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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the top real estate offices in Dallas, TX, including key market insights, services offered, and tips for choosing the right office for your real estate needs.Real Estate Market Overview in Dallas, TXDallas, TX, boasts an average home value of $310,000, which is 2% lower than the previous year. Known for its blend of Texas charm and urban amenities, Dallas offers residents a diverse range of neighborhoods and attractions. The Dallas-Fort Worth metro area is home to trendy bars, retail shops, and a thriving real estate market, making it an attractive location for homebuyers and investors alike.Top Real Estate Offices in Dallas, TXLeading real estate offices in Dallas, TX, include reputable names such as Ben Caballero, Alex Perry, The Detwiler + Wood Group, and more. These offices ...
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By Patricia Feager, ABR,CRS,GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Photo Journalism by Patricia Feager 7/19/2024  Meditation is a stress-reduction. It takes time and patience to get to a place ofcalmness. Today, I imagine what it would be like to be on a lake paddling acanoe like I did when I lived in Maine during the summers of 1987 through 1992.In my feature photo, I created a self-portrait using NightCafe to include imagesfrom my memory of paddling a canoe. Unlike the A.I. feature photo, my writingis original. It is the story of my life and a legacy I leave to my children. Learning to adapt is essential. I accepted a job as far away from home as possible in Denmark, Maine. While they went to summer camp, I was hired on as a Staff person to work as a bookkeeper. My first cabin was a tiny ski cabin. There was no electricity, lock on thecabin door, or ...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the Residential Real Estate Market in Dallas, TX: From average home prices in different neighborhoods to top real estate companies and essential tips for buyers and sellers.Overview of the Residential Real Estate Market in Dallas, TXDallas, TX boasts a vibrant residential real estate market with a median listing home price of $445,000 and approximately 5,171 active homes for sale. The city offers a diverse range of property types, including single-family homes, condos, townhomes, multi-family homes, and new constructions. Additionally, the average days on the market for houses in Dallas is around 44 days. These factors indicate a dynamic real estate landscape in the city, catering to various preferences and needs of potential buyers.An example of the current overview of the resi...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the thriving real estate market in Dallas, TX, featuring insights on market trends, top realtors, buying and selling tips, luxury and affordable housing options, and key considerations for real estate transactions.Overview of the Real Estate Market in Dallas, TXThe real estate market trends in Dallas, TX reveal a dynamic landscape with various opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Despite economic fluctuations, the Dallas housing sector remains resilient, showcasing slight home price increases and high permit issuance. This resilience indicates a healthy and stable market environment that offers favorable conditions for real estate transactions. For instance, neighborhoods like Lake Highlands and Oak Lawn present diverse housing options, catering to the preferences of diffe...
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By Deb Dahlberg - Rowland, Deb Sells Texas!
(ASK FOR DEB! Stanberry Realtors)
 Just past Bastrop State Park, a sister park called Buescher State Park is located in Smithville Texas. This charming location offers camping, biking, and hiking. There is also ample space to go fishing and canoeing on its 30-acre lake. There are 6 miles of hiking trails and 12 miles of biking trails. If you want to sleep over, there are camping sites and cabins. You will have to rough it, as there are only community bathrooms. There is a pavilion that houses groups of people for special events. There is also a park store available for some supplies and memorabilia. If you wish to know about this park's history, there are tours that you can take to learn more from the park rangers. There are even junior ranger programs for the kids. There are many opportunities for guests to enjoy natur...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the real estate market in Dallas, TX, including demographic trends, average home prices in different neighborhoods, tips for finding the right property, market trends, and insights from realtor Dustin Pitts.Introduction to Real Estate Market in Dallas, TXThe real estate market in Dallas, TX is a dynamic landscape influenced by a myriad of factors that shape the buying and selling of properties in the region. One key aspect that drives the market is the average home prices in different neighborhoods within Dallas. For instance, neighborhoods like Duncanville and Irving offer a diverse range of single-family homes at varying price points, catering to a wide spectrum of potential buyers. Understanding these price variations can provide valuable insights for individuals looking to i...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
An informative guide on real estate agents in Dallas, Texas, covering the market overview, qualities to look for in an agent, top real estate companies, tips for choosing the right agent, insights from Dustin Pitts, and key takeaways.Real Estate Market Overview in Dallas, TexasThe real estate market in Dallas, Texas, is characterized by resilience, with slight increases in home prices and high permit issuance, indicating a robust housing sector. The market in Dallas is diversified across various sectors, offering stability against potential economic downturns. Homeowners in Dallas enjoy record levels of equity in their properties, giving them an advantageous position in the market. This equity provides a solid foundation for leveraging their properties in the dynamic real estate landsca...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Discover the ins and outs of the real estate market in Dallas, Texas, including key qualities to look for in a real estate agent, essential tips for buying or selling a house, leading real estate companies, and insights on a trusted realtor, Dustin Pitts.Overview of the Real Estate Market in Dallas, TexasIn addition to the variety of property types available in Dallas, Texas, the city's real estate market is also influenced by its diverse neighborhoods, each offering unique characteristics and amenities. For example, the vibrant Downtown Dallas area is known for its bustling urban environment and proximity to business centers, while neighborhoods like East Dallas and North Oak Cliff are sought after for their historic charm and community feel [2]. Understanding the distinct features of ...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Find a top realtor near you in Dallas, Texas with expertise in neighborhoods like Downtown Dallas, East Dallas, and North Oak Cliff, offering exceptional service and insights into the local real estate market.Overview of the Real Estate Market in Dallas, TexasDallas, Texas, not only boasts a vibrant real estate market but also offers a wide array of homes for sale, catering to diverse preferences and budgets. For instance, you can find properties in Dallas ranging from a luxurious $47,000,000 estate to a more modest $840,000 home. The median listing price of homes in Dallas stands at $445,000, making it an attractive location for both homebuyers and investors. Furthermore, with an average of 44 days on the market, properties in Dallas tend to move relatively quickly, reflecting the city...
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By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
We are so lucky to have Fitness Nights in our community, thank you Canyon Creek HOA! Led by the fabulous Kaitlyn Zolli, owner of FIT4MOM Cedar Park/Leander, these sessions are a blast for the whole family. Kaitlyn is an ACE-certified personal trainer with tons of experience in family fitness.Here’s what you need to know:Who: Everyone in Canyon Creek is invited! These classes are perfect for families with kids aged 4-10, but fun and fitness are guaranteed for all. Parents and children can join in together!When: Mark your calendars for the first, third, and fifth Thursdays of every month. We’ll follow the RRISD school schedule—no class if school’s out, including summer. Check Nextdoor for updates on weather cancellations.Where: Trailhead ParkWhat to Bring: Just a water bottle and comfy cl...
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By Brenda J. Andrew RENE, PSA, MRP, SRS, Professional Realtor in N Houston & Corpus Christi
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Check on your friends and family who got hit by BerylThis is just a friendly post to check in on your friends and family in the Houston and Surrounding areas.  Hurricane Beryl was a Category 1 storm that did a lot of damage.  There were very strong wind gust that took down lots of trees and power lines in the N Houston areas including Conroe, Willis, Huntsville, Livingston, etc.  Other areas were hit as well, Katy, Pearland, Sugarland, and all the way to the coast.  At least 14 people died in this storm and there are lots of people that have no running water, no electricity, no generators, etc.  The hotels are booked, and some hotels are price gouging.  Sometimes it is after a storm when people need the most help, especially our elderly population.  My parents have a generator but their...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the diverse real estate market in Dallas, Texas, featuring affordable housing options, luxury properties, popular neighborhoods, and expert tips for buying a house, with insights from experienced realtor Dustin Pitts.Real Estate Market Overview in Dallas, TexasDallas, Texas, stands out for its dynamic real estate market, characterized by a diverse range of properties to meet the needs and desires of different residents and investors. Whether you are looking for a sleek urban apartment with city views or a charming suburban home with a backyard, Dallas has something to offer for everyone. For instance, neighborhoods like Uptown appeal to young professionals seeking a bustling urban lifestyle, while areas like Preston Hollow attract families looking for spacious homes with excelle...
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By Tracy Lee Parker, Buy*Sell*Rent
(RE/MAX DFW Associates)
OPEN HOUSE 07/13/2024 1:30PM-3:30PM Royse City, TX641 FLETCHER DRIVE FATE, TX 75189Price Improvement! $385,000NEWER MERITAGE HOME WITH 4 BEDROOMS & 3 FULL BATHROOMS.Woodcreek of Fate jogging trails, parks, doggy parks, pools, a club house, events & lake!4 bedrooms, 3 FULL bathrooms, open living room, dining room & 2 car front entry garage!The elevation is pleasing with a beautiful front door with glass & wrought iron, stone & brick exterior & a covered back patio! It is an energy efficient home with a tankless hot water heater, low E windows, guttering & a heat pump!Great modern open floorplan with elegant features such as as quartz countertops, hexagonal tile backsplash, 2 in faux blinds, accent walls, light gray carpet & ivory oak luxury vinyl plank flooring.Large separate utility roo...
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By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
El Arroyo stands as an iconic Austin gem, renowned for crafting the finest hand-squeezed margaritas and serving up delectable Black Angus beef tacos, among a plethora of other Tex-Mex delights, since 1975!Situated at the corner of West 5th and Campbell, this local favorite boasts a quirky marquee that captures attention. Daily, the billboard transforms with a fresh pun—spanning the spectrum of wit and humor—making it a delightful fixture at the heart of Austin's culinary scene. El Arroyo invites you to contribute your own puns on their website, with full permission to showcase them on their marquee. It's a quintessential "Keep Austin Weird" tradition that resonates with the spirit of our vibrant city!The laughter doesn't stop there—they share these puns on Instagram, drawing in admirers...
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By Dorie Dillard Austin TX, NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones
(Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899)
What a fantastic way to wrap up our July 4th celebrations in Canyon Creek! We kicked off the holiday with our annual HOA Holiday Bike Parade, and it was a blast. It's always heartwarming to see the kids gather at Canyon Creek Elementary School parking lot, enthusiastically decorating their bikes in patriotic colors and themes.This year, the parade was filled with a delightful array of creatively decorated bikes, participants in colorful costumes, and spirited cheerleaders from Noel Grisham Middle School and Westwood High School. It truly showcased the community spirit and camaraderie that defines Canyon Creek. After the parade, everyone gathered at Trail Head Park where Konia Ice was on hand to provide refreshing treats, marking the perfect way to cool off and enjoy the festivities with...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Exploring the pros and cons of living in Dallas, Texas, including its diverse culinary scene, top-notch healthcare facilities, occasional severe weather events, and job market opportunities.Introduction: Exploring the Pros and Cons of Living in Dallas, TexasDallas, Texas, continues to be a sought-after city for people looking to relocate due to its distinct characteristics that set it apart as a hub of cultural and economic activity [4]. The city's rising popularity among potential residents underscores the importance of thoroughly examining the pros and cons of living in Dallas before making a life-changing decision. By delving into the multifaceted nature of Dallas, including its diverse neighborhoods, job market opportunities, weather patterns, and lifestyle offerings, individuals ca...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Explore the advantages and disadvantages of living in the Dallas Fort Worth area, including insights on the cost of living, job market, and real estate trends.Introduction to Living in Dallas Fort WorthDallas Fort Worth stands out as the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States, attracting individuals and families seeking new opportunities and experiences. As a potential resident, it is essential to grasp the unique characteristics that define living in Dallas Fort Worth, from its diverse cultural scene to the challenges that residents may encounter. By delving into the pros and cons of residing in this bustling region, individuals can make well-informed decisions about whether Dallas Fort Worth is the right place for them.One of the key highlights of living in Dallas Fort...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Discover the pros and cons of living in Dallas, from its diverse culture and job opportunities to the challenges of cost of living and traffic congestion, helping you make an informed decision about residing in this vibrant Texas city.Introduction to Living in DallasDallas, a vibrant city in Texas, is renowned for its diverse culture, thriving job market, and abundance of opportunities that attract people from various backgrounds. The city has witnessed a growing trend of individuals relocating to Dallas for its promising lifestyle offerings and economic prospects. This article aims to delve into the nuanced aspects of living in Dallas, shedding light on both the advantages and disadvantages to provide a comprehensive view for potential residents to consider.Dallas serves as a melting p...
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By Dustin Pitts, Realtor serving Dallas, Texas
(Dustin Pitts, REALTOR® | Dallas Real Estate Agent)
Discover the pros and cons of living in Dallas, Texas, including affordable housing, diverse entertainment options, and potential drawbacks like limited public transportation and natural disasters.Overview of Dallas, TexasDallas, a dynamic city nestled within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, stands out for its robust economy and diverse community. For instance, with 24 Fortune 500 companies calling Dallas home, the city presents a wide array of job prospects across various sectors such as technology, healthcare, and finance. This economic vitality not only attracts professionals but also fosters a conducive environment for career growth and development. Moreover, the city's affordable housing market ensures that individuals have accessible options for owning a home, a feature that is no...
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By Patricia Feager, ABR,CRS,GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Photo Journalism by Patricia Feager"The Hippocratic Oath is an oath of ethics historically taken by physicians."The quote, "The life so short, the craft so long to learn," caught my attention. As soon as I learned a class was available last week entitled "Why Ethics Matters in Physician-Patient Interactions," I just knew, I had to learn more. Next to the topic of real estate, people also like to talk about their medical issues. Last week, I learned that a resident of Flower Mound, a woman's spouse from my bookclub passed away. All he did was go to McDonald's. As he walked out the door, in Lewisville, a truck tragically backed up too fast and killed him instantly. I was dumbstruck because inside my phone, a short time before, I snapped a picture of a slide from class and learned the mean...
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