Chad Gabriel's Blog Posts

Beautiful Home For The Holidays In Arlington TX For 275K With POOL

Just in time for the holidays, check out this amazing property in Arlington, Texas 76006 priced under $300K! Fantastic 4 bed, 3 bath with 3,136 sq ft updated home w/beautiful pool in North

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New Attractive Price Price On This Large Affordable Home In North Fort Worth 76177 In NWISD For 255K

Well, here it is with an updated price of $154,900! Looking for room for the whole crew? This outstanding move-in ready home on a corner lot in desirable Tehama Ridge offers a floor

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Price Change On This Awesome Family Home In North Fort Worth Now 259900 In 76177

PRICE CHANGE! Looking for room for the whole crew? This outstanding home on a corner lot offers a floor plan that truly delivers! Enjoy spacious first floor Master, 3 living areas, and a kitchen

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VIDEO And New Price For This Awesome 5 Bedroom Lake View Home In Cleburne TX

JUST ANNOUNCED! New attractive price on this awesome lake view 5 bedroom, 4 bath, 3-car garage updated home on 1.4 acres with a pool in Cleburne, TX just 35 minutes' drive from downtown Fort

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Price Adjusted On This Beautiful N Fort Worth TX Home In Northwest ISD With 4BD 2BA 3LA 2DA 2GAR In

PRICE ADJUSTED to $238,500 - a GREAT VALUE on this updated home in N. Fort Worth - Alliance Corridor - Northewest ISD!Wow! Beautiful home with room for your whole crew! 4 BR, 3 BA, 3 LA

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New Price On This Awesome Large Updated N Fort Worth Home In Keller ISD 76244 TX

JUST ANNOUNCED! A new price on this awesome updated home in N. Fort Worth, Texas (Keller ISD)! Offered at the lowest price per square foot of any currently available property listing

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Large N Fort Worth Beautiful Home Just Listed Under 250K Move In Ready Keller ISD TX 76244

Here it is-look no further! Your well maintained, updated, move in ready home in Keller ISD awaits, and offers room for everyone! It's nearly 2,900 sq ft, with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 3 living areas

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Awesome Plano Texas JUST LISTED Homes For Sale Affordably Priced Up To 200K In North TX Collin

Hey, looking for an awesome Plano Texas home and lifestyle at an affordable price? Click here to see all of the JUST LISTED properties up to $200K there!Give me a shout with any questions

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Stunning Sleek Fully Remodeled Condo In Dallas TX 75206 For 200K

Ready to live a luxurious, low-maintenance lifestyle in Dallas in a walkable area convenient to high-end shopping, downtown, and work? Here's your answer - it's a fully-remodeled, beautiful 2/2

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Amazing Renaissance Condo Complex In Turtle Creek Dallas TX 75219

I showed my clients a few units recently in the amazing Renaissance Towers located near Oak Lawn Ave and Cedar Springs Rd in Dallas 75219. Stunning views and spaces, with amenities including

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The Market Is Hot Hot Hot

Every property that my team has listed over the past few months has SOLD in just a few days with multiple offers for above list! You may have seen some reports on the media about our hot, hot, hot.

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Listing Your Home 101

So with the buying season quickly coming upon us, I thought this would be helpful for anyone that is wanting to list there home and take advantage of the increase in DFW home prices. Start with

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Another Major Company Heading To Alliance

A major player in the aircraft modification industry, GDC Technics of San Antonio, looks to make the Alliance corridor it's new home. What does this mean for homeowners in this area? Well, it

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Lots Of People Heading To Alliance Corridor In Fort Worth TX

Hundreds of inbound tenants and home buyers are heading to the Alliance corridor in northern Tarrant County this year. With the influx of corporate relocation activity, I'm seeing more and more

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NEW LISTING In South Fort Worth TX For Under 130K Do Not Miss This One

WOW! $129,900 just in time for 2015! Crisp, spacious, updated and ready for you - this beautiful 3 BR home in Fort Worth 76140 features an open layout, split BRs, Plantation shutters,

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Dallas Builders Scrambling To Meet InTown And Uptown And Turtle Creek And Oak Lawn Housing Demand

In serving my Dallas clients, I've noticed a trend among single professionals, couples, and empty nesters to seek higher-end housing close to downtown Dallas Texas with a modern feel and low

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Interested In Working With A Premiere Progressive DFW Area Real Estate Brokerage

I truly enjoy being associated with a DFW area real estate brokerage which does everything top-notch! Check-out this video and hear from some of our leaders and agents to learn more about what makes

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Big Tex Himself Asked Me To Spread The Word About The State Fair Of Texas In Dallas TX 2014

Last weekend, my wife and I and a couple of friends headed-out for our annual trek to the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. It never disappoints! From an amazing variety of delicious (and nutritious?)

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Dallas Arboretum Heads Into Fall With Amazing Fall Florals And A Pumpkin Village In 75218

Well, it's official - Dallas Arboretum near White Rock Lake has geared-up for the September 20 to November 26 of 2014 Fall season. This is the time of year when the Arboretum

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Is It Possible To Fall In Deep Everlasting LOVE With A Taco Place In Dallas

YUM! Last week, a client highly recommended Good 2 Go Taco in the White Rock Lake area of Dallas, so I checked it out last weekend. All I can say is WOW. I tried the Early Riser (egg, cheese,

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Annual D Mag Best Of Big D Issue Guides Readers To Everything From Dining To Culture To Shopping

So, I snagged D Magazine's annual "Best of Big D" issue recently, and was pleased to see that some of my current faves in Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts District were recognized:Best Bookstore - 

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Best Mexican Food In Bishop Arts To Me Is El Corazon De Tejas

Hey! Have you ever been to El Corazon de Tejas in Bishop Arts District Dallas TX 75208.  I just love their shredded chicken enchiladas, and the service is always impeccable!Bishop Arts District

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Hot Pocket Of Oak Cliff Dallas Bishop Arts District Sees 10 Years Of Climbing Values In 75208

Although no one has a crystal ball, there are some hot areas of Dallas TX which have enjoyed significant and consistent property value increases over the past 10 years in spite of general market ups

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Some Call It Retro Fabulous But What Do YOU Think

Over the summer, I've shown some cool retro-fabulous properties everywhere from Hurst in the mid-cities to Lake Highlands near White Rock Lake in Dallas. Some clients love to see original

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Where Should You Live In The DFW Metroplex According To D Magazine

It's time for the annual D Magazine issue outlining the best suburbs and cities in the Dallas Fort Worth TX Metroplex. No surprise, but the top spot for 2014 goes to Highland Park;

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JUST LISTED In Keller ISD With POOL For Less Than 130K And It Is Move In Ready Fort Worth TX 76137

JUST LISTED - check-out this tidy, good to go, 3,2,2 home in N. Fort Worth (Keller ISD), priced below $130K! Large corner lot yields a backyard with covered patio, deck, and play pool! Storage

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Should I Buy A New Construction Home Or A Pre Owned Existing Home In North Texas

Several of my current clients are considering the purchase of a brand new home from a builder. Why? The tight supply of available homes vs. the demand for homes in N. Texas is very noticeable

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Booming Condo And Townhouse Market In Texas This Year Averages 10 Percent Growth

Everywhere I turn lately, it seems that there is a new multi-family residential building being built. Why? Demand for housing in the Metroplex is extremely strong, especially with many of the recent

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JUST LISTED 4 Bedroom Under 120K In Keller ISD With GREAT Updates SEE PHOTOS

My most recent listing in the ZIP code sold in 4 days for above asking price! So, you'd better hurry if you want this next one, a beautifully updated 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath home in N. Fort Worth

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Bookstores Are Not Dead As Evidenced By The Wild Detectives In Bishop Arts Dallas 75208

One of my newest favorite hang-outs in Bishop Arts District is the awesome new bookstore / coffee house / local brew place called The Wild Detectives.Cozy-up with one of the books in their eclectic

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Check Out Mutts Canine Cantina In Uptown Dallas TX 75204

One of my absolute favorite spots to get a bite to eat and enjoy some great beverages in Uptown Dallas is Mutts Canine Cantina. It is located at 2889 Cityplace West Blvd in 75204, just

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What Should You Consider When Shopping For A Condo Or Townhome

I hit the ground running early this fine Sunday morning and showed my clients a recently-vacated, great condo in Dallas TX 75206 near SMU (and then immediately went to my office to submit

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JUST LISTED In Keller ISD For Under 120K And It Is Move In Ready Too

What? Less than one block from an elementary school, this 3-bedroom move-in ready N. Fort Worth home in Keller ISD is priced UNDER $120K! On a fixed-rate 30-year mortgage with 5%

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Uptown Dallas Magnolia Theatre Screens Classic Films Tuesday Nights In West Village 75204 TX

Gotta love some really superb classic movies in a high-tech digital theater like The Magnolia in Uptown Dallas TX! On Tuesday nights, enjoy some popcorn, Milk Duds, and maybe even an adult beverage

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BUT This House Is So Dated

What happens when you find THE house in a super neighborhood and it's close to schools, parks, and shopping?  In today's tight, seller-oriented market if you are the buyer you nab it by making

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Katy Trail 5K Is Another Reason To Love Living In Uptown And Turtle Creek Dallas TX

Springtime in the Uptown and Turtle Creek areas of Dallas - what a great time to get outside and enjoy sunshine and fresh air!  So, here comes the 16th annual Katy 5K on Saturday, May

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Redevelopment Of The Cedars Area Near Downtown Dallas Blends Old And New

My wife and I live near downtown Dallas in The Cedars neighborhood.  As you can see from the attached photo, the neighborhood is an "old and new" mix of condos, townhomes, historic homes,

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Dallas Blooms At Arboretum Extended Through Easter Weekend Until April 20th

Don't miss Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum this year!  It's been extended through Easter weekend until April 20.  Details, tickets, parking info and etc. here:  www

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Why Are Downtown Dallas TX Historic Buildings Becoming Residential Units 75201

Did you know that several downtown historic Dallas buildings are in the process of being re-purposed into residential units due to high demand for downtown residential space?  One such building

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What Will 500K Buy You In Oak Cliff Dallas TX 75208

I recently enjoyed connecting with my favorite insurance guy, Ed Wise, over breakfast at the always tasty El Jordan Cafe in Bishop Arts District, Dallas.  Afterward, I previewed a superbly

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My Visit To Dallas Auto Show 2014 In A 30 Second Video

A Realtor buddy and I toured Dallas Auto Show 2014 at Dallas Convention Center.  We are both on a quest to narrow-down the list of potential options for our respective real estate business.

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Should You Paint Those Tired Cabinets Or Not

I showed my clients a property in The Colony yesterday which had a very generic-looking 1990's kitchen. The sellers could really increase the appeal of that kitchen by swapping-out the tired white

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How Do YOU Cope When The Weather Is Yucky Outdoors

Well, we've had downright frigid and unpleasant weather several times this winter here in N. Texas (most recently the snow yesterday).  How do YOU cope when it's yucky outdoors?

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Video Tour Of Another Beautiful Craftsman Home In Dallas TX In 30 Seconds

Well, as you may know by now, I'm a huge fan of keeping the historic aspect of a home while bringing it up-to-date with modern amenities and livability.  I toured this gem over the weekend, and

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What Happened To The US Housing Market Last Year

So, existing home sales in 2013 closed at the highest level in seven years according to the National Association of Realtors.  There were over 5 million units sold during the year.  This

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Tour A Fully Updated Beautiful Craftsman Home In Bishop Arts Dallas In 30 Seconds

Do you want the charm of a beautifully updated craftsman bungalow situated in vibrant and eclectic Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff, Dallas, Texas, 75208?  It's located within about 10 to 15

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Five Practical Tips About Saving Up For Your Down Payment

If one of your goals this year is to buy your first (or next) home, you might be wondering how to save for the down payment.  I outline 5 practical tips in this video.  Give me a shout and

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A Tour Of Bishop Arts District In Dallas In 30 Seconds

Over the weekend, my wife and I decided to grab some (amazing) Tex-Mex at one of our new favorite restaurants in Bishop Arts District. El Corazon de Tejas features the BEST chicken enchiladas and

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Rising Rental Rates Are Turning Many Renters Into Homeowners

Well, I helped one of my clients find a home to lease last year.  They contacted me recently to say that they're now very ready to buy a home.  The number one reason?  Their rent

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Quick Tips To Get Your Home Ready For Holiday Guests

'Tis the season to welcome lots of guests into your home, so here are a few tips to get the place ready:1.) Scrub your entryway (visitor's first impression is key).2.) Focus on the kitchen

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Projected Demand For Downtown Dallas Residential Units Remains Strong

Lengthening commute times and increasing fuel costs over the past couple of years have spurred an increased interest in re-purposing some historic buildings in the downtown Dallas area into

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It Would NOT Be Thanksgiving Without PIE

When I was a kid, my stay-at-home Mom made the most awesome pies from scratch, so I'm officially SPOILED - desserts have to be really GOOD in order to get my attention.  So, in the Bishop

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Have You Been To The Texas Theatre In Oak Cliff Dallas

My wife and I recently attended an independent film premiere at the Texas Theatre in old downtown Oak Cliff – Dallas. This place has it all – great deco style, popcorn,,

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Handy Dandy Dallas Area Food Truck Finder From D Magazine

Food truck mania is still going strong in the Metroplex, and if you're looking for the latest schedules and events featuring a variety of dining options at fun venues, check out this handy schedule

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The Stuff That Was Left Behind

Before I became a real estate agent, I had some ideas about what I thought they did.  You know - drive people around, show a few houses, write a contract, attend a closing, etc.  ,

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Sincere PreApproved Eager Buyers Are Ready To Buy Your Home

The N. Texas real estate market is HOT right now.  That's NOT hype - it's true.  So, here's the situation: I have sincere, pre-approved, ready-to-go buyers seeking homes all

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You Really DO NOT Need A Big Downpayment

Well, I Closed several transactions within the past 30 days, and you might be surprised to learn that the down payments of these purchases ranged from just 3.5% down (FHA loan) up to 20%+

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My next home MUST have…

Springtime is here, and I know from talking with many of you lately that your thoughts are turning to your next home. That’s awesome! Have you solidified your home’s criteria yet? Well,

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