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While the rest of the country is looking at a loss in housing prices at 18% from October 2007 - October 2008 North Texas is still a great place to be.  According to the latest S&P Case-Shiller Index the North Texas Metroplex has only seen a drop in value of 3%.  Considering that these figures com...
12/31/2008
In some markets just putting a sign in from of a house will attract a flood of buyers to your home.  I have watched TV shows about an open house that sells a home in 1 day.  I hear their areas of the country that people take multiple offers for homes and clients fight to be able to buy in particu...
11/25/2008
For those of you who haven't been in McKinney for that long you probably don't know that the 17th annual Red Wagon Bazaar is happening on December 6th this year.  Fern Henry a local artist has been hand painting folk art for the past 38 years. Ms. Henry said she was taught by some excellent artis...
11/24/2008
It isn't the first time I have heard about auctions but they really have become popular this year.  I don't know if you have seen the ads or heard the buzz on the street but at the auctions you can get great deals on homes. What if I told you that there is a reason why auctions have become so pop...
11/20/2008
It is something we do every year!  This year it is on December 6th and 7th.  For us there are always homes to dream about.  McKinney Historical Society invites homes in the Historic Downtown area to show off the architecture, vintage Furniture, history and Christmas decorations.  This is the 35th...
11/18/2008
The short answer is YES.  There are several different programs that you can still come to the closing table with little to no money down.  There is a wonderful program with the USDA that will finance 100% of the appraised value of a home.  This program is only available in what is considered rura...
11/17/2008
Usually I only get these types of investors once the seminars leave town.  It never fails that some real estate guru comes to town selling a book or "system" once a year and gets the get rich quick crowd hyped up on huge discounts and amazing profits.  Usually its in the spring that I get the cal...
11/17/2008
Can you get a HUD home for $1.00?  Can anyone buy a HUD home?  Are all HUD homes haunted?  I have had some tough questions posed to me about HUD homes over the years.  In the beginning of my real estate career HUDs were my primary focus.  It always seemed that HUDs were the best deals out there f...
11/13/2008
Do you own a business or are you just paranoid?  A cool new (to me) Google feature has been rolled out to help you with your paranoia.  How would you like to know when someone googles your name or business and the page they come from?  Google just rolled out with Google alerts www.google.com/aler...
11/11/2008
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Four years ago everything was easier.  I was 33 years old, young and fit.(relatively speaking)  I remember staying up late playing Xbox with the Sunday School guys late into the night (yes I am a geek)  It seemed like only yesterday that staying up till 1 or 2 in the morning and waking up at 6am ...
11/09/2008
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