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This is a FABULOUS House in the popular area of Richardson Heights in Richardson, TX. It feeds into the award winning Richardson School District including Arapaho Elementary School, Richardson West Junior High Magnet School, and Richardson High School. This 3/2/2 with 2 Living Areas can be yours for ONLY $146,500. CLICK HERE for the Visual Tour!
The Front Living area has fresh paint and newer wood lamanate floors with a tile entry. The front window brings in quite a bit of light. You can also see in the second picture how it leads right back to the back area of the (10 comments)
BabyHarris Update 7/20/2007 - 07/20/07 02:41 PM
Here's another update for ya... I got a call from the doctor today to go over some of the results from my second sonogram I had on Wednesday. My doctor is not one to change due dates because he thinks those are just basic estimates anyway, so as long as the dates are close, he doesn't like to change them... However, he has officially changed my due date from 11/29 to 11/22. 11/22 is THANKSGIVING day!! I imagine the day will be: Get up, watch a parade or two, head to my mom's, get ready for the Cowboy's game, we eat around 2pm, (10 comments)
Why You Shouldn't OverPrice to Sell - 07/19/07 02:54 PM
Many sellers like to test the market. When doing this, they overprice their properties in the hopes that an unsuspecting buyer won't look at the neighborhood history and just offer the full asking price. Here is an example:There is a property in Rowlett, TX. I interviewed for the listing back in March 2006. At the appointment, we discussed many updates to the house that would need to be done in order to warrant top dollar. I told them that if they updated the kitchen, removed the wall paper, a few other things, along with allowing me to stage the property, a (31 comments)
Another Scary Moment at a Listing Appt - 07/17/07 02:53 PM
Back in early June, I blogged about a listing appt where I was very embarrassed because I got dizzy and almost passed out. You won't believe it, but I think BabyHarris did it again!! She kicked and kicked for a couple of hours straight last night, and I couldn't fall asleep because she was playing soccer or something with my insides. I had a listing appt this morning that I was very excited about because I had been in touch with these people for over a year, and they were finally ready to meet. I get there and we start talking about the (14 comments)
Email or Phone? What do Internet Consumers Want? - 07/12/07 02:35 PM
I received an internet lead in October of 2005. It turned out that the owner had just bought the house a couple of months earlier, in August. I grunted a little, but sent him some information anyway because you just never know. I sent him listings on a monthly basis and also had him on an automatic drip campaign for once a month contact. Some time in 2006, he emails me asking me to update his email address. Why not.... I guess that means he's looking at the emails and listings, so I updated his information. In May, I received an email saying he (24 comments)
So far, today has been the best birthday ever!!! I don't even care that I'm another year older though I did kinda freak out when I saw the screen. I was like, What? The computers automatically recalculate at midnight? But I got over it very quickly when the images popped up! It's a..... wait for it, wait for it... And you won't believe this. I scheduled the very first appt of the morning so no one would be running late and I could get on with the day... Not only was the tech late, but I got a tech in training!! I guess (24 comments)
You Might be Owed a Tax Refund - 07/10/07 04:05 PM
In 2005, a new law was passed that stated tax offices must not only send out the tax bills to people's mortgage companies who pay taxes through the borrowers' escrow account, but also to each individual home owner as well. Since the law was something that passed fairly quickly, many tax offices weren't completely prepared for this. Because of that, Dallas County didn't get a chance to stamp the word "Duplicate" on the tax bills sent to home owners. Instead, they put a separate piece of paper in with the notice that stated not to pay the bill as their lender would (0 comments)
FREE Immunizations Available - 07/10/07 03:19 PM
FREE immunizations are available for all Richardson children and children part of the Richardson school district. This is a great service. My mom probably wishes it was available when I was part of the Richardson school system. With so many people unable to afford health care, this is an important thing to offer our children. In order to receive this free service, you must have an appointment. You cannot just show up out of the blue. All children must show proper immunization records before the start of the new school year at the end of August. For information and to schedule your appt, (0 comments)
When to Part Ways with a Referral - 07/10/07 12:13 PM
I recently received a referral from an out of state Realtor. When she first mentioned the referral, I'm thinking "GREAT!" Then she mentioned the area, and I was like, well, I don't really work all the way over there. That's quite a drive, around 45 minutes to an hour away in good traffic. Over an hour during rush hour or any bad traffic. She mentioned the price range and asked if I would make an exception because of the price range. I agreed. I spoke with the referral. Turns out the situation was a little different than what the agent had described, but (50 comments)
Tips to Help with Lack of Patience - 07/09/07 03:29 PM
Does anyone have any tips on how to increase patience? What I tend to tell people is that before I was born, I was too impatient to stand in the line for patience so I skipped it all together... I'm paying for it now. I'm probably the most impatient person I know. Working with some of the buyers I've had to work with in the past (and present) have definitely tested my patience and I do the best I can. I smile and nod with them, and at home, I get to throw things and slam things, and vent my frustration... but (18 comments)
What a Great house with Heated POOL & SPA! 4 Beds, Master Split, with 2 full baths and 2 car garage. There are 3 Living areas and 2 Dining Areas. Plenty of room to spread out for everyone! Updates include fresh paint, newer laminate wood flooring, new blinds, some new fixtures, new hardware, 8' fence with steel posts and much more. Master has double sinks, walk in closet, separate shower, and a corner garden tub. The covered patio and wood deck around the pool are great for entertaining and BBQs. Large Kitchen with Tiled Island and breakfast bar, Oversized garage, Crown moldings, Picture frame (7 comments)
Making Sure MLS and Tour Pictures are GREAT! - 07/05/07 02:06 PM
There have been many blogs about pictures of properties in the MLS and I am always on the side where the pictures should be posted immediately with the listing. If you don't have the pictures taken yet, or the house is not in showing condition yet, do NOT list it in the MLS. Well, I'm in a pickle right now, and good thing my seller is very understanding and definitely understands why I'm waiting. It took about a month to get his house in showing condition. We painted some rooms, we changed out the blinds, we rearranged furniture, we made the pool (24 comments)
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