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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.



In Part Two of the series, I presented four types of Fraud for Profit Schemes. In Part Three, I will present the final four types. Inflated Appraisals – An appraiser purposely completes an appraisal based upon false or misleading date in order to over- or under-state the value of the property. T...
2 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths |2-Car Garage | 1800 SF/Building Plan Plano TX Townhome For Sale -Luxury townhome in Frisco ISD. Brick and stone exterior with hand laid brick porch. 8 ft Knotty Alder front door with speakeasy. Kitchen has stainless appliances, gas cooktop, and upgraded granite and cabine...
CB JENI Homes is making progress on The Chateau Townhomes located in The Settlement at Craig Ranch. Located in the heart of Craig Ranch, the townhomes will be priced from $195k to $230k. The three new floor plans are Camille, Julia, and Natalie. The first building (shown above) is well under way...
In Part One of the series, I presented an overview of mortgage fraud outlining Fraud for Housing and Fraud for Profit Schemes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has identified eight different schemes that are commonly seen in the US real estate market. Part Two will cover the first four ...
We’re not new to DocuSign. We first signed up for the service in December 2007 and have loved it for the past three and one half years. My favorite DocuSign experience goes back to the early months of 2008. We were representing an out of town buyer on the purchase of a large home in Highland Park...
3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 2-Car Garage | 2039 SF/Tax McKinney TX Home For Sale - Enjoy all the Stonebridge Ranch amenities! Well-kept single-level Grand home on a corner lot. Open floorplan. Covered front porch opens to tiled entryway and stacked formals. Island kitchen overlooks the family room wi...
As an NMLS licensed Mortgage Loan Originator, I did my eight hours of annual continuing education today. While much of it was specific to the lending community, I found the section on mortgage fraud trends to be very interesting and applicable to a broader audience of real estate professionals. ...
All the discussion in the national media about how bad the housing market is doing doesn't take into account that all real estate is local in nature. I was reviewing our local sales statistics the other day in preparation for a radio interview I was doing. Te Dallas Fort Worth market is doing ve...
4 Bedrooms | 3.1 Baths | Study | 2-Car Garage | 3321 SF/Tax Coppell TX Home For Sale - This waterfront view cannot be beat! Enjoy the sunset from your private balcony just down from the lakes lighted fountain. Relax on the extensive deck under the arbor amid the mature trees and lush landscaping...
3 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths | 2-Car Garage | 1985 SF/Tax Plano TX Home For Sale - Former model in the heart of Plano is ready for move in. Main living area has stained concrete floor and wet bar. Kitchen is updated with stainless steel appliances and modern sink, and looks out to the backyard with la...

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