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Homebuyers lose the keys to their Dream Homes every single day simply by not staying on top of their search or by choosing the wrong Realtor. If your keys have been misplaced, or given to another family too many times, you may reconsider your approach to buying a home. Representatio is Key... Literally!!!
Granted, my year has been jammed packed with new buyers in 2011 to date.  But in years past, it has always seemed that the buyers  started to become sparse by late August.  Not this year, as the McKinney Real Estate Team has taken on more new buyers, specifically relos, in September than any othe...
Have you ever lost your keys? Do you know the feeling of panic when you are ready to walk out the door and can't remember where you put your keys? Did you know that you could lose the keys to your DREAM HOME before closing?Back in the Spring of 2007, Michael and Christine Brewer set out to buy th...
Yes, I'm being serious. Down Payment Assistance is saving the day for so many potential home buyers, and in turn is relieving many new home builders and home sellers. With the local market taking a pause and trying to catche it's breathe, Down Payment Assistance has breathed a new life for many.I...
Who knew that McKinney would attract so many young families, professionals and newlyweds with such force?  As McKinney continues to grow at such a rapid speed, more and more twenty and thirty-something homebuyers are flocking to the tree lined streets of our "boutique community."It's actually ver...
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed.  Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle; when the s...
Enthusiasm is contagious!!!!!  And I'm so glad that I caught the bug.  I can't actually remember if I caught it from someone, all I know is I have it.  And I have it bad.  Or good!  And it feels great!Sadly, 2007 was not my best year.  And on New Years Eve I finally broke down and saw the light. ...
In light of all the media attention to the dreaded "mortgage/housing crunch" I thought I would speak on this issue for just a moment.It's really not as bad as the media has portrayed it to be. In fact, the Dallas/Fort Worth area may have an increase in foreclosures, but it certainly hasn't stoppe...
2008 is already off to a great start. In fact my theme for this year is "Great in '08." Everyone needs a theme, right? Well, everyone should consider having their own theme. Superman's theme is that he jumps tall buildings with a single bound. Teddy Roosevelt's was "Walk lightly, and carry a big ...

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