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Elena Garrett, Realtor in Dallas Texas - My Blog

The Next 8 Weeks Will Be the Best Time to Sell a Home in the DFW Area

For those families thinking about moving to a new home in 2023, the most profitable time window to sell their current homes is going to be May and June. Based on historical home sale statistics for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we see that homeowners who put their homes for sale Read more…

8-Day Home Sale Price Test

How to tell whether 2023 would be a good time to sell your home? Want to move but worried about the market? Not sure whether to move now or to wait? Perform an 8-Day Sale Price Test – FREE The 8-Day Sale Price Test is designed to test a specific Read more…

April Newsletter Update

Time to Enjoy the 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 April!  Building Life-Long Memories Read more…


April 5, 2023 – by Elena Garrett, Realtor, and 72Sold Area Director We continue to observe as the trends in the DFW housing market are starting to recover from the shocks of last year’s market changes. Let’s look at the details. A BRIEF REVIEW OF HOW WE GOT TO WHERE Read more…

The best time to sell a home in 2023 will be BEFORE June

By Elena Garrett, February 23, 2023 Families looking to sell their homes in 2023 are strongly advised to get ready for the sale before June due to the increasing turbulence in the market. The DFW home market is going through quite a bit of turbulence. If you are planning to Read more…


February 21, 2023 – by Elena Garrett, Realtor and 72Sold Area Director We continue to observe as the trends in the DFW housing market is starting to look a bit more bullish for the home sellers, while still leaving room for the buyers to find a good deal on prices Read more…

5 Tips for Getting The Best Offer On Your Home – In Any Market!

1. Determine what would a GREAT offer look like in YOUR area.
2. Select not only the ideal price but also the ideal buyer type for that price level
3. Identify strategies to achieve your target sale price
4. Know the art of negotiating the contract clauses
5. Adapt to the market as needed

Home Sale Profit Strategy Session for DFW Markets

With weekly re-assessment of market changes Give Elena your target number – the cash you want to make from the sale – and Elena will create a custom plan on the best way to get your goal achieved – at no charge and no obligations. Home sale profit strategy session Read more…

June 2022: Impact of Higher Interest Rates on Home Sales

June 28, 2022 Let’s take a brief look at the changes that the DFW market is experiencing, or is likely to experience soon, due to changing economic conditions. The number of mortgage applications is declining Therefore the number of home shoppers is declining as well, leading to lower competition among Read more…

Applying for a Homestead Exemption in Texas

The completed application and required documentation are due no later than April 30 of the tax year for which you are applying.