Huge McKinney land sale is largest in the area this year

New York-based developer JEN Partners has bought more than 1,100 acres for a new residential community. A New York-based community builder and investor has purchased a huge McKinney development site. JEN Partners has acquired more than 1,100 acres north of U.S. Highway 380 near Lake Forest Boulevard. The property is one of the largest undeveloped…

Virtual CE Class | Maximize Your Exposure

Register for Class Maximize Your Exposure is about combining branding, marketing, tools and social media to maximize the exposure of the Realtor. The class will be 3 hours with 2 hours of instruction and the third hour will be Q&A. Since real estate is centered around an on-the-go lifestyle, apps on your smartphone can make…

Why Is It so Important to Be Pre-Approved in the Homebuying Process?

You may have heard that pre-approval is a great first step in the homebuying process. But why is it so important? When looking for a home, the temptation to fall in love with a house that’s outside your budget is very real. So, before you start shopping around, it’s helpful to know your price range, what you’re…

Homes away from home: These cozy cabins aren’t far from D-FW

Check out these inviting escapes available just outside Dallas-Fort Worth or across the Oklahoma border. Summer is winding down, and while a lot has changed since early spring, getting out of the house safely remains tricky. We recently showed you some places to responsibly get out and on the water around Dallas-Fort Worth for a day of…

Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer scenarios are heating up, so it’s important to get pre-approved before you start your search. This way, you can put your best foot forward – quickly and efficiently – if you’re planning to buy a home this season….

It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home

When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else impacts the purchase. It’s not just the price of the house that matters, but the overall cost in the long run. Today, that’s largely impacted by low mortgage rates. Low rates…

Labor Day Weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

Labor Day is a great opportunity to visit the Dallas–Fort Worth area, since this North Texas metropolis puts on plenty of events to celebrate the end-of-summer long weekend. Temperatures in early September can still be blisteringly hot in Texas, but at least Dallas is far away from the coast during this peak hurricane season. With…

Should You Buy an Existing Home or New Construction?

Finding the right home to purchase today is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers. With so few homes for sale and construction of newly built homes ramping up, you may be wondering if you should consider new construction in your search process. It’s a great question to ask, and one to look at from the pros and cons…