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Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs - TX Broker 0513551
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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Gina and I recently sold our existing home and purchased a new home. As part of our listing process, we retained our stager to help get the home into show-ready condition. We sold the home in 3 hours that Sunday and closed on our new home about 4 weeks later. As we began to move into the new home...
07/09/2013
Fate has an interesting way of showing up when you least expect it. On a recent visit to Key West, Florida, we had picked out a local seafood place that was recommended by some friends. The day was nice so we decided to walk the eight blocks to the restaurant. You can only imagine our surprise to...
06/14/2013
It’s a seller’s market in many places these days. The good news is buyers who have been on the fence waiting for interest rates and prices to bottom out are back in the market. The bad news for those buyers is inventory levels are at all-time lows. In Plano Texas, new listings are sold in hours w...
06/03/2013
We are pleased to announce that both Tom and Gina Branch have been selected as 2013 FIVE STAR Real Estate Agents for the Dallas Fort Worth area. Texas Monthly partnered with FIVE STAR Professional to identify the real estate agents in the Dallas Fort Worth area who provide exceptional service an...
05/21/2013
I learn something new every day. This afternoon I was out meeting with Aaron Law with Marlin Landscape Systems. We had met with Aaron several weeks ago about doing the landscape design for our new home in Frisco, Texas. Today, we got a peek at his work. As we chatted, we mentioned we wanted to a...
05/08/2013
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I was out on a listing presentation the other evening. I meet with an older couple looking to sell their home and downsize. As part of my presentation I always ask how people find me. His response was, “You own the Internet!” Like many people he started his process looking for a new home. As he s...
04/10/2013
It happens more and more these days—the phone rings or an email arrives with somebody looking for a single level townhome in the greater Dallas area. Single level townhomes are relatively rare in the area. Townhome lots tend to be narrow with 25 to 28 feet being typical. The small lot size usuall...
03/25/2013
CB JENI Lifestyle Homes has announced that they will be building townhomes in Viridian. These two-story townhomes will range from 1572 to 2249 square feet with prices starting at $195,990. There will be six different floorplans including the Ashland, Caterina, Marcello, Salerno, Tuscany, and the ...
03/18/2013
I'm often amazed at what I've learned about generating leads online during the past few years on ActiveRain. Our website is to the point of generating one lead every 1.2 hours and we have over 100k page-views a month. That's traffic! And it just keeps getting better... The best part is that it's...
03/12/2013
The North Dallas Market is Hot! The Branch Team listed the property at 11901 Shoal Creek in Frisco Texas on Friday evening. In the first 48 hours we had 33 showings and 7 offers. This continues to confirm that properly prepared, staged, photographed, and right-priced homes are flying off the mar...
03/10/2013