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(Click on the link or image above to be taken to the Virtual Tour - Images coutesy of Shoot2Sell Photography) 6014 Morningside Drive is a beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath single family home with an attached 1 car garage in the heart of Dallas and the famed 'M' Streets. This cottage home features a warm and inviting interior with updated fixtures and rich hardwood and slate flooring, two very large bedrooms with two full bathrooms as well as beautiful dining area, an added sunroom or study, plus an open stone patio for evening relaxation. This established neighborhood is at (2 comments)
real estate: Moving Checklist - What to do Before Moving (Part 2/4) - 07/16/12 04:14 PM
Congratulations, new Homeowner! You've reached an exciting part of your life and have come a long way. While it may seem that the majority of the work in getting to this position is over (signing that ream of paper, where you tired out your John Hancock at the closing table), the work's not done. There are many things that go into moving and some things you should be aware of now that you own a home and are no longer renting! See Moving Checklist - What to do Before Moving (Part 1/4) Take Care of the Messiest Things while it's Empty!
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real estate: Moving Checklist - What to do Before Moving (Part 1/4) - 07/13/12 08:08 AM
Congratulations, new Homeowner! You've reached an exciting part of your life and have come a long way. While it may seem that the majority of the work in getting to this position is over (signing that ream of paper, where you tired out your John Hancock at the closing table), the work's not done. There are many things that go into moving and some things you should be aware of now that you own a home and are no longer renting! Moving Checklist - Do Immediately, Without Delay! One of the most important things that need addressing is Access. Now that (5 comments)
real estate: Common Law Marriage in the State of Texas - 02/07/12 08:42 PM
Understand Common Law Marriage in the State of Texas, and how it impacts real estate transactions... Most people have a misconception and don't fully understand what “common law marriage” is. Many simply think that if two people live together for a while (6 months to a year), there is a common law marriage. Texas recognizes the validity of informal marriage including unions entered into within the state as well as those entered into in other states that recognize common law marriages. The law has long been that two people who wish to be married do not need to have a ceremonial (1 comments)
This four bedroom, three and a half bath former Drees model home was built in 2001. Boasting 3,767 square feet, it offers both formal and family living areas, Polk Audio system throughout, updated water heaters and zoned heating and air conditioning, granite in kitchen and California closet system in Master, plus an oversized lot, oversized parking and oversized entry. Offered at $339,000.
Call Ashley Cox for an appointment to view this and other homes @ 972-978-3109. School (Wylie ISD) and Area Info: (3 comments)
real estate: Professional Real Estate Photography... a part of your Spring? - 03/17/11 08:11 PM
It's that time again! Time to hone in on the Spring things that matter most when it comes to providing our clients the best array of services. Many of you will be providing trusted resources to your clients to assist in their sale - and without getting into the debate of which role plays the most importance, we can all acknowledge that when performed correctly, a stager, pre-listing inspection, home warranty protection plan and professional photography all assist in dwindling those days on market. In particular, I love to visit the topic of real estate photography. What can go so wrong (8 comments)
real estate: The Before and After - Real Estate Photography - 09/02/10 06:51 PM
I often speak about the importance of real estate photography and it's impact on a properties 'web' presence. Always the visual learner, I've taken an affinity to showcasing both the good and bad in real estate photography and was even interviewed by Inman for my opinions on properly capturing images to attract prospective buyers. It's a stated fact that the majority of today's buyers begin their search online, no matter the price bracket - thus making your online first impression the most important and what will ultimately snag that future purchaser. Get them to like it online, and they'll want to (4 comments)
real estate: What is "REO?" - 08/24/10 09:35 PM
If you've recently been looking at the housing market or even considered the purchase of a home, no doubt you've heard the word "foreclosure." It's an okay word... it'd score you 16 points in a game of Scrabble, 19 points in Words with Friends and a whole mess of heartache if it ever happens to you. After a property is foreclosed upon, the Bank will try and recoup as much of the loan amount lost as possible. This is typically done at a foreclosure auction, and in Texas it occurs on the first Tuesday of the month, or what is commonly (1 comments)
real estate: What's your Contract Pet Peeve?! - 04/13/10 04:45 PM
Contracts, the promulgated forms, addenda and amendments adopted by entities such as the Texas Real Estate Commission, are worded and structured so that certain Buyer and Seller protections are made a part of a standard agreement and can be amended or updated according to case law and other changes in judicial rulings. Ironically enough, it's got a pretty good capture of most of the items that one might run into in your everyday, run-o-the-mill real estate transaction. That remains true here in the Dallas Metroplex as well. Within reason, I'm often called upon to be a little more understanding when our (3 comments)
real estate: Should I Buy a House Now? - 04/13/10 12:37 PM
Low interest rates this year have lulled the majority of buyers (mainly first-timers) into believing that home loan rates in the 5.50% and lower range are "normal". This is not the case (see credit crisis of the 1980's) and if you are in the position where you need to refinance or are considering buying a home, complacency is not your friend. Government programs in the housing and interest rate realms are ending in the coming weeks and months. The time to take advantage of these programs is now, people! While there will always be those that believe differently, infinite stimulus for (2 comments)
The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex grew faster than any other region in the Country last year, says the estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau as of March 2010. We knew everything was bigger in Texas - we even coined the term 'Metropolitan' - but North Texas is seeing serious growth!
This information was forwarded to me and I had to take a look. Numbers don't lie! Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is estimated to have gained 146,530 residents from July 2008 to 2009, which is the highest numerical increase in the nation. (5 comments)
real estate: What is Earnest Money? - 02/22/10 11:40 PM
First Time Buyer Help - "What is Earnest Money" If you've dabbled in the world of real estate, you may have heard the term 'Earnest Money' being thrown around a bit, especially if you have ever had the chance to submit an offer on a property. While not mandated, many Agents will insist the inclusion of a copy of your 'Earnest Money check' when submitting an Offer to Purchase, especially if the home is a bank owned foreclosure. Earnest money is an important element of the Offer to consider. One reason is it's effort to prove to the Seller that you (8 comments)
As if RainCamp Dallas wasn't enough to get the lights blinking and sirens to wail, I had the opportunity to sit down with an industry professional today who offered her time and open ears to touch base with a lil lo' Agent like me. It's such a joy to meet people in the real estate industry that have similar thought processes and can truly understand where your reasonings and ambitions are.
In my short experience, I've seen so many professionals walk through their business lives tightly 'holding their cards' to their chest for fear of anyone encroaching (7 comments)
Come see this 5 bed, 2 and a half bath, 2 car garage home in the Lynden Park Estates of Rockwall, Texas. This great home is situated on a large corner lot and has a great drive-up. The spacious interior boasts 2,968 square feet of living space and architectural details throughout. Large picture windows and open family areas make this one especially inviting. Open House is from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. Click here for Directions!
real estate: True Blue... To the Extreme - 01/19/10 01:17 PM
Meredith Land with NBC News here in Dallas did a story on a local Arlington man, Stoney Kirsch, and his overzealous Cowboy fan collection. No joke, wall to wall of his home is covered in sports memorabilia and his favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys. Regardless of this weekend’s loss to the Vikings, this man is a true Blue fan, which is evident from the moment you arrive at his home.
Just how true? That's learned from his collection: His cars name is 'Emmett.' Posters, cans, action figures. Over 800 Cowboys collectible bottles. Turf from the actual stadium as carpeting. And (1 comments)
real estate: While we're on the subject of Photography... - 01/18/10 04:10 PM
As Realtors, we know the importance of client advocacy and providing a breadth of resources available to Sellers. We give them the best that we can and hope to make the process a bit simpler for them - which might include offering the services of a stager, a pre-listing inspection or home warranty package, or professional photography to reinforce and publicize their amorous thoughts about the dwelling. Now, I've spoken in the past about the importance of proper real estate photography - click to see my entries about some helpful techniques and some bumps and bruises along the way. Regardless, there (3 comments)
real estate: Bad Real Estate Photography (Part III) - 01/11/10 03:10 PM
Bad Real Estate Photography - Lessons from the Media Age You've heard it once, you'll hear it again - In a previous post, I detailed one of my favorite soap-box subjects, which is the poor use of digital cameras in real estate. Bad Real Estate Photography can be avoided - after all, a luxury of having a digital camera is the fact that you, yes you, can view the photograph you just shot and choose to delete it. When you are listing a home (especially if a good amount of time and effort has gone into cultivating the relationship with that (9 comments)
Ask me about this 5 bed, 2 and a half bath, 2 car garage home in the Lynden Park Estates of Rockwall, Texas. This great home is situated on a large corner lot and has a great drive-up. The spacious interior boasts 2,968 square feet of living space and architectural details throughout. Large picture windows open family areas make this one especially inviting.
Information reliable but not guaranteed. Add your personal touch to this home and easily make it a place of your own. (0 comments)
real estate: Screeded What?! - 01/07/10 04:18 PM
Walking around Texas, most know the two main types of foundations commonly seen in our area: slab and pier-and-beam. Today, though, I was schooled a bit on a Screeded Slab, little known and ever-elusive. Here’s a breakdown of foundation types for you:
Slab (Concrete) – The most prevalent of all foundations in D/FW and the fastest and cheapest of the three. Slab foundations can be quite stable if constructed right. With a slab, the floors of the home are usually only a few inches higher than the surrounding soil. Slabs are durable, but are pretty susceptible to our North Texas (2 comments)
real estate: Speechless Sunday - December Warmth - 12/27/09 09:38 PM
This last week of 2009 will surely bring a deeper reflection of the blessings that I've received and the future at hand that's in store for myself, my family, my business and my surroundings. Health and happiness are such precious things - in your planning of 2010, be sure to share your December warmth and love with family and friends.
Warm Christmas fire at the in-laws home, 2009 (2 comments)
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