Money Matters

Oct. 17, 2019

Nerd Alert - The Numbers Are In!

3rd Quarter 2019

Real Estate Statistics For 3rd Quarter 2019

Quarterly stats are here - and you know I like to "geek out" on this stuff!

 

What do the numbers mean for YOU and YOUR biggest investment? 🤓


Below is a quick snapshot of the real estate market for Collin County ...

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Sept. 19, 2019

Where Are You Going?

The Conundrum

Not sure if you should buy or rent? Are you confused about whether or not you should refinance your loan? Maybe you are trying to determine if you should downsize your home. Would you be better off buying a rental property or paying off your mortgage? Is it ...

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Aug. 29, 2019

September Changes In Real Estate

 

The Only Thing Constant Is Change

There are two significant changes taking place in the real estate industry this month.

One will save you money, and one will cost you some money.

Sadly, you will pay more than you will save with these changes!

Changes to Homeowner's Insurance ...

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July 16, 2019

The Numbers Are In!

Second Quarter 2019 Real Estate Market

We Are Halfway Through 2019

The numbers are in! That is right - the end of June marks the end of the first half of 2019. It is hard to believe this year is halfway over. Time flies when you are selling homes.

What's the market like?

Lately, people have ...

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June 10, 2019

Four Benefits Of Owning Rental Properties

Why are rental investments so popular in North Texas?

Real estate investing is one of the best ways to safeguard your future. This is true, especially in North Texas. Historically, our housing market is on the rise. When our housing market dips, it is usually a small dip followed by ...

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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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Feb. 14, 2019

Two Things Every Homeowner Should Do In 2019

Preventing Identity Theft

It has happened more than once to our clients. It happens to dozens of people every day. It can happen to anyone, but a person selling their home is a popular target.

Here is the scenario: A client lists their home for sale. The property gets marketed ...

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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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Jan. 6, 2018

Biggest real estate concern for 2018 isn't the new tax code – it's the …

Real estate changes in 2018

... mortgage interest rates

I just read this very thorough review of housing affordability by the Texas A&M Real Estate Center. It discusses the new tax code and how it impacts the real estate market in Texas. Truth is, very few households are affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ...

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Oct. 2, 2017

Allen's 3rd Quarter Market Condition Report

 

The Numbers Are In ...

The latest numbers for Allen are in and they show exactly what we've been saying for weeks now. The market is shifting. The most eye-opening number from this quarter's results is the number of failed listings - homes that canceled or expired without being ...

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