Collin County Real Estate Blog.

10 Steps to Buying a Home

10 Steps to Buying a Home

Some Highlights: If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start. Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will go through to purchase a home. Make sure to ask your agent for details about each step and what else may be ...

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How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time. The National ...

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Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

Your Tax Refund Is The Key To Homeownership!

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax ...

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Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

Do 46 Million Millennials Know They Are Mortgage Ready?

Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream. Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before ...

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What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

What Credit Score Do You Need To Buy A House?

There are many misconceptions about the credit score needed to buy a house. Recently, it was reported that 24% of renters believe they need a 780-800 credit score to be considered for a mortgage. The reality is they are misinformed! Only 25% of the ...

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McKinney Home For Sale - 2605 Addison Street

McKinney Home For Sale - 2605 Addison Street

$475,000 | 3 bedrooms | 2.1 bathrooms | 2,817 sq.ft. More Info At: 2605 Addison Street Welcome to this 1 /12 story picture perfect Craftsman with large cvred porches built by Darling. Home is adorned with wood floors, neutral paint, crown and ...

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7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage!

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life ...

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 What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

What’s Going On with Bidding Wars?

In a strong seller’s market, like the one we have experienced over the past few years, bidding wars are common and expected. This makes sense! A seller’s market is defined as a market in which the inventory of homes for sale cannot ...

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Top 9 Home Selling Tips

Top 9 Home Selling Tips

Watch on YouTube: Top 9 Home Selling Tips! Our video on how to sell your home as a beginner covers the following tips: Hire the right agent and then trust them! Price your home at or below market value. Understand your fees and costs. Put it on ...

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4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring

4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have ...

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Southgate Homes At Brockdale Estates | Lucas Tx

Southgate Homes At Brockdale Estates | Lucas Tx

Southgate Homes is building in Brockdale Estates and they are building some stunning homes! If you have ever walked a Southgate model you know what I am talking about. The model home start at the $570's on huge lots and consist of 3 - 4 Beds | 3.5 ...

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2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell

2 Reports That Say Now Is a Great Time to Sell

Heading into the spring buying market, there are strong trends starting to emerge. The inventory of homes for sale has increased on a year-over-year basis for eight months in a row. Home price appreciation has continued to grow, although at a ...

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Preparing to Spring Forward

Preparing to Spring Forward

Some Highlights: In the majority of the country, this weekend marks the start of Daylight Savings Time as we set our clocks forward an hour on Sunday at 2:00 AM EST. Whether you plan on buying or selling this spring, these tips could help you ...

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