home sales: 17 Tips for Packing Like a Pro - 07/29/11 09:49 AM
Moving to a new home can be stressful, to say the least. Make it easy on yourself by planning far in advance and making sure you’ve covered all the bases. 1. Plan ahead by organizing and budgeting. Develop a master “to do” list so you won’t forget something critical on moving day, and create an estimate of moving costs. (A moving calculator is available at REALTOR.com) 2. Sort and get rid of things you no longer want or need. Have a garage sale, donate to a charity, or recycle. 3. But don’t throw out everything. If your inclination is to just … (4 comments)

home sales: DFW ranked #4 Best-Performing Housing Market - 07/11/11 01:23 PM
This is great news for the DFW area! How does your market compare?
From Daily Real Estate News | July 11, 2011 | Share
10 Best-Performing Major Housing Markets
Ten of the highest performing major market metros are expected to improve their performance over the first half of the year, with five of the top 10 even expected to see modest gains, reports Clear Capital in its latest monthly Home Data Index.
While housing prices in the first half of the year were mostly negative among the metro areas, Clear Capital says the market is showing signs of stabilizing.

home sales: Housing Activity - Dallas - 07/03/11 07:06 AM
See the latest housing activity for Dallas - report from Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
The Dallas area is not as "hopping" as it was this time last year, but I'm sure some of that can be pointed to the tax credit no longer being offered. We did improve over 2009, and are continuing an upward trend for 2011 so that's good news!
Happy Selling everyone!


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