Buying a Home

May 14, 2019

The New Vs. Preowned Debate

29% Of Texas Homebuyers Chose New Construction

The Texas Association of Realtors recently released the 2019 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report. It has some excellent data on the makeup of home buyers and home sellers in our great state. It also offers some great infographics on how we compare to ...

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April 2, 2019

Eight Ways to Prepare to Buy a Home

Are you thinking of buying a home this spring?

I've got a great resource here to help you get started. They say that if you have not purchased a home in the last three years, you are essentially a first-time home buyer. That is because our contracts in Texas ...

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Feb. 20, 2019

2019 - Looking Ahead By Looking Back

What to look forward to in 2019

One way of determining how the real estate market will fare in 2019 is taking a look at the trends from year to year. 2018 was a decent year for real estate in Collin County. There has been some press about our market ...

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Dec. 13, 2018

Does it hurt your credit to shop mortgage rates?

It's OK to shop around!

I encounter many buyers that are nervous about talking to a lender. Many get defensive at the suggestion that they get pre-approved. Dig a little deeper into the objection, and I usually discover that the buyers are more concerned about protecting their credit score ...

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Nov. 21, 2018

3 Window Options For Seniors

As a Senior Residential Specialist, I often find myself drawn to articles relating to this demographic. As an approaching senior myself, I often find myself checking my surroundings to see how my new home fits the bill for aging in place. 

I recently downsized and plan to stay in ...

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Oct. 23, 2018

The Shifting Market - What you need to know...

Absorption Rate

It is a great indicator about the market. Let's take a look at this statistic and see how it is being used to determine the state of the market. 

 

Sept. 23, 2018

Making Your Dream Home Affordable

Working With A Keller Williams Agent Has Perks!

I am so excited about all the new technology and great perks that come with being a Keller Williams agent. One way that we have brought value to the table - the closing table - is the ZeroPlus mortgage from Keller Mortgage. Find out ...

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Sept. 10, 2018

Twin Creeks Stunner!

Welcome Home to 1206 Rio Grande Ct.

I have said in the past that the best home to buy is that of a REALTOR®. That is because we tend to know a thing or two about how to maintain a home and how to stage a home for sale. However ...

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Sept. 5, 2018

Smart Ideas For Smart Homes

Considerations For Smart-Home Tech

In the rapid-paced industry of smart home technology, homeowners are bombarded with options many of us never dreamed possible. Owners now have the ability to automate anything from locks to lights to air conditioning and more. With all of the options out there, it’s hard to ...

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Aug. 16, 2018

The State of the Market

Real estate market news

Recapping the first half of the 2018 real estate market

The real estate market in North Texas is undergoing a shift. For a few years, the market has favored sellers. We experienced an influx of corporate headquarters relocations and saw prices climb further. This was great for sellers. It was ...

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