How Home Improvement Loans Work

June 18, 2019

Looking to make some home improvements? Here is what you need to know about securing a home equity loan from Peoples Bank of Texas.

Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time | Peoples Bank

May 15, 2019

Your house is on the market and you’re in the process of buying a new one. This scenario can be stressful and scary, especially if you’re not getting any offers on your current home. With the help of a realtor and a lot of coordination and planning, buying and selling your home at the same … Continued

Go Green: The Benefits of Environment-Friendly Construction

March 10, 2019

Out here in West Texas, we have plenty of sun and wind, making it a prime region for using “Green” Construction methods. If you are thinking of incorporating some green into your next home building, here are a few ways it will benefit not only the environment but your pocketbook, as well. Low Maintenance and … Continued

2018 Parade of Homes Preview: Lubbock’s Best | Peoples Bank

May 15, 2018

If you’re looking for a new home or inspiration for your next renovation, look no further than the 2018 Parade of Homes, presented by the West Texas Home Builders Association. Now in its 63rd year, the Parade of Homes offers up close and personal tours of beautiful new homes across Lubbock’s best neighborhoods. The 2018 Parade of … Continued

5 Things First-Time Home Buyers Need to Know | Peoples Bank

May 8, 2018

Are you thinking about settling down and buying your first home? Congratulations! And, you’ve come to the right place. The process can be overwhelming for first-time home buyers, but we’re here to help you get organized. If you’re just getting started, here are five things every first-time home buyer needs to know. Start Saving for … Continued

Top Renovations to Increase Home Value | Peoples Bank

February 20, 2018

Is your family starting to outgrow your starter home? Or perhaps you’re ready to downsize for retirement? Before you start shopping for your next home, prepare your current home to hit the market. Here are the top renovations that might increase your home value and help it appeal to potential buyers. Kitchen You don’t have … Continued

4 Reasons To Refinance A Mortgage | Peoples Bank

December 19, 2017

What does it mean to refinance a mortgage? It’s actually more simple (and less scary) than you might think. A refinance, or refi as the financial experts say, is replacing your current mortgage with a new mortgage. If the conditions are right, refinancing can help you save money and/or reduce your debt quicker. Today, we … Continued

7 Ways to Save Even More for Your Down Payment | Peoples Bank

October 24, 2017

Thinking about a down payment can put a damper on your quest to live the American Dream and purchase your first home. The average down payment for a home is around 20% of the total cost. To some, that seems like quite a bit of money to have in one place (hopefully your bank account), at one … Continued