Rising land prices foretells of strong housing market in PROSPER TEXAS.
Overall housing outlook looks good in the long term as the DFW area continues to see steady population growth with a significant portion of that growth looking for detached single family homes. Low cost of living continues to bring relocations to the area.I have to laugh when, on the one hand, I see all of the doom and gloom about the collapse of the housing market and on the other hand, look at the boom and boom of cost of Collin County land. If land is selling at higher and … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: TEXAS IS AMONG NATIONS STRONGEST ECONOMIES.... - 10/12/09 05:53 PM
Nation's Strongest EconomiesTexas cities top the listAccording to a study by the Brookings Institution, the five largest metros in Texas were among the strongest economies in the nation during the second quarter of 2009 (S.A. still among top cities, by William Pack, San Antonio Express News, Sept. 15, 2009, and DFW economic, housing markets among top in U.S., analysis finds, by Steve Brown, Dallas Morning News, Sept. 15, 2009). San Antonio was the only city to rank in the top 10 among the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas in all four factors used to score cities - employment, unemployment rates, home … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: WHAT'S YOUR HOME WORTH ?? - 10/06/09 07:25 PM
What's your home worth?
When putting your home on the market, there are two ways to go about estimating what your property is worth. The first is a professional appraisal, and the second is a comparative market analysis (CMA). If you are thinking about listing your home, talk to your Texas REALTOR® about hiring a professional appraiser, conducting a CMA, or doing both.
A professional property appraisal is done by a certified appraiser and estimates your home's value based on a variety of things, including square footage, design and floor plan, the neighborhood, schools, landscaping, any additions or updates, and more. … (1 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: COMING TO YOUR SENSES - 10/06/09 07:02 PM
Coming to your senses
The more you do to prepare your home for market, the more money you can expect to pocket at the closing table. First impressions are critical to selling a home for the right price, and improving the sensory appeal is just one way you can stage your home to sell. Here are a few things you can do to capture the most interest in your property:
Hire a professional cleaning crew to come in and make your home sparkle. Make sure to get your windows cleaned inside and out, too. Shine up your appliances, especially if they … (1 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: SHOWING RESTRICTIONS PUT ON SHOWINGS BY SELLERS ????? - 09/30/09 07:10 PM
Sometimes, I'm actually amazed by showing restrictions
I am primarily a listing agent, and certainly understand there are times when restrictions are necessary due to special circumstances such as a baby, home schooling, elderly or sick occupants, etc. However, if a home is difficult is to show, you may find that your pool of buyers is considerably smaller, simply due to scheduling conflicts or incompatibilities.
Real life example: One morning, I was scheduling showings for a couple of potential buyers. I selected the properties and called the showing service to set up times to show them. For one vacant property, I … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: THE NEXT LEVEL OF CLEAN..... - 09/30/09 07:06 PM
The next level of clean
Aside from the necessary intrusions, the most inconvenient aspect of having your house on the market may well be keeping the house in showing condition.
Making a good impression on buyers is very important. It's not a huge leap for a potential buyer to equate a cluttered or dirty house with poor maintenance of the overall structure, systems, and appliances. Whether accurate or not, this can or result in a lower offer than the home might otherwise bring ... or worse, discourage an offer altogether.
Getting rid of clutter and keeping up with the constant cleaning … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: TWELVE TIPS TO SELL YOUR HOME...... - 09/30/09 07:03 PM
Twelve tips to sell your home
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 takes to be away … (1 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: 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.

realtors in prosper texas: GET A CLUE.... - 09/27/09 06:12 PM
Get a CLUE
If you are considering buying a home, ask the owner to provide you with the CLUE (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange) report of the home. CLUEs contain the insurance claim history of the property and can help you determine some of the problems that the house may have.CONTACT TIFFANY SHARKEY AND TONYA PEEK 214-356-4472 TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CLUE REPORTS.

realtors in prosper texas: FROM RENTER TO OWNER... - 09/27/09 06:03 PM
From renter to owner
Making that leap from renter to homeowner can be downright scary. But if you take it one step at a time, you may find it's not as challenging as you had originally imagined. Before you contact a Texas REALTOR®, get your credit in order. It's important to know what's on your credit report before meeting with your agent or applying for a loan. After obtaining copies of your credit report, contact a Texas REALTOR®. Your Texas REALTOR® will guide you through the homebuying process, alleviating any headaches or hassles.
Next, sit down with your REALTOR® and determine … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THE $700 BILLION BAIL OUT PACKAGE FOR FINANCIAL FIRMS?? - 12/07/08 05:18 PM
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Sunday that the nation's still-frozen credit markets are very fragile and Congress must move quickly to pass a $700 billion bailout package for financial firms.
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Sunday that the nation's still-frozen credit markets are very fragile and Congress must move quickly to pass a $700 billion bailout package for financial firms.
Paulson said Sunday that the nation's outdated regulatory system for financial market must be overhauled but the first job is to get the most sweeping rescue package since the Great Depression passed by Congress in coming days.
"The credit … (0 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: WHY USE A REALTOR TO SELL MY HOME?? - 12/01/08 05:19 PM
Why Use a REALTOR®?
All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR®" logo on the business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey reports that 84% of home buyers would use the same REALTOR® again.
Real estate transactions … (1 comments)

realtors in prosper texas: Prosper Property Values Are Increasing!!! - 08/11/08 10:17 AM
Prosper Texas is setting record growth again this year.According to the certified tax rolls released by the Collin County Appraisal Districtproperty values in the town of Prosper jumped up 31 percent this year!This was the highest in entire Collin County.This is a sign that even in bad economic times people still want to move to Prosper.The rise will prevent the city of Prosper from raising property taxes this next year.
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