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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors
  Media rooms moving out of the dark agesMedia rooms may no longer be the media centers of new homes. Dallas-area builders say more buyers are spreading televisions and sound systems throughout their houses, and even asking for windows or balconies in their media rooms so they can be converted to...
  Formal living rooms are dying offBy KATE GOODLOE / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News Formal living rooms are on the wane, as North Texas buyers focus on expanding the informal spaces of their homes for work or play. The formal living room has traditionally been at the front of a ho...
  Walk-throughs key before new-home closing Do it 2 days before closing to make sure a new home is just right 03:21 PM CST on Wednesday, February 20, 2008 By KATE GOODLOE / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News  When buyers first walk through a new house after the construction dust settl...
  Add 5 minutes and a lifetime of enjoyment in Melissa 7 miles from McKinney, the town takes part in northward migration of commuters 06:01 PM CST on Saturday, February 2, 2008 By MARY JACOBS / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News  Most potential homebuyers don't start out shopping in M...
  Allen's growth puts it on the map Collin County town has grown to 77,000 - from 19,000 in '90  10:39 AM CDT on Monday, June 18, 2007 MARY A. JACOBS/Special Contributor  The first time Theresa Brandt heard about Allen, she said, "Where?" And even after she and her husband bought a house there 10...
  Transplants grow in Plano 12:02 PM CST on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 By DEBORAH FLECK/Staff Writerhttp://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/classifieds/news/homecenter/neighborhoods/stories/  Plano, once a sleepy farming community, is now the largest city in Collin County. It has been one o...
  Realtor Ebby Halliday honored with Linz Award for off-the-clock work Dallas: Halliday receives Linz Award for lifetime commitment to service 07:38 AM CST on Thursday, February 7, 2008By HOLLY YAN / The Dallas Morning News hyan@dallasnews.com  As a young girl from Leslie, Ark., Ebby Halliday wan...
  Countrywide expanding program to help subprime borrowers 09:34 AM CST on Monday, February 11, 2008 Associated Press  LOS ANGELES - Countrywide Financial Corp., under pressure to help stem growing home loan defaults, says it will expand programs to help borrowers manage their mortgage payments r...
  Stone passes the test of time for home exteriorsNatural and engineered materials are popular for an upscale look 06:17 PM CST on Saturday, February 2, 2008 By LISA MARTIN / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News  In North Texas, we've entered a new stone age, in which builders, architec...
  Househunting is logical search for emotional connectionJune 28, 2006Finding the right home can be like appraising art. You're not sure what it is, it just seems to resonate with you. A prospective buyer will look through scores of home and, almost out of the blue, connect with a home. It just f...

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