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Archive for June 2017

DFW Area Firework Festivals

Lucky for us, the Dallas-Ft. Worth area has no shortage of Independence Day celebrations. Fun family fireworks run from Monday, July 3 to Tuesday, July 4 from Garland to Ft Worth as well as Denton to Dallas. The Tuttle Group is excited to celebrate our country’s independence. Below is a listing of the major events with the location, time, and a direct link to the fireworks festivities. We...

National Safety Month- Tips for a safe move…

June is National Safety Month, and this week the focus is on ergonomics. Summer is a great time to buy a house. And along with a new home comes moving which can be a significant pain in the back.

Even if you are hiring a mover, you will still be lifting objects during the move. Here are tips (from the National Safety Council) on how to keep from stressing and hurting your...

DFW Mortgage Market Update June 9

Mortgage price charts have seen a good move up since April with a little bit of a “regular roller coaster” which is seasonally normal. We are sitting in the middle of a trading range with a very tight window that combines support with up resistant. Last week the economic reports were soft, but we are seeing incredible job opportunities plus a strong buyers market. Light economic reports...

DFW Mortgage Market Update for June 2

This week we had two events that caused directional movement. First, President Trump bowed out of the Paris Agreement; this may help bonds, which in turn helps lower interest rates. Additionally, the jobs report was not as favorable as expected. While there were gains in new jobs, there were a lot of folks leaving the workforce.

The 200-day moving average can indicate two...

Realtor Coffee Talk: CORE Coach Dayton Schrader

This week we are excited to have, Dayton Schrader a top RE/MAX Agent with over 25 years experience. Watch as he answers a critical question: “How can you increase your business this summer?” Dayton says: Concentrate on your top 10% (VIP clients) and focus on them and their needs. Take them lunch or spend time with them. They should be sending you business, if not “cut...

Tuttle Talk: Kyle Skaar from Stonehollow Homes

Kyle Skaar from Stonehollow Homes talks about how they provide amenities as a base, compared to what other homebuilders offer as upgrades. One of Stonehollow Homes’ core beliefs is “Life Is Just Too Short To Settle…” Why shouldn’t you live each day to it’s fullest, and get the best of everything that you deserve within the budget that you choose to...

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