Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven

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“Communities work better (students perform better, crime rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis…is a surprisingly effective first step.” – Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of Bowling Alone While advancements in technology have made it possible for us to connect with people …

Top 12 Apps for Homeowners and Renters

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More than 77 percent of people own a smartphone.1 The average person checks their smartphone 46 times a day, with people under the age of 24 checking it an average of 74 times a day.1 We check it while we’re waiting in line and during our leisure time, whether we’re scrolling through social media, reading emails or getting up-to-date on …

Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value

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Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing their house out of the market (the kiss of death in real estate) and …

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Getting Cozy – Do You Know What the Millennials Are Buying?

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2016 marked the end of an era that began in 2009, when the size of newly built homes increased year after year.  In 2015, the typical new home had 2,689 square feet, but in 2016, the number dropped by about 50 square feet to 2,634, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The National Association of Home Builders says it’s a …

Spring Home-Buying Season Gets an Early Start

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  We are off to another Seller’s Market in 2017 and an early start to the spring buying season. Home prices continue to climb due to lack of inventory in most areas of DFW.  And we continue to make top ranks in the housing market with Forbes putting DFW area as the number one place for investment in 2017 and REALTOR.com putting …

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …

Have you heard of RRD aka Witches Claw Disease for Roses?

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I am completely heartbroken 🙁  I had a feeling there was something wrong with one of the roses in my garden.  This year after trimming it, the new growth looked awkward, I can see now why they call it the Witches Broom!  I am attaching a picture of my rose and a link in case your roses are acting strangely this …