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Elena Garrett, Realtor in Dallas Texas - My Blog

Best Home Market Insights from 72SOLD

Welcome to one of the most in-depth exploration of real estate dynamics and economic trends that are shaping the landscape of the U.S. housing market! In this special feature, we bring you private research and insights from the 72Sold Team, as discussed and unraveled weekly by industry experts Sarah Perkins and Greg Hague. Each video offers a deep dive into key factors influencing real estate today, and you won’t want to miss a single video.


Realtor Commission Lawsuit and What it Means for Home Buyers and Seller (Sitzer-Burnett Lawsuit)

Are you ready for a real estate shake-up? Hold on tight because the game is changing, and it’s hitting home buyers and sellers where it hurts the most – their wallets! Get this: a legal bombshell called the Sitzer-Burnett lawsuit just dropped right before the Thanksgiving holidays, and it’s turning the real estate world upside down.


Credit Score-Based House Purchase Options

Ok, so you are tired of renting. But what should be your next step? Should you rent-to-own? Or buy using seller financing? Or apply for a mortgage? Or keep renting? What do all those terms mean? Which one is better for you? Nothing is absolute, but we can set some Read more…


Beyond Credit – An Innovative Solution

by Elena Garrett, March 2, 2024 One of our long-standing partners, Supreme Lending, announced a groundbreaking new program that would allow home buyers with low credit scores or insufficient job history to be eligible for a home purchase. Here is the video of the interview with Karla Parra from Supreme Read more…


MARCH 2024 – NORTH TEXAS HOME MARKET UPDATE

Despite still-elevated interest rates, the sale trends in 2024 are currently repeating the traditional “Spring-Summer” price fluctuation of the previous year. The best times to sell at the highest profit this year is likely going to be MAY due to potentially unpredictable impact of the Realtor commission lawsuit that is guaranteed to add more chaos and uncertainty to the already-unsettled current home market, not to mention the potential national and international Black Swan events that may appear closer to the conclusion of the Election Campaign this year. The best time to buy the house in 2024 will be April-May, due to the same lawsuit and the same potential issues that the election environment might bring unexpectedly.


March – April Update

Happy Easter and Happy Spring Holidays! Chocolate eggs and pastel colors are in season again! And so are pollen, bugs, and yard work! Spring is the time of rejuvenation, awakening, and love. May you and your household be blessed with abundant joy, peace, and happiness this Easter season!  Building Life-Long Read more…


2024 Big Real Estate Shake-Up: Who Pays the Buyer Agent?

What is changing? Who is affected and how? Should you buy/sell before June 2024? And other questions answered.


FREE WEBINAR: Home Sale Maximizer

Feeling a little jitterish about the home market but hoping your property would sell well regardless? Whether you’re a seasoned real estate investor or a homeowner trying to get to your next chapter in life, our FREE webinar, “Home Sale Maximizer,” is tailor-made for you!


Cedar Creek Lakefront Living at Its Best – $99 Move-In Special!

Are you ready to experience the beauty of lakefront living in Texas? Discover two exquisite Cedar Creek Reservoir water view properties in Tool, TX that offer not just an affordable and charming home but a lifestyle. And the best part? You can move in with just $99!


Ring in 2024 with Your Dream Home: $99 to Get Your New Home Keys

by Elena Garrett, January 6, 2024 The New Years Resolution Package from Parks Homes Own Your Slice of Paradise: Lakeside Living in Mabank, TX for Only $99! Are you ready to turn your dream of lakeside living into a reality? Welcome to Parks Homes, where your slice of paradise awaits Read more…


Investor’s Dilemma: Long-Term Real Estate Appreciation in North Texas vs. Florida

When comparing Florida and North Texas for real estate investment, both regions offer unique opportunities and challenges. North Texas stands out for its economic stability, consistent rental demand, and potential for long-term appreciation, making it an appealing choice for investors prioritizing steady growth and lower risks. Florida, with its lower entry cost and high rental yields, is attractive but comes with higher management demands and environmental risks.


DSCR Loans For Rental Properties

In this insightful session, we dive deep into the realm of Debt Service Coverage Ratio (DSCR) Loans, a pivotal concept for anyone looking to step foot into property investment. This video is more than just a tutorial; it’s a treasure trove of expert advice, practical examples, and answers to pressing questions that every investor, novice or seasoned, needs to know.