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Who pays for what? I get this question a lot! Closing costs can add up to a LOT when buying or selling Dallas real estate. What are closing costs you ask? Simply put, they are the costs for closing on your home which include escrow fees, title insurance, attorney's fees, etc... but don't worry, I...
Fun thing to do in and around Dallas this Memorial Day weekend! In Dallas:  Science of Spying at the Nature & Science MuseumThe interactive Science of Spying exhibit is part James Bond, part Jack Bauer and part "Lie to Me."  Red Nose RunThe Ringling Bros. Red Nose Run is an opportunity for Childr...
Selling your own Dallas home might sound like a good idea at first, but many FSBO (for sale by owner) sellers quickly realize they've gotten in over their heads or may have sold their home for much less than they would have had they worked with a Realtor®. The 2008 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and ...
I found a great website, Energy Savers, with energy saving tips for Dallas home owners. This site provides home owners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road.  By following just a few of the simple tips found on this Energy Savers Web site, you can make your Dallas home mor...
Below are search tips for Dallas home buyers looking for Dallas homes for sale: 1. Research before you look. Decide what features you most want to have in a home, what neighborhoods you prefer, and how much you'd be willing to spend each month for housing.  2. Be realistic. It's OK to be picky, b...
A slower Dallas real estate market is creating more of a demand for reverse 1031 exchanges. Properties are taking longer to sell making it difficult for sellers to adhere to 1031 exchange 180 day rules. But there is another option called a Reverse 1031 Exchange allowing for the roll-over of proce...
Places topping the list have a local economy which is stable and the housing market hasn't been hit with huge home price declines. Dallas has a concentration of high-tech companies, corporate headquarters and wholesale trade markets. Ft. Worth has had more than 900 major business expansions or re...

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