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The FHA back to work program: A second chance for homeowners

I work with a number of folks who are frustrated by a prior short sale locking them out from being able to buy a home again for 24-36 months.  Take a look at these criteria for the FHA Back to … Continue reading

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Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying in an HOA

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Homeowners associations help protect property values and create a pleasant living environment, but they also impose certain rules on residents. Here are four questions to ask before buying property in an HOA: Can you afford it? HOAs are funded by member dues paid monthly, quarterly, … Continue reading

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Dallas Area Number One on This List

Cities where home prices are hitting new highs! While home values nationwide are still down 13.5% from their pre-housing bust peaks, prices in these major housing markets have recovered — and then some, according to Zillow. Number One:  DALLAS Think … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Make Your Home Move-In Ready

Ever heard the phrase, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes?” When it comes to selling your home and boosting curb appeal to the widest range of buyers, the distance you need to think about is far less than a … Continue reading

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Young U.S. Generation ‘Optimistic’ in Home Buying

Young home buyers in the U.S. see their homes as a good investment, while older buyers are more likely to trade down to a small home to match changing lifestyles, according to a new study. In the new Home Buyer … Continue reading

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Dallas-area homebuyers to scramble this spring

If you want to buy a house in the Dallas area this spring, start looking right now.  Be prepared to pay a lot more and have much less to pick from than you’re probably expecting.   That’s what real estate … Continue reading

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Fort Worth #2 on CNN Money List of Hottest Housing Markets

Median home price : $181,300 Forecast gain through Sept. 2014: 8.9% Like most Lone Star state housing markets, Fort Worth’s home prices remained fairly stable during the boom and bust years. Two big factors helped keep the market from imploding: … Continue reading

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