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The pandemic has changed the way many of us live, work, and attend school—and those changes have impacted our priorities when it comes to choosing a home. According to a recent survey by The Harris Poll, 75% of respondents who have begun working remotely would like to continue doing so—and 66% wo...
Lowest Mortgage Rates in History: What It Means for Homeowners and Buyers In July, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell below 3% for the first time in history.1 And while many Americans have rushed to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity, others question the hype. Are today’s ...
Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. However, the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, new listings fell nearly 45%, and sales volume fell 15% compared to last yea...
These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up...
Are you moving to Daingerfield, TX? Great! The first step is to make sure you get the spelling correct. It's Dainger; not Danger. You don't want to look (or spell) like a tourist for too long. :-)  Daingerfield is in Morris County, between Mt Pleasant and Avinger, TX. By the most recent data of 2...
Everyone Loves to Buy; Nobody Wants to Get Sold As a Seller, it's easy to get caught up in the selling and sometimes overselling of your home. After all it's your home and you've actually experienced the value both practically as well as emotionally of living there. So why not sell buyers on thos...
Pro-Active Selling versus Passive ListingThere are few and rare markets where a seller can just stick a sign in the front yard and obtain a viable buyer. The reason why 91% of “for sale by owner” sellers end up using a real estate agent is because selling a home is a process. People sometimes tel...
Thinking of moving to Honey Grove, TX? Housing: Honey Grove has affordable housing that ranges from lovely restored early 20th century showpieces to more modern homes. Fully restored homes, homes to restore or lots to build on are all available.501 Poplar St., Honey Grove, TX - Currently For Sale...
Million Dollar Listing star, celebrity realtor and investor had a great lesson to share with a small group of us recently in Los Angeles. The first step back begins with a total commitment!  Josh had been on top of the world as a Realtor and was in a slump trying to get his mojo back. Got a call ...
Great scene from the movie Fargo: William Macy is getting pressured by the bank to provide a collateral guarantee and the best he can come up with is a verbal exclamation of "Ok, I guarantee it!" Sadly his verbal promise falls short.Sometimes an offer comes in clean with a good price and seems te...

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