Home Buying Tips

Dec. 5, 2023

What can new builds tell us about the health of the market?

As we venture into 2024, new home construction offers a unique perspective on the broader real estate market, particularly in dynamic regions like Dallas-Fort Worth. Understanding the trends in new home builds can provide insightful clues into the overall health and direction of the housing market. Let's delve into ...

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Dec. 1, 2023

Changes in generational tendencies dramatically impact the real estate market.

Age, economic factors, and changing lifestyles are reshaping the path to homeownership. These are more than just data points; they tell a fascinating story of how generational shifts alter real estate market dynamics. 


A recent article from the Washington Post took a deep dive into these changes. We ...

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Nov. 29, 2023

A Survey of Surveys: Why they matter when buying a home on land.

Let's dig into a topic that isn't the flashiest but is undeniably crucial when buying or selling a home on land – home surveys. While surveys might seem like just a piece of paperwork that costs you $500 or so, they are, in reality, unsung heroes of real ...

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Nov. 27, 2023

Anticipating the Real Estate Market in Early 2024: What Home Buyers and Sellers Should Expect

As we stride into the first quarter of 2024, the real estate landscape is poised for intriguing shifts influenced by broader economic trends and monetary policy changes. Home buyers and sellers should prepare for a period marked by evolving interest rates and consumer behaviors. Here's what you need to ...

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Nov. 8, 2023

How the five variables affect homes on land.

When the allure of vast skies and the freedom of open space beckons, the pursuit of buying a home on land becomes an intimate journey—a call to return to the essence of what makes a place not just a dwelling but a haven for the soul. In the Dallas-Fort Worth ...

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Nov. 6, 2023

Five variables that affect the buying and selling process.

Deciphering the best time to buy or sell a home is often overwhelming. In Dallas-Fort Worth, this decision is influenced by a variety of factors that ebb and flow, creating a market that can be both opportune and daunting. To simplify the process, it is crucial to understand the five ...

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Oct. 17, 2023

Crunch time to make a move before the holidays.

Ah, the holiday season - a time for cozy evenings by the fireplace, hot cocoa, and cherished memories with loved ones. But if you're in the midst of buying or selling a home, this idyllic season can quickly become a time of confusion and stress. So, the pressing question remains ...

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Oct. 13, 2023

Housing prices considered “unaffordable” in 99 percent of counties.

Affordability in real estate is a cornerstone of the American dream. But lately, it seems that dream is becoming more elusive, especially in Dallas-Fort Worth. A recent study has sent shockwaves through the nation, revealing that housing prices are more unaffordable than ever in 99 percent of U.S. counties ...

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Oct. 11, 2023

Sellers enticing home buyers with unique incentives.

In real estate, trends come and go, but one thing remains constant: everyone loves a good deal. That's why sellers are getting creative with incentives to attract prospective buyers in the ever-evolving landscape of home buying. Unique incentives are becoming more common, whether you're in the market for ...

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Oct. 6, 2023

Homes on Land: Being a good neighbor when you’re looking for more “elbow room”

So, you've got a vision of your dream home, and it involves a bit of land. Maybe it's an acre, maybe it's a few acres, but one thing's for sure: you're craving space and a sense of privacy. You don't want your neighbor peering ...

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