Home as Investment

April 8, 2024

Getting ready to sell in summer with less hassle.

As the warmth of spring paves the way to summer, many homeowners contemplate the idea of selling their property. While Dallas-Frot Worth doesn't deal with the effects of market seasonality as dramatically as other markets, many DFW residents see the spring and summer as the time to enter the ...

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April 5, 2024

Busting Myths with ‘Live Free: The Art of the 2-Year Flip’—A Closer Look at a Few Key Misconceptions

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Homeownership is surrounded by myths and misconceptions that can intimidate and confuse even the most eager prospective buyers. In “Live Free: The Art of the 2-Year Flip,” we delve into ten pervasive myths about owning a home, debunking them with a blend of practical advice and real-world insights. While ...

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March 18, 2024

Identifying a home that makes a great investment opportunity.

Diving into real estate investment is often met with the repeated advice of prioritizing location. While there's no denying its significance, there is much more to consider when identifying a sound investment.

 

At the forefront of this exploration is the financial aspect. The principle seems straightforward: enter the ...

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March 11, 2024

The biggest question on the mind of home sellers.

There's a laundry list of questions running through the minds of potential home sellers. Yet, amidst all the strategizing and number crunching, one question pops up time and time again, louder and more persistent than the others: "How much can I get for my home?"

 

This is the ...

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March 6, 2024

A quick look at the state of the DFW real estate market.

The current state of the DFW real estate market is not just stable; it's primed for buyers and sellers alike to make strategic, long-term investments that promise substantial returns. A unique blend of stability and opportunity characterizes today's DFW market. Despite the higher prices, which have become a ...

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March 1, 2024

The pros and cons of investing in land.

Investing in land is more than just an investment vehicle to many. On top of the investment benefits, having a larger piece of land to call your own is a dream. It's a canvas of earth upon which the dreams of tomorrow are painted, a finite resource in an ...

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Feb. 21, 2024

Buying Land: What factors should you be considering that you haven’t considered before?

Embarking on the journey to buy unimproved land for your dream home construction can be as exhilarating as it is intricate. Venturing into the raw, untouched expanses of land, where your future abode will stand, is not just about acquiring a piece of earth; it’s about laying the foundation for ...

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Feb. 12, 2024

Misleading Market Metrics: Why are agents aiming at the wrong target?

Boasting about selling a home for "over list price" is like bragging about a home run in a game where the fences were moved in just for you. 

 

Welcome to the not-so-magical land of real estate metrics, where the truth is often dressed in a costume of convenience ...

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Feb. 9, 2024

Can my land qualify for an Agricultural Exemption?

As homeowners look for every edge when it comes to saving money on property taxes, many homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth consider if an agricultural exemption is a possibility for them. This opportunity is more attainable than many might think, thanks to the somewhat enigmatic yet highly beneficial agricultural exemption. While ...

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Jan. 29, 2024

The psychological impact of an election year on the real estate market.

Picture a surfer waiting patiently on their board, eyes scanning the horizon for the perfect wave. They know that timing is everything. Too early, and they miss the momentum; too late, and the wave crashes over them. This metaphor aptly represents the mindset of homeowners contemplating selling their property during ...

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