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By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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Foreclosures are going down!  It's true!  It was on the news last night, and I had to pause the TiVo to make sure I wrote down the numbers correctly.  The Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex area had a 16% DROP in foreclosures compared to last year.  WOW!  They compared this to the National foreclosure rat...

By Steve Shatsky
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Just 2 days ago I posted a Blog entry titled Welcome to Real Estate Word-a-palooza! Anyone have a Dictionary?  In it, I wrote about new real estate terminology.  One of the terms I discussed was "TOD".  For those who missed it, TOD stands for "Transit-oriented Development" and is a term used to d...

By Joe Cline
(Affinity Properties, Inc)
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Across the majority of the country, listings of pre-existing homes are skyrocketing and prices are dropping, due to the mortgage crisis we are facing. Many cities and states are seeing enough homes on the market to sustain buyers for the next two years, or even longer in some areas. One area that...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.)
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It has been made official yesterday (April 10th 2008), that Mr. and Mrs. President, George and Laura Bush will call Dallas home after they leave the White House. Mrs. Bush also mentioned that they have not purchased a property as of yet.This is a huge honor for the Dallas - Fort Worth metroplex. ...

By Mike Cole, Your Texas Realtor
(Keller Williams)
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                                                            There are a trillion excellent things to do in Dallas, but for this posting I am going to highlight my trip to the Auto Show, my favorite hamburger joint, and the best toy store in the Metroplex.  It is a tradition to go to the Auto Show...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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Please keep an eye out for your new Property Tax valuations in the mail.  They'll be going out the week of May 5.  It's very important to look at this document and make sure there are no problems.  I am currently working with some home owners who just found out that they've been assessed with a p...

By Monica Grosz
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
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I've just subscribed to a new service that provides real-time market info for the Dallas/Ft Worth, and entire North Texas real estate market!  It's called the Powerpage, and clients can go to the homepage on my website, www.monicagrosz.com, click on the Powerpage tab on the left-hand margin, and ...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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I'd like to visit with you today, whether you are a home buyer or seller, or you are a licensed real estate professional.Attorneys have for years taken the position that their service to their clients is as the client's advocate.  The attorney's job is to prepare and substantiate as best he can, ...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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WOW!  Can you say B-U-S-Y??  I feel so sorry for other parts of the country right now, but in the past 4 weeks, I have contracted 9 properties!!  Yes, 9!!  Seven of them were in March, and I contracted two today. It's only April 1, and I already have 2 contracts.  Granted, I don't count my chicke...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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Look around your house. Now, take another look and count how many times your eyes move to all the photos of your family sitting on the shelves and hanging on the walls. Did you notice your college degree? I've had buyers not buy houses because they were Longhorns and they saw the Aggie diplomas o...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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Most of us consider Dallas and the surrounding area as a significant part of the Texas Bible Belt.  And when we're talking about the Bible Belt we primarily consider it composed of the churches of Baptist, Pentecostal, Bible and non-denominational.But even with that in mind, there are twenty-four...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
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I showed a house yesterday... Well, I showed 11 houses yesterday, but this one was interesting.  It's hard to describe the words.  Here was the picture from the MLS.  There were no additional pictures either, just this one.  It actually peeked my buyers' attention thinking, it's such a beautiful ...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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Carl Sewell owns a bunch of car dealerships here in Dallas and some elsewhere, too.  And the cars his salesmen sell at his car stores are the luxury lines - Cadillac, Lexus, Infiniti, Hummer, etc.  You know the ones.And year after year his dealerships set records, and often times they do it when ...

By Brenda Mancil, Texas Five Star Realtor
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Through the first four months of 2008, more than 17,000 D-FW area homes have been posted for foreclosure. Dallas Fort Worth Home foreclosures up 19% in 2008 according to Dallas Morning News Report. (Full Article)The number of Dallas-Fort Worth area homes faced with foreclosure rose 19 percent for...

By Brenda Mancil, Texas Five Star Realtor
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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The Dallas Real Estate market is presently doing well despite the numerous foreclosures that are on the market. Price Distribution for homes sold in DallasDallas Residential Housing Sales & PricesDallas, TX Market Snapshot for February 2008 CityJanuary #SalesJan-2008Average Sales PriceFebruary #S...

By Nancy Fulton
(Keller Williams Elite)
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Well who says there is a housing slump? Agents working with SMU students and parents like myself are working hard to secure housing for the students. SMU has phased out much of its older more affordable apartments. So students and their parents are frantically trying to secure a place for next ye...

By Scott Dovala, Santa Rosa Mortgage and Home Loans
(Ascent Home Loans)
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 As a National Mortgage Banker, Ascent Home Loans has provided innovative lending solutions for over 10 years. With our state of the art technology, I can give you quick loan decisions when you need to refinance, or fast pre-approvals that will give you that edge when negotiating for a new home. ...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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BY BILL CHERRY, REALTOR DallasSelling Texas for 43 Years214 503-8563One of the unchangeable rules of real estate is this:  Real estate is normally a poor short term investment, whether it is a home, a hotel or a commercial tract of land near the entrance to a major subdivision.So in reality, buyi...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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By Dallas Realtor, Bill CherryOur 44th Year Selling Texashttp://www.billcherrybroker.com214 503-8563 My daddy, W.W. Cherry, was a thinker.  And interestingly, once he had reasoned something out, he was comfortable with his conclusion, and he was no longer afraid of the unknown.  That method was o...

By Francis LeDuc
(LeDucs Real Estate)
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Let Us Help You - That's What We Do Best! The LeDucs is a family owned and operated company that truly cares about its customers wants and needs. We know the Dallas real estate market and its surrounding cities like our own backyard. With the LeDucs you are not only getting the service of an agen...

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