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2014 

  Many eager first-time homebuyers were sidelined by the worldwide economic recession. It’s hard to commit to any decision – much less such a major one – when you read almost daily that the market is falling or downward pressure continues. Who needs any kind of pressure? So it’s not surprising th...
09/29/2014
When the time nears to sell your Dallas home, one extra bit of due diligence can pay off in the most meaningful way: helping you to get the best return on your investment. It’s not a requirement that every listing agent may suggest, but particularly if yours is an older home, it is one you shoul...
09/26/2014
Gracious living in a well-appointed home may evoke visions of price tags in the millions of dollars, but not all true luxury homes in the Dallas area fall into the seven-figure bracket. If you are considering selling your own high-end home, it’s important to consider your target buyer and the cr...
09/24/2014
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words might a video’s flood of pictures be worth? The scientists at George Washington University approached the topic a few years ago in connection with real estate virtual tour s. To those of us whose profession is helping our clients buy and sel...
09/23/2014
Even some veteran renters are looking at today’s housing market and wondering whether it’s time to start your Dallas home search. With prices and mortgage rates as low as they are while rents continue to move higher, the numbers point to home ownership as an ever more obvious choice. But that’s ...
09/22/2014
At last! To the joy of every child (and most adults) you know, your DFW home has aswimming pool! Whether you just bought the property or have recently installed a pool yourself, this is a feature that’s not only a pleasure to look at, but also a true centerpiece -- a magnet for socializing and r...
09/19/2014
There is no such thing as a ‘universal trend’ when it comes to residential real estate: a quick look through the current Dallas listings will confirm that. At the highest end, the most luxurious features will always attract some homebuyers, just as in the great majority of listings, practical val...
09/18/2014
    Those of us who focus professionally on our Dallas real estate trends can vouch for it: outdoor living sells! And depending on what life phase their family is in, homebuyers’ choices tend to follow similar lines. When potential homebuyers come to me, some of the features highest on their “mu...
09/17/2014
In the Age of the Internet (that’s what we’re in the middle of, I’m pretty sure) it is widely held that everything you want to buy is merely a mouse click or two away. It’s sort of like“Alice’s Restaurant”: ‘you can get anything that you want’ – only better, because you don’t even have to ‘walk r...
09/16/2014
We have all heard horror stories about what can happen when people hire the wrong contractor. “It took three times as long as it should have!” “They wound up charging me half again what they said it would cost!” “They never even called me back!”  Those kinds of tales can be enough to keep you fro...
09/15/2014
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