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Why Real Estate Investing Makes (Dollars and) Sense

Tried-and-true tactics that can be used to increase your income, pay off debt … even fund your retirement!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on October 10, 2017 in  Affordability  buying a home  Financing  Home Ownership  Investors  Mortgage Loans  Real Estate Investing
Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However, there is a way to make steady, predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this blog post, we’ll examine the tried-and-tru... read more
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The Best and Worst Flooring Materials for Family & Pets

Is it possible to have children, pets, and beautiful flooring? The answer is yes.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on October 03, 2017 in  Affordability  Buyers  buying a home  Decorating your home  Home Design  Housing Trends  New Construction
Guest by By Katy Caballeros Is it possible to have children, pets, and beautiful flooring? Yes—but you’ve got spills, muddy feet and the occasional pet “accident” working against you. You just want to find flooring material that meets your needs, like: Durability – The floors should be able to withstand untrimmed dog nails, kneading cats, and sippy cup spills. Easy to clean – In a house full of kids and pets, messes are going to happen. What’s important is th... read more
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2375 Falls View - Just Listed in The Shores

Stunning 4 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Home - A Must See!
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on September 06, 2017 in  Buyers  buying a home  Homes For Sale Rockwall TX  Rockwall Texas  The Shores Rockwall
2375 Falls View DR, Rockwall, TX 750874 Beds   4/1 Baths   0.17 AC Lot Size Listing ID: 13685146   Offered at $350,000 Executive Drees Home in The Shores...Stunning Inside & Out! Gorgeous two-story entry with recessed art niches & a dramatic stairway. The versatile formal living area opens to a large formal dining with a pass-through into the casu... read more
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Stages of Buying a Home

Find out what you can expect during the home buying process and learn all the stages of buying a home.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on August 28, 2017 in  Buyers  buying a home
It may be a goal you have had since childhood. Perhaps, you have rented for most of your adult life and now want to experience the joys and satisfaction of home ownership. Buying a home is a big step and requires a lot of important decisions along the way. With some advanced planning and research, you can be sure your home purchase is something you feel good about for many years ahead. Here are the basic steps that lead you to a successful transaction. Understanding What You Can AffordThis is different from qualif... read more
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10 Tips for Living Large while Going Small

People may want to pay for smaller, but they still want to live as large as possible.
Posted by Cindy Dunnican on August 01, 2017 in  Buyers  buying a home  Decorating your home  Home Design  Housing Trends  Sellers  Selling a Home  Staging
With rent rising and family sizes decreasing, millennials have started to opt for smaller alternatives when it comes to real estate. Maybe the trend came from IKEA showrooms, the micro-housing wave, or simply from growing accustomed to sharing apartments with one too many people. The fact remains: people may want to pay for smaller, but they still want to live as large as possible. The goal is to avoid creating a highly congested space. Thankfully, experts like author and real estate professional Matt Parker have ... read more
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