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This blog provides general information regarding real estate appraisals and local market data for North Texas.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Bill Gassett does a terrific job of putting together some of the best real estate content.  Here is a great compilation of articles for January.  There is always much we can learn from each other.    Every month there are numerous real estate posts that are published all over the Internet that ar...
01/28/2016
This question comes up often to real estate professionals. When looking at what a home is worth  Zillow offers what they term as a Zestimate which is online, free and easily accessible. What is a "Zestimate"? The Zestimate home valuation is Zillow's estimated market value, computed using a propr...
01/15/2016
  This time of year is special.  Yes, there is commercialism but it is also a time full of good will.  Even though you see the craziness of Black Friday shoppers, you will also see those giving of their time by serving at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, giving to food banks, giving gifts to chi...
12/21/2015
New construction has been in the news and is a big part of the housing recovery.   In North Texas, we are seeing growth and a revival of new construction.   Overall, Texas has been showing steady increases as many companies are relocating to Texas bringing jobs and driving demand for housing. App...
12/11/2015
It's Thanksgiving  and whether that means food, family & football or if its just another day for you,  we at the DW Slater Company wanted to share some thoughts of thankfulness:     1. Business- we are thankful for the opportunity to serve our clients with appraisal services.  We are thankful for...
11/24/2015
 It's hard to believe that I started this blog for our appraisal company one year ago. It really all started when I came across a guy named Phil Crawford and his weekly podcast for appraisers, Voice of Appraisal.  Phil does a great job of informing appraisers of relevant news and information for ...
11/01/2015
  Grayson County is located north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. It has a population of 123,543 per US Census data.   The area has experienced a 2.2% population growth since 2010.   It has a land area of 932.8 square miles.   The county seat of Grayson County, is Sherman, TX.  Sherman is loc...
10/29/2015
This is a great list for realtors and homeowners to know how you can assist in the appraisal process.  As appraisers we research and gather information and then analyze it in order to provide an opinion of value.  The better the information , the better the appraisal.  Thanks to Mary Thompson for...
10/26/2015
If you are like me you want to know the qualifications of the person that is about to provide a service for you whether it is your electrician, doctor, dentist, etc.  It is my intent to provide you with some information in regards to the qualifications of a real estate appraiser.  It seems that ...
10/12/2015
   I am not a realtor.  I have never met Ebby Halliday but if you live in the Dallas area, you know of Ebby Halliday and her impact on the Real Estate profession and North Texas.  She truly is an icon. Although, I never personally had the privilege of meeting  her, I have friends who are realtors...
09/25/2015
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