Home Buying Tips (REALTORS® share their best advice)
This article is a guide for things you need to know to negotiate a better deal on a piece of property. There are specific tips, tricks ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 23, 2018
HOA fees (Here's What HOA Dues Cover)
HOA fees are a prevalent part of home ownership in Dallas-Fort Worth. There are generally what I call three levels of Homeowner Association ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 20, 2018
Do these Things to Protect Yourself
For most people, the purchase of a home is the most significant financial transaction they will ever make. That said, the very first thing a ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 18, 2018
Active Option Contract (Here's what it means for you)
The status of real estate in Texas can sometimes be a tricky thing, especially if you don't use these terms very often. Some of the most ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 17, 2018
Real Estate Negotiator (Secrets to Negotiating House Price)
#1 - DO YOUR HOMEWORK
Know Your Market
Price is obviously the first thing which comes to mind when we talk about negotiations on a home. ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 16, 2018
Best Real Estate Agent (How to Find the Best REALTOR)
Selling and buying a house can be a stressful process, but finding the best Realtors does not have to be a difficult task. If you follow ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on March 16, 2018
How to Make an Offer on a House
You've found the perfect house — the one that is just the right size and condition for your needs and your family, that's located in the ideal ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on March 14, 2018
Real Estate Questions (And the answers you need to know)
If you were suddenly experiencing chest pains, you'd almost certainly consult your family doctor. If you were faced with a serious legal ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on March 4, 2018
Why Didn't My Home Sell (Here's Why Your House Isn't Selling)
First things first and full disclosure - I can be as straightforward and candid with you in this article as I want to be. I'm not your listing ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on January 26, 2018
Home Inspection (cost, checklist, how long home inspection takes, & more)
Few people would ever buy a home without viewing it first. After all, any sensible buyer would want to see first hand what they are getting. ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on January 25, 2018
What Home Improvements add the Most Value
Whether you're trying to sell a home in Dallas, Plano, Southlake, Frisco, or even somewhere outside DFW like Leander, ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on April 24, 2017
Bid Wars (Here's how to win bidding war on house)
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 ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on December 13, 2016
Buying a Foreclosure (Everything you need to know about foreclosures)
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 ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on December 6, 2016
Zillow Dallas (Zillow Zestimate Accuracy)
Zillow in Dallas Texas - How Accurate are Zestimates?
About Dallas Texas Zillow Zestimates®
Zestimates® do not use real sold data in Texas ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on December 1, 2016
Buying a House without a Realtor (You probably aren't getting the deal you think)
One question we are constantly asked is - "should I use a REALTOR® when buying a home?" In fairness, this article is being written from ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on November 29, 2016
Zillow Trulia and Realtors (How Zillow Group backstabs Agents)
Why I'm Writing This
This falls under the category of "you cannot make this stuff up!"
Very rarely would I choose to make a public stand which could ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on October 20, 2016
Dallas Suburbs (These are the best Dallas suburbs)
When people talk about Dallas, what they really mean is Dallas plus all the suburbs in the area. Suburbs like Plano, Frisco, Richardson, McKinney, ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on October 4, 2016
Best Neighborhoods in Frisco
When looking at homes for sale in Frisco, Texas, a lot of our buyer clients will often ask us "what are the best neighborhoods in Frisco?" The ...
Posted by Jeff Knox on May 11, 2016