When you officially announce your home is for sale, your emotions might start bouncing off the walls. Every phone call is accompanied with a rush to the caller ID to find out what news awaits. Those who experienced having their house on the market for a while will tell you how nerve-wracking it is waiting for a response that takes forever.
However, there are some simple ways you can help to market your home. By opting to improve the cosmetics of the home as well as teaming up with a reliable agent, you set yourself up for a good sale.
Don’t worry about going all out, just choose your favorites!
Improving the cosmetics does not have to include spending hundreds of thousands of dollars. Imagine what would...
Why DFW Is still one of the nation’s hot spots for new residents
Strong job market? Check. Low cost of living? Check. No state income tax? Check.
These are just a few of the reasons that residents under the age of 40 have been flocking to the Lone Star state in droves the past few years.
But some are beginning to worry that the recent normalization of the market indicates a slow-down in newcomers to our state. However, the experts say it’s not looking that way. The strong 2018 real estate market has actually prepared us for another great year coming up in 2019. Demand remains strong and there is enough supply to satisfy the need without overwhelming the market. We are experiencing what many other states...
Those who own a dog understand what it feels like to come home to a fur ball offering enthusiastic yelps and kisses. Most dogs in their “fur-ever” home, rule the house, get dibs on the best couch cushion, and own an exquisite selection of toys and clothing.
Our four-legged friends even have their humans trained well to keep trash inaccessible as well as any valuables that need protecting.
But just maybe, the canines have figured out how to “train” their humans into providing better room for play. One-third of millennial homeownerswould attribute their reason for buying a home to the dog.
(Photo courtesy of Cody Smith)
It’s not a bad idea to prioritize Fido, the statistics may surprise you.
It’s been hot in North Texas, but it’s finally starting to cool off.
And we’re not talking about the weather. We’re talking about the local real estate market.
Perhaps you’ve heard that the market has slowed while interest rates climb. But before you batten down the hatches, lock your doors, and prepare for the worst, let’s address what this shift actually means. This is not a downturn in the market, but instead, a much needed normalization.
A changing market isn’t frightening if you know how to use the information. Or, even better, have team on your side that knows how to help you benefit.
Balance is essential. Right now, the North Texas market is headed toward a much-needed even scale.
You’ve found it – the perfect home. You’ve filled it with beautiful furniture, family heirlooms, and all of your favorite items. But what happens when your sense of security comes crashing down after you’re the victim of a burglary? We know it happens, but never consider that we could be next. But if you work, have a regular schedule, or leave your house at all, you could be a victim of a home invasion. And the culprit could be right next door. Out of the 2.5 million burglaries a year, 66% of those are home break-ins; you are at risk and it could cost you.
Your home is one of your greatest assets. Arm yourself with the knowledge to protect yourself and your family.