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Mortgage rates have dropped since the Federal Reserve signaled that they are holding rates steady. This is seen as a move away from a policy goal of higher rates that were planned last year.

Current Dallas Fort Worth Area Rates @ 3pm 7/29/2016

30 year: 3.24% Conforming A Paper
15 year: 2.56% Conforming A Paper


Real Time DFW Mortgage Rates



The basis rule is that when rates go up 1% it is like adding $30K to your home's price tag. When rates go down by 1% it makes the price of the home you want to buy feel $30K less expensive. ARG clients have the option to use their buyer cash rebate to buy down their mortgage interest rate and monthly

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Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate Market Statistics for March 2016

The DFW real estate market remains strong. View year over year Real Estate activity statistics for Collin, Denton, Grayson, Tarrant, Dallas, Rockwall, Kaufman and Ellis Counties. Source for reports courtesy of Republic Title of McKinney. Each county is compared to the entire North Texas MLS average and then compared to 2015 Statistics.

March 2016 Real Estate Statistics for Dallas Fort Worth Counties

  • Collin County Real Estate Statistics
  • Denton County Real Estate Statistics
  • Grayson County Real Estate Statistics
  • Tarrant County Real Estate Statistics
  • Dallas County Real Estate Statistics
  • Rockwall County Real Estate Statistics
  • Kaufman County Real Estate Statistics
  • Ellis County Real Estate Statistics
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Wildridge at Lake Lewisville in Oak Point, TexasNew homes at Wildridge in Oak Point are coming along with the first residents moving in next month. The Lifestyle Director is already planning a busy calendar of family-friendly and adult events. He has been tasked with incorporating the Wildridge "LIVE REAL" theme in his activities that will bring families and neighbors together. Between the stocked fishing pond, boating and activities at the lake or use of the nature trails, there are a lot of options here for living life "REAL" in this Lake Lewisville community.

There's still time to get in on the ground floor at Wildridge, here is some updated information on the builder's progress to date: 

K Hovnanian Homes NEW LOW PRICES!

  • 1,880 - 3,272 sq. ft.
  • 50’ x 120’ lots
  • From the $260s
  • 3
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All Career Republican and Democrat Politicians support NAFTA and American Job LossGovernment and big business in 2016 are continuing their open assault on manufacturing jobs in America. NAFTA has to be one of the worst governmental results of any Western nation on the planet. Workers lives are now conveniently reduced to, "it's a business decision."

If that is the case, then the American people also need to make a "business decision" to boycott companies like Carrier Air Conditioning (United Technologies) who announced yesterday that they are moving their manufacturing and distribution facilities outside of the U.S. to Monterrey Mexico but intend to import their cheaply made foreign products at greater profits back into the U.S. while avoiding Tariffs all thanks to NAFTA.

Approximately 2100 American jobs will be eliminated

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You know it really is not difficult to do this job right. It takes the right mental attitude, attention to detail, a caring personality and the willingness to work. With that said why do so many listing agents from some of the biggest brokerage names, insist on listing their client's homes incorrectly in MLS?

How the Public MLS System Works

The number one question sellers need to ask of their prospective listing agent is this, how do buyers FIND their listing in MLS? The answer is rather simple actually, buyers enter their individual search criteria into any number of real estate websites and if your home fits their inputted description, you're on the short LIST! Unfortunately with many listing agents today, your home never makes "the list" because

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Will Technology Cause Real Estate Servicecs to Rise?

There may be storm clouds forming on the time horizon, one that could exact a major cost toll on the North American Real Estate Services industry and of course consumers who will be footing the bill. Instead of a free and open internet working to increase competition among Real Estate service providers and drive down costs, lead generation middlemen are instead trying to repackage the services of others, taking a big cut of the financial pie for themselves, while doing their best to convince consumers by obfuscation of the facts that they can help them save money! Well I'm calling Balderdash!

The fact is, when middlemen lead generation referral companies insert themselves into the financial vein of real estate services, consumers will ultimately

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