Duke of Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors
A local Market!  The media paints with a broad brush when it comes to real estate, but as a buyer, seller, or real estate professional, one must always consider the local market in comparison with the broader national, or internationl markets.  This is not to say that national trends have 'no' af...
The fed rate cut yesterday was great news for the Frisco, Allen, Mckinney and Collin County Real Estate Market.   This will provide continued low (historically) mortgage rates for buyers.  To make a very long complicated story easy, lower rates keeps buyers in the market.  It is no new news the t...
This market (north DFW suburbs) is a good market for the long haul investor (landlords) that will pick up the property at the current discount that some properties hold with some cash down creating the much needed cushion, and then be able to wait out the market and get the bounce, or correction....
Working with an Agent in locating a home should provide more than the obvious of pointing out the pretty things.  I call this the OOHHH Pretty affect.  Buyers should hear the pitfalls of each home. The negatives.   A great example is: sometimes homes are priced less than their competition because...
 The Tortoise and the Hare Real EstateWhile Collin County (Frisco, Allen, McKinney, Plano)and surrounding areas are not immune to the national climate, the area trends have continued to buck the national trends.  While many areas of the country were seeing 10% to 20% annual appreciation and somet...

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