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     Surrounded by wildlife, beautiful landscapes, mesmerizing sunsets,  numerous parks and campgrounds, Lake Lavon is a 21,400-acre lake in northeast Texas, at McKinney. Four million people visit Lake Lavon every year. The lake is nestled in southeast Collin, County, Texas, on the East Fork of t...
07/13/2022
        No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into a new place. Almost all sellers want to mak...
07/07/2022
The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage.1But while some had hoped 20...
06/01/2022
Plano, Texas frequently receives different awards and rankings state-wide and nationally for it's positive attributes and recently received the highest-ranking park system in the state.The ranking is based on access, acreage, amenities, equity and investment. According to the Trust for Public Lan...
05/23/2022
Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire.1Fort...
05/06/2022
Just when you think home sellers have it super easy with the current market... let me share a personal story that's becoming more and more common in our industry. We listed a home for sale after working diligently with the seller to get positioned to capitalize on the current market environment. ...
04/22/2022
       We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell.1 If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market.Start by connecting with a real estate agent as soon as possible. Having the e...
04/02/2022
The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a higher cost of good...
03/04/2022
There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that design is also a key factor. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a detail that you, as a seller, can easily ...
02/01/2022
Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9% between August 2020 and August 2021.1However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simm...
01/05/2022
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