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    • Buying the Nicest Home in the Neighborhood

      When you buy the nicest house in the area, your house will naturally appreciate at a much slower rate than the simplest home in the neighborhood. The reason being is that any improvement or renovation you make on the simplest home will immediately add value to the home. However, if you buy the nicest home […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Safety Tips When Selling Your Home

        When you are selling your home, a wide variety of strangers will be entering your home. Though the process may be stressful, it is important to still make sure that you take certain measure to protect yourself. Make sure that you remove or lock up all personal or valuable items. Anything of value, such […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • What You Need to Know About Mold

        Mold needs three things in order to grow and survive: an ideal temperature, food and moisture. Mold isn’t a new problem, nor is it a problem that is easy to prevent. Homes typically have a humidity range that is ideal for mold to grow and have dust particles in the area which means that […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Tips for a Cheaper Mortgage

      Buying a home is a great way to give yourself control over your housing costs and to eliminate the need to deal with rising costs of living. However, make sure the mortgage that you are agreeing to pay is realistic for your budget as it is a long-term investment that you are agreeing to. One […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • How to Spot Signs of Rodents and Bugs

      Unfortunately, just because you don’t see pests during an open house, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t there. Hiring a professional is the best option when deciding if the home that you would like to buy would has a pest problem. However, there are certain signs of pests that you can look for in […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Pros & Cons of Timeshares

      Pro: If you can not afford to buy a vacation home, owning a timeshare will allow you to live in the property for the duration of the time that you reserve it for at a lower cost that if you were to own the property.  Con: There are more fees involved then people initially believe. […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • 4 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

        Tip #1: Make sure it’s in your budget. Many people buy a vacation home with the intentions of renting it out to cover the costs. Before buying a home with this intent, be sure to check the market and be sure that you can rent your home enough to cover the costs that you […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Flipping Grandview: Week ???

      We aren't going to turn the profit that we had hoped on this one and that's why it's important to flip multiple at a time! As always, we are learning great lessons on this one and will do the next one differently.
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Flipping Grandview: Week 4 & 5

      A new week, a new unexpected expense.  Upon further inspection, the water heater that we thought serviced the whole home did not.  The one that does is in need of repair.  Instead of waiting for it to flag on the future buyer’s inspection report, we will go ahead and replace it to ensure it’s up […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW
    • Flipping Grandview: Week 3

      This week saw our first unexpected expense for additional tile work.  The bathtub didn’t come out as easily as the contractors had planned so we will have to get some matching tiles and install those so when we glaze them, they all look consistent! They did get the tub out though and the new one […]
      Written by Angela Sells DFW