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3 DIY Ways to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space
Posted on 01/19/2020
3 DIY Ways to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you’re looking to add curb appeal or want to create a pleasant outdoor environment to enjoy your leisure time, investing in a good DIY project can help you to spruce up your outdoor space. 1. Install a Window Ledge A window ledge is a versatile project because it can serve a variety...
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How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Posted on 01/12/2020
How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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How Can You Tackle Home Selling Challenges?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Can You Tackle Home Selling Challenges?
Home sellers may encounter problems as they try to get the best prices for their residences. Fortunately, there are lots of things that sellers can do to reduce or eliminate hurdles that otherwise may slow down the house selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various home selling hurdles. 1. Analyze the...
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How to Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Posted on 12/29/2019
How to Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Key Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 12/22/2019
Key Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
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What Is the Ideal Initial Home Asking Price?
Posted on 12/15/2019
What Is the Ideal Initial Home Asking Price?
As you get ready to add your house to the real estate market, you likely will consider high and low initial asking prices. However, it is important to remember that no two residences are exactly alike. And much in the same vein, the initial asking price for your home may vary from that of a similar residence based on...
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Video Tour  - 4805 Mckinney Hollow Drive, Mckinney, TX 75070
Posted on 12/14/2019
Video Tour - 4805 Mckinney Hollow Drive, Mckinney, TX 75070
Gorgeous Grand Home in Lake Forest, newly completed construction earlier this year. Breathtaking open floor plan with 2 story vaulted ceilings, 2 story stone fireplace in family room. Sleek, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, decorative backsplash, 5 burner gas cooktop & butlers pantry to formal dining room. Full oak staircase & wood floors throughout most of 1st floor. Game room upstairs is wired for surround sound. Study downstairs could be another living area or bedroom with full bath. Neighborhood pool, trails, amenity center, creek & close to elementary school! Energy Star certified with R38, 16SEER &...
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4805 Mckinney Hollow Drive, Mckinney, TX 75070 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/14/2019
4805 Mckinney Hollow Drive, Mckinney, TX 75070 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous Grand Home in Lake Forest, newly completed construction earlier this year. Breathtaking open floor plan with 2 story vaulted ceilings, 2 story stone fireplace in family room. Sleek, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, decorative backsplash, 5 burner gas cooktop & butlers pantry to formal dining room. Full oak staircase & wood floors throughout most of 1st floor. Game room upstairs is wired for surround sound. Study downstairs could be another living area or bedroom with full bath. Neighborhood pool, trails, amenity center, creek & close to elementary school! Energy Star certified with R38, 16SEER &...
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Key Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Submit an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 12/08/2019
Key Signs That Now Is a Good Time to Submit an Offer to Purchase
After conducting an in-depth home search, you probably have discovered that many outstanding houses are available. Yet you're still on the fence about whether to submit an offer to purchase a residence. Ultimately, there are many signs that now may be the ideal time to submit an offer to purchase a residence, and these include: 1. You find a...
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Execute a House Selling Plan
Posted on 12/01/2019
Execute a House Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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How to Approach a Bidding War
Posted on 11/24/2019
How to Approach a Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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3216 Edwards Drive, Plano, TX 75025 now has a new price of $479,999!
Posted on 11/23/2019
3216 Edwards Drive, Plano, TX 75025 now has a new price of $479,999!
Gorgeous home, updates throughout just completed! Fresh paint throughout. This home has it all & would be well suited for multi generational living, with elevator to access second floor bedrooms & game room. 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 living areas plus study. Updated kitchen with granite countertops, island & large walk in pantry. Updated hardware, lighting, fence, sod. Beautiful & very well maintained Drees home in highly desirable Highlands of Russell Park with Plano address in Frisco ISD. Inviting backyard with large patio & large yard. 3 car garage. Be sure to check out huge master closet & the floored attic space upstairs. Great storage...
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