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2018 Housing Market Looking Great for the Dallas Fort ...

  D-FW will be one of the country’s hottest home markets in 2018 Written by Steve Brown, Real Estate Editor Dallas Morning News North Texas’ hot housing market won’t cool in 2018, according to a new forecast. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is expected to be one of the top home markets in the country next year, according Realtor.com’s just-released projections. Only Las Vegas will have …

How Do You Tell Someone There’s Little to No Val...

Imagine you’re a homeowner in Lucas, Tx on a really nice 8-10 acre tract of land. You’ve raised your family there, added square footage to the home, and done some upgrades. The home is about 30 years old and you’re finally ready to sell. So in walks Tom  and tells you he thinks there’s very little value in your home, but there’s some great news too. …

1401 Red Oak Trail in Fairview Now Under Contract

1401 Red Oak Trail in Fairview’s Oak Meadows is now under contract.  The home is priced at $2.25 Million and is currently under construction.  This is another of Ron McHam’s beautiful custom homes and we’re all looking forward to seeing it all come together.  We’ll be updating the pictures as the home is being finished out.  It should be ready for occupancy in February …

146 Estelle Ln in Lucas, Tx Now For Sale

Every so often, we get a listing on a home we think will sell quickly.  We’re always cautious about saying that because if it doesn’t, we have mud on our face.  But we’re going to roll the dice on this home and speculate it will be our next property to go into title.  This home will appeal to active buyers for quite a few …

Negotiating Personal Property

One of my golden real estate rules is never negotiate on the personal property at the same time you’re negotiating on the price of the home.  Not only can that create some real hard feelings between the buyer and seller, it can even kill the sale.  It happened to me twice on the same home which I’ll share later. What’s Considered Personal Property? Think …

Do You Really Save Money Selling Your Home Yourself?

This isn’t a scare tactic, but after thirty some odd years of both commercial and residential real estate, I can tell you first hand, selling a home can be like walking through a minefield.  There are countless ways to end up in trouble if you don’t know what you’re doing or aren’t paying attention to details. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, …

Fairview, Lucas, and Lovejoy ISD Agent and Office Mark...

Many years ago when I made the jump from commercial real estate to residential, I was surprised at how agents said either they or their company was number one this, or number one that.  It seemed like everyone was number one and I didn't know who to believe. I was so green, I didn't even know the MLS keeps track of every agent and ...