DFW Zip Code Appreciation Rates

DFW Zip Code Appreciation Rates

Don't see your zip code? Click here to download the PDF file. The real estate market is crazy right now. We're definitely in a seller's market and sellers are capitalizing on the equity in their homes. If you're interested in an equity review to know what your home is...

How To Compete With Other Houses For Sale In Your Neighborhood

How To Compete With Other Houses For Sale In Your Neighborhood

As the spring housing market heats up, you have to remember that when you put your house on the market you will be competing with other sellers. How can you compete with the best, and make your home stand out among all the other homes that come on the market? 1. Clean...

What You Need To Know About Property Taxes On New Construction

What You Need To Know About Property Taxes On New Construction

How Your Property is Assessed The First Year When you close on your new build, it is typically only taxed on the land value. Let’s say your land value is $75,000. That’s all you’re being taxed on—this year. But now you’ve built a $500,000 house on that land. A Heads...

How to File a Homestead Exemption

How to File a Homestead Exemption

Did you purchase a home in 2019? If so, you need to file for a Homestead Exemption. What is a Homestead Exemption? A Homestead Exemption is an opportunity for you to save money on your property taxes. It’s a simple process: all you have to do is go online and fill out...

The Benefits of Living in Allen TX

The Benefits of Living in Allen TX

Welcome to Allen, Texas!   Allen is probably best known for its football team, and for being a one-high school town. When you put those together, one of the best places for getting to know Allen is at the high school stadium!   Eagle Stadium   The...

How Much House Can I Really Afford?

How Much House Can I Really Afford?

My job as a real estate agent is not just to sell you a house, but to put you in the best position for resale of your home. I am here to guide you for the long-term I had a friend who, years ago, wanted to live in an area that he could not afford. I explained to him...

The Most Important Job Of A Real Estate Agent

The Most Important Job Of A Real Estate Agent

Resale   With any homebuyer, an agent’s most important job is to put them in the best location that their money will buy that day. My job is to put you into a resale situation so that in 5-10 years, when you’re ready to sell that home, you’re in an area that is a...

9 Housing and Mortgage Trends for the Rest of 2019

9 Housing and Mortgage Trends for the Rest of 2019

The first half of 2019 surprised housing markets across the country: Mortgage rates fell. That’s the opposite of what the experts had predicted at the beginning of the year, and it’s welcome news for home buyers, sellers and homeowners. Millions of owners could...