Dallas Native Voice – FHA and VA Loans

To our Dallas buyers and sellers – what do you really know about FHA or VA loans? Tune in to this weeks Dallas Native Voice as we learn more about these types of loans from our friend Dekoven Wesley over at Movement Mortgage Dallas Metro!

Financial Friday – October 20th, 2017

WEEKLY UPDATE Weekly Review The stock market continued to advance into new record-high territory, boosted by releases from major third quarter corporate earnings reports.  This past week marked the fifth consecutive weekly gain for both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index despite a number of political and geopolitical anxieties among investors….

12 Ways to Enhance Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Bright Entry Try painting your front door for an inexpensive update that really packs a punch. Bright colors like the turquoise shade shown here (Sherwin Williams Nifty Turquoise) are an easy way to give your home a fun, fresh look. Borderline Design For a classic curb appeal boost, hedge your home with an adorable picket…

Men made millions stealing homes with forged deeds, feds say

Arlando Jacobs and Clarence Roland stole homes across Texas and two other states with the scribble of a pen, the FBI says. And they did so for about six years before being caught, agents said. In at least one case, Jacobs and his family squatted in a home they took control of with a forged deed, according to federal…

How to Make a Fall Rake Wreath

STEP 1 Gather Materials This is a great way to upcycle a broken rake that is unusable. We used a metal rake, but a plastic or bamboo rake could be used as well. STEP 2 Remove Handle Remove the rake head from the handle, spray paint both sides and allow it to dry. STEP 3…

5 Tips to Keep Critters Out of Your House This Fall

You’re about to spend a lot more time indoors, and mice, rats and other rodents love a cozy, warm home as much as you do. Keep critters out of yours with a few home repairs and adjustments this fall. Mice can squeeze through spaces smaller than a nickel, and their rodent relatives are equally crafty. So seal…

Techy Tuesday: How this all-in-one printer can cut your costs in half

Have you ever smiled while printing something? Not a chance, right? If it’s not the slow printing and horrendous costs tied to ink, you probably haven’t experienced what I enjoyed this past month. Just in time for midterms and to get those holiday cards printed, I have a price drop to share. I’ve been testing…

19 Bathroom Color Schemes We’re Loving Right Now

  Modern Boho This ultra-popular look pairs warm with cool and crisp with soft for a totally fresh feel. To get the look in your own bathroom, start with a bright, white backdrop, and mix in sleek, black lines. Soften the high-contrast palette with muted wildflower hues like dandelion yellow and dusty rose. Ground your…

Texas condo sales continue to surge, new report shows

The recently released Texas Condos Sales Report shows that condo and townhome sales in Texas exceeded $5.4 billion between August 2016 and July 2017. Individually, condo sales saw an 8.6 percent increase, while townhomes saw a 5.1 percent increase during the time period. “The Texas condominium market has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the housing market…