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December 2016

Found 4 blog entries for December 2016.

best neighborhoods in argyle texas

Nominees for Argyle Texas Best Neighborhoods

  • Country Lakes
  • Harvest
  • The Oaks
  • Settlement
  • Shadow Wood Estates
  • Normandy

Located within Denton County is a place that offers a small-town atmosphere.

It's known as Argyle, and it offers a quiet community that gives residents easy access to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Argyle isn't a large city, but despite its smaller size, there are still several great subdivisions to choose from. Some of the best neighborhoods in Argyle include the following:


This incredible master planned community is located in both Argyle and Northlake and has approximately 3,200 homes.

It is located on the historic Faught Family Farm and it's known for connecting with the land's

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how to win a bidding war for a house

Summary of Best Ways & Tips to Win Bidding War:

  • Assemble the right team
  • Have a plan of attack
  • Accept that you are not in a position of negotating power
  • No contingency offers
  • Know when it is time to walk away


Welcome to learning the best way to win that bidding war for the house you want.  While written for my market, Dallas, Texas, the tips below generally apply to all areas of the country.  My article will give a buyer some great hints, tips, and strategies to win a bidding war against the competition.  Our mission is to give you all the tools and weapons you need to successfully compete in the bidding war process.

Recently in our area the market has been flying, as I hear it has in

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dallas foreclosures

Should I Buy a Foreclosure

  • Foreclosures aren't always great deals
  • What is a short sale versus a foreclosure
  • Foreclosures are generally in bad shape
  • Banks generally do not repair foreclosures
  • A buyer will not get a seller's disclosure notice

The Fairy Tale/Myth of the Foreclosure

Many buyers are attracted to the foreclosed listing and the thought of purchasing a house way below market value. In theory, it is wonderful. In reality, there are things buyers need to know before they go down the road of purchasing a foreclosure. To be honest, very, very few people either find a foreclosure they want to purchase or end up actually buying a foreclosure.

A general rule of thumb to remember is this - the more a market is a seller's

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zillow dallas tx - are zestimates accurate

Zillow Zestimates in Dallas Texas - How Accurate are They?

About Dallas Texas Zillow Zestimates®

  • Zestimates® do not use real sold data in Texas for estimates
  • Texas is a non-disclosure state with sale prices
  • No large portal site like Zillow uses real sold data in their estimates
  • Licensed REALTORS® & Appraisers use accurate data
  • Zestimates® are important to both sellers & buyers
  • Why Zillow sometimes has outdated information
  • The Conclusion on Zestimates

With the popularity of bigger syndication websites like Zillow, Trulia and, many consumers believe they can attain the same information from those sites as they can a local, professional REALTOR®.  Unfortunately, this is false and there doesn't seem to be

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