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Are you sabotaging your house’s sale?

There is a housing shortage in DFW, and houses that are on the market aren’t for sale for very long. If you are thinking about getting into the seller’s market, don’t take this trend for granted, there are several ways you could be the barrier between your house selling for the price you’d like, or even selling at all.

Here are some tips to keep in mind if...

What to ask yourself before selling your house:

It is a seller’s market still in North Texas. Are you thinking about jumping into the action, and selling your house? Before you do, here are some thoughts to take into consideration:

What does your equity look like? If you don’t have enough equity to cover your next home’s down payment, then you should not be looking to sell you...

Are All-Cash Offers Always Best?

The weather in Dallas/Fort-Worth is heating up, but the housing market has been hot for quite some time, and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. According the Realtor.com, Dallas area homes are selling much faster than the national average. Dallas homes are, on average, on the market for 38 days compared to the 66 days for the national average.

So those looking to...

Is downsizing right for you?

With a culture continuously encouraging buying big, and accumulating more, we typically view homeownership as a process of “upsizing.”

However, too much house isn’t always a good thing. Here are several reasons to downsize:

Retirement: Those looking to get the most out of their retirement often downsize. Reduced taxes, insurance and...

Home Improvements that Won’t Payoff with Resell

Homeownership comes with a good deal of maintenance and home improvement projects, but some homeowners select projects with the specific goal of adding value to the home. If you fall into this category, it is wise to keep in mind that not all home improvement projects are created equal, and not all improvements will mean value added.

Here are some such...

Curb Appeal Matters

From the outside features of a house to the landscaping, real estate is one industry where a book (house) is most definitely judged by its cover. If your house doesn’t give a good first impression to potential buyers, they may not bother looking further. Curb appeal matters.

But by how much? According to a recent Washington Post article, investing 10 percent of the home...

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