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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.



                 Click Image for PDF Version We met with Steve Vieregge, Community Sales Manager for The Preserve, on Friday to follow-up on the development.The Preserve is on-schedule and the builder should break ground on the model homes on lots 31 and 32 (block C) in November. If the winter we...
75025 in Plano Texas continues to see a steady rise in days on market and the months supply of available homes. Days on Market: Months Supply of Housing: The National Association of REALTORS® considers a 6 month supply of housing to be a balanced market. Areas with supplies under 6 months are a s...
It’s that time of the year again! The record-breaking heat of the North Texas summer has given way to cooler fall temperatures. We’re all breathing a sigh of relief and enjoying the change of seasons. The cooler fall temperatures will fade into winter. It’s not unusual for North Texas to experie...
Ashton Woods has begun pre-selling new construction homes in The Preserve in Allen. Base pricing starts at $292k for the Waterville (single-level 2020SF) to $395k for an Augusta (2-story 3606SF). Premium lots range from $5k to $40k. The six models (both single-level and 2-level floorplans) being...
Looking for a townhome in the heart of North Plano? Take a look at The Enclaves at Willow Crest. Located just east of 121 and the Tollway, this community of upscale townhomes has easy access to major roads, shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and sporting events. CB JENI Homes, the exclusive b...
This is a common question among distressed homeowners we work with. It’s an easy question to ask, but the answer is complicated and constantly changing. There are many variables involved when trying to figure out when someone will be able to purchase a home after a foreclosure or a short sale; h...
Sightings of coyotes and bobcats are quite common in Ridgeview Ranch. A sighting of a healthy coyote/bobcat does not constitute a threat to people and as long as their behavior is apparently normal, there is no reason for an Animal Services Officer to respond. Contrary to what many believe, thes...
Vote For Proposition 2 to Make Sure Texas Has Enough Affordable, Clean Water for Our Future. The population of Texas is projected to double over the coming decades, yet our water systems are deteriorating and can't keep up. If we don't do anything, experts agree we won't have enough water to mee...
“Can I apply for a Texas Homestead exemption?” This was the question asked of me by a recent past client after she received her 2011 property tax bill. She had purchased the home in May of 2011 so she was not eligible for the exception in 2011. The law requires that you own and occupy the home o...
Opportunity knocks! One of a kind residential lot located in the heart of Turtle Creek Park. This lot offers the rare chance to build your dream home among the majestic trees on this heavily-wooded creek lot in the shadow of downtown Dallas. Located less than 3 miles to UTSW and Parkland Hospita...

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