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By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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In sales, the name of the game is volume. When you're starting out, it's difficult to say no to anyone; however, experience teaches us the opportunity cost of working with folks that suck our time, energy and resources away from productive activity. Here are five types of customers to decline. It...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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 If you are looking to purchase a home or refinance using your Plano, TX  VA Loan benefits, the rate you can obtain is a huge factor in determining which lender you choose as well as what your payment will be.  The market can be volatile, and VA Home Loan Rates in Plano Texas can change daily, an...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Find out about today's USDA Mortgage Rates in Plano, TX - Your path to 100% mortgage loan financing.  The USDA Rural Guaranty home loan program in Plano, TX and the surrounding areas remains one of the best financing options available today. Combine 100% home loan financing with low monthly mortg...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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On April 9, 2018, NAR debuted their new brand vision for the Realtor® logo, slated for implementation in June of 2018 and industry adoption by December 2019.  Per NAR's press release, the new brand maintains the core attributes of the 1973 iconic logo, but has "evolved" to incorporate a "contempo...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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 Plano was named the 3rd 'Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine. It offers an affluent and yet affordable living. It has low taxes, housing prices and unemployment compared to most metros in the U.S. The city offers many amenities which enhance the lives of residents and visitors by off...

By Pat & Sharon Mistowski, Horizon Lending Services, LLC
(Horizon Lending Services, LLC)
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Purchasing your first home can be super exciting, but once you begin getting into the legal side of things, you may find yourself getting discouraged because there is simply so much information out there. This guide will help you narrow it down so you can focus on what really matters to first-tim...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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In honor of Saint Patrick's Day this year, we are taking time to reflect on one of our favorite Irish Proverbs: "The longest road out is the shortest road home."The meaning of the phrase is that it is better to do something right the first time, even if it seems like a more difficult path to enga...

By Pat & Sharon Mistowski, Horizon Lending Services, LLC
(Horizon Lending Services, LLC)
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Here are the things you need to reconsider when looking at your policy.Do you own a home? If so, homeowner's insurance could be a real lifesaver in the event of an accident or disaster that involves your home. With standard homeowner's insurance, you are afforded many protections. First and forem...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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 VA Home Loans Plano, TX and 100% financing on VA Loans - the best loan program and loan payment in the country!   Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today.   Here are some of the great f...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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Plano median home price dropped from $327,000 in January 2017 to 323,500 in January 2018.  There is no home sold in the price range of $150k and under, and most homes sold are between $301k - $500k. Average days on the market is about a month for homes $300k and under, a little more than a month ...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Professionals: BEWARE the OVERSHARECan we talk?We intend to explain ourselves. In fact, we try to over-explain so that our listeners will understand that we aren't ignoring them or blowing them off. We think we are being professional, and working to positively manage expectations. We think we are...

By Susie Kay, North Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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Plano median home price continues to increase from $315,000 in November 2016 to $345,750 in November 2017.  There is no home under $100k, and most homes are in the price range between $301k - $500k. Average days on the market is less than a month for homes $300k and under, about two months for ho...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Plano TX VA Home Loans is the best loan program in Texas!  Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA MORTGAGE LOANS are one of the best mortgage loanPROGRAMS available today.  Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program:  - Up to 100% FINANCING...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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It's Christmas, and YOU'RE invited! Come Take Photos with SantaWhere: 3308 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093, NE Corner of Preston & ParkerHours: Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12pm - 2pmCost: FREE (complimentary digital photos & hot cocoa)Contact: Sam Thomas with Providence Group RealtyPhone: 469.298....

By Richard Woodward NMLS#217454, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Service First Mortgage, NMLS #166487)
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Why waiting a year to buy a home in Plano Texas home could really cost you a lot of money.  I had a Plano Texas family talk to me today, they want to talk about how to buy a home. They wanted to wait a few years to save for a bigger down payment. WRONG This analysis shows you the cost of waiting ...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Safety is a serious concern for Realtors®. NAR announced in November 2017 that a new safety tool is being made available to all Realtors® for free. Trust Stamp is online service that empowers Realtors® to protect themselves and their clients by helping them verify stranger identities prior to mee...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Perhaps you saw this quick report on CNBC featuring a new app Realtors® can use to research prospects ahead of meeting with them? The opioid crisis brings new risk to real estate agents from CNBC.Want to know more?The app is branded under the moniker of  "Forewarn", and they offer several solutio...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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This Holiday season, reuse your online shipping boxes in which you received your purchases, or any other cardboard box you may have, to donate your unwanted household items: such as gently used clothing, shoes etc., to make a major difference in the life of another person.Give Back Box® provides ...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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All right... wire fraud is rampant in the real estate industry. We acknowledge and accept this as a reality of business and the world of online communications.In Texas, we are observing that Title companies are struggling to solve for this issue, and implementing office-level security measures in...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Being a First Time Homebuyer in Plano Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner  and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increas...

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