What Is MLS And How Do You Use It To Find Your Dream Home?

Have you ever wondered how real estate agents get the inside scoop about home listings that just hit the market before anyone else? It’s almost as if real estate agents have a secret tool that gives them first-hand knowledge about home listings. Sure, some of that power is their networking skills, where they may hear about a home listing right…

Buying A House Out Of State? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Life is full of changes. Some changes can be exciting and adventurous, such as relocating out of state! Perhaps you landed a new job or promotion or want to move closer to family. Or maybe you are just looking to start over in a new location that appeals to your lifestyle. Whether you are buying your first home or selling…

How To Grow Your Own Food With Container Gardens And Raised Beds

Summertime is just around the corner! It’s time for those fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs to make their appearance in your local farmer’s markets and produce stands! But, if you can’t get enough of these delightful healthy greens, why not grow your own garden this year? Container gardens and raised beds are an attractive and easy way to grow…

Want To Buy A Second Home At Your Dream Vacation Destination?

Spring is here, and it’s prime time to plan your summer vacation! If you have a favorite vacation spot that you visit often enough, why not buy a second home there?Where are your dreams calling you to visit this year? Are you longing for a sunny beach or majestic mountains? Perhaps you want to get away to a desert oasis…

What Do Spring Breaks Look Like In Our Future?

Spring breaks have taken place since the 1930’s.  It’s hard to believe that it’s almost one year since the US went under lockdown in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We knew very little about the virus.  It was a time when winter was wrapping up its chilly last days, and Spring was about to bring its blooming flowers…

The Importance of Decluttering and Simple Steps To Make It Happen

Everyone has some clutter that piles up at times. Clutter can easily sneak up on you if you are busy. No matter how much we try to live paperlessly, there are always papers coming home from school and work. We still get snail mail that can pile up. The kids’ toys that get left out and the everyday items you…

How To Reap The Benefits of Giving

‘Tis the season for end-of-year giving! Holidays can often tug at the heart-strings and bring about charitable giving.  Defined, Philanthropy is the desire to promote others’ welfare, expressed primarily by the generous donations of money to good causes.  There’s a difference between philanthropy and charitable giving.   Charity aims to relieve the pain of social problems, whereas philanthropy seeks to…

How To Get Prepared To List Your Home

Are you thinking of putting your home up for sale?  Perhaps this is the first time you will list your home, or the first time in many years, and you aren’t sure what to expect.  This checklist will have you prepared to get your house ready to sell. 1.  Start preparing your home to sell by addressing your finances. Call…

The Best Communities To Live In DFW

Are you looking to relocate to or move within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex?  Whether you prefer big city excitement or quiet suburban life, you’ll find some of the best communities to live in, all within the DFW area.  You can either enjoy a mix of Texas cowboy culture of Fort Worth or the trendy city life of Dallas.  In the…