sharkey peek group: NO MAJOR CHANGES.... - 09/27/09 05:54 PM
No major changes
When you're considering buying your first home, it's important that you don't make any major changes in your life, such as quitting your job, opening or closing bank accounts, or opening new accounts at retail stores. This could make it difficult for you to get approved for the best possible mortgage rate and could adversely affect your credit score.
You also need to realize that the amount of money that goes into this process is substantial. Many buyers' agents provide homebuyers with a cost breakout sheet to consider all items you will need to start paying immediately. This … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: Heather Ridge in Frisco TX - 08/07/09 08:42 AM
Heather Ridge is a new home neighborhood in Frisco with homes priced in the high $200s to the $300s on oversized lots. New homebuilders in Heather Ridge include: Avery Edwards, Landstar Newcastle and Sotherby. The community offers a recreation center and a swimming pool. Heather Ridge opened in the summer of 2000, it provides small town atmosphere just minutes away from the many conveniences of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. Frisco is one of Texas' most dynamic cities. Residents in Heather Ridge have outstanding access via the Dallas North Tollway, SH121 and SH190 to major employment centers, Stonebriar Centre Mall and superior … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: Pearson Farms Frisco Texas - 07/28/09 01:46 AM
You've waited for that perfect place to move your family. The perfect combination of location, home styles and a family-friendly neighborhood. 
   Welcome to Pearson Farms in Frisco.
   SouthStar Development, creators of The Trails of West Frisco and Country Club Ridge, have transformed rolling farm land into a family enclave of over-sized home sites, lakes, a Community Center and a 5 acre park, right in the middle of the community. Located just south of Main Street on Teel Parkway, Pearson Farms is in the middle of everything that's happening in Frisco.  In the middle of everywhere you want to be. Pearson Farms … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: NEW COMMUNITY IN PROSPER ISD WITH TREES AND ROLLING HILLS!! - 12/08/08 12:29 PM
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sharkey peek group: WHO TO TIP AND WHO NOT TO TIP AND HOW MUCH???? - 12/08/08 10:20 AM
10 Workers to Tip This Season
Tipping this holiday season may sound too fancy for your budget. But when you consider that many of the people you tip get anywhere from 8 to 68 percent of their income from tips, you may want to give these helpful folks a break and plan for an added service charge.
1. BartenderBase Pay per Hour: $7.30Tips per Hour: $10.30Percent of Total Hourly Income in Tips: 59%
Fortunately for this service provider, we all tend to get a little more generous as the night goes on. But, it's a good thing when you consider that bartenders … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS ARE UP 112% OVER LAST WEEK DUE TO FED BUYING MORTGAGE BACKED SECURITIES AND DEBT!! - 12/08/08 07:38 AM
I INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE  Mortgage rates have been dropping since the Fed announced it would buy $600B worth of mortgage backed securities and debt issued by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae. In this environment, mortgage applications last week were up 112% over the previous week. That shows the effect lower rates can have. It's estimated that each 1% decline in mortgage rates roughly amounts to a 10% increase in homebuyer purchasing power. This can generate an estimated 500,000 more home sales.Apparently the Treasury Department knows this too, since last week it announced a plan to … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: A TESTIMONIAL ON HOW IMPORTANT STAGING A HOME REALLY IS... - 12/08/08 06:40 AM
I wanted to share with you one of my home stagers latest success stories. An investor picked up one of my my home stagers business cards from another home she had staged in his own neighborhood and he is very glad that he did.One of his investment properties had been on the market for 60 days with no offers and very few showings.After he saw my home stagers business card and some of her work she has done on our Sharkey Peek group listings he decided to stage some of his investment properties.The first property he staged received 2 offers 10 days after staging...even with a PINK MASTER BATHROOM!  You're … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: LONG STORY SHORT ABOUT HOW OUR ECONOMY GOT WHERE IT IS.... - 12/08/08 06:25 AM
YOU HAVE TO WATCH THIS YOU TUBE CLIP FROM THE FRED THOMPSON CHANNEL.IT SUMS UP OUR ECONOMIC STATUS VERY WELL AND MAKES YOU WONDER WHAT THE WORLD WILL BE LIKE FOR OUR GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT GRANDCHILDREN???http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=fredthompson 
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sharkey peek group: THE ECONOMY CHANGES THE WAY EXPECTING MOTHERS NAME THEIR CHILDREN..... - 12/08/08 06:10 AM
Parents get serious about baby names in tough year
The top boy's name for the year remained Aiden, followed by Jayden, Ethan and Jacob with classic names like Matthew, Jack, Michael, Alexander, Daniel and William all featuring in a list of the top 50 most popular names. The list, compiled from thousands of baby name entries on the specialist baby website BABYCENTER.COM, found that Emma replaced Sophia as the top girl's name followed by Isabella and Olivia with Sarah, Elizabeth and Anna also popular.
With the United States consumed by politics all year, presidential names also made a return, such as … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: NEW HOME BUILDERS/PRE-OWNED HOMES ARE NOW COMPETING AGAINST FORECLOSURES... - 12/07/08 06:20 PM
10 Tips for Competing Against Foreclosures
Builders have a formidable new competitor on their hands. Foreclosed homes, with a huge price advantage over new ones, are outselling new homes in many markets. Though it's virtually impossible to compete against foreclosures on price, builders report some success swaying potential buyers using the following techniques. Consider the following: Get to know competing foreclosures intimately. Make sure your sales people get out to see every competing foreclosure and the shape it's in. The lot may be overrun with weeds, the windows broken, and the appliances vandalized. The house may not even be livable at … (1 comments)

sharkey peek group: MORTGAGE FRAUD A HUGE CONTRIBUTOR TO CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS... - 12/07/08 06:14 PM
 
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sharkey peek group: WHAT IS PMI AND HOW DO I GET RID OF IT??? - 12/07/08 06:10 PM
What is PMI and how to get rid of itBecause residential real estate transactions are secured by a very valuable asset: the home itself. If a borrower defaults on a loan, the risk for the lender is often only the difference between the value of the home and the amount outstanding on the loan, less the amount it costs them to foreclose and resell the property.For this reason, lenders are very wary of lending more than a certain percentage of a home's value. Traditionally, this has been 80 percent. The cushion this provides the lender helps ensure that their losses from … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: HOME BUYERS CHECKLIST...... - 12/07/08 06:02 PM
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sharkey peek group: WHAT IS A HOME APPRAISAL AND HOW DOES IT WORK? - 12/07/08 05:59 PM
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sharkey peek group: HOME REFINANCING BASICS.... - 12/07/08 05:48 PM
Home Refinancing Basics
Before you refinance, know the pitfalls as well as the advantages
In recent years, millions of homeowners have taken advantage of low rates and refinanced their mortgages. This article describes the advantages and possible pitfalls associated with a "refi."
Before You Start:
 
Remember that refinancing to reduce debt can be a smart move, but refinancing in order to borrow more for consumer purchases (car, vacation, etc.) could set you back significantly. Read the fine print on your current mortgage to learn whether you'll be assessed penalties or fees for "getting out" of that loan early. … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE BUYERS MARKET-CALL THE SHARKEY PEEK GROUP AND BUY A HOME NOW! - 12/07/08 04:40 PM
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sharkey peek group: SHARKEY PEEK GROUP KNOWS PROSPER REAL ESTATE! - 12/01/08 05:14 PM
Prosper Texas Real Estate & Homes
Prosper Real Estate - Prosper Realtor - Homes - Land - Acreage - Lots
The little Town of Prosper, Texas is growing. In just a few years, this North Dallas suburb has grown from around 2,000 to 3,000 people. It's a unique place to call home for those seeking the solitude of country living without sacrificing the benefits of living near the big city.Prosper is located about 10 miles northwest of McKinney near State Highway 289. More than 75 percent of the town's population in 200 was married, and the median age for residents was … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: INFORMATION ON FRISCO TEXAS. - 12/01/08 05:12 PM
Frisco TX Real Estate
Frisco, Texas is on the rise as one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. There are many reasons for this influx of new residents, the biggest of which can be summed up in three words: "Location! Location! Location!" The town is just minutes north of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in a booming area dubbed the "Golden Corridor." The extension of the North Dallas Tollway into the center of Frisco has helped to further the city's explosive growth.
About Frisco, Texas
Located in Collin and Denton counties, this family-oriented community offers excellent schools, a … (0 comments)

sharkey peek group: WHERE IS PROSPER TEXAS ANYWAY??? - 12/01/08 05:02 PM
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sharkey peek group: INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE BOOMING TOWN OF FRIISCO TEXAS!! - 12/01/08 04:59 PM
 
About the Frisco, Texas Area  
Frisco, with its flourishing community of over 93,346, is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. This is a city where you can bask in the community spirit, safety, and charm of a small town while enjoying the exhilaration, culture and amenities of a big city. Home to state of the art facilities such as the Stonebriar Mall and Dr. Pepper Ballpark, Frisco has become known as ‘Texas' Rising Star' for its world-class art, sports, and shopping. Offering a full range of cultural, entertainment, business and recreational possibilities, it also has high … (0 comments)

 

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