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Sellers, staging is not the same as decorating

02/07/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

You might love your design expertise, but potential buyers may not. Find out why staging could help you make the sale.

Categories: Sellers

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Why 2014 could be the year to list your home

02/06/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest Texas real estate statistics show signs of a seller's market.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Renters

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Texas markets make several top-10 lists

01/29/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

The latest headlines explain how real estate contributes to the state's economy.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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What your elders can teach you about building wealth

01/22/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

What type of investment do centenarians believe is best?

Categories: Buyers, Landlords

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Why Texas markets are seeing all-time sales highs

01/22/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

News from across the state shows Texas real estate continues to attract builders and buyers.

Categories: Research, Buyers, Sellers, Renters

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A sure way to kill a potential deal

01/17/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

What do you do with a low offer?

Categories: Sellers

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First-time homeowners, it’s time to pay attention

01/08/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

Becoming a first-time homeowner means you can paint the walls whatever color you want, but don't forget about this important task.

Categories: Buyers

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What increasing luxury home sales means for the average homeowner

01/06/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

Luxury home sales are a sign of the state's healthy housing market.

Categories: Buyers

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If you are going to rent out your home, make sure you have a lot of this

12/30/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

A rental home can be a great investment ...if you have a lot of this one commodity.

Categories: Landlords

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Are Open Houses Useful or a Waste of Time? Yes

12/13/2013 | Author: Ward Lowe

Whether to hold an open house for your home depends on you. Here's how to decide.

Categories: Sellers