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    $55K is Average Equity Gain for Americans one the past year

    By Jennifer Medkief | March 21, 2022

    Blog Post – JM Realty Group – The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth just got a big boost. It comes in the form of rising home equity. Equity is the current value of your home minus what... Read More

    By Jennifer Medkief | August 16, 2022

    What Would a Recession Mean for the Housing Market? According to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal, the percentage of economists who believe we’ll see a recession in the next 12 months is growing. When surveyed in July 2021, only 12% of economists consulted thought there’d be a recession by now. But this July, when polled,... Read More

    Checklist for Buying a Dallas – Fort Worth Home: The Pros You Need

    By Jason L Mitchell | December 18, 2013

    Buying a home in Dallas – Fort Worth is hardly a do-it-yourself kind of project. Having confidence that the all the i’s are dotted and the t’s crossed requires the input of professionals whose daily dealings keeps them in touch with the current legal and financial arenas. Call them the “Fundamental Four” — the four... Read More

    Dallas – Fort Worth / Seller Financing Can Be a Powerful Inducement

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 19, 2013

    October’s Mortgage Credit Availability Index shows a slight relaxation in lending standards — but as most Dallas – Fort Worth home buyers and sellers will agree, getting a mortgage is still difficult. With mortgage availability benchmarked at 100, although it’s currently at  111 ½, compared with the 800 it stood at in 2007, today’s is... Read More

    Mistakes to Avoid As a First-Time Home Buyer

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 18, 2013

    When a Dallas – Fort Worth first-time home buyer begins hunting for the prize that has to serve both as a satisfactory home base and a solid investment, most feel a mixture of excitement (a home is a landmark achievement!) and maybe just a touch of apprehension. Like any expense you’ve never encountered before, it’s... Read More

    Which Projects Actually Lower Dallas – Fort Worth Home Values?

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 15, 2013

    Renovations and upgrades will increase anybody’s Dallas – Fort Worth home values, right? Maybe…but not so fast! Believe it or not, some projects can actually diminish a Dallas – Fort Worth property’s home values. In other words, you could potentially lose more than the cost of the project: you could lower your home’s ultimate resale... Read More

    Beating Cash Offers for Your Dallas – Fort Worth Dream Home

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 13, 2013

    Conventional wisdom dictates that home sellers prefer cash offers. So what is a typical would-be buyer in Dallas – Fort Worth to do when the competition comes forward with an all-cash offer? Cash offers may come from any of a variety of deep-pocketed parties: institutional investors, foreign investors, wealthy families or individual investors. Beyond doing... Read More

    Selling Your Dallas – Fort Worth Home This Winter Can Yield Advantages

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 12, 2013

    When you step outside and feel a crisp chill in the air, you know it: winter is on the way. If events have so ordered themselves that you find yourself selling your home in Dallas – Fort Worth during the winter months, you’re probably aware that it is not the preferred real estate season. Prospects... Read More

    Dallas – Fort Worth Real Estate Auction Pros and Cons

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 11, 2013

    When most people picture how they will buy a Dallas – Fort Worth house, they imagine visiting properties with their real estate agent, zeroing in on a suitable home in a neighborhood they like; making an offer; purchasing the home. But there are also less straightforward ways to go about buying a Dallas – Fort... Read More

    Dallas – Fort Worth Home Staging Works When You “Deep Six” Personality

    By Jason L Mitchell | November 11, 2013

    Staging a Dallas – Fort Worth home for sale may not be rocket science — but doing it well does require a marketer’s ability to step outside yourself to picture what will most appeal to potential buyers. Our first instinct is to set up our home exactly as we like to see it, but that’s... Read More