Carrollton, TX Real Estate News

By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in Carrollton Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in Carrollton Texas greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in Carrollton TX. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Home Loans in Carrollton TX and the surrounding areas. The key is to take the proper steps to educate yourself on your buying power, initial investment, and taking some time to think about your lifestyle choices. This article will cover all of these.   Education    The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Carrollton, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Carrollton TX VA loan benefits in 2019. These are:        No down payment on a VA loan        No mortgage insurance        VA loans have a government guarantee        Your ability to shop and compare VA loans        VA loans don’t allow a prepayment penalty        They come in many varieties        It’s easier to qualify for a VA loan        VA loan closing costs are lower        The VA loan offers funding fee flexibility    VA loans are assumable Backed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a Carrollton TX First Time Homebuyer makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renew.Buying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a Carrollton TX First Time Homebuyer greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value the o...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the current housing market many homes are in need of updating, addressing deferred maintenance, or improving the energy efficiency of homes to lower utility costs.VA loan benefits include the following unique advantages:  a.  up to 100% financing, b.  no mortgage insurance, c.  up to $ 35,000 in renovation funds escrowed, d.  all renovations must be completed within 60 days of closing, e.  you can close on a purchase or refinance in the “as is” condition, f. you can borrow against the future value of t...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Carrollton Texas FHA 203k Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.Thi...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Being a First Time Homebuyer in Carrollton TX makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner  and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases after every lease you renewBuying your own home first is one of the happiest times of your life! However, a lot of paperwork and time goes into it and finding a lender with great reviews will ease much of the stress. But, the satisfaction you get from your first home closing is something you will never forget! The benefits of being a First Time Homebuyer in Carrollton TX greatly outweighs renting for the following reasons:          Greater privacy.          Homes typically increase in value...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the current housing market many homes are in need of updating, addressing deferred maintenance, or improving the energy efficiency of homes to lower utility costs.VA loan benefits include the following unique advantages:  a.  up to 100% financing, b.  no mortgage insurance, c.  up to $ 35,000 in renovation funds escrowed, d.  all renovations must be completed within 60 days of closing, e.  you can close on a purchase or refinance in the “as is” condition, f. you can borrow against the future value of t...
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By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
Townhouse for sale in Carrollton, TX OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionNeighborhood $325,000 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,034 sqftLot: 00 sqftYear Built: 2011MLS #: 14001998 Location 4257 Riverview DriveCarrollton, TX 75010USA Michelle Musick Jones Team Coldwell Banker, Apex(214) 280-9384michellesellsdallas@gmail.comhttp://www.michellesellsdallas.com Listed by: Coldwell Banker Apex Our recent listings Five bedrooms with pool on culdesac street in Twin Creeks 2 | $499,000 | Allen, TXTownhouse | $325,000 | Carrollton, TXUpdated One-Story in Twin Creeks with 3 Car Garage | $469,900 | Allen, TXBeautiful Highland Home boasting 4 living areas with a study plus a large backyard | $499,900 | Allen, TXAbsolutely gorgeous Highland home on oversi...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Carrollton Texas VA Loans - the best loan program in Texas!  VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel.  Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program:  - Zero Down Payment, 100% financing.  - Monthly mortgage insurance is not tacked on to your payment.  - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans.- VA Mortgage Rates are low compared to other types of home loans.   How do you know if you qualify for Carrollton Texas VA Loans.  You must first verify your eligibility. Eligibility is verified by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. A Texas VA loan lender can order your COE quickly for you, or you can go directly to the VA to obtain a ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Carrollton Texas FHA 203k Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.This...
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By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
Are you ready to take advantage of the low interest rates and Buy a home in Carrollton, TX or one of its lovely suburbs? Here is a quick link of homes that you might love, and this provides a search feature for you to customize the search to find a home that meets your needs. What size, price and location work best for you? Just enter the information and let's begin to find your new dream home.   For all of the information that you need on Dallas area homes for sale, or all of the fabulous things to do in Texas – visit my website www.LisaSellsTexas.com 
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using a Carrollton Texas FHA 203K Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms.Th...
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By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
Are you ready to take advantage of the low interest rates and Buy a home in Carrollton, TX or one of its lovely suburbs? Here is a quick link of homes that you might love, and this provides a search feature for you to customize the search to find a home that meets your needs. What size, price and location work best for you? Just enter the information and let's begin to find your new dream home.   For all of the information that you need on Dallas area homes for sale, or all of the fabulous things to do in Texas – visit my website www.LisaSellsTexas.com 
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
 The benefits of a pre-approval and not a pre-qualification for Carrollton, TX Home Loans.   Many consumers are not educated on the proper way to go about buying a home. This can be extremely stressful or enjoyable depending on how you choose to go about the home buying process for homes in Carrollton, TX and surrounding areas. It is essential that you take the proper steps to keep your self educated on the initial investment, the buying power, and to take some time to think about your lifestyle choices. Each of these will be discussed in this article.   Education   The proper way to go about buying a home in Carrollton, Texas begins with getting preapproved for your home loan. Take note that we didn't say anything about getting pre-qualified because in today's mortgage industry it is m...
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By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
There are a few Two Worlds villages in the Dallas Metroplex. I lived in the Two Worlds Keller Springs (TWKS) development in 1984-2004, in my starter home, so I have some inside knowledge of the subdivision. It is located just south of Keller Springs Road, between Marsh Lane and Kelly Boulevard in Carrollton TX. All the street names start with "Via" and the neighborhood is sometimes called "the Via streets" (Via Bravo, Via Corona, Via Miramonte, etc.).There are 323 homes, a combination of town homes and zero lot garden homes, built between 1973 and 1978. Some are one-story homes, but most are two-stories. There are 2, 3, and 4 bedroom properties.  The town homes have carports and the zero lot single family homes have either a one-car or two-car garage. The size of these homes range from ...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
December 2016 Real Estate Market Summary for Carrollton, TX   Month Year to Date   2016 2015 % Change 2016 2015 % Change New Listings 110 121 10.0 2537 2588 2.0 Closed Sales (Reported) 184 197 7.1 2128 2200 3.4 Closed Sales (Projected) 184 221 20.3 2128 2224 4.5 Listings Under Contract 119 113 -5.0 2145 2213 3.2 Average Sales Price $249,072 $288,545 15.8 $250,970 $273,626 9.0 Median Sales Price $228,950 $255,000 11.4 $221,250 $246,000 11.2 Percent of Original Price Received 97.3 96.7 -0.6 99.2 99.5 0.3 Days on Market Until Sale 33 35 6.4 25 26 3.7 Inventory of Homes for Sale 209 208 -0.5       Months Supply of Inventory 1.2 1.1 -3.7       The number of real estate sales recorded this month was 197, a rise of 7.1% from the same month 2015. There was a climb of 3.4% in the number of real...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
November 2016 Real Estate Market Summary for Carrollton, TX   Month Year to Date   2016 2015 % Change 2016 2015 % Change Closed Sales (Reported) 118 184 55.9 1944 1995 2.6 Closed Sales (Projected) 118 207 75.2 1944 2018 3.8 Listings Under Contract 143 175 22.4 2026 2101 3.7 Average Sales Price $245,054 $269,815 10.1 $251,150 $272,107 8.3 Median Sales Price $215,800 $249,500 15.6 $220,100 $245,000 11.3 Percent of Original Price Received 97.7 99.0 1.3 99.4 99.7 0.3 Days on Market Until Sale 23 30 28.3 25 25 2.7 Inventory of Homes for Sale 255 228 -10.6       Months Supply of Inventory 1.4 1.3 -13.2       In Carrollton the number of recorded homes sold in November 2016 saw a gain of 55.9% in contrast to last year, with 184 recorded homes sold total this month. The number of real estate sa...
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By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
Spacious 4 Bedroom Home in The Homestead in Carrollton Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood Open House Market Stats $399,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms4 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 3,132 sqftLot: 00 sqftYear Built: 2001MLS #: 13490358 Location 1827 Auburn DriveCarrollton, TX 75007USA Michelle Musick Jones Team Coldwell Banker, Apex(214) 280-9384[email protected]// http://www.michellesellsdallas.com         Listed by: Coldwell Banker Apex Our recent listings Golf Course Lot with Pool, Outdoor Living, Huge LotGorgeous One Story Home in Gated CommunitySpacious 4 Bedroom Home in The Homestead in CarrolltonTreed creek lot with pool in The Vistas of Twin CreeksBeautifully maintained home with pool in Allen Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By Michelle Musick Jones, The Michelle Musick Jones Team - Texas Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors)
Spacious 4 Bedroom Home in The Homestead in Carrollton Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood Market Stats $399,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms4 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 3,132 sqftLot: 00 sqftYear Built: 2001MLS #: 13490358 Location 1827 Auburn DriveCarrollton, TX 75007USA Michelle Musick Jones Team Coldwell Banker, Apex(214) 280-9384[email protected]// http://www.michellesellsdallas.com         Listed by: Coldwell Banker Apex Our recent listings Spacious 4 Bedroom Home in The Homestead in CarrolltonTreed creek lot with pool in The Vistas of Twin CreeksBeautifully maintained home with pool in AllenHeritage Ranch Beauty Like NewCompletely furnished house at Lake Texoma in Tanglewood Country Club Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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