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Buyers who purchased their homes higher than today’s Dallas Real Estate market having hard time to sell their Dallas and surrounding areas homes especially if the home needs updates or repairs.

Sellers need to be ready to hear back from possible buyers regarding these repairs after the inspection. Today’s inspections are detailed with pictures and information for buyer to understand easily the condition of the property.

In a growing real estate market, buyers did not mind to buy homes with need of repairs and updates because they were expecting to gain appreciation, however in today’s Dallas Real Estate market is totally opposite of that and sellers are having hard time to sell if the home is not on top condition in that area or listed for a low price. Read the rest of this entry »

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As you may know, the Texas Legislature has now imposed strict standards for homeowners who apply for a new property tax homestead exemption. As of September 1, 2011, homeowners must provide proof to the county appraisal district that they live in the house they claim as their principal residence. The new requirement does not apply to homeowners who already have homestead exemptions. It affects only new applications for exemptions sent to appraisal districts. Read the rest of this entry »

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We live in a busy world. While we’re working, caring for our families and our homes, new innovations and inventions are created all the time. But unless you stumble upon the story in a magazine at your dentist’s office or it makes the 10 o’clock news, how can you keep up? That’s why we’re bringing you our “What’s New?” issue. It’s always a quick-read filled with information we know you’ll enjoy.

Before selling your homes in Dallas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Carrollton, Addison, Irving, Grapevine, Mesquite, Garland, Prosper, Little Elm, Euless, Southlake and surrounding DFW areas you may want to fix little things by yourself which makes a sense before putting your house on the Dallas real estate market, you want your house to be on tip top shape. Here is a quick tip… Read the rest of this entry »

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BEST LUXURY New HOMES IN NORTH Dallas in PRESTIGIOUS DEERFIELD NORTH Area in Plano Area

Deerfield Subdivision is well known with their tremendous Christmas Light Competition and shows. I know most of you are excited to see them!!!  While you are around Deerfield Plano area, you should see these new North Deerfield luxury homes Plano. Remember to call me to see inside of these extremely beautiful luxury new homes in Dallas area.

Here is the new list I just got from the builder of North Deerfield new homes representative that you should see the REDUCTIONS on Ready to Move in Properties, these are beautiful brand new houses in Plano.

SHOWCASE HOMES REDUCED–Move in READY FOR EARLY SPRING OCCUPANCY  Read the rest of this entry »

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Here is recently news from HUD that may help new homeowners.

RISMEDIA mentioned that on November 10, 2010–HUD on Tuesday announced a new pilot program that will offer credit-worthy borrowers low-cost loans to make energy-saving improvements to their homes. Backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), these new FHA PowerSaver loans will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to make energy-efficient improvements of their choice, including the installation of insulation, duct sealing, doors and windows, HVAC systems, water heaters, solar panels, and geothermal systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Most of the new home buyers would like to learn how they can reduce their monthly home payment. Here is a good article that you will discover how to reduce monthly mortgage payment of your home with discount points. You will learn how discount points work, why they may help you or if they are tax deductible. Read the rest of this entry »

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“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

— Benjamin Franklin

When your home’s plumbing system is working well, all is right with the world! Every home may have plumbing problems, it will be easy to repair it or give you a heart attack, and it is hard to know. Prevention is the best for any big problem in life. Here are a few maintenance tips to help avoid plumbing problems that can literally soak you. Read the rest of this entry »

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A home inspection allows a third party to evaluate the property while buying a house and allow the buyer to make a better educated decision on the condition of the property. Otherwise the buyer would have to rely on the disclosures brought forth by the seller and both agents.

Even though the seller is supposed to disclose all known defects, the problem is that many home sellers have no clue what’s wrong with their homes. I can count the number of sellers who’ve ever visited their attics and know the mess that’s up there. Many homes have broken tiles or roof problems that are not visible and only professional licensed inspectors can point them out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tucker Hill is a master planned new community in McKinney Texas which is north side of the City of Dallas.

Walking trails, open spaces, green preservation programs with attention to detail landscaping invites the new home owners to this lovely subdivision. Read the rest of this entry »

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This may come as a shock to many borrowers, but it’s absolutely true. Here is great information form a valuable Texas lender. Mortgage interest rates are not set by the Federal Reserve and, contrary to popular belief, mortgage rates are not directly tied to the yields of US Treasury bills, bonds, or notes – including the 10-year Treasury Note. That’s right. Despite what you might hear in the media, mortgage interest rates are actually set by lending institutions, and are based solely on the performance of mortgage-backed securities. Read the rest of this entry »

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