Category Archives: Coppell Texas Homes For Sale

Gorgeous French Style Estate in Flower Mound, TX

Gorgeous French Style Estate in Flower Mound, TX.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Allen Texas Homes For Sale, Bartonville Real Estate, Before Buying a House, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Lewisville, Mortgages

NAR’s Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

Thinking of selling and wondering if it’s really the best time? Well, I hope this Existing-Home-Sales-February-STM helps you make that decision and get your home listed while it is still the Seller’s market.

Give me a call with any questions you might have: 972.899.0634

Leave a comment

Filed under Allen Texas Homes For Sale, Bartonville Real Estate, Before Buying a House, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Keller, Lewisville, Real Estate, Southlake Texas Homes For Sale, Spring, Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Real Estate

How To Attract Affluent Home Buyers…

Interesting information on the image from what Buyers are looking for and would sacrifice! Read more from my March Newsletter here: http://buff.ly/1DJDUoPScreen Shot 2015-03-02 at 7.09.34 AM

Leave a comment

Filed under Allen Texas Homes For Sale, Bartonville Real Estate, Before Buying a House, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Fort Worth Texas, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Interest Rates, Mortgages, Real Estate, Southlake Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Real Estate, Uncategorized

Make Sure Money Isn’t Spilling Out Your Garage!

Make Sure Your Garage Isn’t Tacking Money On Utility Bills…

As ever-increasing home energy bills continue to plague Americans, homeowners are looking for cost-effective ways to reduce their heating and cooling costs. If your house has not been properly insulated, you may be paying more than you should to heat or cool it.

Nearly all modern homes have insulation throughout the living spaces, but garages commonly get overlooked. Because the garage is the last barrier between your home and the outdoors, it’s important to ensure the insulation is adequate. You can do a few simple things to make sure your garage is insulated properly.

First, it’s important to ensure that the door leading from your home to the garage is sealed properly.

Other areas to consider when checking your garage’s energy efficiency are the ceiling and the garage door threshold. If there is a room above your garage, it may be beneficial to bolster the insulation in the garage’s ceiling to help keep the living space above it comfortable. For the threshold, installing a rubber seal-strip on the floor where the garage door closes helps prevent air leaks, and keeps out insects and rodents.

That said, one of the most important areas to examine is the garage door itself. While installing a pre-insulated garage door can cost up to a thousand dollars or more, and requires a skilled contractor, there is a simple and inexpensive DIY solution to insulate your garage — garage door insulation kits.

Homeowners can easily insulate their existing garage doors with these kits, which are readily available in leading home improvement stores or online. These affordable and easy-to-use kits are made to fit standard garage door sizes and can be cut to fit non-standard sizes. With pre-packaged insulation, do-it-yourselfers can insulate their garage door in less than an hour, at a cost of less than $100. Kits use energy-efficient expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation panels — a rigid white foam that trims easily, is durable, offers excellent long-term insulation, and gives your garage a professionally finished look.

During fall and winter, the insulation helps keep heat inside the garage so that the furnace does not work as hard and use as much energy. In the summer, the insulation helps keep the sun’s heat at bay so the garage can stay cool. Insulating your garage also helps reduce interior noise and can earn federal tax credits as an energy-efficient upgrade (check your local energy guides for more information).

Source: The Dallas Morning NewsGetContent.asp

Leave a comment

Filed under Allen Texas Homes For Sale, Bartonville Real Estate, Before Buying a House, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Double Oak, Fall, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Fort Worth Texas, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Home Improvments, Household Budget, Lewisville, Real Estate, Southlake Texas Homes For Sale, Taxes, Texas, Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Real Estate, Uncategorized

FREE – Highland Village Fall Festival Today

FF-HV

Looking for something to do today with the family? How about the Fall Festival in Highland Village?!

The Fall Festival provides an opportunity for the community to celebrate fall with festivities for all ages. Attendees will spend the day at Highland Village’s Unity Park, where they will enjoy music, food, arts and craft vendors, and various activities for children.

When: Saturday, November 1, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Unity Park (Kids Kastle)
2250 Briarhill Blvd., Highland Village, TX 75077
Cost: FREE
– See more at: http://familyeguide.com/fall-festival-in-highland-village/#sthash.e7YDdtkE.dpuf

Source: Family eGuide

Leave a comment

Filed under Bartonville Real Estate, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Double Oak, Fall, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Lewisville, Texas, Texas Real Estate

How to Choose a Healthy Plant

With spring in the area it’s time to start planting, so thought I’d share these helpful tips when picking out plants. Just a note, I found out that if you see spider webs on your plants, get rid of them quickly as they can cause plants to suffocate and take their nutrients!

How to Choose a Healthy Plant

You can’t judge a plant by its good looks. To pick the healthiest plant, take time to do a two-part visual inspection of the leaves and roots. It’s easy to slip a plant out of a pot. Press gently on the sides of the pot, or squeeze it in your hands. Invert the pot while holding one hand over the top of the soil and cradling the stems. Don’t pull the plant out by the stems.

Healthy Roots Healthy roots are white, ivory,or tan and should reach to the edge of the pot. (Pictured) The soil should smell moist.

Root-Bound Roots that are circling the bottom of the pot are a clue that the plant has been in the pot a long time. Before planting, tease out those circling roots and cut them off.
Sick Leaves or Roots Damaged leaves might indicate disease—don’t buy that plant. Roots that are slimy or mushy might be rotting. A foul sewer-gas smell is a sign of root rot.

Weeds Weeds growing on the soil surface around the perennial are a clue that the plant might have been carried over from the previous year. The plant might be healthy — check the roots to be sure.

Source Better Homes and GardensBuying Healthy Plants

Leave a comment

Filed under Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Gardening, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Home Decor, Lakeside DFW, Real Estate, Southlake Texas Homes For Sale, Spring, Texas, Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Real Estate, Uncategorized

Dallas-Fort Worth new home starts highest in seven years!

Dallas Construction At An All Time High!

Dallas Construction At An All Time High!

First quarter home starts in North Texas jumped almost 70 percent from a year ago. (DMN files)

North Texas home starts jumped almost 60 percent in the first quarter.

The big percentage risie in home starts was much greater than anticipated, and probably won’t continue through the rest of the year, analysts say.

“There is a lot of construction that wasn’t started in December because of the weather and that got pushed in to January,” said Ted Wilson, with Dallas-based housing analyst Residential Strategies. “On top of that we had a normal first quarter increase in activity.”

Builders started about 7,300 single-family homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the first three months of 2014, Residential Strategies reported Thursday.

That’s the highest quarterly home start rate in the D-FW area since 2007. In our local area, I see new homes popping up all over. Looking to build? We have some amazing lots available here:

Source: The Dallas Morning News

9 Comments

Filed under Before Buying a House, Coppell Texas Homes For Sale, Dallas Real Estate, Dallas Texas REALTOR, Flower Mound, Flower Mound Homes For Sale, Grapevine, Grapevine Texas REALTOR, Highland Village, Real Estate, Southlake Texas Homes For Sale, Spring, Texas, Texas Homes For Sale, Texas Real Estate, Uncategorized