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

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams - North Country
What a wonderful time to buy or sell your home. If you are selling, buyers can have a lower mortgage payment then ever possible in 30 years!If you are buying, what a wonderful time to sell as now, more buyers can qualify for your home. If you are wanting to either buy or sell and your in the Nort...
The Montgomery HomeThis beautiful Craftsman style home was built in 1909 by the J.R. Wilcox family. The Wilcox's were a prominent family in Collin County and one of the founding families of McKinney. They were established lumber merchants, owning local lumber companies and mills in East Texas. A...
The Curfman HomeThe Nenney/Curfman home at is one of the shining jewels of the street. The many renovations of homes here have elevated the street to the finest examples of historic homes. The Curfman home is rich in history dating back to 1874, when Mr. James Patrick Nenney purchased two acres ...
Here are some of the principals a real estate appraiser will consider when he is valuing a property. The appraiser is always aware of the four characteristics of value for a home:Demand - - in order for something to have value, someone must want or need it Utility - - the ability to fill a need -...
Preparing Your Home For Sale A few great tips on creating an atmosphere that will charm buyers and make them want to buy your home.  Remember that you'll never get another chance to make a first impression.  And first impressions are what counts!  Follow these simple tips and create the competiti...
Homebuyers often follow their hearts, and they should. Sometimes just going with your gut feeling is the best indicator. But when it's house-touring time, it's important to set those emotions aside and replace them with clear-headed thinking and a critical eye. Otherwise, your potential dream hou...
Three costly mistakes every home buyer should avoid:Mistake #1: Not Having Your Prospective Home Inspected Or Getting A Cheap Home Inspection.Buying a home is probably the most important and expensive purchase you will ever make. This is no time to save a few dollars by not obtaining a Home Inspe...
Swiss Avenue Historic District Home Saved From Demolition Preservation Dallas, Private Investors Purchase 6015 Bryan ParkwayDALLAS -- Preservation Dallas has entered into an agreement that will ultimately save and rehabilitate a home in the Swiss Avenue Historic District. The Thomas and Kate Bald...
AdvocacyHelp Save the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National CemeteryTomb of the Unknown Soldier It's hard to believe, but officials at Arlington National Cemetery plan to replace the original...

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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.