Appraised property values in Dallas County rise 7%, the highest growth since the recession
Article from Dallas Morning News on May 16th on property values in Dallas County
DFW Home Prices Outpace Nation in First Quarter Report
Earlier this week, Steve Brown of the Dallas Morning News reported that home prices in DFW grew faster than the nationwide rate. Read the full article below.
Choosing the best house and neighborhood
As you look to buy a home, think about what is important to you as far as the kind of house you want - single family, condo, town home, luxury home, etc. Once you have decided on the type of home you would like, you should consider what you are looking for in a community - reputable schools nearby, parks in walking distance, local community activities and community centers, flourishing economy, g...
Hikes in Dallas home prices give fits to buyers, appraisers
As reported yesterday by Steve Brown of the Dallas Morning News, the run-up in the Dallas-area of home prices shows no sign of slowing.
Economic News from the First Quarter of 2014
Interested in how the US economy in the first quarter of 2014? Well it didn't meet the hopes that it would be a breakout year for the economy. However, many remain optimistic.
Make a Checklist
Buying a home? Make a checklist - we will be your partner with the list.
Are you ready to purchase a home?
Bill Kukla Realty is a great resource for you and your friends and colleagues as you look to purchase a home. We work with our clients to ensure they are prepared to make the purchase. We start with a list of questions (sample below): 1) Will you be financing the home or paying cash? 2) Do you have a house or condo to sell? 3) Have you narrowed down in your mind what you are looking for and what ...
Many FHA Documents Can Now Be Signed Electronically
E-signatures promise to simplify real estate transactions quite a bit, and the industry has worked for a number of years to create standards that everyone can agree to with the aim of making them more widely used than they are today.The Federal Housing Administration gave this effort a big boost back in January when it released a policy that greatly expands what it will allow to be signed electron...
Bill Kukla Realty supports Collin County Child Advocacy Center with donation of 2 Silent Auction Items
Auction Donation Name of Auction item or service: 3% of Sales Price ‘Realtor Credit’ when you buy a home. Value: Up to $7,500 Description: Looking to Buy a home? Use this certificate to purchase a home with BILL KUKLA Realty as your Buyer’s agent. Receive a 3% of Sales Price credit from BILL KUKLA Realty’s real estate commission at closing up to a maximum value of $7500. The actual value ...
Empty Nester's Guide to Downsizing
Empty Nester’s Guide to Downsizing By Marcus McCue, Executive Vice President & Chief Business Development Officer, Guardian Mortgage Company, Inc. Now that the kids are out of the house and you’re starting to think about your retirement future, many empty nesters are ready to begin the process of downsizing. Whether you’re downsizing to a smaller home across town or a condo on the beach, a ke...