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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Broker Associate / Team Lead - Texas Pride Realty Group - 0503820 TX
Great homes in Carrollton, Plano, Frisco, Richardson, McKinney, Denton & Dallas.
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As some of you may know I help clients retrofit existing homes to be green.  I teach a course on Green Practices and in 2010 I was an NAR EverGreen Award winner I wanted to update my annual energy usage chart.  My log-term goal is to have solar or wind energy generation on my property.  But to ma...
02/17/2014
After you purchase your new home your mail box will fill up with ads and letters from all sorts of vendors.  Many of them will try to make you think that your Realtor, Lender, Inspector, Title person, Mother, Father and Great Uncle wanted you to use their service.  Everything from flooring, windo...
02/16/2014
It's a rare day that I watch sports and even more rare that I get featured on TV.  But this was that day. On Monday evening WFAA Channel 8 Sports anchor, Dale Hanson, aired his "Unplugged" opinion segment in support of Michael Sam, the future NFL player who just came out.  Dale correctly recogniz...
02/11/2014
I run about 46 domains, two blogs and 25 Facebook business pages.  It's a lot to keep up with and, up until now, I have not allowed advertising on my sites.  But I'm starting to reconsider.  So my questions are: 1.  Do you allow ads on your sites? 2. Are they industry specific? 3. Do you find hem...
02/11/2014
I toured new homes this week at The Village of Prosper Trail.  New homes are being built by Metatel Homes and LionsGate Homes.  In the $300 to $400 price range.  The homes by LionsGate were decked out and dressed to impress.  They featured hardwood floors, granite, tumbled stone, and a wide vari...
02/10/2014
3. Making an Offer Once we find the perfect home you will want to make an offer. Several factors come into play at this point. Price: First and foremost we want to find a fair price to offer. We will review comparable properties in the neighborhood, consider the condition of the property, the len...
02/10/2014
2. Defining what you want This is the fun goal. We have to determine what the critical factors are for you. Here are some elements to consider: Style of Housing: Single Family, Townhome, Condo, Acreage, Lake Age & Condition of Property: New, Recent construction (10 years), Average (20 years), Old...
02/09/2014
Most of us in the profession belong to local and state Associations which make political contributions via PACs.  These organizations donate to a variety of candidates, presumably from each party.  In Texas, our PAC has a policy of contributing to the "Friendly Incumbent".  Meaning if the person...
02/07/2014
  Here is a simple list for Sellers whose homes are on the market.  Get ready for the inspection early.  If you want, you can have pre-listing inspection done so that you know what to expect.  Talk to you real estate professional to see what they suggest.  Check us out at www.TexasPrideRealty.co...
02/07/2014
Buying a home can be a wonderful and confusing time. There are several phases to the home buying process where I can be of help.1. Pre-Approval If you need financing for your purchase, you will need to contact a lender. You will want to know what you can afford so we look for homes in the right p...
02/07/2014
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