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Ready to Sell - Consider this
First impressions are everything! Most of us open the garage door, park the car, and enter our house from the garage and rarely enter through the front door. Take the time to act like a buyer and enter your home from there, remembering that they will Read More...

Posted Monday, May 18, 2015 8:14 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Info that Hits Us Where We Live
QUOTE OF THE WEEK... " If you have to forecast, forecast often."--Edgar R. Fiedler INFO THAT HITS US WHERE WE LIVE ...Economist Fiedler, Assistant Treasury Secretary under Presidents Nixon and Ford, knew that wise forecasters give themselves Read More...

Posted Monday, January 16, 2012 8:44 PM by Marti Pattinson | 7 Comments

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News About Interest Rates
Here's some important news about interest rates that you really need to know: As directed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the mortgage agencies, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are required to increase the guarantee fee charged for all new Read More...

Posted Friday, January 13, 2012 1:00 AM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Greetings One and All - Home Inspections
Fall Greetings to one and all… today and every day I am grateful to you my friends and clients… If you know of someone needing my services, please call or email me with their info and be sure to tell them I will be following up! Part of Read More...

Posted Thursday, October 06, 2011 5:31 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Dallas Ft Worth Market Update and Houston Texas
Welcome to the most current Housing Trends. This information is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested Read More...

Posted Wednesday, January 05, 2011 11:05 AM by Marti Pattinson | 6 Comments

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Your Vote is Your Voice...
Register to vote by Feb. 1 Are you registered to vote? Your vote is your voice, and it's critical that all Texans let our voices be heard at the polls on March 2. The Texas Legislature faces a monumental budget deficit next session. Legislators will Read More...

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 1:50 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Big-Impact, Low-Cost Remodeling Projects
Here are some budget-minded enhancements you can give your home a whole new look and feel. Tidy up kitchen cabinets: Home owners can add rollout organizing units, they feel like there’s a lot more room for all your stuff. Add or replace tile: By Read More...

Posted Monday, December 28, 2009 7:04 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Hesitating on Buying a Home May Cost You More
Timing is everything for many first-time buyers today. For those who purchase a home this year, the tax credit is for 10% of the purchase price, up to $8,000. Those who have owned a home in the past three years aren’t eligible. Buyers also have Read More...

Posted Friday, September 18, 2009 11:18 AM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Buyer Beware...
Buyer Beware : If you buy a REO property, don't forget that foreclosure voids structural home warranties. I see several homes on the market that the foundation is not up to par - if you buy this home, how will it be repaired and what will it cost? Read More...

Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:08 AM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Internet Savvy REALTOR is Your Best Choice...
The answer is usually price, location, condition and marketing. But an agent must be internet savvy and know how to market on the internet for todays consumers who shop for houses on the internet first. Our market is in a flatter position and we have Read More...

Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:54 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Housing Plan is Bold
RISMEDIA, February 20, 2009-(MCT)-President Barack Obama’s new effort to use Wall Street rescue money to halt the soaring rate of mortgage foreclosures nationwide encourages refinancing of homes that are now worth less than their mortgages and provides Read More...

Posted Friday, February 20, 2009 12:53 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Why Won't My House Sell
The answer is usually price, location, condition and marketing. An agent must be internet savvy and know how to market on the internet for todays consumers who shop for houses on the internet first. Our market is in a flatter position and we have stepped Read More...

Posted Tuesday, July 08, 2008 8:35 AM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Helpful Hint
I've been using aluminum foil for more years than I care to remember. Great stuff, but sometimes it can be a pain. You know, like when you are in the middle of doing something and you try to pull some foil out and the roll comes out of the box. Then Read More...

Posted Monday, May 19, 2008 12:25 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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DFW is better than ever... No doom & gloom here!
Listening to the national press, you would assume that the bottom is falling out of the real esta te acr o ss the nation. However, in Texas we are not only surviving but in many areas thriving! Of course I have to be honest and say that there are areas Read More...

Posted Friday, May 09, 2008 1:27 PM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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Pick the Perfect Color Scheme
Pick the P erfect C olor S cheme www.sherwin-williams.com Hopefully you have lots of fun activities planned for the FALL. But you probably also have some chores you need to work in to your Fall schedule. NOW is a great time for working on home improvement Read More...

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007 8:31 AM by Marti Pattinson | 0 Comments

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