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By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 38
I am on the Texas (TAR) Professional Standards Committee and I was just emailed the changes that were adopted for 2008 from NAR, and I kinda chuckled.  I'm not sure if others have read the changes, but this really caught my eye.Article 12 used to say, "REALTORS® shall be careful at all times to p...

By Pat O'Reilly
(RE/MAX..214-289-6176 Irving and all of Dallas Fort Worth)
Comments 1
Lewisville Texas has a aggressive grant program to entice first time home owners to purchase in their city. This is from the City Of Lewisville website...http://www.cityoflewisville.comWELCOME TO THE CITY OF LEWISVILLE HOMEBUYER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HAP)!The purchase of your first home is one of t...

By Dee Copeland, Principal Broker
(Copeland Group Realty)
Comments 0
Dallas City Council just approved a 45-acre planned development district (mixed-use) at the foot of the Trinity River Corridor a few weeks ago. Today's spotlight is on this mixed-use development along the hot Trinity River Corridor in Dallas. Just about every major city in Texas has had a surge i...

By Pat O'Reilly
(RE/MAX..214-289-6176 Irving and all of Dallas Fort Worth)
Comments 7
I was showing condos in Dallas yesterday. My client is a first time home owner recently graduated from the great UT...the one and only UT...University of Texas that is!!! My client, her mom  and I are having a great time getting to know each other when we arrive at our next condo. The place is a ...

By Jeff Stegich
(Virginia Cook Realtors)
Comments 0
Dallas, Texas, is the biggest city in north Texas and is a great place to make your home.Dallas has been named a Top 10 City to balance work and familyMetroplex area is home to over 6 Million peopleVastly diversified economy, from defense and airplanes to energy, technology, and bankingVast cultu...

By Bob Smith
(Keller Williams - North Country)
Comments 1
Swiss Avenue Historic District Home Saved From Demolition Preservation Dallas, Private Investors Purchase 6015 Bryan ParkwayDALLAS -- Preservation Dallas has entered into an agreement that will ultimately save and rehabilitate a home in the Swiss Avenue Historic District. The Thomas and Kate Bald...

By Loreena and Michael Yeo, Real Estate Agents
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Prosper TX Real Estate Co.)
Comments 5
It has just been made official: The Cotton Bowl is headed for the new Dallas Cowboys stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Cotton Bowl Classic has been played in the Cotton Bowl stadium since its inception in 1937 and soon will use the new facility on New Year's Day 2010. This brings good news for Jer...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
Comments 7
The Sunday morning before Thanksgiving I noticed I was getting That Feeling in my throat.  It's the one I always try to intellectually overcome by reasoning it will go away.But it never does, and by Thanksgiving I had a full-blown case of the crud.Now I'm not hot on going to doctors unless it's a...

By Nick Good, www.TheGoodHomeTeam.com
(The Good Home Team with eXp Realty)
Comments 0
 So we are down to 3 more days until Christmas and only 2 more true shopping days left to max out your credit card for gifts on your loved ones.  Instead of running out there and finishing my shopping list, I instead like to play around on the internet and read the money article that are posted o...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 3
According to Metrotex and our North Texas(NTREIS), sales are down but prices are up.  I'll reiterate the same theory I have in the past about how these numbers are skewed a little.  With the change of the subprime market, and making it a little more difficult for people with imperfect credit to g...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 24
Starting January 1, 2008, Texas will begin to collect fingerprints for all new licensees and license renewals.  This is for both sales agents and brokers.  The fingerprints will be used for the FBI to do background checks on everyone.  This is being done based on concerns many people have brought...

By Darrell Self
(DMD Realty)
Comments 0
It is real simple to find VA properties that are available for sale if you visit www.homeloans.va.govOnce you are there, select the"property management" link. You will then be prompted to select the state you reside in. You will then be redirected to your states web pages. Once you are there, yo...

By Karen Otto, Plano Home Staging, Dallas Home Staging, www.homes
(Home Star Staging)
Comments 6
The following announcement was posted to our Dallas Chapter IAHSP (DIRC) members yesterday by Barie Pinnell, 2007 Chapter President.  I spoke with Barie yesterday and she and I agreed we should post this here for anyone who may be interested in the happenings of the Dallas Chapter IAHSP and the n...

By Nick Good, www.TheGoodHomeTeam.com
(The Good Home Team with eXp Realty)
Comments 1
Here is another great reason why buyer's should use a Realtor when purchasing a home or condo. I was reading an article about how foreclosures are causing some subdivisions to lose value in their homes.  If a buyer is thinking about buying a home that is for-sale-by-owner and they think that they...

By Darrell Self
(DMD Realty)
Comments 0
Looking for an affordable house for sale in the Dallas TX area?The best reason to purchase a HUD home are that they are sold through a bidding process and as long as they receive at least two bids, the highest bid is always accepted. This means that many HUD homes sell for far less then they woul...

By Darrell Self
(DMD Realty)
Comments 0
So you're looking for a basement home in Texas? If so you need to know that most homes in Texas don't have them because the water table prevents it.  In fact the term “Texas basement” actually refers to an attic. These "Texas Basements" are often accessible only though a closet or hallway on the ...

By Darrell Self
(DMD Realty)
Comments 0
When it comes to locating houses for sale in the Dallas TX area it’s really hard to beat a cheap home.  With the market the way it is here in Dallas these days finding homes at bargain rates has never been easier.  In fact we're in the midst of one of the greatest buyers markets that I have ever ...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
Comments 14
If you're like most of us in the real estate business, it seems most people we chat with eventually get around to asking, "How can I get rich investing in real estate?"  It's a question I really try to shy away from because I am convinced most people can't do it, even if their stars are perfectly...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
Comments 8
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH BILLCHERRY-- a Regular Sunday FeatureVOGUE.  "The first illustrated fashion magazine grew out of a weekly society paper that began in 1892. In 1909, a young publisher, Condé Nast, bought the paper and transformed it into a leading magazine that signaled a new approach to w...

By Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator
(Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com)
Comments 10
This is unbelievable.  I haven't seen this happen in many months, maybe even a couple of years.  I have 2 deals closing on Tuesday, November 13.  My buyer's loan got the clear to close on Tuesday and docs were at the title company on Wednesday and we got an approved HUD on Thursday.For them to bu...

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