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4 Cleaning Solutions You Never Heard Of

As we become more and more aware about the effects of household chemicals on our health and on the environment, it is becoming easier than ever to find alternatives to using store-bought cleaning supplies. Most of the commercially produced products contain chemicals like ammonia and bleach, and even though they clean well they can damage… Continue reading 4 Cleaning Solutions You Never Heard Of

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Home ownership is even more affordable! FHA reducing MI

Home ownership is even more affordable! Obama is instructing the Federal Housing Administration to reduce mortgage insurance 50 points – from 1.35% to 0.85%. This decrease is available for new home loans or refinances. Read more here. For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact… Continue reading Home ownership is even more affordable! FHA reducing MI

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Forbes’ list of “Where To Invest In 2014”

Ready. Set. Buy a new house! Forbes says Fort Worth and Dallas are the the number one and two best investments for real estate in the nation! 1. Fort Worth-Arlington, Tex. 2. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Tex. And Houston hits the list at #5. THREE Texas cities are on the list of the top 20 cities in the… Continue reading Forbes’ list of “Where To Invest In 2014”

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Top 5 FAQs About Home Warranty

What is a home warranty? A home warranty is typically a one-year service contract designed to protect the family budget from unexpected, costly repairs on home systems and appliances. What is covered in the plans? There are several plans and options to choose from to best suit the home’s specific requirements. Basic plans typically include… Continue reading Top 5 FAQs About Home Warranty

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Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!

On Friday, the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopted a rate increase of 3.8% to the Basic Premium Rate for Title Insurance that will go into effect May 1, 2013. What does this mean? Closing costs will go up beginning May 1st. If you are considering selling a property, act now to try to save… Continue reading Closing costs will increase starting May 1st. Sell now!

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Dallas Ranked Most Affordable Major City to Live In!‏

After two years of analysis, Dallas was ranked #1 on the list of the 10 most affordable housing markets of 2013. Information was based upon U.S. Census Bureau and MLS data. Check it out here: Most Affordable Housing Markets 2013   For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in… Continue reading Dallas Ranked Most Affordable Major City to Live In!‏

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Since it’s Election Day and we’re all focused on the future today: What are you going to do when you quit working?

Excerpts from OutFront magazine by Keller Williams Realty, THIRD QUARTER  2012, VOL. 9 NO. 3: Jim (McKissack): We would ask questions like, “What are you doing to do when you quit working?” My biggest aha was that maybe one out of every 25 people we talked to had even thought about a plan for their… Continue reading Since it’s Election Day and we’re all focused on the future today: What are you going to do when you quit working?

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Rent vs. Buy: Which is Cheaper for You?

Wanna know how much money you can save per month by buying a home instead of renting? Look here   For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams, Dallas Preston Road office at 972-992-8204 or visit my website… Continue reading Rent vs. Buy: Which is Cheaper for You?

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Rent vs. buy: Is now a good time to buy?‏

  Click here for a US map of Where Buying a Home Beats Renting. And for more detailed info for this research, click here.     For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams, Dallas Preston Road office… Continue reading Rent vs. buy: Is now a good time to buy?‏