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Home Buyers Won’t Need Big Down Payment to Buy a New Home in Plano

Thinking about buying a new home in Plano?  Looks like you won’t have to worry about coming up with a 20 percent minimum down payment that was proposed by the federal government. Six federal agencies have eliminated that provision and other burdensome underwriting criteria from a proposed national qualified residential mortgage standard. The change is… Read More »

Fall Events Near Your New Home in McKinney

Can you feel a slight chill in the night air? Fall is here! And there’s no better way to celebrate than to take part in some of the fun events happening near your new home in McKinney. Here is a small sampling of things you can do on your own, or with your family: Autumn… Read More »

2013 Fall Color Trends for Your New Home in Plano

If you’d like to bring a touch of fall into your new home in Plano, the color scheme to work with for 2013 includes hues of chocolate brown, golden yellow, burnt orange and lipstick red. Here are some ideas on how you can incorporate these warm, rich shades into your home: Stylish and Sophisticated –… Read More »

Give Your New Home in Frisco a Sophisticated Look with Subway Tile

Want to give the kitchen in your new home in Frisco a sophisticated look? Add subway tile to the backsplash. These white 3-by-6-inch tiles have long been a staple of kitchen and bathroom design. Homeowners typically love this classic tile because it’s affordable, uncontroversial and, even better, usually in stock. It’s been a common practice… Read More »

Frisco ISD Partnering with City of Frisco and Dallas Cowboys

The Frisco ISD is teaming up with the Dallas Cowboys and the city of Frisco on a world-class facility that will serve as the NFL team’s corporate headquarters and training location. The project will be the centerpiece of a 91-acre mixed use development at the northwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Warren Parkway…. Read More »

Why Homes for Sale in Dallas Should Include Radiant Heat Barrier

Looking at homes for sale in Dallas? One of the advantages to buying a new home is that it’s going to be more energy efficient than an older home. During the summer, temperatures can reach up to 100° F in Dallas. Extreme temperatures place a heavy burden on air conditioning units to keep a house… Read More »

Furniture Arranging Tips for Your New Home in Richwoods

One of the fun and/or challenging things about moving into a new home in Richwoods Place is figuring out where to place your furniture. The arrangement of sofas, tables and chairs can make a room feel comfy and cozy for TV watching, or more vibrant so family and friends can enjoy lively discussions. The first… Read More »

Why Now Is the Right Time to Buy a New Home in Richwoods

Thinking about buying a new home in Richwoods? Now is the right time. Mortgage rates are close to 50-year lows. But they won’t stay there forever. 30-year fixed rates have been slowly creeping higher. If you wait too long to purchase a new home, you could wind up paying a lot more over the life… Read More »


Fireplace Decorating Tips for Your New Home in Frisco

One feature of your new home in Frisco that rarely gets much use, except in the winter, is the fireplace. That doesn’t mean you should neglect this prominent fixture. The fireplace is a perfect place to show off your decorating style with a variety of accessories and creative arrangements. Here are a few ideas to… Read More »