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July 2018 Vol 201807 -01
Spring Maintenance List
Time to tune in your HVAC
Have a qualified heating and cooling contractor clean and service the outside unit of the air conditioning system
Check your roof and Gutters
Clean up your gutters for any fall and winter debris. Check your roof to inspect any missing shingles
Check your Lawn Watering Schedule
Time to turn on those sprinklers and check your lawn watering schedules and adjust them
Check for any broken sprinker heads and replace those
Clean up your windows and screen
Time to get those windows and screens dusted up
Home owners in Dallas sold their homes for 31% median gains and those in West Coast Sold it for 54 % median gain
A New Study by Zillow has pointed out that the median percent gain for home sales stood at 31%
This year has been a solid year from sellers in DFW market. Home owners on an average gained $38,856, at the median, for an annualized return of 2.94
West Coast dominated the metro and city gainers. Chicago and New York fared the worst
Did you know Now Home buying and Sales are completely Digital
Dallas Morning News A New law H.B. 1217, which takes effect July 1, 2018, introduces online notarization to Texas.
A 2017 Texas online notarization law went into effect July 1, prompting the closure of the state’s first all-digital real estate transaction.
The law permits notaries to approve documents over a two-way video conference. Clients must display their government ID and sign their names on the screen before the notary digitally signs and stamps. A recording of the video conference is uploaded to the cloud.
Largest Solar Project in Texas coming to Winkler County
MRT – Innergex Renewable Energy Inc, a Canadian company will build the 250-megawatt Phoebe solar farm in Winkler County
The project has a 12-year power purchase agreement with Shell Energy North America, which is Shell’s North America wholesale energy marketer and trader.
WalletHub releases the list of best and worst Cities for Families in Texas Frisco Ranks at first place followed by Allen.
Wallethub – Frisco was ranked No 1 followed by Allen, South lake, Colleyville and Flower mound
Most affordable housing was in Big Spring, Rockwall, Allen, The colony and Little Elm
Highest Family Income was in Southlake, Colleyville, Frisco, University Park, Keller
Employment Grew 3.3% in Texas according to Federal Reserve of Texas.
Texas job growth was at 3.3% down from the previous estimate of 3.6%
Texas job growth continued at a strong pace in May,” said Keith R. Phillips, Dallas Fed assistant vice president and senior economist. “However, growth has slipped a little over the past three months, which, along with a slowdown in the Texas Leading Index, has resulted in a slight downward revision to the 2018 forecast… Read More
China and Mexico Top Commercial investors in US
According to a report published by National Association of Realtors (NAR)
China was the top Purchaser of US real Estate followed by Mexico, Canada, UK, Germany, Russia, India and Philippines
The Top US Destination for these foreign investors were – Florida followed by Texas, California, Massachusetts, Illinois, Michigan.
Median Value of the transaction was at $975,000 Average Value stood at $2.0 Million 26% of space leased by Foreign or international clients was under 2,500 sq foot
Three in four American think this is a good time to Sell according to NAR housing Surveys
New findings from the National Association of Realtors® show that a high number of Americans, 75 percent, believe that now is a good time to sell a house, while 68 percent think it is a good time to buy.
If you have a Family member, Friend looking to Buy/Sell Real Estate we will be glad to help.