...

Home Seller Tips

What Not To Fix When Selling A House

What Not To Fix When Selling A House

Living in a society based on consumerism, we are used to everything we buy being in perfect shape. We send back articles of clothing that don’t fit instead of altering them at a sewist; We return an appliance if it has a visible scratch; We go back to the store to return a product that doesn’t fit our expectations even if we purchased it ourselves from the ...

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