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Elena Garrett, Realtor in Dallas Texas - My Blog


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.

Home Trade-In Options in DFW

Can I use my current house as a down payment on a new home? Well, in a way, yes. There are a couple of ways to achieve that. Similar to how you would trade-in a car, you first go select a new home (any home on the market within your Read more…

#Elena’s December 2021 Real Estate Update for Sellers

Due to the very low inventory of available homes and a stronger-than-usual demand, the sellers can expect to command the market throughout the year. Even homes that need updates and repairs can expect to sell with multiple offers and above the asking price.

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