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Tom and Gina Branch, The Branch Team with RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs, service the greater North Dallas suburbs including Dallas, Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, Lewisville, and Carrollton.
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It’s been a crazy year so far in the north Dallas real estate market. Buyers are out in droves and homes are flying off the market. The bad news for buyers is there are very few homes available in some areas and the ones that are properly priced, prepared, and show-ready are under contract in day...
09/23/2012
Gina and I attended a kick-off party for Hamilton Hills last night at the "old farm house" in Montgomery Farm. Belclaire Homes and David Weekly Homes sponsored the event for a limited number of agents who have been actively involved in the early stages of the project. Hamilton Hills East and Wes...
09/20/2012
It’s been a crazy ride in the North Dallas real estate market this year. The heavy buyer’s markets of previous years have given way to a strong seller’s market in 2012. Properly prepared and show-ready homes are flying off the market in days at premium prices. All should be well except appraisers...
09/20/2012
I read a blog posted on Candy’s Dirt this morning titled, “Newest Status Symbol: Our House Sold Before Going on the Market. Hip Pocket Sales and Why Brokers Love Them” In this blog, Candy talks about the growing trend for brokers to hold new listings off the market and then sell them to their own...
09/17/2012
Teresa Boardman’s article titled, “Listing Search of Diminishing Value for Agent Websites” published in Inman News caught my attention this morning. Teresa laments that her IDX is no longer producing the results it once did. She states, “I've been wondering lately whether providing Internet data ...
09/14/2012
2 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths | 2 Car Garage | 1633 SF/Building Plan READY NOW! 2-bd, 2.5 ba, vaulted entry townhome with iron railing at entry. Brick-stone exterior. Kitchen with SS appl, gas cooktop-oven, Granite, 42 glazed site-finished cabs. Formal dining and breakfast nook. Wood floors. Gorgeous M...
09/13/2012
Like many children, I remember looking up in the sky and seeing planes flying over head. My father was in the Air Force and each year the base would have an Air Show. Again, we would marvel at the aircraft and watch the Thunderbirds do their high-speed precision maneuvers. I joined the Air Force ...
09/10/2012
Last year I was telling sellers in the north Dallas suburbs that selling their home was both a “price war” and a “beauty contest.” Their homes had to be in tip-top condition, properly prepared, and ready to show. Additionally, they had to compete with all the other homes in a “price war” in order...
09/09/2012
Gina Branch was a guest on Real Estate Talk with Willie Lambright on August 30, 2012. Heard locally on KVCE 1160 and syndicated nationwide, Willie Lambright's goal is to not only help anyone interested in the real estate market, from buyers to sellers to agents, make smart, informed decisions, b...
09/02/2012
Last night Gina and I had the pleasure of dining at Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck. This fine dining establishment derives its name from its location in the 560-foot tall Reunion Tower, Dallas' most notable landmark. Five Sixty is located within the tower's glowing ball and the dining room slowly r...
09/01/2012
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