Home Buying Tips

July 9, 2024

Where and how to find your home on land.

In Dallas-Fort Worth, the idea of owning a home on a large lot or acreage is becoming more popular. Whether you envision a sprawling ranch, a house with extensive gardens, or just a little more space for your family, there are plenty of opportunities in the DFW area. Let’s explore ...

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July 5, 2024

Where do you turn to make sense of the confusion in the market?

The goal of our blog, radio show, YouTube channels, and any other content we produce is to advocate for our DFW friends, neighbors, clients, and vendor partners. Real estate often feels like a maze of conflicting information and mixed messages. That’s why we spend a lot of time discussing what ...

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July 2, 2024

Is there still time to move this summer? Absolutely, but don’t delay!

Listen up, folks. If you’re thinking about buying a home before the summer ends, you still have time, but there’s no room for procrastination. Here’s why.

 

The Clock is Ticking

To get you into a new home by the end of summer, which we consider to be around mid-August ...

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June 27, 2024

Unique challenges and considerations when purchasing a home on a large lot.

So, you’re considering making the leap from a traditional single-family home to a larger property with more land? It’s an exciting step, but there are some key differences and nuances to be aware of. 

 

The Financial Landscape

One of the biggest differences when buying a large home on ...

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June 25, 2024

The Election Wild Card: Understanding the mental and emotional toll of the election on your real estate goals.

With the 2024 presidential election looming on the horizon, many prospective home buyers and sellers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are feeling anxious about what this political season might mean for the real estate market. While politics can, at times, feel far removed from everyday life, the reality is that ...

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June 20, 2024

Navigating the “murky middle” state of the real estate market.

The real estate market isn’t “bad,” but it’s also not “good.” The term that our team has started to throw around is that the market is in a “murky middle” state. What do we mean by that, and how does it impact home buyers and sellers in the ...

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June 18, 2024

Home prices rising despite negative sentiments toward the market.


 

If you’ve been paying attention to the real estate market in Dallas-Fort Worth, you might have noticed an interesting trend. Home prices are continuing to rise despite widespread pessimism. You might be wondering how this is possible. Here are some contributing factors.

 

The Impact of Higher Interest Rates ...

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June 13, 2024

More people should own a second property. Start here.

Thinking about acquiring an additional property can feel daunting, especially if it is your first time doing it. But with the proper knowledge and guidance, you can make this dream a reality. Let’s break down some key points to help you get started.

 

Financial Readiness

First things first, you ...

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June 11, 2024

A closer look at market projections for the second half of 2024.

Goldman Sachs projects that the second half of 2024 will look a lot like the second half of 2023, which means we can expect about 4.1 million residential home sales across the United States. This projection mirrors the total home sales for2023, suggesting a flatline trend in the real ...

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June 7, 2024

What changes are being proposed to property taxes in Texas?

Property taxes are a hot-button issue that impacts everyone in Texas, from homeowners to business owners. While not the most exciting topic, staying informed about the ongoing debates and proposals that could affect your wallet is essential. Here’s a breakdown of the current landscape and what’s being proposed.

 

Governor ...

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