Category : Realtor Celina TX

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Just the Facts: Reduced Prices, New Home Construction, and More

Price Reduced: the New Sign Across the Metroplex There’s a new sign in the North Texas housing market — “Reduced Price.”   Almost 19 percent of the homes listed for sale in Dallas-Fort Worth cut price at least once, according to a new report from Zillow. With home sales slowing and housing prices growing at a much slower rate than in recent years, sellers are sometimes overreaching with their asking prices, real estate agents say. And houses that sit on the market for too long often get a price reboot.   The rate of home price cuts in D-FW is higher than the nationwide rate Read more
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Legacy West Developer Moves Forward with Frisco Project

The huge success of the Legacy West development in west Plano finished years ahead of schedule. It attracted many high-profile corporations like Toyota, Fed Ex, JP Morgan, Liberty Mutual, and Boeing. Now that it’s complete… the developer is moving on to a 2,544 acre mixed-use project that will be located in Frisco.  See the full article on developer Fehmi Karahan HERE. Read more
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DFW Builders Partnering with Schools

Really interesting article in the Dallas Morning News: The combination of the labor shortage and the high cost of a four-year degree presents an opportunity for builders and schools to team up, connecting students to industry professionals and giving builders access to a talent pool to support the operations of their companies. “We’re actively recruiting through middle schools, high schools and technical schools to help people understand what they can do in the construction industry,” said Ray Sedey, the southern region president for McCarthy, a commercial builder. See the complete article HERE. Read more
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Just the Facts: Dallas Area School Districts Pay Heavily in the Robin Hood School Tax

Dallas Area School Districts Pay Heavily in the Robin Hood School Tax Coppell and Highland Park Pay the Most Per Capita Property taxes continue to rise, but increasingly for taxpayers in North Texas, those dollars aren’t going to local school districts. According to estimates from the Texas Education Agency for the 2018-19 school year, 25 D-FW school districts are expected to surrender $539 million back to the state through recapture, the mechanism designed to better balance school funding between “property-rich” and “property-poor” districts. Statewide, the TEA estimates that 217 school districts will be subject to recapture for the upcoming school Read more
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Light Farms Plans New Neighborhood for Empty Nesters

By Steve Brown, The Dallas Morning News Celina’s Light Farms community in Collin County, already one of North Texas’ most successful residential projects, hopes to woo older buyers with a new neighborhood. The 1,070-acre development is adding a phase of housing for active older residents. Called Sweetwater, the neighborhood will have single-story homes built by Taylor Morrison. Developer Republic Property Group says the subdivision will have building sites for 170 homes for baby boomers and empty nesters. “We believe the strongest and most-welcoming communities develop over time thanks to balance and diversity in all that they offer residents,” Tony Ruggeri, co-CEO Read more
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Just the Facts

Dallas Sets New Record – 13.7% Home Appreciation in February Dallas-area home prices were up 13.7 percent in February over the previous year, according to Zillow. Denver and Dallas led the country in home price increases in a new nationwide price comparison. Home prices in Denver were up 14.5 percent in February, and in the Dallas area prices were 13.7 percent higher than a year earlier, according to the new report by Zillow. Nationwide home values appreciated 4.3 percent annually in February to a median value of $184,600. This is still 5.9 percent below the record median home value set Read more
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Find Your Perfect House For Sale in Light Farms, Celina, TX

A house for sale in Light Farms, Celina, TX will be the perfect place to raise your family. You can remain close to Dallas while still experiencing the charm, comfort, and security of a gorgeous country suburb. However, sifting through endless listings on your own is time-consuming and frustrating. You know what you’re looking for, and you need a realtor who knows how to find it for you and streamline the process, so you can be in your new home as soon as possible. Call Blair Taylor today at (972) 457-3008 and spend your precious time looking at exactly the type of house Read more
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House for Sale Celina TX: Red Flags to Watch Out For

When you are looking at a house for sale in Celina TX, you want to make sure you are not buying a house that has hidden dangers or problems. After all, problems you were not aware of ahead of time can cost you a lot of money and time and might hurt your home’s resale value. Your realtor will be a big help in making sure you get the house you want, not just one that looks like the house you want on the outside. However, there are a few red flags you can be aware of that should make Read more
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House For Sale Celina TX: Get A Great Realtor On Board

Do you have a house for sale in Celina TX?  Are you ready to get it sold and get on to your next journey?  Don’t try to do it alone!  The benefits of having a great realtor on your side are innumerable.  Things like meeting potential homeowners, working through the financing, hosting open houses and understanding how to make your home more visible so it sells quickly are all benefits that a great realtor will bring to the table.  Make sure you pick one who knows the area well so that they can help make informed decisions for both you Read more
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House for Sale Celina TX: How to Present Your Home at Its Best

So it’s time for you to sell your house. You want to make sure your house for sale in Celina TX is presented to buyers in the best possible light, but you do not know where to begin.  Here are a few general tips on how to make sure your house is at its best when prospective buyers come to look at it:  Cleanliness This is an obvious tip, but it should be restated nonetheless. Your house for sale in Celina TX must be spotless when prospective buyers see it. This means more than simple hygiene, though the importance of Read more