Jerry and Janna Burton's Blog Posts

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GENERAL FINANCING QUESTIONS Everything You Need To Know About Getting A Home Loan
GENERAL FINANCING QUESTIONS Tips for Homebuyers  1. WHAT IS A MORTGAGE? Generally speaking, a mortgage is a loan obtained to purchase real estate. The "mortgage" it...

Six Ways To Beat The Stress Of Buying A Home
Six Ways To Beat The Stress Of Buying A HomeDEATH, DIVORCE & MOVING are the three most stressful experiences in life. There are two very different kinds of needs that people have...

How Much Does That Home Really COST
A $200,000 home costs more than a $185,000 home, right? Well, yes and no. Assuming the same type of financing for both homes, the $200,000 homedoes cost more initially. But ma...

The 10 COMMANDMENTS When Applying For A Loan
THE TEN COMMANDMENTSWhen applying for a mortgage1. Thou shalt not change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job.2. Thou shalt not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be liv...

How Do You Fix Frozen Pipes
How Do You Fix Frozen PipesDespite the best efforts of a tenant or a home owner, sometimes very cold weather can cause even the best pipes to freeze. When this happens, the issue c...

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Tis The Season 5 Reasons Why Winter Is A Great Time To Buy Or Sell A Home
It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months.This is generally considered the “offseason” in real estate. Many...

Nov 14 2018 Holiday Guide Plano Area For 2018
November 14. 2018  Alicia Duffy, TeamDuffy with WILLIAM DAVIS REALTY, 214.682.5009 I am so excited for the holidays. Does anyone else get a creepy feeling ...

2720 Parkside Ln Mckinney Tx 75070
This is my first project for remodeling a house. It was very challenging but I am very satisfied with the results.If you are thinking about selling and your house needs some update...

Back To School HOME ORGANIZATION
Move over, summer--a new school year is coming! With the start of school, families face new organization challenges.School bells ring--and so do early-morning alarm clocks. Paper p...

Jul 24 2018 Outgrown Your Home
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR FAMILY HAS OUTGROWN YOUR HOMEMost people think of buying their first home when they get married. They can’t wait to get started feeling like a real family, a...

Compradores Internacionales En Texas
Asociación de REALTORS® de Texas libera última edición del Informe de Texas Los compradores de vivienda Internacional15 de agosto de, 2017 - AustinLas ventas de viviendas de Te...

International Buyers
International homebuyers contribute $18.66 billion to Texas economy from 2016-2017Texas Association of REALTORS® releases the latest edition of Texas International Homebuyers Repo...

Travel Scams Warning
Travel Scams Warning- Pass It OnLots of people will be traveling this summer, and Experian advised that Americans should be particularly wary of these six travel scams.1. Third-Par...

Coming Soon 1100 Glyndon Drive
Coming Soon! 1100 Glyndon Drive, Plano TX 750233 Bed/2 Bath | 1755 SQ FTPrice: $249,500Lovely home has large living area with natural wood burning fireplace, lots of natural l...

Moving To Dallas
Warm weather, beautiful lakes, and a good quality of life await those thinking of moving to Dallas. If you are considering relocating to the heart of Texas, you can find advice in ...

10 Important Things To Know Before Investing In The Riviera Maya As A Foreigner
If you have visited or heard about the Riviera Maya, you already know that investing in the area is a very smart decision.The Riviera Maya is one of the most popular touristic dest...

Buyer Your First Home MONEY Under 30
Buying your first home can be one of the most exhilarating — and stressful — moments of your life. But armed with the right information, you can shop for a house, apply for a m...

Can Landlords Ban Concealed Carry And Open Carry From Their Property
Can landlords ban concealed carry and open carry from their property?Yes. Landlords can give verbal or written notice that handguns are prohibited and can ban open carry, concealed...

Is Buying A Home Still A Smart Plan
Is Buying A Home Still A Smart Plan?The housing market, like every type of market, unavoidably has its ups and downs. That doesn’t mean buying a home is a bad investment. As a lo...

CLOSING Tips For Homebuyers Closing Day
CLOSINGTips for HomebuyersClosing day - What’s involved? On the closing day you will present your receipt for the homeowners insurance policy. Then the closing agent wi...

Whats A FICO Score
66WHAT’S A FICO®?What Is A FICO® Score?FICO® stands for Fair Isaac & Company and is the name for the most well known credit scoring system, used by Experian. The credit bureau...

Closing Cost When Buying Or Refinancing A Home
Closing Costs When Buying Or Refinancing A HomeThis is a detailed summary of costs you may have to pay when you buy or refinance your home. They are listed in the order that they s...

Getting A Legitimate Lender
Getting A Legitimate Lender And Getting Pre-ApprovedIt used to be that buyers could go house shopping and when they have found their dream home, then they go to get pre-approved. H...

6 Interior Design Tips To Make Your Home Look Like It Was Designed By An Expert
We all want to have nice looking homes, especially since we live in it. But not everyone is blessed with a keen eye for design. So for all you first time homeowners, or those of yo...

No Room For A Home Office Try These Clever Ways To Create One
No Room for a Home Office? Try These Clever Ways to Create OneWorking from home used to be a last resort, mostly when a kid fell sick with the flu or if the cable man was coming at...

THE ROAD MAP TO YOUR HOME NARROWING THE SEARCH
  THE ROAD MAP TO YOUR HOME!NARROWING THE SEARCH “If you don’t know where you’re going … you’ll probably end up somewhere else.” Taken from a book title,...

Major Mistakes That Retirees Make With Real Estate
5 MAJOR MISTAKES THAT RETIREES MAKE WITH REAL ESTATE You’ve worked hard year after grueling year and, finally, retirement is on the horizon. There’s nothing ahead ...

Tips To Help Beat The Blues After A Move
TIPS TO HELP BEAT THE BLUES AFTER A MOVEFEELING HOMESICK AFTER A MOVE? TRY THESE TIPS!Moving to a new place can be exciting, but if you’re missing your old digs, homesickness can...

Attention FirstTime Buyers Heres The Key Stuff You Dont Know About Mortgages
Attention First-Time Buyers: Here’s the Key Stuff You Don’t Know About MortgagesWhen it comes to mortgages, there’s a big gap between what people think they need in order to ...

Raise A Glass To Wine Cellars A Luxury Amenity Many Buyers Demand
Raise a Glass to Wine Cellars, a Luxury Amenity Many Buyers DemandIt wasn’t that long ago that wine just wasn’t a thing in the U.S. In 1993, the year the Food Network launched,...

Moving Does Not Have To Be Stressful If You Use These Handy Ideas
PLANNING A MOVE? REDUCE THE STRESS!Spring and Summer in North Texas is the time when many families and individuals plan to move. The house has sold, or you’ve just purchased your...

Mar 16 2017 18471 1
21 Staging tips for selling your home fastBy Laura GaskillPublished July 29, 2012FacebookTwitterEmailPrint (Houzz/Kate Jackson Design)If you are planning to put your hous...

The Advantages Of A Buyers Agency Agreement
The Advantages of aBuyer's Agency Agreement.YOUR INTERESTS ARE PROFESSIONALLY REPRESENTED — Enlisting the services of a professional Buyer's Agent is similar to using an acc...

Tax Benefits Of Home Ownership
Tax Benefits of Home Ownership  U.S. taxpayers have enjoyed specific tax benefits for home ownership since personal income tax was introduced ...

Mortgage Basics We Learned From Our Parents
Mortgage Basics We Learned From Our ParentsWhen preparing to buy a home, it is good to revisit some of these guidelines we learned from our parents and grandparents.HOW MUCH CAN I ...

Getting A Legitimate Lender And Getting PreApproved
Getting A Legitimate Lender And Getting Pre-ApprovedIt used to be that buyers could go house shopping and when they have found their dream home, then they go to get pre-approved. H...

Secrets To Buying The Best House For Your Money
Secrets to Buying the Best House for Your Money1. Get "Pre-Approved" - Not "Pre-Qualified!"Do you want to get the best property you can for the least amount of money? Then make sur...

The Ten Commandments When Applying For A Real Estate Loan
The Ten CommandmentsWhen Applying For A Real Estate Loan1. Thou shalt NOT change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job.2. Thou shalt NOT buy a car, truck, or van (or you may ...

Steps To Buy A House And How Long They Take
 Homes aren’t impulse purchases. It takes time to sift through listings and make your way from one home showing to the next; then, of course, there are those agonizing ...

Getting The Highest Price In The Shortest Time
Getting The Highest Price In The Shortest TimeIn order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home, the...

BUYERS Build A Plan Of Action And Get Ready
Build A Plan Of Action And Get ReadyBuying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in control will contribute signifi...

Price Reduced Homes From 250k To 400k In Collin County
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Top 10 Sad Songs Why Are They So Sad
As per The Top Ten website - pretty good list but not comprehensive1   Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton2   Hurt - Johnny Cash3   My Immortal - Evan...

Segment We Call I Did Not Know That
End of 2016 Funny little tidbits about the housing market across the country!Did you know?Home Prices up 5.1% since October 2015Pending Homes Sales Fall to Lowest LevelFunny l...

BEST TIPS FOR HOSTING HOLIDAY GUESTS AT YOUR HOME
Holiday time is filled with joy and love and laughter. And hopefully good cheer and lots of presents. But if you're the one who hosts the festivities, it may also be filled with st...

SMART HOME TECHNOLOGY
6 GADGETS THAT WILL INCREASE HOME EFFICIENCYFor bolstered efficiency and enhanced convenience, it's worth it to equip your home with the newest technology. There are practical smar...

Top 5 Tips For Holiday Home Safety
It’s the season of good cheer and festive gatherings, complete with decorations, lighting, trees and more. While these things help set a jolly holiday tone, they also pose hidden...

SHOW ME SUGGESTIONS
Ok lets try something new. Top 10 list of show me suggestions.1) The Welcome Mat.What is underneath should tell you how much attention is taken to show a property at it's best.For ...

Oct 28 2016 27279 1
Ok Texas, what happens in Texas does not have to always stay in Texas!  Yesterday a client asked me to locate some waterfront property along the Mississippi border.  With...

LAWN CARE FOR THE FALL
LAWN CARE FOR THE FALL: ESSENTIAL TIPS TO FOLLOWAll summer you've been watering, cutting, trimming and feeding your yard in the hopes of having the greenest plot of land in the nei...

What Are Comps
What Are Comps? A Way to Pin the Right Price on a HomeHomes are unlike the majority of other things people buy in that the price isn’t set in stone. Sure, the listing m...

ONE TREND IS CLEAR CENTRAL TEXAS WILL CONTINUE TO GROW
Dorie Dillard was fortunate to be invited to an informative presentation sponsored by South Star Bank and Austin Title. Dorie says, she always like to hear Dr. ...

The Best Day To Buy A Home
If you’ve ever bought a home, it’s likely you’ve heard that it’s better to buy in the fall and winter months to get the best deal – given less competition from other buye...

What Drives Your Homes Value
Since 2007, this question has become more significant than ever before. The reality is many things impact your home's property value and your home's value can fluctuate.The many va...

Staging Your Home For Sellers
Having your home on the market in autumn can be a great thing. For one thing, there’s less competition. It also puts you in the unique position to market your home as the perfect...

How Do I Know If Im Ready To Buy A Home
How Do I Know If I'm Ready To Buy A Home?Edit post Published on September 28, 2016 LikeHow Do I Know If I'm Ready To Buy A Home?1 Comment0 ShareShare How Do ...

The Best And Worst Home Renovations
A renovation project should add immediate value to your home, but also ensure that your return on investment (ROI) is attainable. If you're looking for a high-impact project to tac...

Sell Your Home By Summers End
There's a selling myth that you should wait till springtime to sell your home. While spring is the busiest season for real estate sales, people buy homes 365 days a year. If you de...

How To Buy Your First Home The Easy Way
How to Buy Your First Home... the Easy Way! Avoid the 10 Most Common, Painful, Frustrating Mistakes First-Time Home Buyers Make.Buying a residence can be a stressful experience....

CALLING IN A PROFESSIONAL
Calling In A ProfessionalRenovating your home can be a stressful and expensive endeavor. How much should you spend? Who should you trust? Who’s the best contractor/architect/desi...

Three Ways To Ease Your Fears About Making A Move
Three ways to ease your fears about making a moveWith low inventory in many markets throughout the country, many homeowners are afraid to sell their homes because they’re concern...

Five Ideas That Can Dramatically Improve Your Living Room
Five ideas that can dramatically improve your living roomCan’t seem to create a living room that feels quite right? Looking for some styling tips that will bring your living room...

Instant Home Makeovers
Instant home makeoversNot every home makeover has to be a major project that lasts days, weeks, or even months. There are a ton of quick touch-ups and fixes that can make a huge di...

Homeowner Tax Breaks
 Don’t forget about homeowner tax breaksOne of the many perks of homeownership is big tax breaks. So whether you’re doing your taxes yourself or getting help from a profes...

Happier Hardwood Floors
Happier Hardwood FloorsHardwood floors make for a beautiful, stunning addition to your home. However, they can bring new cleaning and maintenance challenges that aren’t present w...

Want To Pay Less On Your Current Mortgage
The Right Move?The federal reserve recently raised interest rates, and if you have an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), it may be a good time to consider refinancing your home. There...

Will The New 14 SEER Regulations Affect You
Will the new 14 SEER regulations affect you?Check out this link.http://www.homecarebuzz.com/will-the-new-14-seer-regulations-affect-you/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=faceboo...

Home Staging Does It Make A Difference
Home staging: Does it make a difference?It seems to be universally accepted that home staging will help your home sell faster or for the best price—it’s been the common practic...

Myths About Home Purchases
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The Property Was Damaged After It Went Under Contract Now What
Last year, Texans experienced severe weather events including flooding and tornadoes that caused damage to their properties. These and other perils can also affect real estate tran...

Home Decor Trends
HomeDécorTrendsBy MySmartBlogWhat Are the Hot [City] Home Décor Trends?Just like fashion designs and hair styles, home décor trends are constantly changing and evolving. Each ne...

What If Your Teenager Doesnt Want To Move To Your New Home In Frisco Texas
What if Your Teenager Doesn’t Want to Move To Your New Home in Frisco,Texas?By My Smart BlogYou’ve got a new job offer across the country and you are planning to pack your thin...

Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector
Questions to Ask Your Home InspectorBy MySmartBlog When you buy a  home, you need to know exactly what you’re buying. Imagine how frustrated you’d be to find out...

Reduced In Frisco The Colony Little Elm
Are you looking for a deal in Frisco, The Colony or Little Elm?http://jerry.wdr.realtor/ask/5d9aaee10d7ff7564f555134a1eecd33...

4 EXPENSES HOMEBUYERS SHOULD KEEP IN MIND
4 expenses homebuyers should keep in mindSelect Language▼ 01/29/2016 | Author: Jaime Lee When starting your house hunt online, you'll see that most real estate&nbs...

Upgrades To Do Before Selling
There’s no doubt about it. A completely renovated room – especially a kitchen or bathroom – will really impress home buyers. That room will probably look brand new and very s...

10 Reasons To Love FHA Mortgages
10 Reasons I L-O-V-E FHA Mortgages 1.     Service First Mortgage- The Davidson Group will allow down to 600 (as well as no credit score...

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Updates And Renovations
    Say you’re a homeowner wanting to sell your two-story, detached home. You sit down and make a list of things that need to get done to make your property as att...

Jan 28 2016 18467 1
Curb Appeal When Selling A Home   You’ve heard the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the first impression a buyer gets when he or she first arrives at your home and ...

Appraisals And Values Things Agents Can Do To Help With The Appraisal Process
Appraisals and Values- Things Real Estate Agents can do to help with the Appraisal Process  (Source: Mortgage Currentcy)I recently read an article written by an appraiser...

Fannie Makes Major SelfEmployed Income Calculation Effective Feb 1
Fannie Makes Major Self-Employed Income Calculation Effective Feb 1OK this is one that would be easy to glaze over but it is MAJOR and a need to know! Fannie's new Self-Employ...


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