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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.
CB JENI Homes has drastically reduced the price on 4663 Margo Court in The Estates of Willow Crest. Originally listed at $418,000, the price has been reduced to $386,257! This 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home is located in far north Plano and is zoned to Frisco ISD. There are two dining areas, game room...
Nestled among the rolling hills and expansive greenbelts of Plano, Texas; Ridgeview Ranch residents experience the feeling of resort community living with the convenience of big city life. A master-planned community of 870 homes, Ridgeview Ranch provides an abundance of recreational opportunitie...
Castle Hills is a majestic 2,500-acre master-planned golf course community, located in North Dallas, west of the Tollway and Park Blvd., near Carrollton, west of Plano. Convenient to major employers, shopping, recreation, and entertainment, Castle Hills is one of the premier residential golf com...
Tom and Gina Branch, The Branch Team, with RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs was named one of the best real estate teams in Dallas by D Magazine at a reception held at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving. In the July 2012 issue D Magazine's editor wrote, "Racking up tens of millions in home sales in the hotly ...
June 16, 2012 will go down as the worst day of my life. It's the day I lost my mother. Lorraine Branch was a remarkable woman who deeply enjoyed her journey through life. That journey began in May of 1930 in Queens New York as the daughter of Thomas and Cecilia LeMaitre. She never lost her New Yo...
There are days I wonder how some people stay in business. It seems the new way to do business is to "over promise, under deliver and then ask for more business." I don't know about you, but this tactic seems all wrong. Do people really fall for this? Lenders seem to be the worst lately. I underst...
I'd like to be able to take credit for this one but I was out showing homes the other day and noticed that the owner had kept their cables from falling behind the desk with a simple binder clip. The clip is attached to the overhang on the desk and the cable is run through the wire handles. When t...
I’ve been watching the latest trend in the area. Agents placing signs on home with a “Coming Soon” sign rider. Our listing agreements do allow the delay of putting listings into the MLS so from a legal standpoint this may be acceptable as long as the seller has agreed to it. This week, several of...
"We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we will always be free." - Ronald Reagan     Photo taken at the Vietnam War Memorial. Copyright 2011 - Tom Branch
We seem to receive questions about disclosure requirements in Texas on a weekly basis. Section 5.008 of the Texas Property Code spells out the requirements: "A seller of residential real property comprising not more than one dwelling unit located in this state shall give to the purchaser of the p...

Tom Branch

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