Tag Archives: Real estate

I Spy

So this happened. I had a client find a property from a list I send him online every day. He was so smitten by the property that he drove up from  Dallas that weekend to take a look. He has … Continue reading

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11 reasons “For Sale by Owner” is a terrible idea

It’s the time of year when home sales tick up. Since the market is active anyway, some homeowners may believe selling their property themselves will be just as easy without an agent. After all, as the saying goes, “a rising … Continue reading

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2017 Home Selling Trends

Moving season is back and the market is already showing signs of activity.  If you’re thinking about moving this summer, what kind of market are you likely to find? Rebecca Lake with has a look at five trends that could … Continue reading

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The 6 worst mortgage mistakes you can make

This is an article written for MoneyTalks News by Maryalene Laponsie. It has some excellent advice about the process of getting a home mortgage. It has been slightly edited. To see the original article, go here. Is your house your … Continue reading

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New vs. Used – what’s the difference?

If you’ve been searching for a new place to live for a while you’ve probably asked yourself that question. In the sense that both choices provide you with shelter for your family there isn’t any difference. Each one is still … Continue reading

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5 Things Renters Should Know About Owning

For renters who aspire to be home owners, transitioning from an apartment to a house requires a shift in their thinking. The financial changes that come with owning, the need to consider planting longer-term roots in a neighborhood, and new … Continue reading

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Improving curb appeal: 7 low-cost outdoor projects with instant results.

The home selling season started early this year in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Traffic is brisk and the good ones aren’t lasting very long. If you’re ready to sell you want buyers to see your house as one of the “good ones”. … Continue reading

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What to expect if you’re buying a house this Spring

This March, 2016, article by Housingwire’s Brena Swanson gives good advise. While spring home buying started early this year, as famous Punxsutawney Phil confirmed without a shadow of a doubt at the beginning of February, this doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to … Continue reading

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You Light Up My Life

So, are you still using incandescent light bulbs in your home? You might think about moving up to the newest technologies. Not necessarily because they’re environmentally friendly but because they will save you real money. Here’s a brief history of … Continue reading

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I want to buy a “fixer upper”.

Everyone is looking for a deal these days. When you work as hard as most people do, you want your money to go as far as it can. One of the ways people try to do this is by purchasing … Continue reading

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