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Tom and Gina Branch, The Branch Team with RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs, service the greater North Dallas suburbs including Dallas, Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, Lewisville, and Carrollton.

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2011 

Click for Larger View Gina and I flew over The Preserve in Allen this morning in the RE/MAX® Balloon. This vantage point gives you a good view of how things are progressing. The development is really starting to take shape! The lake has been completed and is starting to fill. You can also see tha...
06/29/2011
2 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths |2-Car Garage | 1633 SF/Building Plan Plano TX Townhome For Sale - Contract NOW for JULY move in on this gorgeous CATALINA plan loaded with upgrades. Beautiful brick and stone exterior with hand laid brick porch. Welcoming 8ft Knotty Alder front door with speakeasy. Gourme...
06/27/2011
Click for Larger Version   My phone has been ringing like crazy all morning long. Almost all the calls are about a new lease listing in Garland, TX at 3313 Ivanhoe. Apparently some low-life has poached my listing and posted it on HotPads at $700. They’ve looked up the owner’s name and it’s made t...
06/26/2011
I was out working in Lakewood Estates in Coppell, Texas this morning. It was early in the day and the temperatures had not yet climbed out of the 80's. I was early for my appointment so I sat on a bench in the park next to the lake. As I sipped my Starbucks coffee, I watch as the ducks paddled a...
06/26/2011
I had lunch with the sales staff of a local builder I represent yesterday. A couple of tasty pizzas combined with an interesting conversation led to this post. Many of the potential buyers are walking in concerned about everything they are reading, hearing, and seeing in the national media. “It’...
06/26/2011
3 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths | Study |2-Car Garage | 2474 SF/Building Plan Plano TX Home For Sale - New floor plan in Frisco ISD. Large island kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, and custom cabinets. Master bath with separate vanities has garden tub and huge walk in closet. Nice cover...
06/25/2011
I was interviewed by Danny Gallagher with the McKinney Courier Gazette as part of his story on the dramatic drop in foreclosures in June 2011. According to the Foreclosure Listing Service (FLS), July 2011 foreclosure filings are down 28 percent across the Metroplex, the fifth straight month of d...
06/25/2011
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I was reading a blog post written by Leslie Ebersole titled, "Is Your Home Listed to Sell or Listed to Sit?" Leslie writes about making the most of every showing. I often talk about having your home in Show-Ready condition. What is "Show-Ready"? Here's a little background before we answer the qu...
06/20/2011
My good friend Leslie Ebersole did a great job writing this post. You only get one chance to make a great first impression with potential buyers. TomAfter a few days of showing, I think back on what my clients and I saw and how it reflects on the real estate market. Many homes are beautifully pre...
06/20/2011
Frontier Communications Inc is setting up a nearly 84,000 square-foot Regional Operations Center at the Allen Office Center. According to the Dallas Business Journal, the rural communications company will take more than 300 jobs to Allen and create an additional 300 jobs within 24 months. The nor...
06/20/2011
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