Bob's Blog on Historical Homes in McKinney and Dallas.

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Now is a great time to buy a home or sell and buy another.  If you're selling, we do have a buyers market as there is a large inventory of homes.  But, the basics of selling your home still apply.   Drive up appeal has to be attractive. We have to get the buyer through the door. If there are weed...
05/30/2008
In the historic district, comfortable home with two large bedrooms, one bath built in 1960. Refinished wood floors have carpet on them. Covered porch and detached carport. Exterior is being repainted this week.  This is a solid home located on a main and pretty street of McKinney,Estimated sellin...
05/26/2008
Four Things NOT to Do When Selling Your Home When you think about selling your home, either now or in the future, many things pass through your mind. You wonder where you will move, what you want in a new home, and how much your home will be worth when it sells. You probably start watching do-it-...
05/13/2008
Financing Solutions with David Reed What interest rates really mean The Fed did this! The Fed did that! Rates are up! Rates are down! Aaaagggh! Okay, now exhale.  In turbulent economic times the media can't wait to report what interest rates are doing.  Pundits prognosticate, forecasters forecast...
05/12/2008
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05/09/2008
So are we in a recession and what is it doing to our housing market?I will leave it to the economists for the recession answer.  But, on the housing market, we are doing pretty good, considering ...We still have the good economy and it isn't dropping for the DFW market. If we look at statistics p...
05/08/2008
20 Things That Can Alter the Value of Your HomeItems that decrease the home's value1. A pool. In Texas, an in-ground pool doesn't automatically raise the value of your home. If you look on the MLS and compare the "Days on the Market" (DOM or CDOM) of homes in the same subdivision, the homes with ...
04/26/2008
Why the Internet Buyer is the Best ClientPosted by Joseph G. Ferrara, Esq. on Apr 24, 2008Since internet buyers (IB) do most of their home searching and researching BEFORE calling an agent, they are more efficient buyers who won't take up a lot of the agents and resources.Realtor studies show the...
04/25/2008
From Buyers, I hear a number of thoughts as to why they "are not ready yet  ..." to buy a new home.The number one reason usually is "we have to sell our home first".  This is certainly understandable.  NO one wants two mortgages unless you have won the lottery and want the tax deduction.  I think...
04/15/2008
Foreclosures - good or Bad?Many think that foreclosures are good deals for an investment.  Many are looking for foreclosures.  Recently, I noticed in the Dallas Morning News that some real estate agents have even started taking potential buyers on tours of foreclosed homes.Several problems follow...
03/18/2008
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The blog details Historical Homes in general and specific homes in McKinney, Texas. Also shown are events that may be entertaining or informational about the Historical Neighborhood Homeowners association.