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November 2016

Found 5 blog entries for November 2016.

should i use a realtor when buying a house

Why You Should Use a REALTOR® when Buying a House

  • Using a REALTOR® can help you get a better deal on new construction
  • Builders' representatives work for the builder. Not you.
  • You will not get a better price on a home without using a REALTOR®
  • By hiring a REALTOR®, you will get accurate info not available on Zillow, or Trulia
  • When you have a REALTOR®, they know people & contractors to help after the purchase of a home

One question we are constantly asked is - "should I use a REALTOR® when buying a home?"  In fairness, this article is being written from the perspective of a REALTOR®.  Full disclosures and formalities out of the way, the answer is YES!  Of course I will explain and offer reasons within the body of the

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allen texas best neighborhoods

Located in Collin County is an affluent city known as Allen.  It's home to 91,929 residents and the median age is 35. There are 25,985 single-family homes within the city, and there are several great neighborhoods to choose from.  As we show buyers around the city, something they commonly ask is "what are the best neighborhoods in Allen?"

Nominees for Best Allen, Texas Neighborhoods:

  • Custer Meadows
  • Twin Creeks
  • Beacon Hill
  • Montgomery Farm
  • Starcreek
  • Quail Run
  • Reid Farm
  • Watters Crossing
  • Glendover Park
  • North Bethany Estates
  • Auburn Springs
  • Stacy Ridge Estates

That's a tough question to answer as they all have something to offer, but in no particular order, we've come up with twelve that stand out against the

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moving to lantana tx

Lantana, TX is a master-planned community that is located 8 miles south of Denton. It was originally developed by Republic Property Group with plans beginning to develop in 1999. The entire design of the city is based around an 18-hole golf course, which was designed by Jay Morrish, an award-winning golf course designer.

To live in the community, residents pay an annual fee to help fund the volunteer fire department and the EMS service. Lantana is continuously growing. In fact, census numbers show that in 2010 there were just under 6,900 residents in the community. Today, there are well over 10,000.

Lantana is a fantastic community to be a part of, mostly because of all the options that are available for residents. Along with exciting events and

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The Dallas Texas Real Estate Market Report for September 2016

According to the new data released by NTREIS (North Texas Real Estate Information Systems) in conjunction with the Metrotex Association of REALTORS® for September 2016, the Dallas real estate market still indicates there is very little change in DFW's "hot" real estate market.

Quickly Interpreting the September 2016 Market Report Numbers

In what was already considered a red hot seller's market a year ago in September 2015, the real estate statistics from September 2016 show indicators which still favor sellers over buyers and would absolutely indicate this is still a "seller's market."

All indicators listed above favors sellers.  While buyers do have more "new

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best schools in plano texas isd school district

Stats, Reviews and Rankings of the Best Schools in Plano ISD

The Plano ISD School District is an excellent district located in the Plano suburb of Dallas.  Great Schools gives Plano ISD an overall score of 8 out of 10.  With one of the higher overall scores of school districts in Dallas, this means the district will have some very, very good campuses.  In this article, our local REALTORS will give you the needed information on the best Plano schools.  Before we begin the article, let's take a quick look at the nominees.  You can also search all homes for sale in Plano ISD by clicking on the graphic below.  Data for this article comes from Great Schools, School Digger and the official Plano Independent School District Website.

Best Elementary

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