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Feb. 25, 2018

Learn Local History Near Plano Homes at the Heritage Farmstead Museum

Learn local history near Plano homes at the Farmstead Museum.Get to know the farming history near Plano homes by visiting the Heritage Farmstead Museum. Guests can explore the 4.5 acres to gain a better understanding of what it was like to live on the Blackland Prairie. Take a look at furnishings and other domestic items collected from several ...

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Jan. 25, 2018

The 5 Top Home Buyer Turn-Offs of 2017

Selling a home in today's market can be a bit frustrating. There's all sorts of home staging and property preparation advice out there, and some of it seems daunting or impossible to follow unless you already live in a haute home or have a serious bankroll set aside ...

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June 25, 2017

New Construction Prices Hit Record High

The median price for a new single-family home reached a record high in May 2017 of $345,800, the Commerce Department reports.   If you're thinking of buying new construction, you'll likely be paying a huge premium, as new-home prices are now 16.8 percent higher than they ...

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March 25, 2017

Most Popular Home in Texas - Mary Wise Group Listed It!

The Mary Wise Group had the most popular listing in TX and was featured in Country Living's Online Magazine. Where was it? Get the Story Here.

Freak Fire Leads to Most Popular Listing in Texas 

Every now and then, I run across a listing that I know will be ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

New Listings in Plano

Picture this... 

You’re scrolling through the internet and come across your dream home. You call to inquire only to find out that it’s been active for weeks and has multiple offers already. 

Sounds like a nightmare, right?

One way to avoid this is staying on top of all ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

Price Improvements in Plano

It’s true that everyone loves a good deal, especially when buying a home. 

Throughout the month there are usually at least a handful of properties with reduced prices. 

Some people might think a “price improvement” holds a bad connotation - but typically, that’s not the case. It really boils ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

Myths Sellers Believe About Pricing Their Home

Many home sellers succumb to myths about home pricing that don’t match the reality of the housing market. 

I focus primarily on listings and I hear my sellers talk about each of these common pricing myths.  There's a lot to consider when pricing your home.   The best ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

6 Signs A Home Might Be “The One”

You might have heard that saying about the number of fish there are in the sea – the sea of prospective dates and mates. The same goes for homes on the market. Even when the market heats up as it's doing now, it's not uncommon for a buyer ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

5 Secret Sources of Down Payment Money

Whether you are planning to put down a full 20 percent or pulling together the cash for a 3.5 percent down payment for an FHA loan, your down payment might be the biggest single cash expenditure you ever make. Some scrimp and save for years, while others can ready ...

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Feb. 25, 2017

5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers

Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant, collective sigh of relief! But for all of the buyer activity, it seems like most houses sit on ...

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