Southlake, TX Real Estate News

By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
VA Loans in Southlake TX is the best loan program in Texas! VA loans offer a special opportunity for our Veterans to become homeowners or refinance their existing VA guaranteed mortgage. VA Loans have more lenient underwriting criteria than other loan programs and offer lower interest rates than conventional loans. Plus, no down payment is required for VA Loans in Southlake TX.This step by step guide is intended to give you all the quick answers you need to get started with the VA program, explain all the benefits of a VA Loans, and help you navigate through the loan process as an informed Veteran.Some of the information we will be discussing are:• What are VA Loans?• Interest Rates• How you can apply for a VA Loan?• Obtaining your Certificate of Eligibility from the Veterans administra...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Southlake Texas Veterans Loans is the best loan program in Texas! VA loans offer a special opportunity for our Veterans to become homeowners or refinance their existing VA guaranteed mortgage. VA Loans have more lenient underwriting criteria than other loan programs and offer lower interest rates than conventional loans. Plus, no down payment is required for Southlake Texas Veterans Loans.This step by step guide is intended to give you all the quick answers you need to get started with the VA program, explain all the benefits of a VA Loans, and help you navigate through the loan process as an informed Veteran.Some of the information we will be discussing are:• What are VA Loans?• Interest Rates• How you can apply for a VA Loan?• Obtaining your Certificate of Eligibility from the Veteran...
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By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
by Patricia Feager, 10/6/2017 Oktoberfest 2017Octobert 6-7, 2017Soutlake Town Square1400 Main StreetSouthlake, TX 76092 Admission - FREEShuttle Service - FREE(Free parking & Shuttle Services at White Chapel United Methodist Church)Friday, October 6 - 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.Saturday, October 7 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.Sunday, October 8 - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy the camerarderie of fun and entertainment all weekend long. Enjoy tasty German food and drinks. Entertainment includes:  Wiener Dog Costume Contest and Race Stein Hoisting Yodeling Decker the Dog Octoberfest Mascot  The City of Soutlake is a strong business community that continues to grow and thrive. Southlake Town Square was established in 1999. It is bounded by State Highway 114, Southlake Blvd (FM 1709(), and North C...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
There is a special Government Home Renovation Loan Program that exists with FHA 203K Renovation Loan for Southlake Texas.  Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.     "Luxury items" like a hot tub and a swimming pool are not allowed by this FHA loan program. But you can repaint, replace flooring, remodel cabinetry in kitchens and bathrooms, add wallpaper, replace appliances – even add a room to an existing structure (which can significantly add to value as you increase the square footage of your ho...
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By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Musings by ©Patricia Feager, 4/6/2017  Every day is a new day, and you'll never be ableto find happiness if you don't move on... Carrie Underwood  After 14 years I flew the coop at Keller Williams Realty and soaring higher that I could imagine at DFW FINE PROPERTIES in Southlake, Texas. I am feeling: FREE FOCUSED FINE AT   Time to open up a new chapter in life, and to explore a larger centre.--- Lillian Russell My humble beginnings at my former Real Estate Company were great years. Regrets, I have none but a new beginning changes your perceptions and the long and winding hallway of transition has me feeling excited about my future.   Lavender branches of the beautiful Wisteria bow with me in adoration for all of the blessings here on earth. Purple blossoms burst forth with new beginning...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Southlake TX VA Loans is the best loanPROGRAM in Texas!  VA Loansoffer a special opportunity for our Veterans to become homeowners or refinance their existing VA guaranteed mortgage. VA Loans have more lenient underwriting criteria than otherLOANPROGRAMSand offer lower interest rates than conventionalLOANS. Plus, no down payment isREQUIRED for Southlake TX VA Loans. This step by step guide is intended to give you all the quick answers you need to get started with the VA program, explain all the benefits of a VA Loans, and help you navigate through the loan process as an informed Veteran. Some of the information we will be discussing are:• What areVA LOANS?• Interest Rates• How you can apply for a VALOAN?• Obtaining your Certificate of Eligibility from the VeteransADMINISTRATION• Who is ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The area surrounding Southlake,Texas is great for mortgages to help with yourHOME PURCHASE needs as a result ofUSDA HOME LOANS. A down payment option of 0% exists to home buyers searching forHOME PURCHASES in Frisco,Texas. A lot of home buyers realize the significance of keeping their cash reserves for other purposes than homeDOWN PAYMENT.Fortunately, a special USDA loan government program is available that can help with this. An important part (for several reasons) for home buyers success is post closing reserves. It is always a good idea for the owner of a home to have 6 months or more of reserves on hand in case of emergencies, so that items can be replaced like oven, disposal, stove, air conditioning/heating and hot water heaters. Next, many home owners want to purchase new furnitur...
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By Cindy Allen, Dallas - Fort Worth
(DFWMoves.com)
Located in the heart of Southlake, Winding Creek is a luxury development of just 74 homesites.  CalAtlantic Homes, formerly Standard Pacific, is the exclusive builder in the neighborhood that covers 46 acres south of Southlake Boulevard on the west side of Carroll Avenue.  Within walking distance of  Town Square, the neighborhood takes full advantage of the mature trees and natural ponds found on the development.  There are 10 floor plan choices in Winding Creek ranging from about 4100 to 6350 square feet.  Two plans are sought after single floor living.  CalAtlantic / Standard Pacific has chosen plans that express today's lifestyles, but many residents of Winding Creek choose to further customize their home from an extensive list of additional features.  You'll find a link to available...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Southlake TX 203k Rehab Loans are as special mortgage product, reserved for homeowners with existing FHA mortgages. FHA  Streamline refinancesare the fastest, simplest way for FHA-insured homeowners to refinance their respective mortgage into today’s low MORTGAGE RATES Below are some of the requirements for an FHA streamline:  You must be current on YOUR existing LOAN WITH all MORTGAGE PAYMENTS made on time for the last year. You must own the original property and have made at least six MONTHLY MORTGAGE PAYMENTS before you can qualify for REFINANCING. To REFINANCE, you’ll need an FHA-approved LENDER. If you don’t want to use your current LENDER, any MORTGAGE LENDER YOU CHOOSE must be FHA approved.  FHA Streamline LOANS do not require an appraisal, but a no-appraisal LOAN cannot exceedYO...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The Legacy Group is happy to announce a new mobile app that allows home buyers to search for real, up to the minute, live MLS listings. The app is called “Home Scouting” and is a FREE home finding service provided directly to consumers by Home Buyers MARKETING II, Inc, a licensed brokerage services company. Whether you’re ready to buy a home or just browsing, you’ll want to take advantage of the free Home Scouting app. This convenient app makes finding your dream home fast and easy. Home Scouting provides you with 100% of theACTIVE MLS listings, unlike some other public home search websites and apps. You receive the most accurate informationAVAILABLE and with Home Scouting you can: View every MLS listing·       Schedule a home showing View sold home information See detailed school distr...
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By Jeff Knox, Real Estate Broker serving all of DFW
(Knox & Associates Real Estate)
Carroll ISD has been ranked the #1 school district in Texas according to Schooldigger which does their rankings based on test scores provided by The Texas Education Agency.Other local school districts making the cut: Frisco ISD (#31), Coppell ISD (#32) and Grapevine Colleyville ISD (#90).Southlake Carroll ISD has long been considered one of the top school districts in the DFW area by locals and homes in Southlake Texas are priced accordingly.  Zillow reports that Southlake has seen a price increase on homes of over 11% during the last 12 months.
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The Legacy Group is happy to announce a new mobile app that allows home buyers to search for real, up to the minute, live MLS listings. The app is called “Home Scouting” and is aFREE home finding service provided directly to consumers by Home Buyers Marketing II, Inc, a licensed brokerage services company. Whether you’re ready to buy a home or just browsing, you’ll want to take advantage of the free Home Scouting app. This convenient app makes findingYOUR dream home fast and easy. Home Scouting provides you with 100% of theACTIVE MLS listings, unlike some other public home search websites and apps. You receive the most accurate informationAVAILABLE and with Home Scouting you can: ·         View every MLS listing·       Schedule a home showing·         View sold home information·        ...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Southlake TX FHA Streamline Refinance Loans are a special MORTGAGE product, reserved for homeowners with existing FHA MORTGAGES. FHA STREAMLINE REFINANCES are the fastest, simplest way for FHA-insured homeowners to REFINANCE their respective MORTGAGE into today’s low MORTGAGE RATES.   Below are some of the REQUIREMENTS for an FHA streamline:   ·         You must be current on your existing LOAN WITH all MORTGAGE PAYMENTS made on time for the last year. ·         You must own the original property and have made at least six MONTHLY MORTGAGE PAYMENTS before you can QUALIFY for REFINANCING. ·         To REFINANCE, you’ll need an FHA-approved LENDER. If you don’t want to use your current LENDER, any MORTGAGE LENDER you choose must be FHA approved. ·         FHA Streamline LOANS do not requi...
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By Cindy Allen, Dallas - Fort Worth
(DFWMoves.com)
    Explore Southlake Real Estate Market Conditions and Sales Trends Exlore Southlake Real Estate Market Conditions and Sales Trends in this Southlake Market Trends Video    
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a pre-approval and not a pre-qualification for Southlake TX FHA 203k Loans.      Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home buying process of Southlake TX FHA 203k Loans and the surrounding areas. You must take the steps necessary to educate yourself on your buying power, take some time to think about your lifestyle choices, and the initial investment. Each of these will be discussed in this article.     Education     The proper way to go about buying a home in Southlake, Texas begins with getting preapproved for your home loan. Take note that we didn't say anything about getting pre-qualified becaus...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
VA Loans in Southlake TX and 100% - the best loan program in Texas!     Designed for both active duty military and honorable discharged Veterans, VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today.     Here are some of the great features of this fantastic program:     - Up to 100% financing, with no down required.   - No monthly mortgage insurance.   - Easier credit qualifying compared to other types of mortgage loans.   - VA Mortgage Rates are low compared to other types of home loans.      So how do you qualify for VA Loans in Southlake TX?     First of all, you must verify your eligibility. This is done by ordering your Certificate of Eligibility or COE. You can work with an approved Texas VA mortgage loan lender to order your COE quickly, or you can contact...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Southlake Texas Real Estate Sales were up 3% in December 2011 over the same month last year with 33 homes selling this month! For the 2011 year to date, overall home sales were at 449 homes sold, a 8% change from last year. Southlake Texas Real Estate total dollar volume of homes sold this month was $18,226,560 which is a -8% change from this month last year. For the 2011 year to date, the total dollar sales were at $271,887,460, which is a 8% change. Register online for monthly updates in your city and your neighborhood automatically emailed to you at Southlake Real Estate. Search Southlake homes, Southlake foreclosures, and Southlake short sales at DFWTeamRealty.com. New Southlake Texas Real Estate listings experienced a 3% change for the same period last year with 37 homes listed thi...
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By Bob Baesmann, DFW Team Realty | 972-978-8800
( DFW Team Realty)
Southlake Texas Real Estate Sales were up 50% in January 2012 over the same month last year with 24 homes selling this month! For the year to date, overall home sales were at 24 homes sold, a 50% change from last year. Southlake Texas Real Estate total dollar volume of homes sold this month was $11,593,632 which is a 39% change from this month last year. For the year to date, the total dollar sales were at $11,593,632, which is a 39% change. Register online for monthly updates in your city and your neighborhood automatically emailed to you at Southlake Real Estate. Search Southlake homes, Southlake foreclosures, and Southlake short sales at DFWTeamRealty.com. New Southlake Texas Real Estate listings experienced a 8% change for the same period last year with 70 homes listed this month. F...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a preapproval  for Home Loans in Southlake TX      Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. Of course this is a big question that can stressful or enjoyable, it just depends on the steps you take in the home buying process for Home Loans in Southlake TX and the surrounding areas. You must take the steps necessary to educate yourself on your buying power, take some time to think about your lifestyle choices, and the initial investment. Each of these will be discussed in this article.     Education     The steps necessary to purchasing a home in Southlake, Texas starts with getting pre-approved for your home loan. Notice we did not say get prequalified- in today’s world a prequalification is not meaningful. You should choose a mortgage lender th...
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By Debbie Gill, GRI, ABR, CDPE, SRES, NHS
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes )
Granada Westlake Subdivision Granada Westlake subdivision is considered as Westlake's "Texas European Village" offering 84 single family luxury homes with an average size of 30,000 square feet per lot starting at $1.2M and up.  This new development consists of 84 acres and is located at the northeast corner of Davis Rd and Dove Rd and will extend northward towards the southeast corner of Solana Blvd. off 114.    Besides location Granada Westlake has many more going for it.  It's located less than 20 minutes from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and easy access to both downtown Dallas Denton and Fort Worth.  Westlake was recently ranked first in the top ten areas in DFW for highest income wage earners.  What a great place to raise a family and build that custom dream home.  We...
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