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By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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We recently attended a training hosted by one of the largest associations in the DFW Metroplex.  While the content was good overall, we walked away with concerns about several glaring points of misinformation shared during the event.One hot topic concerned the subject of residential property surv...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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Successful salespeople, particularly those in straight-commission or business ownership pursuits, are often students of self-improvement and leadership.Jim Rohn, motivational speaker and personal development trainer, teaches the importance of guarding that which we allow to influence our minds.Ro...
By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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  PENDING SALE 9809 CastlewoodPlano, TX 75025 This beautiful Townhouse will be one of the newer 50 shades of grey that the HOA is currently using to paint all individual units. Included in the HOA fee are the replacement of any wood trim if needed too. Gutters, Roof, and Fence were replaced by th...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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“REALTORS® have reason to celebrate today as legislation easing restrictions on FHA financing for condominiums is finally signed into law,” says NAR President Tom Salomone. “This is a long-awaited victory for NAR and for home buyers for whom condos are an important and affordable option.”H.R.3700...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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From blogging to giving showing feedback, many agents feel "blocked" when it come to real estate activities that involve writing. For many, writing is equivalent to public speaking... it can make us feel vulnerable, exposed, and frustrated because we don't always know what to say, and worry about...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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What do you get when you cross Michael Buble with Microsoft and real estate? Sway!What is Sway?For starters, Microsoft Sway is COOL! If PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote and Wordpress had a baby, it would be Sway. Building an interactive story takes seconds with Sway's dynamic drag and drop interfa...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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No more classes, no more books... Completing those pre-licensing real estate courses is a BIG accomplishment, no matter what the level of prior education or career success a person has had. A close second (in Texas at least) is completing the 2nd round of courses (98 hours) that are required for ...
By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
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Workshop & Networking For Realtors, Inspectors, And Small BusinessesClass Location: Chicago Title 18111 Preston Rd #170, Dallas, TX 75252When: August 3rd 11:30-1:00 PM ——Lunch ProvidedCall or email kgoldsberry@lincloan.com to reserve your seat: (214) 945-1066Here's a quick look at what's in the p...
By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
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Mortgage Rates are near a 3 year low. Have you thought of refinancing your Texas  home? You could get a lower rate. You could eliminate mortgage insurance becuase your homes value has likely increased. You could cut years off your mortgage. I will provide you a customized refinance analysis free...
By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
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VA Home Loans If you are looking for a Plano Texas VA home loan you have come to the right place.  Do you want special rates reserved for our country's heroes?  As a direct lender we cut out the middleman and provide our veterans with exceptional service and competitive rates.  Interlinc Mortgage...
By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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  ©by Patricia Feager 6/25/2016 Kiazen!  In previous posts Kaizen! Part II and  Kaizen! I provided insights about the Japanese philosophy of "continuing improvement of working principles." Today's post further illustrates how the application and development of lifelong learning gain competitive a...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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Yesterday, the UK voted to break it off with the EU. After the results were announced, stocks around the world plummeted and the pound took a dive. Social media became flooded with "doom and gloom" narrative touting global recession, Armageddon, and the collapse of civilazation as we know it. WHA...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
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3304 Erwin Drive is now for sale in Plano Texas RARE FIND in Plano ISD. NEW ROOF June 2016. 4 bedroom , 2 bath, 2 car rear entry garage in desired area. Large living, no popcorn vaulted ceiling & gas starter fireplace is the vocal point of this home. Galley kitchen has double ovens, 5 burner elec...
By Bernadine Eberle, Home Sales in Collin County
(Keller Williams Realty - Texas)
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Sunset at Memorial Park is set for Monday, May 30, 2016 at 7PM. Veterans Memorial In Memorial Park, 2101 Bay Hill Drive, Plano, TX. 42 flags.Representing Plano's fallen men and women of the armed services. Each name spoken in rememberance.   The ceremony recognizes our brave men and women from ea...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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Construction, whether relating to a new build or remodeling, has its own vocabulary.  When your contractor or builder talks about rough work, don't take it to mean he's complaining about his job... "Rough In" or "Rough Out"Depending on your neck of the woods, the phrase "rough in" or "rough out" ...
By Bernadine Eberle, Home Sales in Collin County
(Keller Williams Realty - Texas)
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Homes for Sale in Timber Brook Estates, Plano, TX.The homes in Timber Brook Estates in Plano, TX, are located with Chaparral Road to the North, Jupiter Road to the West, Cloverhaven Way to the East, and Los Rios Boulevard to the South.  What's the Neighborhood Like? Timber Brook Estates in Plano,...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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Texas is rich in cultural diversity. While standard and intuitive pronounciation is often used, mispronouncing colloquial names is a dead give away that you aren't familiar with the local area.Want to blend in?Step 1: Don't listen to your GPS. It doesn't know how to speak Texan.Step 2: Read this ...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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How do you know when you are "making it" in real estate? Watch for these 10 sure signs of success:10. You spend more time in other people's houses than you do your own home.9. You never cook any more.8. You get calls for showings on "your listing" and you have to ask "which one".7. You are on a f...
By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty)
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Four world class pianists combine their extraordinary talent Friday, April 29, at Piano Madness Too, sponsored by the Dallas Jazz Piano Society (DJPS).  Dane Haerle, Stefan Karlsson, Fredrick Sanders, and Dave Zoller will be joined by Jeff Echelson on bass and Steve Barnes on Drums. Piano Madness...
By Amanda Thomas, Broker, Realtor®, SRES®, BPOR
(Providence Group Realty)
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In Texas, only specialty contractors (HVAC, fire sprinkler systems, plumbing, electricians and well drilling/pump installation specialists) need to be licensed. These licenses are administered through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. As this time, trades such as home builders, ge...

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