Plano, TX has a lot going for it- including neighborhoods that are known for a great community feel and quality of life. In this video, we discuss 5 of Plano’s great neighborhoods and what makes them special. Two of them are known for going ALL OUT for Christmas and Halloween. You won’t want to miss them.
Finding a great neighborhood in Allen is easy! There are so many to choose from. Here we feature 5 popular neighborhoods that are a great place to call home. And each of these neighborhoods has 1 important thing in common- a great neighborhood park!
Featured neighborhoods are Cottonwood Bend, Glendover Park, Lost Creek Ranch, Starcreek, and Twin Creeks.
Thinking of moving to Dallas? There are a lot of pros and cons of living in the Dallas area. In this video, we talk about some of them – from the perspective of a 20+-year resident of the Dallas area. The pros are: 1) job market, 2) southern hospitality, 3) education, 4) entertainment options, 5) housing prices/cost of living. The CONS: 1) lack of mass transit, 2) Toll roads, 3) Property taxes, 4) weather, 5) foundation damage.
Buying a house out of state or from long distance can be an intimidating prospect. How are you supposed to see houses when you can’t be there? In this video, we give you three important tips to make your life easier when you are buying a house out of state.
Tip 1: Build a team – including a local real estate agent and a local mortgage lender
Tip 2: Leverage Tech
Tip 3: Do your homework
How much does it cost to sell a house in Texas?
Let’s break it down… there are several key elements in the costs to the home seller when selling a house. Among them are 1) realtor commissions, 2) title policy and fees, 3) property taxes, 4) home warranty (or residential service agreement) and 5) any buyer closing costs that the seller agrees to cover.
We give you actual numbers to work with.
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There are some new players in the real estate market – the iBuyer. Companies like Open Door, Perch, etc can be a great option for some, but convenience has its’ costs. Home sellers often pay a lot more for the convenience of not having a traditional home listing. Be informed so you can make the best choice for you and your situation.