1. Valentine’s Day: A Time for Love (and Home Buying)

    Ah…. Valentine’s Day. A day when couples young and old start to think about their future together. And often the most important part of that future is buying a home. February is a great month for buying a house – in fact, it’s often better than the traditional seasons of spring and fall. Acc…Read More

  2. It’s Not Too Late to Sell: Five Tips for Closing in 2017

    We are used to thinking of spring and summer as the time to sell our homes. But hold on – the end of the year can also be a great time to sell. Why? First, November-December buyers tend to be motivated buyers, ready to buy. At the same time, inventory is lower, and fewer people want to show their …Read More

  3. Tips For Long-Distance Moves With Pets

    Between packing, hiring a mover, driving to your new home and finalizing last minute preparations, there is a lot going on when you embark on a big move to a new city. If you are the proud parent of one (two, three, four, five?) fur babies, you may be dreading moving a long distance with your pets r…Read More

  4. Ways To Make Moving Easier For Your Children

    Moving is stressful for everyone—even your little ones. While children may not initially understand what it going on while boxes are being packed and pictures are being taken off the wall, they absolutely know that something strange and out of the ordinary is going on. When you finally break the n…Read More

  5. Ten Inexpensive Ways To Increase The Saleability Of Your Home

    You’ve done it—you called professional realtor Rose Depoe, you found a new home that you’re moving into soon and your old home is listed, ready to be sold. What an exciting process! And congratulations on committing to this next adventure in your life! When it comes to selling your home, appea…Read More

  6. How To Prepare For a Big Move

    -- Selling your “old” home and buying a “new” home can be an exciting but scary journey. Depending on how long you have lived in your current place, leaving and moving somewhere new can be an emotional process. You have probably created many memories in your home—family holidays, bringing …Read More

  7. Preparing to Buy Your Golf Course Home

    Hello, and welcome to my blog! My name is Rose Depoe, and I am a realtor based on the Dallas/Fort Worth area with the North Texas Luxury Group. I love this area and find great satisfaction in helping others to find the perfect home here. I blog on a regular basis on various issues around buying and …Read More

  8. 5 Tips for Buying a Home

    Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible. Get your finances in order. Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a suitable len…Read More

  9. Dealing with Financing

    As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-ap…Read More