Home Price Expectation Survey

Home Price Expectation Survey

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Many of the questions currently surrounding the real estate industry focus on home prices and where they are heading. The most recent Home Price Expectation Survey (HPES) helps target these projected answers.Here are the results from the Q2 2019 Survey:Home values will...

** 4 Items Home Inspectors Can’t Evaluate **

** 4 Items Home Inspectors Can’t Evaluate **

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Hidden flaws. Inspectors check for what they can physically see without having to move anything. Therefore, they may not be able to say whether the foundation is cracked behind the wood paneling or an electrical plug behind a sofa isn’t working. Inspectors should...

Should You Fix Up Your Home or Try to Sell It As Is?

Should You Fix Up Your Home or Try to Sell It As Is?

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For many homebuyers, the desire to purchase a home requiring renovations is becoming a thing of the past and this is especially true in our North Texas market. Today’s real estate shoppers are looking for turnkey, move-in ready properties with all of the amenities...

6 BEDROOM STYLE TRENDS TO WATCH FOR

6 BEDROOM STYLE TRENDS TO WATCH FOR

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In some cases, the past trends in neutrals made bedrooms appear a bit matchy, but the new trend is to make each piece unique, and color is an excellent way to do it. Like mixing metals, colors are now brought together for visual interest and to slow the eye down,...

Top Architectural Styles – CONTEMPORARY

Top Architectural Styles – CONTEMPORARY

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Introducing new materials and a new profile, contemporary architectural styles draw on the minimalist influences of the modern aesthetic using metal and glass to make the home feel connected to the outside world. Current contemporary homes often have an emphasis on...

Top Architectural Styles – MID-CENTURY MODERN

Top Architectural Styles – MID-CENTURY MODERN

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Mid-century modern is currently one of the most distinctive and highly sought-after styles of home. Because they were generally produced from 1930-1960, these homes are somewhat rare, and therefore more highly valued. Combining structural elements of the ranch-style...

Top Architectural Styles – Ranch

Top Architectural Styles – Ranch

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Rambling 20th-century ranch-style homes are a fixture of neighborhoods all over the United States and Canada. Beginning on the west coast, the style became popular in an era when large lots and suburban sprawl ruled the architectural world. They come in a variety of...

Top Architectural Styles – Craftsman

Top Architectural Styles – Craftsman

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The Craftsman-style home is rooted in the early 20th century Arts and Crafts movement. With low-pitched gable roofs, generous porches with squat, square columns, and prominent structural elements, the style was traditionally used for bungalows. Now, however, sprawling,...

Top Architectural Styles – Tudor

Top Architectural Styles – Tudor

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Unique and romantic, Tudor architecture in North America originated in the mid-19th century and is easily identified by its dark wood beams set against a white backdrop as well as brick or stonework foundations, chimneys, and other architectural elements. Tudors can...