north dallas realtors: Moving to TEXAS - 10/12/09 05:29 PM
Moving to Texas
Congratulations and welcome to the Lone Star State. Texans are friendly people. In fact, our name comes from the Caddo Indian word tejas, which means friend. We are very proud of our state - and you will be, too. There's an old saying among naturalized Texans, "I wasn't born in Texas, but at least I got here as fast as I could."
Texas' size is matched only by its diversity - people of different cultures coexist and several different industries flourish. You'll also find a variety of food, music, languages, entertainment, employment opportunities, professional sports, and outdoor activities.
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north dallas realtors: COMPARE HOUSES.... - 09/27/09 06:16 PM
Compare houses
If you have narrowed down your homebuying choice to a few properties, sit down with your Texas REALTORS TIFFANY SHARKEY AND TONYA PEEK 214-356-4472 and compare your wants and needs. It's also important to look at both long and short-term costs associated with each house. Examples include remodeling, maintenance, and landscaping costs. You'll also want to consider resale value. Buying a home with good resale potential may be just as important as fitting your current needs, depending on how long you plan to stay in the home.
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north dallas realtors: YOU DO NOT NEED 20% DOWN TO BUY A HOME - 09/27/09 06:14 PM
You don't need 20% down to buy a home
According to a survey by Fannie Mae, 44% of all adults believe you need a 20% downpayment to purchase a home. That's simply not true. There are a variety of lenders who offer low-interest mortgages to qualified buyers that require a downpayment as low as 3% of the purchase price. There are also downpayment and closing cost assistance programs available to Texans. Contact your Texas REALTORS TIFFANY SHARKEY AND TONYA PEEK 214-356-4472 for more information.
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north dallas realtors: THE RIGHT SCHOOL... - 09/27/09 06:01 PM
The right school
If you have young kids, buying a home near top schools is almost certainly a priority for you. But even if you don't have school-age kids, you may still want to make sure you buy a home in a neighborhood with good schools. Why? The resale value of your home may depend on it.  The areas that we work Prosper, Frisco & McKinney have many schools that are rated exemplary. 
There are several resources you can turn to for good information. You can find several online rankings by performing an Internet search. You can also access rating information … (0 comments)

north dallas realtors: TWELVE TIPS TO SELL YOUR NORTH DALLAS HOME - 09/24/09 07:18 PM
Twelve tips to sell your home    The Sharkey Peek Group
There are few things more frustrating to a seller than a home that sits on the market. It's stressful to keep a house in showing condition, and not selling can cost you lots of money.
Use these tips as a quick guide to better your chances at selling your house in a timely fashion.
Sit down with your Texas REALTOR® and evaluate your listing price. Visit open houses in your neighborhood. Are similar homes priced lower? An overpriced home is destined to sit on the market too long. Do whatever it … (0 comments)

 

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