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Top 10 New Home Price Drops in Dallas-Fort Worth - January 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:10:41 -0600

Looking for a great deal on a new home in Dallas-Fort Worth? Here are the top 10 DFW new home price drops for January 2018. Youll see they range from 20 to 12, and if you buy from Askins Realty Group, will qualify for our additional rebate. This is just a snapshot of our favorite deals, check our DFW Price Reduction Page to get the entire list. nbsp; Decrease Cost ARG Rebate Area MLS Builder 1. 20 $387,990 $7,760 Frisco Lakes, Frisco 13755066 Del Webb 2. 17 $558,000 $11,160 Bretton Woods, Frisco 13509571 Lennar Homes 3. 15 $440,000 $8,800 Trinity Falls, McKinney 13674299 Ashton Woods Homes 4. 14 $474,990 $14,250 Hollyhock, Frisco 13657715 Drees Homes 5. 14 $499,990 $12,500 Wildridge, Oak Point 13603578 MHI Plantation Homes 6. 13 $548,990 $10,980 Prosper Lake on Preston, Prosper 13564651 Bloomfield Homes 7. 13 $472,990 $9,460 Prosper Lake on Preston, Prosper 13564617 Bloomfield Homes 8. 13 $350,000 $7,000 Canyon Falls, Flower Mound 13685240 Ashton Woods Homes 9. 13 $489,950 $14,699 Windsong Ranch, Prosper 13628425 Darling Homes 10. 12 $550,000 $16,500 Viridian, Arlington 13677798 Highland Homes

Find Housing Affordability in Anna Texas, Far North Collin County

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:10:00 -0600

Years ago, most folks around the DFW Metroplex, did not know where Anna, Texas was, but that is changing. Today Anna Texas is slowly weaving itself into the DFW fabric thanks to continued business growth, affordable housing, the massive Highway 75 expansion, and now Apple Moving their iPhone development team to Sherman. The facts with each passing year are becoming clear, the entire Hwy 75 corridor from McKinney to Sherman, including Anna is on the move and this will affect real estate values well into the future. NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN ANNA, TEXAS Anna offers New Home Community choices such as Avery Point, North Point Crossing, Anna Town Square, and Lakeview Estates with prices starting in the low to mid $200s. VIEW ALL ANNA TEXAS REAL ESTATE FOR SALE LEARN MORE ABOUT ANNA TEXAS BUYING A NEW HOME IN ANNA? REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR CASH REBATE To save or not to save, that is the question ARGtrade; offers Anna, Texas new home buyers two amazing money-saving choices, ARGstrade; TRUE FREE MOVE-UP or CASH BACK REBATE option. With ARG, you get the FULL services you need, without the FULL COST. ARG is a Consumer First Real Estate Agency, offering great savings for buyers and sellers. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Our Goal is to earn your business and trust. Please call us , or fill out the form below for an ARGtrade; Realtor to contact you. nbsp;

Wow Luxurious Prosper New Homes up to 4600SF REDUCED No MUD | 3 Rebate

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0600

This top-tier builder needs to move these five beautiful inventory homes and will listen to offers, but time is of the essence Smart buyers know that you make a lot of your future equity buying low,nbsp; but that means acting when the opportunities present themselves. If youre in the market now and can close before 4/1 and would rather not wait ten months to build, these luxuriously appointed and modern 5 Bedroom floorplans (and one 4 Bedroom Plan), could be your ticket. These Luxury Level homes are currently marked down up to 9 before negotiations, are on large lots, loaded with nail down wood floors, gorgeous kitchens, double ovens, professional cooktops, ornate Master Baths, Study, Game amp; Media Rooms, 2 Beds Down and 3 Car Garages, plus large rear outdoor covered living areas. Prices are in the upper $500s to low $600s. ARGtrade; clients, in addition to price negotiations, get another 3 in Cash Back. ARGtrade; Commission Cash Rebates wont affect builder sales incentives and are part of your homes sale price whether you have an agent or not. Rebates may also be used for towards closing costs. If you have a home to sell, we offer, instead of our advertised cash rebate, a True-Free Move-up saving you all 6 of the traditional MLS listing commission. To obtain information about these new homes, and how you can benefit from our Homebuyer Services and Special Reduced Priced Listing info, please contact Mike Askins or fill out the form below. nbsp;

U.S. Stock Market Fires Warning Shot on Interest Rates

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:43:00 -0600

So we have the FED, thinking its time to raise interest rates in the United States. The problem is, they could not be more historically wrong. Years ago, before the Half-Trillionnbsp;Dollar U.S. Annual Trade Deficit, back when we had a manufacturing based economy, it was necessary for the FED to keep interest rates higher to help tamp down inflation. The Feds chief inflation-fighting tool was to raise interest rates. Higher interest rates helped the banks remove more currency from circulationnbsp;and when fewer dollars are chasing goods and services, that generally works to control price inflation.nbsp; With todays aggregate foreign trade deficits already doing the work of Higher Interest Rates, by removing billions of dollars from the domestic economy, raising rates is the very last thing the Fed needs to do. Today, Interest Rates are heading back down. The stock market has fired a warning shot at raising interest rates faster than the economy can fundamentally justify. My prediction? Interest Rates will remain range-bound, until trade fundamentals affecting the U.S. change.nbsp;

NOT ALL DFW Area New Home Price Reductions are Shown in MLS

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 14:50:00 -0600

New home builders across Dallas Fort Worth often choose not to publish their bottom line prices in MLS. Additionally, homes builders may have Fiscal Year-end dates in the Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, so there are many times of the year that specific builders are cutting new home deals. Check out this price reduction blog too Like many businesses, builders want to earn their projected margins and as such, are reluctant to openly publish their real bottom line prices, and instead choose to offer this information to select Realtors. Why? Because if an $849,000 home can be sold for $729,000, that does not mean a buyer who is unaware of the builders true bottom line, might not be willing to strike a sales price of $769,000 or more. As you can see, knowledge is power to the new home buying consumer. Hence the reason builders only share bottom line pricing with select agents, versus revealing them in MLS. ARG is often told about New Home opportunities that can be sold way below current MLS pricing. We advertise some of these deals on Twitter, and Facebook, and here on this DFW Real Estate Blog. If you would like to have access to unpublished new home pricing, then your first step is becoming an ARG client. Our business is new homes in Dallas Fort Worth, and were recognized award-winning new home specialists with 15 years experience selling New Homes. Not only can we find you special New Home savings, but our clients also benefit from access to the latest published MLS price reductions as well as all listing price histories plus receive an amazing new home buyer client cash rebate that can easily pay them Tens of Thousands of Dollars they would otherwise leave behind in the builders pocket, when they Close their home. nbsp;

Find Out Why Amazon Will Move HQ2 to Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 11:48:00 -0600

The only remaining question regarding Amazon is where they will move HQ2? Well, Let me try and clear that up for you, Dallas Fort Worth style. Having personally lived in the DFW Metroplex since 1979, I have seen the Metroplex explode forward as a business mecca, and if Amazon moves here, they will be able to integrate with the minimum of fuss, due to the accommodative nature of local governments, workforce capacity, and business community. When you look at Amazons real location choices it becomes clear, that DFW, also known as Americas largest centrally located inland metropolitan area within the United States, and according to the Wall Street Journals recent article, the number one location choice for Amazons HQ2, is holding a great poker hand. More than any other location in the United States, DFW is recognized as a pro-business power-house, perhaps the affordable version of Silicon Valley. DFWs strength, unlike various U.S. locations with higher cost of living issues, is in its ability to supply local talent as well as attract outside human resources. While no single location, can offer the perfect all-purpose turn-key solution, Amazon is a profit-motivated business, looking for the best possible location fit that can support HQ2s profitability needs, and that is precisely why DFW is at the top of the list.nbsp; When you consider DFWs more accommodative governments, high tech workforce, modern highways, international air hub options, developed infrastructure, plus millions of acres of available land to expand, it will be difficult to justify a location that would offer increased business challenges and costs. DFW offers Amazon their best overall business fit to get HQ2 operational quickly and efficiently. In general terms, the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex offers Amazons HQ2 the Following Key Business Benefits: ample affordable land in various DFW location Cutting Edge Modern Cities, like the Frisco-Allen-McKinney-Plano Corridor with large land parcels that offer build to suit possibilities necessary city infrastructure resources to easily accommodate HQ2 a mission critical Central United States Location for cost-efficient air delivery operations Weather DFW offers an ideal Pro-Business year-round climate that can keep heavy jets flying and business humming an ever-expanding educated high-tech and IT workforce ability to easily attract external talent and relocate them due to generally favorable cost of living and climate factors a developed and expanding high technology-based economy Texas has a major energy production economy with generations of in groud resources Texas has its own Electric Power Grid established high technology Telecom Corridor various Semiconductor Manufacturing facilities major Military and Aerospace Technology Contractors Apple Computer Relocating its Celluar / Mobile Phone Research to Sherman in Northern DFW/ Grayson County a centrally located massive DFW International Airport within reach of numerous DFW locations within ~ 30 minutes a choice of secondary Heavy Jet Ports at Alliance Field, McKinney, and Denison (Collin County Looks Good Here) a high capacity modern superhighway infrastructure a high-tech internet/ communications Infrastructure with many locations using 1 GB in-ground fiber optic an assortment of Local State Colleges, Universities, Junior Colleges and trade schools generally affordable housing compared to other major competing Amazon Metropolitan Locations ability to Expand New Housing in 6-12 months from 100s of DFW area master-planned communities ability to absorb Amazons housing demands without making real estate too expensive Texas is known for BIG, adding a Massive Warehouse and Technology Super Center, would be just one more bragging point for Texas available and affordable LAND for Amazon employees. For example, should Amazon move to Collin[...]

Prosper TX Homes for Sale in MLS on or Adjacent to Greenbelt Lots

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:26:00 -0600

The Prosper Greenbelt search show below is a quick example of a SAVED MLS search that can be set up in just 15 seconds All you need to do is Sign-up for your FREE ARGtrade; account, and then start creating your very own customized MLS Searches that EMAIL you when NEW LISTINGS or PRICE REDUCTIONS occur to MLS listings that fit your search criteria. Saved Searches are the basis for finding your FAVORITES that you can SAVE to your Favorites Folder and share with others, or have quick access later on when you need to pull those listings up for review. ARGtrade; MLS TECHNOLOGY DOES THE DIFFICULT SEARCH WORK FOR YOU Need a Special MLS SEARCH around DFW? Then call me, New Home Realtor Specialist, Mike Askins , I can walk you through the PROCESS of how you can create a FREE account and start saving your own unique DFW Area MLS searches, so technology can do the work for you. The search below took 15 seconds to input and a second to pull results. nbsp; Are You Interested in Prosper Homes on the Golf Course? Or, Perhaps Prosper Homes with Water and Lake Views. nbsp; If You Plan to Buy a New Home anywhere in Dallas Fort Worth, Then REGISTER NOW to Earn THOUSANDS in a Cash Back Rebate

Buy a New DFW Area Home and Get PAID Thousands Via Our REBATE

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 15:13:00 -0600

We love helpingnbsp;DFW area new home buyers find their next New Home, and havenbsp;designed our technology-rich website to offer all the MLS tools you could possibly need to accomplish that. Then with our generous CASH REBATE offer, you gain special savings advantages like reducing your closing costs or even getting your rebate paid by check. Since youre actually paying the built-in Realtorreg; commission whether you have an agent or not, why not make ARGtrade; your New Home Agent and claim your Cash Rebate Who do you TRUST For your Home Buyer Cash Rebate? Why take chances from businesses with no established trust credentials. ARGtrade; offers an established perfect Dallas BBB Business Record since 2005. Learn more about Realtorreg; Cash Rebates. 4 STEPS TO CLAIM YOUR CASH REBATE Visit our Rebate Registration page and follow the 4 easy steps for claiming your cash rebate. Questions? Callnbsp; to discuss. Find Out How Much You Can Get Paid When You Close Your New Homenbsp;Need to Talk? Call Us How ARGtrade; Texas New Home Buyer Cash Rebates Make Our Clients Feel nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;Obtain your Insanly Large Texas New Home Buyer Cash Rebate Protection Agreement and Builder Registration Forms NOW

Fiscal Year-end Looming, Builder Said Sell it ~3500sf 1 Story Prosper

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:17:00 -0600

Fiscal year-end is looming, and the builder wants this Prosper City, Prosper ISD located home SOLD Builders are unlike private sellers and cant simply decide not to sell. Completed new homes cost them money every month, and when the fiscal year end looms, creditors want to see a clean slate and hence builders will haggle much more to clear away all closeable inventory. This luxury Level, energy efficient ~3500sf 1 Story 4/3.5/3 on an 80 Lot and in a gorgeous 5 Star Master-planned community is priced in the $600s (initially priced at $650K), with an expected sales price in the upper mid $500s. Home is ready to close now, but must close before 3/30/2018. Large 1 story plans are always hard to find and with a reduced price ahead of a hard fiscal year end date, someone is going to get a deal Filled with upgrades, and a special flex room with sliding barn-door entry that can be used as a Media, Game or perhaps hobby room. Scroll down to view photos below. Youll love the amazing high energy efficiency and low monthly utility bills of this home, the kind that has to be experienced, rather than explained. New Homes offers lower bills, warranty coverage and many advantages that an older pre-owned home cant offer, find out more. New Contemporary Prosper Luxury One Story Includes 4 Beds, 3.5 Baths Outdoor Living Area with Fireplace Beautiful Landscape Package Full Gutters. Cedar Garage Doors 100 Brick Exterior Construction, All-weather cement board at Soffits Front Up Lights Front Entry Garage Contemporary 1 Story Floorplan with Large Family Room, and Separate Flex Room for Game, Media or Hobby Usages Extensive nail down hardwood floors Stainless Kitchen Appliances Double Ovens 36 Gas Cooktop Furniture Grade Island with Farm Sink, Garbage Pull and Quartz Counter-tops White Shaker Style Cabinets with Satin Nickel pulls, Decorative White Backsplash Luxurious Master Bath, with Frameless Shower, Wood Tile Floors, Solid Stone Counters, Under-mounted sink, framed mirrors, his and hers vanities, cabinet pulls, Amazing, oversized master-closet, with storage built-ins galore Oversized back patio / outdoor living, with Fireplace, Ceiling Fan, Outdoor lights, and wired for Sound and Outdoor TV and gas connection for Grille. 8 Board on Board Cedar Privacy Fence Large Utility Room with Sink, Mud Storage, Closet, Cabinets and Room for 2nd Refrigerator Energy Star Certified 16 SEER Dual State AC, Vinyl Windows, Radiant Barrier, and LOW BILLS PROSPER ISD, Cockrell, Rogers, Prosper HS. HOA Fees $925 No MUD or PID Taxes nbsp; nbsp; With ARG on Your Side, We Can Help You Make an Offer and Then Some We can help you work your offer and keep channels open while we negotiate. Also, youll receive a 2.5 New Home Buyer Cash Rebate, worth ~$14,000 in cash back. You can use your rebate towards settlement costs, take cash back or perhaps even additional discounts. Your realtor commission is a built-in component of your final new home price, whether you have an agent or not, Why leave this important cost center in the pocket of the builder, when you can claim it? Contact ARG for More Information About This Property or Call Mike

REDUCED New 4/3 Study 1 Story ~2250SF Just $317K amp; 4 Rebate

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:16:00 -0600

Its 2018 and New Home DEAL Time in Little Elm off of Hwy 380. Why wait to begin paying off your home, when you can begin the process now. There are no do-overs when it comes to time an renting is not a long term solution to your financial health. This modern 1 Story is walking distance to the 5 Star HOA Center, Park, Pool, Elementary and Middle School and Walking Trails Boasting an efficient 4/3 floorplan, with Study gives an open and roomy feel to this ~2250sf home. Youll love the PRIVATE interior Lot which will help any future resale effort years down the road should you decide to resell. Additionally, this homes backyard and covered patio will get lots of shade during the hot summer months, which is great for the kids, cookouts and backyard activities. Home features many of the most sought-after modern colors todays buyers demand.nbsp; Home is priced to sell at $317K, plus 4 Cash Back (Net Price of $304,320 or Rebate of $12,680) from ARG and $3000 in Seller paid closing costs. Act quickly, floorplans like this one from a recognized area new home builder are hard to find. New Homes can save you money. Find Out Why. New Home Features Stone and Brick Elevation 4 Energy Efficient Uplights on Front of Home Cedar Garage Doors Glass Entry Door Full Gutters Large Covered Rear Patio Private Yard / Interior Lot Full Automated Sprinkler System Near Communities Amenities, Pool, Schools, Trails, Parks 4 Bedrooms 3 Full Baths Study Option with French Doors Plentiful Kitchen Cabinets Oven Mounted in Cabinets Stainless Cooktop All Stainless Appliances Under Cabinet Lights Garbage/ Recycle Pull in Cabinet Energy Efficient Design Gas and Electric Utilities 16 SEER AC and Gas Heat amp; Hot Water Wood Tile Floors Fireplace Master in Back of Home Split Master Closets Separate Shower His and Hers Vanities Storage above Garage To save or not to save, that is the question ARG offers new home buyers two amazing money-saving choices, ARGs TRUE FREE MOVE-UP or CASH BACK REBATE option. ARG can help buyers negotiate, offer tips on inspections, lenders, quality low-cost insurance brokers, and help you save more money when you use our value-added Realtor services. Find out about our award-winning and unbeatable client incentivesnbsp; nbsp;2018 Market is Acitve Dont Delay, Deals Like This One Will Go FAST Contact Mike at 214-727-3686 or Fill Out Form Below to Be Contacted. nbsp; nbsp;