Michael Worley's Blog Posts

Good Credit Habits For Buyers And Renters

We often hear about how important our credit scores are when it comes to our purchases. And that couldn’t be more true when it comes to purchasing or renting a home. A healthy credit score has a

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Determining The Right Sales Price

We all know that the real estate market changes often. That can often leave people selling their homes confused. However, real estate agents always seem to be in the know about the market. And,

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Top Tips To Help Sell Your Home

The real estate market can be a competitive place. And we all want our homes to sell as quickly as possible. However, it can sometimes turn into a difficult task. I mean, keeping a home “show

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How To Decorate A New Home On A Tight Budget

You’ve just purchased a new dream home and that’s pretty exciting. And why wouldn’t it be? I mean, with all of the possibilities, new experiences and memories to make, there’s nothing

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Do You Have Questions About The Home Selling Process

The selling season is quickly approaching and you may have some questions before using a qualified Realtor to list your home.  Here are some of the common questions that home sellers have and

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Marketing Your Home With High Quality Photos

Can a picture be worth a thousand words or even thousands of dollars?  In real estate the answer is a definite yes!  As a Realtor and as someone who has purchased a couple of homes, I can

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7 Reasons To Use A Realtor When Buying A Home

The road to home ownership can be bumpy, and it’s often filled with unexpected turns and detours. That’s why it makes sense to have a real estate pro help guide the way.According to the National

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Winter Is The Right Time To Buy A Home

Winter officially starts December 21st, 2015, but this Texas weather has not quite made it feel like the season is upon us.  Traditionally spring marks the beginning on the peak real

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Family Fun On New Years Eve

With Christmas right around the corner that means New Years Eve is coming up.  Have you made plans to ring in 2016 yet?  If not here are some events that you can take the entire family to

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Best Places For Christmas Lights In North Texas

Tis the season for Christmas!  And that means lights, here is a list of the best places to take your family on a nighttime adventure during this Holiday season. Wouldn't it be great to

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Keeping Your Home Safe For The Holidays

As a police officer I have responded to many residential home burglaries and have learned a few things along the way.  The majority of home burglaries occur during the day time, while most

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Glass Is The New Granite

Remodeling is becoming increasingly popular these days due to lack of homes for sale.  Yes it is true that Sellers are getting 100% and over of their list price.  Bad news is Buyers are

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What If Your Teenager Doesnt Want To Move To Your New Allen Tx Home

  You have a new job offer across the country and you are planning to pack your things, buy a  home and make the big move. However, when you tell your 17 year old daughter your

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Come To North Park And PIRCH

Come to North Park Center and PIRCH!  Bring your wish list for your dream home and be prepared for an amazing HOME experience!  PIRCH has defined luxury living with its premium lifestyle

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DART Your Way To DFW Airport

The DART rail is expanding rapidly! Dart has continuously added many routes making travel in and around Dallas a bit easier.  Being that the highways are now jam packed with the millions of

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2014 Mortgage Rates Reach New Low

If you have been on the fence about buying real estate now is the time to jump on board! Repeat NOW is the time! Whether you are first time home buyers, up-sizing, down-sizing, or investing rates

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The Future Of Solar

The future of solar power in my opinion is only a few years off . Here are some benefits I bet you did not know about going solar;   Since 2007, the cost to buy a solar power system has

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Whats It Like Being From Dallas

Since living in Dallas most of my life this article hit the nail on the head. I have been asked so many times in my lifetime (from people who have never been to Texas) if we still ride

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Different Types Of Financing Options For The Buyer

When considering the purchase of a home, today’s home buyer has more financing options than there have ever been available.The overall goal is really quite simple, you want to find a loan

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5 Tips When Your Selling A Home

If your ready to sell then this article is for you. I know I have turned my nose up a time or two when I drive by a home with tall grass and weeds in the beds. Here are the top things http:/.

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All You Need To Know About Fannie Mae

If your looking to buy a home in the near future, selecting the right loan might have some bearings on what you can afford. In this article they explain all you need to know to obtain the right loan

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Should You Be Scared

Anyone planning on listing their own home should think about there own safety.http://goo.gl

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Texas Sized Furniture Showroom

A few years back when they were building IKEA I thought wow this place is huge! Well Nebraska Furniture Mart takes the cake on Texas Sized that's for sure. If your from the Colony you have

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60 Million Dollar Stadium Closed

Well it looks like Allen High School will not be playing football in there stadium anytime soon. That's to bad since it cost so much to build it. I guess the locals will have to drive to Plano

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Will Solar Power Take Off

Will we ever see the evolution of solar power ever take off with consumers. Lets visit the rankings of the U.S.http://votesolar.org/2014/04/10/shining/

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Are We Headed For Another Bubble

I don't know about you all, but the housing market is crazy! Ask yourself should I sell? Should I buy? What will the future hold for the interest rate? Well don't always believe what you read or.

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Renting Vs Buying

What does everyone think? I say BUY BUY BUY !!!http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303948104579534230618539424?mod...

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I Soo Love The City I Live In

I remember when i was a child running the streets when life was safe. I recall getting on my bicycle first thing in the morning and returning just before dinner, only to go back out trolling the

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Taste Of Coppell 2013

Looking for some great fall activities...well mark your calendars for Sunday November 10th (4pm-7pm) for the 4th Annual Taste of Coppell.  Taste of Coppell is brought to you by Frost Bank

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Dallas Real Estate Proves Better Investment Than Stock Market

"Risk big to Win big", used to be the norm.   Not any more according to Fox Business News.  A recent study reported 75% of luxury homeowners state home ownership to be a better

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JP And Associates Realtors Dreams Big

JP and Associates Realtors is a fast growing Real Estate Brokerage that is building a lasting legacy!  It has been my great pleasure to be the first agent to jump on board as

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Jumbo Loans In Dallas Are Increasing

Want a million dollar home?...Need a million dollar loan?...NO PROBLEM!  DFW home prices are on the rise and so are the loans! The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area is one of the top 10 cities

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Copell Hosts Run For Retriever

Whether you have a Labrador Retriever or a Golden Retriever ALL are welcome at the Coppell Run For Retreivers!  The Run benefits the Dallas Fort Worth Labrador Retriever Rescue.  The

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Coppell Is Under Construction

Coppell is under construction!  As you know we undergoing big changes.  For example the Coppell Dog Park is underway, Downtown is is coming a long, Andy Brown East is getting a face-lift.

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Its all about LOCATION in Dallas

The old saying goes "location, location, location" is still holding true in today's market.  The question now is location to what?  Is it restaurants, shopping, bars, entertainment venues,

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Monday Must Have Premiere Property in Colleyville

If you have never been to Italy look no further than 900 Montreaux Avenue in Colleyville, TX.  This picturesque landscaped Tuscan inspired Villa is breath taking!  Listed approximately at

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Taste of Addison 2013

Food junkies dream come true!  Come on out to the Taste of Addison this year for some stellar food and great enertaiment! Mark your calendar for May 17-19.  This year's them is We've Got

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Dallas Celebrates with Snoop Dog

Snoop Dog in the HOUSE!!!  Presented by the House of Blues and the Dallas Observer that is.  Looking for something to do for St. Patricks day head on over to rock the House on Saturday

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Firefly Illuminated 5K at Shops of Legacy Plano

Calling all runners!  Come experience an unforgettable evening and eye dazzling illuminated race! The evening will be filled with visually stunning lights and entertainment before and after the

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Premiere Property in Coppell Just Listed

When I think of Coppell, TX I think of luxurious homes!  The newest premire property of Coppell to hit the market today is 313 Brock Street.  From the grand gates at the private drive to

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List your Dallas home with the HOME RETRIEVER

Fact:  In a good market or bad market 90% of real estate sold in North America is still being sold by the same top 10% of Realtors.  So if you are thinking of selling your Dallas luxury

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New Listing in the Heart Of Bustling Burleson

901 Dogwood is an adorable 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, home right off Alsbury in the heart of Burleson!  This home is a split floor plan with a large open kitchen living combo, stone and brick

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The Hidden Secrets of Dallas Real Estate

Dallas has some really great hidden gems!  Most people that live in the DFW area don't know about half of the great things this great city has to offer!  Dallas truly has it all from,

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New Listing in Providence Village

Attention DFW....New listing hot on the market in Providence Village!  Providence Viilage is luxurious master planned community in situated in the  largest growth area of the Dallas Fort

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Private Gallery Now Open in Coppell

If you are like me and hate crowded malls, hefty price tags, and wearing the same thing as everyone else....you are in LUCK!  Coppell now has its very own ultra chic boutique!  Private

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Live Nativity by Coppell Middle Schoolers

The holiday season is a time of giving, joy, peace, hope, and love.  As we get closer to celebrating the birth of our Savior, St. Ann's has brought peace to Coppell by presenting a Live.

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GET YOU IN SHAPE for Dallas Elite

The elite fitness boot camp GET YOU IN SHAPE makes Coppell, TX it's headquarters.  Fitness programs are a dime a dozen and do they really work?  Get You In Shape of Coppell has proven

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Kick Off the Holidays Coppell Sytyle

Each and every year the Parks and Recreation Department of Coppell kicks off the Holiday season with the Parade of Trees that leads straight into the City Hall for the lighting of the City Tree!

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City Council to Vote Dog Park in Coppell

Every other pet loving suburb in the Dallas area has one so why not Coppell?  The citizens have spoken and there is tremendous interest in a city Dog Park.  The Coppell Dog Park campaign

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Fort Worth Bass Hall hosts Anthony Bourdain

If you love food then these are the tickets for you!  Bass Hall of Fort Worth to host infamous chef Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert.  Two fantastic chefs but two unlikely friends in a

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Coppell Thanksgiving Camp Do It All

We all know that the kids are out of school for one whole entire week for Fall Break.  Most of us parents wish we got a break but we don't.  The delima becomes what to do with our children

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New Listing in Beautiful Crown Ridge of Frisco

Look out Dallas a new listing is coming next week!  I am thrilled to announce that Crown Ridge of Frisco will have a new listing!  I will personally be rolling out the red carpet for 9617

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Amazon could make Coppell Texas home

I hate crowded stores so I prefer to do my shopping online!  Like many of you Amazon.com is one of my top shops to hit for just about everything! Amazon.com is looking to add a new distrubution

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Dallas Golf Tournament and Auction for Sporting Chance

Dust off your clubs and grab some buds because you DONT want to miss this great event!  The 18th Annual Sporting Chnace golf tournament, lunch, and auction.  Sporting Chance will be held

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The New Scene of Southlake

Southlake is a booming little suburb!  Located just west of Grapevine off 114 Southlake is the IT place to be!  With expansion of Hwy 114 West to accomodate the growth Southlake business

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Get Your Wine On At GrapeFest in Grapevine

Attention all you wine lovers!  It is that time of year again to come out to Grapevine TX and sample the local cuisine and wines from around Texas. This marks the 26th annual People's Choice

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Dalllas Bowery Has Gone To The Dogs

 Lookout Dallas...located at 3407 McKinney Ave in the old house that was formerly Lumi the Bowery is the newest Dog Craze!  The Bowery is a taste of NYC Lower East Side.  The

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Dallas Crystal Charity Ball Time

Dallasites clear your calendar it has arrived!  The 2012 Crystal Charity Ball Fashion Show and Fabulous Luncheon.  This event is for ladies and their gentlemen.  Thursday September

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Dallas Celebrates National Night Out

Have you started planning your party yet? Come on out and celebrate National Night Out with your neighbors!  America's Night Out Against Crime 2012 is Tuesday October 2nd.  

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Dallas Restaurant Week Extended

KRLD-Restaurant Week in Dallas is a great way for hard working individuals to partake in the finest cuisine Big D has to offer at affordable prices!  Restaurant Week sponsored by Central Market

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Dallas Elite Keeping it Local

OK fellow Dallasites!  Here it is the newest trendy website for keeping it LOCAL!  If you are tired of dining and shopping at the same old corporate chains try Local Sugar!  This

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Montebella Condos Now FHA Approved

Looking for a condo? Buying a condo can be difficult because of financing but look no further this darling New Orleans/French style neighborhood has exactly what you are looking for! FHA APPROVED

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Chateau Du Lac of Flower Mound For Sale

I recently had the honor of entering the gates of Chateau Du Lac of Flower Mound.  This phenomenal community that backs up to Lake Grapevine will take your breath away.  This subdivsion

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Las Colinas Dart Station Opens Saturday

Head West friends the next stop is Irivng/Las Colinas!  New adventures await you in the heart of Las Colinas.  Jump on board the new Dart Orange line and come out to the Canals of Las

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Finally, housing bust is over

  By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com Tuesday, July 17, 2012 Posted: 8 am ET In the past year, various reports and experts have speculated we are at or near the bottom of the housing.

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Coppell Still Ranked Among Top Suburbs

Coppell has done it again!  According to the 2012 D Magazine study Coppell ranks among the top Dallas suburbs right along with Highland Park, University Park, and Southlake.  Coming in at

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Del Friscos Has the Most Beautiful People

The new hot spot in the heart of Uptown is Del Frisco's Grille.  This upscale restaurant creates a social dining scene where the most beautiful people in Dallas come to relax and unwind with

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Top Dallas Outdoor Summer Birthday Party Themes

If you have lots of kids and lots of summer birthdays and you struggle each year to top the last then these top themed party ideas might just be what you need!  Here in Dallas, Texas it's just

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Deforest Road in Coppell Has Million Dollar Listings

Million Dollar Lisitngs in Coppell, TX!  Deforest Road is home to many lavish million dollar homes! Part of the Ash neighborhood Deforest has it all!  Coppell is home to many local

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D Magazine Best Dallas Suburbs

Thanks to D Magazine we now know our Best Dallas Suburbs!!! Let's see if you agree! 1. Parker: population 3,600 and a median home price of $462,067, average income 1$101,786, 30% are under 18, and

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Dallas Condos Easier to Finance with FHA

Buying and selling condos is a different world than single family homes.  As more clients are asking for condos in the Dallas area I found this information to be very helpful! Thousands of

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Coming Soon Main Street Coppell

This is what the residents of Coppell have been waiting for!  Coppell is growing and enhancing the community by investing in a definite cultural identity.  The Main Street Coppell project

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Want to Gamble Dallas

Everyone loves a little get away from the hustle and bustle of life.  Wether you are into gambling or just entertainment head north on 35 to the Winstar World Casino.  Just a few miles out

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Dallas Hosts Gladiator Rock N Run

Okay Dallas, you think you are in shape....well come put your skills to the test!  This event is not for the weak!  Try your fitness at 6 kilometers with 17 rugged obstacles.  For

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Dallas Summer Home Maintenance Check List

Get ready Dallas summer to-do list is here! Summer chores will get you outdoors early this year.  June is here and it is time to tune up your home!  Patrol your perimeter and inspect for

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Dallas and Fort Worth Have Most Spoiled Kids

When you think of spoiled children the first place that comes to mind is NYC or Los Angeles.  Definitely not Dallas! Think again folks.  Highland Park...need I say more.  Dallas and

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Celebrate the Fourth Around Dallas

Independence Day is around the corner!  Now is the time to start making plans for great food, fun, and festivals!  Dallas and surrounding area celebrating in style!  Check out this

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Grapevine Legoland Gets New Attraction

Grapvine Mills Mall is home to the legendary Legoland!  As featured on all the local news shows this mornig Legoland has done it again!  A new featured Forest Ranger Pursuit ride has

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North Richland Hills Water Park Turns Eighteen

Happy June 1st!  Let's kick off the hot summer with a big splash!  North Richland Hills water park aka NRH20 celebrates it's 18th year!  Come out and celebrate 18 wet and wild years

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Fort Worth Makes Forbes Best Real Estate Market

Forbes in conjunction with Realtor.com created a list which sorted through the housing and jobs data for 146 Metropolitan Areas includeing cities and their neighboring suburbs across the U.S.  

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Coppell Schools and Principals Nationally Recognized

Mockingbird Elementary is proud to boast  their Principal Pam Mitchell was the winner of the Texas National Distinguished Principal Award.  Last week the entire school celebrated with

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DFW School of Rock Inspires Kids

The Dallas/Fort Worth based SCHOOL OF ROCK is inspiring young kids to rock on stage and in life.  School of Rock has 5 convenient locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Frisco, McKinney, and.

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Dallas Summer Bucket List

Summer is almost here and the time has come to entertain our kiddos.  Some will travel far, some will visit with relatives, and others will go to six flags and other themed parks.  What to

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Dallas Arboretum Summer Fest

The Dallas Arboretum has more than just luscious gardens, sparkling ponds, and gorgeous flowers!  I'll bet you didn't know that the Arboretum even has an outdoor theatre for performing arts and

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New Sizzling Restaurants to Hit Dallas Scene

Five new restaurants that are expected to cool down your summer!  Award winning chefs Stephan Pyle, Matt McCallister, Vijay Sadhu are on the road to rocking the Dallas scene this summer.  

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Back To Summer Guide for Coppell Kids

With just a week or two of school left many families are making their plans for the summer!  Don't be the last to know what's out there for the kiddos for Summer 2012!  The City of Coppell

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Coppell ISD Gets Salad Bars at Schools

Coppell ISD elementary schools are looking forward to a trip to the salad bar next year!  The Direcotr of Child Nutrition for CISD applied for the "Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools" grant

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Coppell Womens Club Gets City Recognition

The Coppell Women's Club recently recognized by the Mayor for committment and leadership in the community.  The Women's Club was founded in 1973 to promote friendship and a strong community

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Coppell Wins Texas Environmental Excellence Award

Coppell has done it again!  Coppell has been recognized and won the Texas Environmental Excellence Award from the TCEQ.  A double play, Coppell has also won the Governor's Community

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Its Mothers day on Sunday

Posted By Jennifer Ott: Compiled by Ellen Ritscher Sackett and Ann Pinson MOTHER EARTH CELEBRATION The Women’s Chorus of Dallas honors mothers in an hourlong concert in the Grand Hall of

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Frisco Miracle League Make Dreams Come True

The Miracle League of Frisco  is has been making the dreams of special needs children a reality!  If you attend  just one practice, game or award ceremony you will see how big the

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Summer Fest at Gaylord Texan

The Gaylord Texan located in Grapevine, TX has more to offer than meets the eye.  With the school year coming to a close families are starting to make their vacation plans.  Don't overlook

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Coppell HS Hosts Jason Witten Football Camp

Old Spice and Coppell High School present Jason Witten Football Camp!  Camp dates are May 12-13 from 9:00am to 12pm.  This football camp is open to both boys and girls ages 7-14.  The

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McKinney Third Monday Trade Days

Third Monday Trade Days in McKinney is the oldest monthly trade days or flea market in North Texas. Located in a historic area of Collin County amongst trees and a creek, TMTD is less than an hours

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Opening Day for the AVENGERS

Even though Superman had his run in the late ‘70s and ‘80s, followed by Batman in the late ‘80s and ‘90s, superhero movies didn’t really catch on until the release of

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The Polka Dot House Next Door

Posted By Jennifer Ott: Written By: Piper Weiss, Shine Staff The Polka Dot House Next Door: Awesome or Eyesore? Polka dots aren't just for bikinis, according to the Grand Forks painter behind the

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Fort Worth Mayest Celebrating Forty Yearsf

Mayfest 2012 is almost here! Gates are open today at 3:30!  Tickets are available on online or at the gate! You don't want to miss the 40th celebration!  Mayfest is located in Trinity Park

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Dallas Invaded by the Kardashians

In Khloe & Lamar Season 2 Episode 10 the entire Kardashian family come Dallas for some good ole sourthern fun!  This episode reunites the entire Kardashian clan with Kris and Bruce, Rob,,

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Zen Selling in the Dallas Real Estate Market

The question of the day is does Zen Selling really work?  Now does it work when trying to sell real estate in the Dallas metroplex market.  I recently sat through a fantastic presentation

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Last Days of Listing In Richardson

Come and get it! Ladies and gentleman here it is 2015 Colonial Court in Spring Park division of Richardson, TX.  This home sits on an over-sized lot with garage in the rear.  Home has 4

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Should Dallas Sellers Inspect Their Own Home

Should Dallas Seller's inspect their own home?  This is a question that comes up a lot. The Dallas market is moving very quickly so I try to encourage my seller's at the listing appointment to

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Dallas First Time Home Buyers Guide

Buying your first home is an accomplishment emotionally and financially!  Home buyers are so excited they forget the basic steps in purchasing real estate. Here is an outline that may be

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Luxury Listing in Coppell

Located in Nash Manor, this gorgeous Better Homes and Garden model home has it all.  Nesteled in the heart of Coppell on a quiant cul-de-sac double lot with mature trees, landscaping, waterfall

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Low Mortgage Rates hit Dallas Market Again

Mortgages Rates are back down to Tuesday's levels, near the lowest in several months.  Yesterday's FOMC-related events caused lenders to price rate sheets somewhat conservatively before

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Deal or Steal on Coppell Home

Foreclosures are down in DFW right now.  However, some Dallas suburbs have more deals than others.  Coppell residents are loyal to the bitter end!  Coppell currently has 2 bank owned

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Feature Listing of Coppell

Looking for extreme luxury in a small Dallas community....Look no further!  Coppell has it all!  Coppell is a highly recongnized city for it's fantastic real estate, way of living, and

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Dallas Heat with Lower Utilities

Possible lower air conditioning bills ahead!  To good to be true.  Let's just wait and see Dallas how this sizes up!  Natural gas prices took a deep dive from six months ago.  

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Is an attic inspection required for FHA?

Composed By Jennifer Ott:  Is an attic inspection required for FHA? The appraiser must enter the attic and observe the interior roof structure and attic for evidence of leaks, water damage,

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Coppell Farmers Market Open Every Saturday

Coppell has it all!  From exemplerary schools, award winning cuisine, shopping, a nature park, the recreatrional/aquatic center, to the legendary Farmers Market.  It's not as large scale

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Lewisville is home to Hat Tricks

Coppell/Lewisville area is proud to have Coach Joe's Hat Tricks call home!  Hat Trick's is located at 101 E. Corporate Drive in Leweisville and is the HOT SPOT Monday through Friday.  With

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Small Changes Mean Big Bucks on Mortgage

On April 9th, the FHA made another round of changes to the mortgage insurance premiums that it charges.  The FHA has increased its premiums as a means of shoring up its books in light of high

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Rising Interest Rates Could hit Dallas

Mortgage rates and other long-term interest rates are bound to rise measurably in the second half of this year, if not earlier.  The Federal Reserve has been aggressive in buying U.S.

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Foreclosures are down in Dallas

Nationally, the foreclosure rate eased from 2.8% in June of 2011 to 2.7% by December with 113 of the 163 markets surveyed by NAR Research experiencing a decline in their foreclosure rate over

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Bidding Wars on Dallas Real Estate

Bidding wars, absent from most parts of the U.S. residential market since its peak in 2006, are erupting from Seattle and Silicon Valley to Miami and Washington, D.C. The inventory of

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Coppell ComicCon and Spring Events

The William T. Cozby Public Library in Coppell happily announces the 2nd annual CozbyCon, your  local Magna/Anime/Comic Book Convention.  This spectacular event is scheduled for Saturday

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North Dallas Celebrates Golden Retrievers

It's going to be a howling good time at the 10th Annual DFW Golden Rescue picnic!  Mark your calendars for Saturday April 21st.  The picnic will be held at Bethany Lakes Park located at

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Women are the new Face of Real Estate

Catherine a single, successful Menswear Retail Buyer for a large Department Store, was referred to me several years ago. She had just finalized her tax return with her CPA and realized she

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Impact of Rising Mortgage Rates on Dallas Market

Mortgage rates will be starting to rise from this week on.  From the 3.9 to 4.0 percent average rate in the past five months on a 30-year fixed mortgage, the new rates will soon be in the range

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Dallas No Tie Dinner and Dessert Party

Ladies and gentleman get your bling out and come join Dallas in a benefit that is over the top fantastic fun!  The No Tie Dinner and Dessert Party benefits the AIDS service center of Dallas.

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Denim and Diamonds in Coppell

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce has annouced the 29th annual Denim and Diamonds Coppell Community Gala presented by Baylor Medical Center of Irving.  Put on your fancy boots and cowboy hats and

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Dallas makes the list for Most Popular Markets

Chicago continues to hold on to the top-spot in January as the most widely searched housing market at Realtor.com. The following are the top searched housing markets from last month, according

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Sun Sand and Coppell TX

Spring is here in Coppell!  The sun is out and so are the courts at the Yucatan Beach Volleyball club.  The Yucatan Beach Club is located at 1850 Beltline Rd in Coppell, TX.  The

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Coppell Makes Great First Impression

Psychologists say that we make up our minds about a person within the first fifteen seconds of meeting them. And the same is true when viewing a house. It’s likely a prospective buyer will

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Hot Deals at Coppell Chamber of Commerce

The Coppell Chamber of Commerce has hot deals and discounts from local business members.  You can check out the latest discounts and deals here.  Since you'll be saving money on all the

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Coppell Has Gone to the Dogs

There's a new place in town to take your pampered pooch for doggy day care and boarding!  CAMP BOW WOW now has a fantastic Behavior Training Class.  After sponsoring the Bad to the Bone

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Camp Gladiator comes to Coppell

We've all made new year's resolutions, joined gyms, walked pets....but have you ever participated in a Gladiator Camp?  Coppell's Andy Brown Park West adjacent to the Aquatic Center on Denton

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Saturday Stroll Through Coppell Real Estate

Looking for something to do on Saturday!  Enjoy the nice weather by getting out and strolling through a few fantastic open houses in Coppell TX.  For a full list of Open Houses in the

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Hard Eight BBQ Best in Town

Most everyone has been to chain bbq restaurants.  A lot of people have been to mom and pop bbq restaurants but have you ever been to HARD EIGHT BBQ???  It is absolutely the best bbq and

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Coppell has Castle fit for a Queen

WOW this castle is fit for a queen.  If you want luxury living in the city this is the house for you! http://www.lisa.jphomesforsale.com/property/37-11598895-832-Deforest-Road-Coppell-TX

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Looking for Luxury in Coppell TX

Coppell is definiely not short of Luxury homes.  Check out this listing: http://www.lisa.jphomesforsale.com/property/37-11512155-933-Deforest-Road-Coppell-TX-75019 Like this listing come

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February Market in Dallas off to Great Start

2012 is off to the start we expected with seasonally driven increases in buyer activity on Movoto.com. Movoto was founded by entrepreneurs and we’re always optimistic, but 2012 looks like it

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Coppell Soccer Scores Second in National Rankings

Coppell High School Boys Soccer team is ranked #1 Texas and #2 in the nation by ESPN! Come out and support the soccer team on Friday March 2nd at Coppell High School!  Not only does Coppell

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Recruiting Agents to top DFW Real Estate Firm

If you are interested in becoming a REALTOR or already have your licesnse come check out JP and Associates REALTORs!  We have agents all over selling DFW!  Don't miss out on this great

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Another Home Sold in Lake Highlands

SOLD!!!! 10204 Lynford in the beautiful Lake Highlands sold by Sandy Setliff Realtor with JP and Associates!  Check out this listing and many others at www.yourhomeretriever.com Lisa Montes-

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Fannie Mae Rolls out Online Only REO Offers

If you’re working with a buyer who’s interested in submitting an offer for a Fannie Mae REO, you’ll have to do it online. The secondary mortgage market company last week 

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Great Bargains on Real Estate in Coppell

This a great listing in Coppell and they just reduced the price!  Hurry this one won't last long! http://www.lisa.jphomesforsale.com/property/37-11669605-867-Mullrany-Drive-Coppell-TX

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Coppell ISD at top of DFW School Ratings

Coppell ISD has always been an exemplary distric for manny years and continues strong in 2011. 9 out of 10 elementary campuses are ranked exemplary including Town Center, Valley Ranch, and. &

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Cash Buyers Keep DFW Real Estate Moving

All Cash Buyers—A major part of the market On February 9, 2012, in Did You Know, by Jed Smith, Managing Director, Quantitative Research Share|   The 

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Hot Listing in Richardson

Looking for a home in Richardson check out this one!  Richardson address but sought after Plano ISD. http://2015colonialcourt.epropertysites.com/ Check out my website for this listing and

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To Rent or Flip in DFW

With foreclosures still flooding the market and home prices hovering at affordable levels, it might be a good time to buy an extra piece of property if you are interested in a real estate.

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Texas Leads Nation in Foreclosure Statistics

Texas leads nation in surprising foreclosure statistic Posted on January 28, 2012 by Texas Association of REALTORS® With one in every 1,133 homes receiving a foreclosure

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Oldest Living College Football Player belongs to Coppell

Tom Thompson the oldest college football player lives in Coppell and happens to be my next door neighbor!  Tom scored big by playing for two years as the oldest player ever to participate and

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Open House Today in Richardson

It's a beautiful day to look at real estate! If you are out and strolling around come and see this fantastic listing in Richardson!  It's a great neighborhood and Plano ISD. http:/

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Parents becoming Mortgage Lenders

FORTUNE -- Between slumping prices and low mortgage rates, it's a good time to look for real estate bargains. But thanks to tightened lending standards, legions of young would-be

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Plano ranked Safest City in America

Top-10 lists for the most the family-friendly cities in America are a pretty regular occurrence.Forbes seems to do one every year. MSN Real Estate’s got one. Kiplinger

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Coppell High School Top of the Game

The school graduated its first class of twenty-three students in 1965. Coppell High School has been ranked consistently as one of the "Top 1200 U.S. High Schools." Coppell High School is a

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New neighborhoods in Coppell

New construction in Coppell.  Two new neighborhoods in Coppell, TX are filling in quickly! Alexander Court Estates and Arbor Manors.  These are custom luxury homes ranging from

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Realtor Confidence Is Up in the Dallas Market

Realtor® Confidence in Current Market Conditions and Outlook is Up On January 31, 2012, in Did You Know, by Jed Smith, Managing Director, Quantitative Research |

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Coppell Water Conservation Reinstated

Coppell, TX water conservation plan has been reinstated at Stage 1 as mandated by the city's whole sale water supplier, Dallas Water Utilities.  The recent rains have not been enough to

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You List You Last in DFW Real Estate

"You list you last" is the name of the game in Dallas/Fort Worth real estate.  I am so excited for all the agents of JP and Associates REALTORs.    Our agents have gotten the hang of

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Once in Coppell Always in Coppell

Turns out that there is a low moving rate for residents of Coppell, TX.  Coppell offers such a great, safe, family environment with stellar schools and wonderful recreational activities.  

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City of Coppell Rebuilds Kid Country

Straight from the City Desk of Coppell TX.  Kid Country 2012 is seeking volunteers and sponsors to help restore and rebuild the iconic Kid Coutnry Park of Coppell, TX.  Built in 1992

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Another home sold in Frisco TX

Congratulations to the Bowen family for becoming the newest home owners in Frisco, TX!  One home down and many more just listed!  Check out this new listing with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

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New Listing for Plano ISD

Come check out this awesome 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath in Spring Park addition of Richardson.  Best of all it's in PLANO ISD!!!!  Lots of upgrades including granite countertops, hand scraped

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Round em up Coppell

It's that time of year again!  Coppell ISD and many others in the DFW are rounding up their Kindergartners for the 2012-2013 school year.  Coppell ISD is making their appointments during

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Real Estate and Social Media

In the early 2000's we called it "e-business" now the trend is called Social Media.   The adoption of social media is a driving force of change for real estate agents in 2012.   As

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Mortgage rate forecast for the New Year

Mortgage rates are forecasted to increase 0.25%.  Talk is it is coming as soon as the middle of February.  The government is requiring Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to fund the Temporary

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Healthiest cities for women to live in

Well the list is out....the top 10 cities that have the healthiest women!  Texas ranks twice among the top 10.  Personal fintess, eating healthy, and staying active has Plano, TX listed#

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A time of thanks and giving in Dallas

With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner the Angel Trees are going up everywhere.  Of course times are tougher right now and not as many people can give as much as before but every

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New Listing in Richardson

Richardson is one of the most sought after suburb of Dallas.  Well come on out and check out 2015 Colonial Court, Richardson 75082.  In a well established upscale neighborhood in

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Coppell listed as a best suburb

According to D Magazine Coppell is ranked 11th best suburb to live in DFW metroplex area with 39,750 people in only 14.8 square miles.  Coppell ISD is also ranked among the best in DFW with

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Holiday Happenings in the Suburbs

With Halloween almost behind us the 20111 Holiday will soon be kicking-off.  Tick, tock, tick, tock, time is definitely moving at a fast pace.  Retailers  have already begun to stock

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Lets Move Some Real Estate

New Listing Alert! Here is a teaser of a new listing getting ready to come onto the market.  2015 Colonial Ct., in Richardson.  Not only is this cozy home in fabulous Spring Park West

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Getting Connected in your Community

If you are a business person and looking for a great way to network and get involved itry your local Chamber of Commerce.  I live in Coppell and our Chamber is always having events and social

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