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How To Buy A Home With Zero Money Down

No down payment? We have a list of homes in Dallas-Fort Worth area that qualify for 100% financing through USDA program. The criteria is specific, but we have lenders to help you determine

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Lease To Own The Home Of Your Choice

The path to home ownership is easier than you think. There are numerous loans available to assist you, but if those don't meet your needs then we have another option for you. And it's affordable.The

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Housing Starts Tumble In July

Homebuilding in the U.S. took a downward turn in July as housing starts declined 4.8 percent, falling short of analyst expectations, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday. Year-over year,

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506 Connemara Celina TX For Sale

POOL HOME ON SPECTACULAR CUL-DE-SAC LOT BACKING TO GREENBELT & CREEK!  See more pictures and information here:  https://goo.gl/ghcf6h Offered exclusively by Lisa Birdsong Group |

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market Update June 2017

The Dallas Fort Worth housing market is still strong but that strength offers its own challenges to buyers and sellers. Inventory of homes for first-time home buyers and move-up buyers is very

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Simple Landscape Improvements Increase Value And Add To Appeal Of Home

One of the many great benefits to living in North Texas is the ability to have an attractive yard year-round. Although we have incredibly hot summers, we don't often experience extremely cold

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Dallas Fort Worth Homeowners Have More Equity Than They Realize

The Lisa Birdsong Group has helped hundreds of North Texas homeowners maximize the equity of their property. Would it surprise you to know that in 2017 nearly 80% of D/FW area homeowners

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NEW LISTING 6509 Falcon Ridge In McKinney

Check out this beautiful home in McKinney's Ridgecrest! We just LOVE the large, white kitchen. Want to schedule a private tour? Contact us today!   See more information and images here: https:/

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JUST LISTED 320 Equine Ln In Celina TX

320 Equine Ln, Celina TX JUST LISTED! Energy efficient 1.5 story home in fast-growing Celina. Stylish & beautiful.  https://goo.gl/SbdwXPOffered exclusively by  Lisa Birdsong

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It Matters Who You Choose To Represent You

As a Companywide Top Producer and Luxury Home Specialist, Lisa Birdsong is committed to providing the best customer service to buyers and sellers across Dallas-Fort Worth. Her drive, professionalism

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Home Ownership Is Now Cheaper Than Renting In US

Buying is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the USThe results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a

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917 Witherby Ln In Lewisville TX

For Sale in Lewisville: Stylish & energy efficient one story in great location, just minutes from I35! You won't want to miss this one. 917 Witherby Ln, Lewisville TX  https://goo.gl

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NEW LISTING 3300 Ocala Ct In Plano

Hot New Listing: Hard to find home in the heart of Plano on premium 1/3 acre lot! Ideal location just minutes from many corporate headquarters, dining, shopping and entertainment. Award-winning

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COMING SOON 3300 Ocala Ct In Plano

COMING SOON in Plano! Completely and beautifully updated on HARD TO FIND 1/3 acre cul-de-sac lot! 2,795 sf, 4 bed, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage. The expansive backyard offers mature landscaping, privacy,

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322 Palomino Ln In Celina Video

STUNNING CURB APPEAL & PANORAMIC WATER VIEWS! Perfectly situated with elevated views of treed greenbelt & peaceful lake, this well-appointed home includes soaring ceilings, wrought iron balusters,

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COMING SOON 6094 Indigo Sky In Frisco

HOT pool home in West Frisco coming to market soon. Sparkling pool, outdoor kitchen and refined finishes inside. Attends Frisco ISD.  Contact Lisa Birdsong for more information on this amazing

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Pool Time In Texas

One of the greatest things about living in Dallas-Fort Worth is the ability to enjoy a swimming pool about 8 months out of the year (not warm enough for everyone, of course). North Texas

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FOR SALE Custom Estate On Over 4 Acres In Prosper TX

You won't find another home like this one! Remarkable hill country style home in the heart of Prosper! Custom residence with sparkling pool sets peacefully on 4.32 treed acres. No HOA, No

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COMING SOON 3220 Miracle Ln In Flower Mound

Charming one story home on 1-acre horse property in sought-after Flower Mound. This amazing home has so much to offer, including 3 spacious bedrooms, study, granite, SS appl, eng wood floors,

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COMING SOON 306 Tobiano Ct Celina

COMING SOON in CELINA ~ Spectacular 6-bedroom pool home on oversized cul-de-sac lot! Granite, SS appl, high ceilings, eng wood floors, spacious rooms and dedicated study. Diving pool with slide,

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Getting You Home Baseball Video

When it comes to serving our clients, we only have one goal: Getting You Home. We make the home buying and selling process easy. We are your North Texas Real Estate Specialists. How can we

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Have You Outgrown Your Home Video

Do you love where you live? It's home buying season ~ let's find the right home for you! Start your FREE home search today!!;

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COMING SOON 1352 W Oaklawn Dr In Terrell TX

BEAUTIFUL 1.5 STORY HOME IN GATED WINNERS CIRCLE ON ONE ACRE. Fenced backyard has sparkling pool (resurfaced + retiled 2017), irrigation system & lush landscaping. Pride of ownership shows in this

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North Texas Hail Storms

Big storms rolled through North Texas last night, March 26, 2017. We hope your property was not damaged by the large hail, but if it was take action quickly.  We're hearing reports that Denton

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Interest Rates By Decade

Mortgage interest rates are rising, but still LOW! The North Texas home buying season is here, so let's get moving! The Dallas Fort Worth housing market is HOT! Call us today (214) 394-3314;

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4 Great Reasons To Buy This Spring

Here are four great reasons to consider buying new home today instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home

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Lisa Birdsong Awarded Prestigious Certified Residential Specialist Designation

DALLAS, TX (March 17, 2017) —Lisa Birdsong, sales associate in Ebby Halliday Realtors’ Frisco Office, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by

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COMING SOON 2520 Waltham Dr In Grapevine

Coming Soon in Grapevine ~~ One-owner, Drees built home attending sought-after Grapevine Colleyville ISD! Offered exclusively by Lisa Birdsong Group | Ebby Halliday Realtors. Contact us for

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3205 Shore View Dr In Highland Village Video

Spectacular pool home with thoughtful design, oversized lot and prime location near Lake Lewisville. Offered exclusively by Lisa Birdsong Group | Ebby Halliday Realtors. For more information on

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NEW LISTING 3612 Cross Bend In Plano Video

Stylish and beautiful, this well-updated one story is located in the heart of Plano just minutes from many major employers. Home features include SS appliances, engineered wood floors, polished

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Update January 2017

Wow! 2017 is off to a great start for the Dallas Fort Worth housing market. The strength of this market continues to improve.  If you're planning to buy or sell this year, give us a call.

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Now Is The Time To Buy

According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the U.S. housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory, supporting the belief that housing markets across

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COMING SOON 3612 Cross Bend In Plano

This is a beautiful and well-updated one story home in the heart of Plano. An absolute stunner! Pride of ownership truly shows. 3,178sf with 4 bdrms, 3.1 bths on a near 1/4 acre lot.  

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5200 Spicewood Ln Frisco Video

COMING SOON ~ This spectacular property will be available to purchase in late February. Offered exclusively by Lisa Birdsong Group | Ebby Halliday Realtors. Contact us for more.

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COMING SOON 5200 Spicewood Ln In Frisco

COMING SOON ~ Luxury at its finest! This amazing home is located in prestigious Starwood, on a prime corner lot. You'll be in awe of the refined finishes, beach entry pool and jaw-dropping outdoor

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Yes You CAN Buy A Home

We offer many great services for buyers and sellers in Dallas-Fort Worth. But did you know we can help you lease to own a home today? You will be confident with the program as it offers you

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North Texas Home Values Continue To Rise

The North Texas housing market has seen remarkable growth in the past several years, with no indication that it will slow anytime soon. The 2016 year saw home values rise in the four primary

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FREE Pet Adoptions Saturday January 7 In McKinney

FREE Pet Adoption THIS SATURDAY in McKinney ~~~ http://site.farmhousefreshgoods.com/Free-Animals.htmlHave you been toying with the idea of adopting a fur baby? Well, now is the PERFECT time to

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Happy Holidays From The Lisa Birdsong Group

We are truly thankful for the trust our clients have placed, and continue to place, in us. The Lisa Birdsong Group's goal is to serve our clients, business partners and the community with

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2 Savannah Ridge In Frisco Video

Take a moment to tour this stunning Mediterranean gem in sought-after west Frisco. Comfortably situated on a large lot in the exclusive gated & guarded Stonebriar community. Offered exclusively

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market October 2016

Curious about how the D-FW housing market performed last month? Here’s an overall look at the important statistics that sum up the month of October in.

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JUST LISTED 8024 Strathmore Dr McKinney TX

Former model home on .34 acre corner lot in Stonebridge Ranch in McKinney. Stunning curb appeal & stylish brick + stone elevation. Newly updated kitchen, SS appl, dbl ovens, walk-in pantry,

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COMING SOON 307 Palomino Lane In Celina

COMING SOON in CELINA ~~ North facing pool home on 82ft wide lot! Adjacent to community's 10-acre lake. 5 bdrms, 4 full baths, dedicated study, game room, large lagoon-style pool & spa, play yard. 3

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Dallas Fort Worth Preowned Home Sales On Track For A Record Year

According to North Texas Real Estate Information Systems (NTREIS) and a recent article in the Dallas Morning News, "North Texas is on track to sell more than 100,000 pre-owned homes this--

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North Texas New Homes Selling At A 41 Percent Premium Over Resale Homes

The Dallas-Fort Worth market area is leading the nation in new home construction in 2016. The growth and strength of conditions is expected to continue in 2017, as North Texas draws more and more

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Gaga For Baby Room Stripes

Stripes are in! We are loving the trend of striped walls in North Texas homes. We found quite a few eye-catching nursery designs across various pages of the internet, so we decided to

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market Update September 2016

Curious about how the Dallas Fort Worth housing market performed last month? Here’s an overall look at the important statistics that sum up the month of September in 2016.Although there

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Have You Set Aside Enough Cash For Closing Costs

There are many potential home buyers, and even sellers, who believe that you need at least a 20% down payment in order to buy a home, or move on to their next home. Time after time, we have

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Lack Of Existing Home Sales Inventory Impacting Sales

Some Highlights: Existing home inventory is down 10.1% from last year. A lack of inventory explains the modest increase in home sales (0.8% year-over-year) despite strong buyer demand. Existing

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Texas Voter Registration Deadline

New to Texas, or perhaps you've moved in-state recently? Remember, you must register to vote by October 11th to cast a ballot in this year's Presidential Election. Your vote is your voice. ;

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market August 2016

Curious about how the Dallas-Fort Worth housing market performed last month? Here’s an overall look at the important statistics that sum up the month of August in.

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September 11th 15 Year Anniversary

“One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market Snapshot July 2016

Here's an overall look at the important statistics that sum up the performance of the Dallas-Fort Worth area's housing market last month. The month of July saw it's first dip in over two years.

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What Does Home Mean To You

No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the emotional

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Dallas Fort Worth Area Market Snapshot June 2016

Curious about how the D-FW housing market performed last month? Here’s an overall look at the important statistics that sum up the month of June in 2016. Based on data from NTREIS 

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511 Diamond Point Dr Fresh Listing Friday Video

Fresh Listing Friday! Check out our spectacular new listing at 511 Diamond Point in Emerald Sound at Lake Lewisville. This home has already received a tremendous amount of interest and you'll see.

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Good Roofers Are Worth The Wait

Homeowner Alert: With the massive amounts of storm damage to homes across the Dallas - Fort Worth Metroplex, all local roofing companies who have met strict criteria to qualify as NTRCA*

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COMING SOON 511 Diamond Point Dr In Oak Point

COMING SOON ~~ We can barely contain our excitement about this spectacular 2013 Craftsman home in Emerald Sound! Situated on a park-like setting of one-acre, this amazing home will make you swoon.

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The Time To List Your Home Is Now

The headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2016 housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR

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Fourth Of July Crafts And Food Ideas

July 4th is just a week and a half away, but you still have time to get crafty! We've put together a board filled with fun crafts & food ideas to help you start planning for your July

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Equity Position Has Improved For Many Texas Homeowners

According to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report, nearly 268,000 homeowners regained equity and are no longer underwater on their mortgage in the first quarter. Homes with

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3400 Timber Glen In McKinney FOR SALE

NEW LISTING - 3400 Timber Glen, McKinney TX - EXQUISITE CUSTOM TWO-STORY with inviting front porch, spectacular curb appeal and refined finishes throughout the residence. This thoughtful

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Single Women Make Up 2nd Largest Home Buying Group

According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, single women made up 18% of all first-time homebuyers last year, second only to married

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Far North Dallas Homes For Sale

We found some fantastic properties for sale under $800,000 in Far North Dallas area. As shown on the map image, we included properties north of 635 and south of PGBT, east of Dallas North

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Melton Ridge In Stonebridge Ranch

Melton Ridge is Stonebridge Ranch's newest community featuring two prominent builders: American Legend and Shaddock.  Located off Custer Rd, just north of Eldorado Parkway, this community

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These Experts Say No Housing Meltdown

As Dallas Fort Worth continues to see high demands for housing, we thought you might like to know that “rumors of a new market meltdown” are not based on any reputable data. As proof, we

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Preselling Mustang Lakes In Prosper ISD

Mustang Lakes is pre-selling! If you haven't heard about one of Prosper ISD's newest master-planned communities, you are in for a surprise. Ideally located along Frontier Pkwy

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COMING SOON 3400 Timber Glen Ln In McKinney

Dynamic Whitaker custom home features 5 bdrms, 4 bths, study, game, media & 3 car garage in McKinney ISD. SItuated on a well landscaped lane in Bluffs of Winding Creek surrounded by equally

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COMING SOON 6006 Green Oaks In Plano TX

COMING SOON in Central Plano! This one-story pool home offers 3 bdrms, 2.5 bths, engineered hardwood floors and stylish design. Roof replaced in 2013, gutters & carpet replaced in 2014, appliances

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The Presidential Election And Its Impact On Housing

Every four years people question what effect the Presidential election might have on the national housing market. Let’s take a look at what is currently taking place. The New York Times

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Update Your Window Treatments

Is it time to replace your window coverings on your North Texas home? If they're worn, damaged or dated, it's probably time to start "window" shopping for something new. The good news is that now

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Americans Rank Real Estate As Best Long Term Investment

The Gallup organization recently released a survey in which Americans were asked to rank what they considered to be the “best long term investment.” Real estate ranked number

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Homeowners Must Dispute Property Taxes Before May 31st

North Texas homeowners have watched their property values steadily rise over the past few years. Many of us were in for a big surprise when we received our 2016 tax valuation statement this week.

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Gaylord Texan Grapevine Expansion Scheduled Late 2016

GRAPEVINE - The $120 million expansion plan of the Gaylord Texan will include a nine-story hotel and ballroom building and add 344,000 sf.The Gaylord project represents a scaled-back version of

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New Industrial Complex Coming To Coppell

COPPELL - ML Realty Partners LLC plans to begin construction on the next phase of an industrial complex near Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, which includes adding four buildings totaling,

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Lisa Birdsong Group Sells North Texas

Lisa Birdsong was recently recognized as being in the Top 1% of all Texas Real Estate Teams by RealTrends. This is a great accomplishment, as there are more than 9,000 licensed agents

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Two Major Misconceptions About Qualifying For A Mortgage Today

You Do Not Need 20% Down To Buy NOWA survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is actually necessary to qualify for a home mortgage loan in

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Snakes Active In North Texas

We're hearing numerous reports of snake bites in the N Texas area this spring. Some say this is due to the excessive amount of rain - snakes are moving to higher ground. Copperheads, a venomous pit

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Dallas Fort Worth Housing Market Climbing High

According to Steve Brown, with the Dallas Morning News, 'more than 200 people a day are moving to the Dallas-Fort Worth area'. There doesn't appear to be a slow down in the near future either, based

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Texas Bluebonnet Paradise

BLUEBONNET PARADISE: Just south of Dallas on Interstate 45 is the town of Ennis, Texas. Ennis boasts over 40 miles of mapped Bluebonnet Trails for auto touring, sponsored by the Ennis Garden Club.

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JUST LISTED 940 Lancashire Lane In Prosper

BARELY LIVED IN 1.5 STORY HOME ON CANAL IN PROSPER! Pristine home features a brick & stone elevation, flexible open floorplan. Study could be used as formal dining. Lovely large family room w

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2016 Will Be Best Year For Dallas Area Real Estate In A Decade

A few weeks ago, Jonathon Smoke, the Chief Economist at realtor.com, exclaimed: “All indicators point to this spring being the busiest since 2005.”Now, Freddie Mac has doubled down

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Spiders Most Commonly Found Around Homes In Dallas Fort Worth Area

Spiders, whether good or bad, are not welcome in my home. I don't like them. Though not all are venomous, most can/will bite, especially if they feel threatened.  We found this chart

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We Have Trusted And Qualified Contractors At Your Service

Recent storms have caused excessive damage to area homes. If you find yourself in need of a new roof or other repairs, contact us - we have a book of trusted, qualified contractors and we're happy

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Creative Wall Designs For Kids Rooms

In today's world, there are many great options for creative kid room designs, just use your imagination! Whether you prefer the 'easy-to-remove' sticker mural method or a more detailed hand-painted

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2016 Property Taxes By State

Property taxes are insignificant to some and the bane of others’ existence. The average American household spends $2,127 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census

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Market Review Says Home Prices Are Still Rising

We recently reported that home prices are continuing to rise across most of the nation. This has created concern in some pundits that a housing bubble, like we saw ten years ago, is forming again.

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The Difference An Hour Can Make This Spring

Some Highlights:Sunday, March 13th, we "Spring Forward" one hour for Daylight Savings Time (except for our friends in HI & AZ).Every hour in the United States, 624 homes will sell and 118 homes will

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COMING SOON 2 Story Home On One Acre In Celina ISD

COMING SOON ~ 4 bdrm, 3.5 bth, 3 gar on 1 acre in Celina ISD, north facing. Enjoy peaceful location, quick access to many conveniences and an impressive garden with greenhouse. Home features include

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4 Ways Your Location Can Boost Or Bust Your Home Value

4 Ways Your Location Can Boost Or Bust Your Home ValueA few years back, "the Starbucks effect" became a legitimate term to explain the higher real estate values associated with living close to the

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Stylish And Fabulous Kitchen Sinks

Kitchen sinks have come a long way in a short amount of time. Today's sinks are not only functional, but stylish and sometimes even well-decorated. Farmhouse and apron sinks top the list of 'must

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The Lisa Birdsong Group Covers North Texas

The Lisa Birdsong Group is everywhere in Dallas/Fort Worth! Our current listing inventory includes areas from Rowlett to Fort Worth, Dallas to Lantana and is a great mix of land, condos, luxury,

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64 Mile Bike Superhighway To Connect Dallas And Fort Worth

The Fort Worth to Dallas Trail Connection is hoped to be linked up in four years. This 64-mile bike 'superhighway' is big news for DFW. Learn more about this exciting project...(Image via:

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Designing Doors

One of the great design trends today is salvaging, or repurposing, doors, furniture and other (otherwise) disposed items. We've included a few door craft pictures for you, and here are even;

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COMING SOON Westridge Home In Frisco ISD

UPDATED 4 BEDROOM HOME IN FRISCO ISD! Inviting layout w impeccable upgrades incl crown molding, engineered wood flrs, carpet & tile recently replaced. Kitchen greets you w granite countertops, ss

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Playboy Mansion For Sale In Los Angeles

Hugh Hefner's 20,000 square foot mansion, located on 5 acres in the platinum triangle of Los Angeles, has hit the market. The renowned 29-room estate also features tennis court, game house,

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Picking Paint To Refresh Your Home

Looking for a quick way to refresh your home? Before you go changing layouts or knocking down walls, try giving your interior a fresh coat of paint. This fairly simple task can dramatically alter

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Repurpose Items Into Your Home Decor

How to Incorporate Upcycling Into Your Home DecorGot an old dresser gathering dust in your attic? Or maybe you inherited your mother's Mason jar collection but not her love of canning? Instead of

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COMING SOON 3604 Cross Bend Rd Plano TX

HOT! HOT! HOT! This well-maintained one story home is located in the heart of Plano, TX with quick access to major conveniences and dozens of corporate headquarters. Features include 4 large,

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You Can Buy Today Even With Less Than Perfect Credit Or No Down Payment

Home ownership CAN be yours...TODAY. Even if you have less-than-perfect credit, bankruptcy, foreclosure or no down payment - you may still be able to own a home sooner than you think. Don't

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COMING SOON 3405 Worth Hills In Fort Worth TX

Rare opportunity to own a truly unique, income-producing home near TCU. This 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 1 car garage is ideal for leasing to students at the university or for family living. Built in 1939

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COMING SOON 1020 Three Rivers In Prosper TX

Custom Toll Brothers home on half acre lot in Lakes of La Cima. The full brick facade, decorative wrought iron railings, sleek roof lines and symmetrical architecture highlight this amazing.

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COMING SOON 2979 Magnolia Hill In Dallas

Stylish and chic townhome in sought-after Uptown Dallas area. Corner unit with floor to ceiling windows, polished concrete flooring, plus many upgrades and spectacular downtown views. 

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COMING SOON 2522 Old Stables In Celina TX

FANTASTIC ONE-STORY HOME QUALIFIES FOR 100% FINANCING IN CELINA ISD. Like new one-story, built in 2014, offers spacious rooms, granite CT, 42 inch ash wood cabinets, SS appliances +

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Lisa Birdsong Selected Among Top Realtors In Texas

Lisa Birdsong Selected For "America's Best Real Estate Agents: Top Teams In Texas"Lisa Birdsong, a Realtor with Ebby Halliday, has been honored with a recognition by RealTrends 

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NAR Existing Home Sales Report

Yesterday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latest Existing Home Sales Report which covered sales in November. The report revealed that sales:“…fell

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FHA Loan Limits To Increase In 2016

Great news! The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced that loan limits for the North Texas area will be increased from $310,000 to $334,650 in January 2016. This is an important

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Frisco Lone Star Rangers And Celina Bobcats Head To State

Congratulations to Frisco's Lone Star Rangers (5A) and the Celina Bobcats (4A) for their wins last night - both are headed to their respective football state championships.Lone Star's trip to the

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Prices And Mortgage Rates Set To Rise In 2016

The monthly mortgage payment on a North Texas home is determined by two elements: the price of the house and the interest rate you pay on your mortgage. Recently released reports are revealing that

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New Garland Development

Exciting new multi-use development in Garland TX. The Woodlands on Spring Creek is planned to include single family homes, apartments, retail/restaurant and senior community.This location is ideal

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Dallas Fort Worth Real Estate

The beautiful North Texas area offers something for everyone. Whether you prefer fast-paced city life or quaint country living, you’ll find the perfect lifestyle for you and your family in one of

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Why You Should Sell Before Winter Arrives

People across the country are beginning to think about what their life will look like next year. It happens every Fall. We ponder whether we should relocate to a different part of the country to

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Cool Pet Features In Home

It is not uncommon these days for our pets to have first-class treatment. We found some pretty impressive amenities available for our fur babies. Check out these cool & creative designs! 

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Interest Rates Slowly Rise

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Along with Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the Mortgage Bankers Associationand the 

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Light Farms Celina TX

Sunday, August 12, 2012Celina, a Collin County town north of Frisco, welcomes Light Farms to its extraterritorial jurisdiction. This 806-acre, $1.2 billion master-planned development will

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Collin County Offers Country Charm And City Convenience

Collin County calls itself "The Jewel of North Texas". With all the county has to offer its residents and businesses in great cities like Plano, McKinney, Frisco and Allen, one could hardly

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Prepare Your Home To Show In 10 Minutes

Your house is on the market, and you’re really eager to sell it.  An agent has just called with a buyer in the car and wants to show your North Texas home in 15 minutes… Are you ready?;

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Prosper Tops The List Of North Texas Population Growth

The Dallas Business Journal article said it best: North Texas population growth is on fire.According to the article, the northern part of the metroplex is the hottest area for relocation.

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Fannie Mae Housing Market Forecast

Some Highlights:  30-year fixed mortgage rates are projected to increase steadily over the next year. Housing Starts will well surpass 2015 numbers. Home Sales will reach an annual rate of

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The Holidays Are A Great Time To Sell Your Home

Every year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the holidays to put their home on the market for the first time. Others who already have their home on the market decide to take

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Texas Vote FOR Prop 1

Early voting has started. Texas, this is your chance to make a big change in the Texas State Constitution. Take a few minutes to learn the important details of Prop 1, so that you can feel confident

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Wine Storage Is Popular Home Feature

Walk-in wine storage and built-in wine coolers are more commonplace in North Texas residences than ever before. You can find them in homes of varying size and price point, and the wine storage

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The Value Of A Tree

Your home’s landscaping is one of its most valuable assets. Knowing that, your next home improvement project may be as simple as planting a tree. At some point, you’ve probably noticed

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Dallas Fort Worth Market Snapshot September 2015

As shown in this infographic, the inventory level for homes in North Texas priced over $275,000 exceeds 13,000. While the market has slowed, it hasn't stopped. If you'd like information on what

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COMING SOON 3317 Laurel Fork In McKinney TX

Stunning Huntington custom home with backyard oasis in Frisco ISD! This luxurious home boasts 5 bds, 4.5 baths, 3 gar with refined finishes, attention to detail and spectacular design. Natural

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Lisa Birdsong Real Estate Talk For North Texas

Lisa Birdsong was recently interviewed on Inside the Huddle with Mark Elfenbein and Dallas Cowboys' Fullback, Tyler Clutts. Listen to learn more about her award-winnng group, their first-rate

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Weekly National Mortgage Survey

Do you have questions about the different types of financing in today's market? Get all of your answers and today's rates by contacting our preferred lender, Will Austin Home Loans, today. This is

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October Is The Best Month To Buy A Home

The experts at Time.com and the National Association of Realtors agree... October is the BEST month to buy a home. Our team of professionals are here to help. Let us know if we can be of

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Frisco Home To Most Valuable Sports Franchise In The World

It’s official—Frisco is home to the new World Headquarters of the “Most Valuable Sports Franchise in the World.” The Dallas Cowboys are more than just 'America's Team'.;

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Find Your Dream Home Now

Now that the housing market has stabilized, more and more homeowners are considering moving up to their dream home. With interest rates still near 4% and home values on the rise, now may be a great

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Credit Score Requirements Lower As Interest Rates Creep Up

Some Highlights: The average 30-year rate for all loans closed in August eclipsed 4.3% for the first time since October 2014. The average FICO score for all closed loans in August reached a new

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Avoid Being Caught In The Renters Trap

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.The National

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Texas Should Vote FOR Prop 1 On Nov 3rd

Texans should vote FOR Prop1 in November.  If you currently own a home, or plan to own one at any time in your life, then you will benefit from this proposition. Pictured are the simple,

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More Than 15k Homes Sold Yesterday

There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it'

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COMING SOON 311 Equine In Celina

Fantasic 1.5 story home backs to greenbelt in Carter Ranch neighborhood, just 5 miles north of SH 380. 5 bdrms! 4 bedrooms downstairs, large bonus room up with bath & closet - could be 5th bdrm

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Birdsong Group Real Estate Magazine

We hope you'll take a moment to check out our online magazine and the many amazing homes found there. We'd love to hear your thoughts! Click the image below to view our latest edition.The Lisa

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Economic Impact Of Every Home Sold By State

Some Highlights:Every time a home is sold, the surrounding economy feels a boost.Different industries and businesses benefit at each stage of the process of moving into a home!Hawaii leads the way

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Functional Home Office Space

What Do You Need to Create a Useful Home Office?Working from home has serious benefits. You can't beat the commute or the flexibility you have when it comes to structuring your day. But there are

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DFW International Airport To Remove Discounted TollTag Parking

Mark your calendar. Starting Oct. 1, DFW International Airport removes discounted terminal parking for TollTag.  http://ow.ly/S3Njq (Image courtesy of drivingnorthtexas)

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Never Forget

9-11-01 For those who lost their lives, those who lost family, friends and loved ones - we will never forget.;

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Most Experts Agree There Is No Housing Bubble

There is no doubt that home prices in the vast majority of housing markets across the country are continuing to increase on a month over month basis. The following map (based on data from the latest

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COMING SOON 512 Oak Brook Lucas TX

Custom pool home in tranquil setting on 2+ acres in exemplary Lovejoy ISD. Ideal location that is remote and peaceful yet offers quick access to shopping, dining and US 75. Neighborhood boasts

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COMING SOON 6836 High Field Trl Plano TX

COMING SOON ~ Unbelievable one-story home in Plano. This well-updated home has the WOW factor! 3/2/2 with 1662sf. Contact us if you'd like more information before it goes live next week - it

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COMING SOON 6524 Canyon Crest McKinney TX

Fresh, light & bright! This Drees-built, one-owner home in Ridgecrest is located just south of SH380 with quick access to SH 121, Dallas North Tollway, US 75 and more. Perfectly positioned alongside

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3813 Laurens Place Denton TX Video Tour

Take a video tour of this stunning estate in Denton. Located just 20 minutes from DFW Airport, 12 minutes from Liberty Christian and surrounded by luxury acreage homes, this amazing French

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9832 Coolidge Dr McKinney TX

COMING SOON! One story (1957sf) 4bd/2bth/2gar home in Westridge area of McKinney. FRISCO SCHOOLS! Generous room sizes, open floorplan and large backyard. Quick access to US 380, SH 121 and

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The Cost Of Waiting To Buy

First-time homebuyers are flocking to the housing market in greater numbers than any time in the last few years. Renters who are ready and willing to buy are now realizing that they are also able

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217726 Reasons To Buy A Home Now

The inaugural Opportunity Cost Report was released recently by realtor.com. The report explained that “with interest rates and home prices expected to climb in the next year, the

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Common Reasons For Title Insurance Claims

Common Reasons For Title Insurance ClaimsWe are often asked whether or not Owner's Title Insurance is necessary when purchasing a home. It's a large expense and many people might rather not spend

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Frisco Real Estate Snapshot

Frisco's housing market is still in demand and one of the hottest areas of North Texas. As you can see in the snapshot, there are approximately 593 homes for sale in Frisco for an average of $553.

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Thank You For Your Service

 Today we remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, our freedoms and our way of life. It is an honor to show our sincere appreciation for your service. May God bless our

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Winning A Multiple Offer Situation

The latest buzzwords in real estate are "seller's market", "lack of inventory", "limited supply" and "multiple offers".  As a Buyer, it may make your head swim, but as a Seller

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Fast Moving Market Requires Each Home To Be Sold Twice

Every house on the market has to be sold twice; once to a prospective buyer and then to the bank (through the bank’s appraisal). In a housing market where supply is very low and demand is very,

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New Single Family Home Sales Projections

While new construction has always been a major part of the North Texas housing market, the area has seen a staggering increase in new home permits. With the anticipation of thousands moving to-

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North Texas Housing Update

Earlier this week, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their latestquarterly report. The report covered three important aspects of the housing market:Buyer DemandSupply of

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Dallas Fort Worth Hottest Housing Market In Nation

The Dallas-Fort Worth area tops the list of hottest housing markets in US. Of course, this doesn't come as surprise to anyone in North Texas who is buying or selling a home. Sellers are capitalizing

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COMING SOON In FRISCO ISD

Exemplary Frisco ISD has limited home availability, so we thought you might like to know about this beauty on approximate .25 acre lot coming soon!  Less than 3 years old, energy efficient

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2015 Housing Market

The April 2015 U.S. Economic & Housing Market Outlook from Freddie Mac revealed that they are optimistic about the real estate market in 2015. As a matter of fact, the sub-title of the report was

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Luxury Listing Specialist

I’m proud to be featured in the brand-new edition of Dallas-Fort Worth's leading luxury property magazine, Grand Vie: Luxury in Living. This extraordinary publication is one of the very best

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