September 2010

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We were getting a lot of questions about the lease property repair deductibles from landlords and tenants, here is the current information from TexasRealtors.com It is also helpful for new real estate investors in Dallas Texas area.

 Why was the repair deductible paragraph removed from the Residential Lease
The repair deductible was removed from the TAR Residential Lease (TAR 2001) because the intent of the paragraph has been misinterpreted. The repair deductible paragraph allowed a landlord to hold a tenant accountable for paying up to a specified amount to repair conditions that were not already required to be paid by a landlord. The Property Code and/or the TAR Residential Lease require a landlord to pay the entire costs of the following repairs: Read the rest of this entry »

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Majority of Dallas council calls for 4.91-cent tax increase that  Dallas Morning News Blog mentioned recently which does not make the Dallas residents the happiest residents so far. Most of the Dallas residents commented clearly that they found this increase ridiculous. Here is the part of the article about Dallas Property tax increase.

A majority of the Dallas City Council has agreed to raise taxes almost to the maximum rate allowed under law in an effort to restore a host of city services that stood to be slashed in Dallas’ coming budget. Read the rest of this entry »

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Home staging is about solving the problem the best you can in the shortest amount of time with what you have available in your hands.  The results might not be the ultimate design solution for specific space however if it gives the prospective buyers a good feeling, then the staging has done its job. 

Bathrooms should look as large as it possibly could, in addition to looking up to date and inviting for possible home buyers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dallas offers good affordable housing opportunities as well as great schools and new strong job opportunities by big headquarters in Dallas area. Most of the Real Estate Investors started to look at Dallas areas according to The Dallas Morning News recently Memphis investors just bought two more apartment communities in the area which shows the bright real estate investment opportunities in Dallas.

The Dallas Morning News just mentioned that Dallas-area home prices are still ahead of where they were a year ago, but the rate of increase has dwindled from earlier in 2010. 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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Most of us wondering about the home prices, interest rates and economy nowadays and every one of us have different opinions. The Dallas Morning news has mentioned that more Americans expect home prices to drop which is one of the most asked questions to the Realtors lately. Read the rest of this entry »

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Memphis investors see easily what Dallas Real Estate offer for investors and here is the information from Dallas Morning News that Memphis investor buys two more Collin County apartment communities.

A Memphis apartment investor has acquired its second and third Collin County apartment communities in less than a week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Most of seasoned investors, new investors, first time home buyers and who wants to buy a second house as an investment would like to learn more about pre foreclosure and foreclosure properties in Dallas.

Before getting into Dallas foreclosure properties lets start from the basics like what is preforeclosure? The Preforeclosure Sale (PFS) Program allows the mortgagor in default to sell the home and use the net sale proceeds to satisfy the mortgage debt even though these proceeds are less than the amount owed. Read the rest of this entry »

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