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How Much Are Parents Spending to Live Near Good Schools?

schoolsIt’s back-to-school season and aside from shelling out money on supplies for their children, many parents are spending millions of extra dollars to live near the best public elementary and secondary schools in their areas. According to data from home search portal realtor.com, homebuyers in California, New York, and Washington state are spending well above [...]Read More

How Much Real Estate Does $1 Buy in Different Markets?

onedollarbuyIt’s no secret that housing prices have been quickly climbing over the past decade — the median home value in the U.S. is higher than ever before, at almost $220,000, and some markets, like San Jose, Las Vegas and Atlanta, are reporting double-digit annual home value growth in the U.S. Markets . But understanding what [...]Read More

Uber Real Estate. Disruptor or Distractor?

uberrealestateUber announced the launch of its real estate services today. Its news release touts huge discount commissions and fees, and indicts the current real estate industry as the “enemy of the people.” The news release is big on hype, and little on detail. It won’t take Uber long to figure out the complexity of the [...]Read More

About Union Park Homes & Subdivision Aubrey TX

Union Park

Most Popular Union Park Floor Plans. Homes Are Perfect For Entertaining Friends And Family.

It Includes a Media Room, Study, and Texas Sized Covered Patio. Granite Countertops, Stainless Appliances, Hardwood Tile, & Upgraded Cabinets.

The Master Bedroom has a Sitting Area and Beautiful Effects. Oversized Shower, Upgraded Lighting Throughout The Home.

This Modern Home Features, 16+ Seer AC, Ceiling Fans, Energy Star Appliances, Foam Insulation, Gas Hot Water Heater.

High-Efficiency Water Heater, Low E Windows, Programmable Thermostat. Radiant Barrier, Tinted Windows. 

Foundation Is Pier To Bedrock. Enhanced Air Filtration, Mechanical Fresh Air, Rain Freeze Sensors.

You are Also Living In The Super Modern Union Park Sub Division Full Of Amenities.

All the Residents Can Enjoy Swimming Pool

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Top 5 Reality TV Myths vs. Real Life

realitytvHave you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there, watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Million Dollar Listing,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more all in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of [...]Read More

Get Free Money for Your Down Payment

freemoneyWant to buy a house but short on cash to get the deal done? It’s a common problem that is keeping countless potential buyers on the sidelines. “Money issues often stand in the way of homeownership,” said Bankrate. “A survey by rental service Apartment List found that 80 percent of millennial renters want to buy [...]Read More

Impending Baby Boomer Sell Off Could Mean Deals to Be Found

babyboomersBaby boomers who’re planning on downsizing or leaving the real estate market altogether could send “shock waves” through the industry, according to a couple of new studies. Fannie Mae’s Economic Strategic Research Group said in its report that homeownership demand from younger generations is “insufficient” to replace the void being created by departing older owners. [...]Read More

Advantages of Building a New Home VS Older Home

ADVANTAGES OF BUILDING A NEW HOME VS Older Home

The idea of building a new home from the ground up can be daunting. If you sell your old house first, it could also mean not having a home during the construction period.

Buying a pre-existing house seems like a valuable shortcut: the house is already there, so I just need to make a few changes and move in, right?

Not always. There’s a fine line between “fixer-upper” and “teardown”, and the difference may only become apparent after you have signed the papers. Here are some of the advantages when building a new home vs. buying a resale.

DESIGN CHOICES

Unless you are planning to spend a very long time looking, it can be difficult finding a home that will exactly match your preferred design...

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What do you like a home to feel like a Traditional Rustic Look or the Modern Feel?

People often misuse the terms traditional’ and modern’ as synonyms for old and new. In reality, there is more to modern and traditional architecture than age.

In fact, some modern homes are almost a hundred years old, and many
newly-built homes carry on the traditional style.

The term traditional’ applies to a board range of home-building styles, each with its own unique features. In general, any home drawing from historic styles, such as Victorian, Colonial, Craftsman, or Neoclassical architecture, can fall into the category of a traditional home.

Though these styles differ in origin, traditional homes tend to have several common features. These features include large, open porches with overhanging beams and rafters, dormers, and a tall, pointed roof with one or more gables.

They use trad...

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Dip in Rates Provides Stability for Housing

dipinratesBorrowers saw a little relief from recent increases. Mortgage rates dropped slightly this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 4.59 percent, Freddie Mac reports. “This stability is much needed for home sales, which have crested because of the multiyear run up in prices, tight affordable inventory, and this year’s higher rates,” says Sam Khater, [...]Read More