John R. Berrier
October 2019

New Program Makes It Possible to Rent Tesla Solar Panels
Dreaming of Tesla solar panels but don’t want to pay the thousands of dollars out of pocket to purchase them? The company is now offering solar panels for rent in six states as it rolls out a test program: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New Mexico. 
      With no upfront costs, homeowners now have a newly affordable opportunity to add Tesla solar power to their home. 
      How it works: Homeowners don’t pay for installation and can start the process with a small deposit—as low as $50, which covers the first month of service. The monthly cost is fixed, and includes the panels
Mortgage Rates
U.S. averages as of October 2019:

30 yr. fixed: 3.64%
15 yr. fixed: 3.16%
5/1 yr. adj: 3.38%

themselves, hardware, and ongoing support and maintenance.
      The systems come in three sizes: “In every eligible state except for California, Tesla will
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Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? Have You Looked Into Down Payment Assistance?
     What’s the No. 1 reason renters fear taking the leap to homeownership or don't even think the leap is possible? That pesky down payment. Even with an FHA loan that requires a minimum of only 3.5% down, the idea of setting aside several thousand dollars is daunting at the least (and, in many cases, darn near impossible).
      A survey from Apartment List shows that most millennial homebuyers can’t come up with the funds for a down payment. "Seventy-two percent of millennial renters who plan to purchase a home cite affordability as a reason that they are delaying homeownership, with 62 percent pinpointing a lack of down payment savings specifically,” they said. "Forty-eight percent

How to Get a Jump on Fall Home Projects
     Starbucks just released a new pumpkin flavored drink and the Halloween gear is starting to replace the patio furniture outside the supermarket. That must mean fall is near. If you’re anything like us, the first freeze hits us and we remember all those projects we wanted to do and never started—projects that will help protect our house and make it run more efficiently. This year, we’re starting early to get our house ready for the cold, and you can too. 
      Consider your window coverings Conventional wisdom says you should trade out your lightweight draperies for something more substantial for the colder seasons. But sheers are great in fall and winter. Letting some sunlight trickle through can help heat the home while still providing privacy, and they can be added to any window, regardless of the type of treatment you already have. 
      Mulch. That. Yard.  "Should you

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AWARDS: Awarded Top 1% Realtor status by D Magazine for 2005. Holder of the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, held by only two percent of all realtors nationally, Certified Relocation Professional (CRP), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), and Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR). Member, Dallas Board of Realtors, Austin Board of Realtors, Houston Board of Realtors, Palestine Board of Realtors. 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Hella Temple Shriner, supporting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and the Shriner’s Burn Hospital. With over 23 years of experience in real estate and relocation, John Berrier is known by his many satisfied customers for his professional representation as well as his personalized service for each client. John attributes his success to his team at Corporate Relocation, Inc. (CRI), who provide stellar, boutique service directly to his clients. Those services include: direct real estate listings, home finding, area orientation, temporary housing, leasing, mortgage brokering, house hold goods shipping, accounting gross-ups, amended sales, buyouts, policy making, record storage, and individual consulting. John Berrier and CRI take pride in providing a single point of contact for all services. John Berrier’s mantra is, “I treat each client as if they are directly responsible for the retention of 50 additional clients.”

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