Erica Taylor's Blog Posts

New Catholic Church Coming To 380 And Teel Pkwy

The Fort Worth Diocese has seen a tremendous amount of growth in this area of North Texas.  Because of this, Bishop Michael Olson of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth established a new

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How To Choose A Homebuilder

If you're in the market for a new home, you should shop for your builder as carefully as you shop for your home. Whether you are buying a condo, a townhouse, a house in a subdivision or a custom

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Keep Up With Home Maintenance

It pays to stay on top of all the little things that can add up over time. That way, when it comes time to sell, you aren't overwhelmed with major projects and the price tags that go along with.

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Santa Parachutes Into Frisco This Saturday

Santa parachutes in this Saturday - landing in Frisco Square. ‎Frisco Square‎Christmas in the Square Light & Music

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Will The FED Raise Rates

It’s finally here. It’s the week of the DecemberFederal Open Market Committee meeting, which is scheduled to meet Dec. 15 and 16.The question up for debate: Will the Federal

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Jerry Jones Makes Another Big Play In Prosper

A straight 20-mile drive east down U.S. 380 from Denton soon will land drivers in Jerry World.Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is making another big play in Prosper, just over the Denton County

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TURKEY TROT 2015

Registration is available for the North Texas Turkey Trot, which is held each Thanksgiving in Frisco. This year’s event on Nov. 26 in Frisco Square benefits the Miracle League of Frisco. It

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Lights At Legacy Is Almost Here

The anticipated ‪#‎LightsAtLegacy‬ event is right around the corner! Visit The Shops at Legacy on Sunday, November 22nd from 4-7pm for a night of holiday festivities.Create memories

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Spring Cleaning

It’s That Time: Spring CleaningThe basics might be easy. You manage to get the obvious dirt removed from your home. But how are you doing on these hidden cleaning chores.Wheel out the Pressure

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Home For Sale In Waterford Trails In West Allen

I love living in Allen. I love that I am literally a hop, skip and a jump away from shopping, restaurants, running trails and my kiddos school. I also love, love my neighborhood! If you are

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New Listing In Starcreek In Allen Texas

Beautiful home listed in the prestigious, highly sought after, master planned community of StarCreek in Allen. Homeowners of StarCreek enjoy several amenities including a resort size pool and

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The Problem With Deferring Maintenance

Deferring maintenance can be expensive since many minor issues have the potential to grow into major problems that can no longer be ignored. These needed repairs can really take their toll when

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Beware Of The High Cost Of Wear And Tear

When it comes to keeping your home’s surfaces, systems and appliances, there are a number of things you can do yourself throughout the year to ensure they last as long as possible. On the other

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Beautiful Home For Sale With A Pool In Waterford Trails In West Allen

Beautiful home for sale located in Waterford Trails in Allen! Waterford Trails is a community full of mature trees and features a gorgeous greenbelt. It is conveniently located between

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View The Most Popular Listing In Allen Texas

Take a peek at the most popular listing in Allen! This beautiful home is located in coveted Wimberly Place – Allens only guarded gate community.  It boasts over 8,000 square feet of custom

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Beautiful New Listing In Northwest ISD With Huge Backyard

Beautiful new listing located in The Villages of Woodland Springs in Fort Worth. The Villages of Woodland Springs is luxurious community that features miles of beautiful trails to several

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Newly Listed Home For Sale In Providence Village With A Lake View

Newly listed home for sale in Providence Village with a Lake view! Providence Village is a beautiful master-planned community located conveniently off of Dallas North Tollway and 380. The

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Search Homes For Sale Zoned To Cheatham Elementary In Allen ISD

I know that I’m a little biased… but I love my girl’s elementary school. Beverly Cheatham Elementary in Allen ISD is one of those places that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling when you walk in

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Could The Smell Of Your Home Affect The Sale Of Your Home

When I first moved to the North Dallas area I recall going to an open house. I was excited because I had fallen in love with this house on-line. It was perfect in the pictures. It had everything

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Great Running Paths And Trails In Dallas

Several years ago I started my “runner-girl” journey with the simple Couch to 5k training program. I fell in love with the feeling of the pavement under my feet and the quiet accomplished

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Where To Get The Best Crawfish In Dallas

Many moons ago I moved to the North Dallas area from South Louisiana. Although I love Dallas – I have to say that I miss the food from back home…. Especially when it’s crawfish season.

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Grapevine Outdoors

If you are like me, you LOVE being outdoors. I recently moved to Grapevine with my dog Loxy, and we have been busy exploring the city, on the hunt for new spots to hang outside. Here is a short list

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New Home Construction Grapevine

Grapevine, Texas has some fabulous up and coming new home construction on the horizon.  Near the lake off of Dove Loop, the untouched Lake Pointe neighborhood is currently being built,

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Search Homes For Sale In Fairview Texas

I love Town of Fairview. It has a country feel to it – but is a hop, skip and a jump away from great restaurants , fabulous shopping and is served by two great school districts -  Lovejoy

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TX Rank Lowest In Nation On Foreclosures

Reports from CoreLogic Inc show that lenders foreclosed on over 6,800 homes in Dallas area for the year 2013. Resulting in a decline of 39 percent from forced home sales in 2012. Last

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Chinese Lunar New Year Of The Horse 2014

Looking for something to do today? Well it's a great day to visit the Arts District. The DMA is always free, located off of 1717 N. Harwood St, right across from Klyde Warren Park.

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3700 Brookfield Dr Plano Tx Listing

New Listing for homeowners seeking in the West Plano ISD area.Looking for a corner home lot with a nice size yard and an open floor plan? Well this is it. Largest home in Forest Creek subdivision,

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Got Holes That Need Patching

So, I've learned about this new product from watching Shark Tank. And you can find this product in your local Lowe's department store. Taking down a picture soon or even a mounted TV and notice you

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Make Sure You Hire A Fabulous Realtor When Relocating To Dallas

I hate to move. Frankly, I don’t know anyone who actually likes the process of moving. You know what makes moving not so horrible? Working with a Fabulous Realtor that genuinely loves to laugh

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Simply Fit Meals Opens In Allen Texas

Hello… My name is Kimi – and I’m an overworked mom. Every week I have intentions of cooking wholesome meals for my family to enjoy. In between showing clients homes, car pool, homework,

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Brewery To Open In Allen Texas

I know that being a wine lover is all the rage… but I have to say that I’m a beer gal through and through. Naturally I couldn’t contain my excitement when I heard that my very own town would

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New Listing In Sought After Starcreek In Allen Texas

Beautiful home listed in the prestigious master planned community of StarCreek in Allen. Homeowners of StarCreek enjoy several amenities including a resort size pool and cabana, a water

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Marathon Training In Dallas

It’s the New Year! Have you made your resolutions yet? Since my cute husband and I are half marathoners I always resolve that I will “run more races and run them faster”. This year I have

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Waterford Trails Home In Allen Back On The Market

Beautiful home in West Allen in the serene community of Waterford Trails is back on the market! Minutes away from the Allen Premium Outlets and the Allen Event Center – this home is priced to

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Pomegranate Sangria For A NYE Toast

Want to change it up this New Year's Eve with something fruity.  Try out this Pomegranate Sangria receipe.Here’s what you need:A bottle of fruity red wine (i.e. Syrah or Pinot Noir)2

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Hot Chocolate Race In February 2014 Fair Park Dallas

It's always nice to volunteer and give back to community whether it be something you are passionate about or just to get involved with activities and be in the know of your surrounding area.Date:

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NYE In The Big

Big D NYE Tuesday, Dec 31 7:00p Victory Park Dallas, TX The Stream Energy Big D NYE Fireworks Spectacular is one of the most fantastic New Year’s Eve fireworks displays in the county! The

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Price Reduced On Allen Home In The Master Planned Community Of Waterford Park

Price reduced on a gorgeous home in the master planned community of Waterford Parks in Allen. Waterford Parks is abundant in amenities, surrounded by mature trees and a winding creek conveniently

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Allen Eagles Win Class 5A Division I Championship

Oops! They did it again! Congratulations to the Allen Eagles who won their second consecutive 5-A state football championship by defeating the Pearland Oilers 63-28 in the Cowboy's AT&T

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Allen Eagles Football Team To Compete For State Championship

Allen Eagles won against Desoto on Saturday with a nerve wracking game that had all of us biting off our fingernails! Final score: Allen 42, DeSoto 35.   They are headed to play for

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Exchange Parkway In Allen Expanding To 6 Lanes

If you live in Allen - and have a kiddo that attends Allen High School or Curtis Middle … or you like to grocery shop at Wal-Mart in Allen - then get prepared for a

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House Didnt Sell

You put your home up for sale and it didn’t sell. Undoubtedly, this has created a lot of stress, inconvenience and anxiety for you. Perhaps you already bought another home. Maybe you needed this

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Market Update

May ’13 vs May ’12 data:-pre-owned sales median price up 11%-$180,000, highest ever-median price is up 16% from May ’07, when the recession hit-number of sales up 23%; 9,200 homes

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Preparing Your Home For Sale

 A few great tips on creating an atmosphere that will charm buyers and make them want to buy your home. Remember that first impressions only come once. Follow these simple tips and create the

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Sellers Alert 10 Common Mistakes

                           Don’t put your home on the market until you've read this report!   1.

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Im Ready To Buy Now What

   As home buying specialists… I will help you: Find the best home for your needs    START HERE Negotiate the lowest price       Secure the best

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Tips for the First time Home Buyer

If you are currently in the market for your first home, you probably have lots of questions. You are about to make an important decision for your future, a great investment of both money and time. I

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Why Home Ownership is Crucial

There are many advantages to owning a home, but there are 4 clear positives that everyone should understand when deciding whether they want to purchase a home or not:   1. Appreciation  

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How to pick a Real Estate Agent

You need a full time real estate professional who loves to sell real estate. For her, it isn't work, its pleasure. She's out in the field, going to preview other agent's listings. She knows the

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BPOR Certification JP and Associates REALTORS REO Group

We are BPOR certified to better serve our clients and provide a level of assurance that when a client assigns us a BPO it will be done with the highest level of detail, experience and accuracy as

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Ron Mason EQUATOR Platinum Certified

Ron Mason director of the JP and Associates REALTORS REO Servicing Division is an Equator Platinum certified REO expert. Our director of REO services has over 10 years in REO Asset managment

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Foreclosure REO Listings in Dallas Fort Worth Texas Area

The free link below is updated daily with foreclosure homes in the metroplex including Denton, Collin, Grayson, Rockwall, Dallas, Tarrant, Hunt Counties. If you dont see a foreclosed home on this

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About Ron Mason REO Services Director

A native Texan, Ron and his wife Judy live in Little Elm. Ron holds a BBA in marketing from NTSU and has completed post graduate work in viticulture & enology.  He began his real estate

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