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This blog provides general information regarding real estate appraisals and local market data for North Texas.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
 It is "Back to School" time and if your newsfeed has been like ours it has been full of  cute "Back to School" pictures.  In light of school starting back, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at how school districts impact housing values in real estate.   "Location, Location, Locati...
09/02/2015
 We have analyzed the market for properties located in Argyle,TX.  We looked at four different areas in each market:  Median Sale Price, Number of Sales, Number of Foreclosures, and Months of Inventory.                                                               The city of Argyle is a small co...
08/13/2015
 Things have really been heating up this summer in Texas!  Literally we have hit the summer time heat with average temperatures for July 96 degrees, we have been hovering around 100 for the past 2 weeks!  Our markets have also been hot!  The median sale prices  for our main four counties have bee...
08/01/2015
 So maybe I have been to one too many track meets in the hot Texas summer sun. Perhaps I had to write too many compare and contrast stories in English class ( Mrs. Bass and Mrs Miller would be so proud).  Since we have 7 kids all who have participated in track and field events  and one who is cur...
07/29/2015
 Perhaps there is a contract on your house.  You are in the middle of packing.  Boxes are everywhere and you get a notification that the appraiser is coming to perform an inspection of the home.  Do you panic? Do you need to put everything away so that your home is again "show ready"?        We o...
07/14/2015
This week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Lake Ray Roberts Rotary Club meeting.  The Rotary Club serves the Pilot Point and Aubrey area around Lake Ray Roberts.  I spoke about real estate appraisals, what they are and what they are not. I then presented a local market analysis for Pilot Poi...
06/09/2015
 We have found that often there is some confusion about what a real estate appraisal is and what it is not.  To clear up some of the confusion here are just a few things that an appraisal is not.   A real estate appraisal is not the same as the assessed value from the appraisal district.  Homeown...
05/28/2015
    Collin County is north of Dallas County. Per 2010 US Census data, Collin County population was at 782,341.  It is the 7th most populous county in the state of Texas.    According to the official Collin County website,    " In the mid-2014, the Census Bureau estimated our population at 885,241...
05/22/2015
 When will we get the appraisal? This is a common question we real estate appraisers get and we understand the urgency.  We are aware of the deadlines for closings and understand that a delayed appraisal slows down the process. Trust me, we appraisers want to get the appraisal turned around and b...
05/13/2015
An appointment has been set for your appraiser to come to your home.  No need to stress! We appraisers understand that it can be awkward to have someone come into your home especially if its your first appraisal inspection.  We'd like to ease your stress by giving you some information about what...
05/11/2015
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