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How to Become a Realtor in Texas A career in real estate in Texas is a profession that is not only demanding but also has its perks and rewards. You have to dedicate yourself to develop and grow as a realtor. Though it may be tasking, becoming a realtor in Texas is not difficult. Here are some pointers on what you need to do to become a realtor in Texas. General Requirements Below are eight important points you need to know if you wish to earn a real estate license in Texas:

1. Be a citizen of the U.S or a lawfully admitted alien.

2. Be at least 18 years of age.

3. Be a legal resident of Texas.

4. Have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

5. Complete pre-licensing classroom hours in a state accredited real estate school.

6. Complete

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When discussing real estate in Dallas, the focus is Dallas plus all the suburbs in the area. This includes suburbs such as Allen, Plano, Frisco, Southlake, Colleyville, Highland Park, Coppell, and others. They are several factors which make certain suburbs more desirable. Factors such as the cost of homes, public schools and school district ratings, the neighborhood's lifestyle, recreational facilities, and commute times to work and airports are important. Big city living may not suit everybody – but urban areas certainly have their perks.

Allen Texas

Located in Collin County, Allen has a population of roughly 92,000 residents. Commutes to airports can be a bit longer, but reasonable home prices, friendly people and a small town atmosphere makes

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The main goal of a real estate agent is to create the impression of luxury for a home, which becomes the reality and expectation for the prospect. Creating such an impression is important. It demands effective marketing strategies to entice the home buyer. Thus every lead, be it from online listing, listing flyers, advertisements, direct mail or brochures must communicate the story aimed to attract the potential buyer.

You don’t need more marketing or advertising to sell a million-dollar house in a slow market.Your main tools are an effective marketing and advertising strategy. Here are some research-based ideas to help real estate marketers make more sales in a housing market that has gone cold.

1. Incorporate Excellent Photography

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A home inspection is one of the more important steps in the home buying process. When done to perfection, a home inspection allows the buyer to have a clear understanding of the property he or she is about to buy. It also provides the seller with the knowledge of which sections of the house need certain improvements.

Importance of a Pre-listing Home Inspection

Home inspections are undertaken on behalf of the buyer so that they (buyer) can know the true condition of the property. Below are the pros of having a pre-listing home inspection:

1. Reduce the stress of selling

Getting a pre-listing inspection can reduce stress surrounding a home sale. In case your home has hidden problems you’re unaware of, an inspection will alert you to such

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Prolonged periods of mild temperatures have made golf a popular outdoor activity in Dallas. Golf communities are common throughout. These communities provide residents with more than just a house to live in.

As a resident, you’ll get access to golf courses and plenty of other amenities. Here are five of the top golf communities in Dallas, Texas.

1. Gleneagle Golf Community

Located in West Plano, this community consists of over 182 residences. The building’s Mediterranean design emphasizes the natural beauty of the area.

Inside the community is the award-winning Gleneagles private country club. The club’s classic charm and state of the art recreational and social amenities provides a social gathering place for the community.

The

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If you have a small fortune and are looking to make a good investment which would reap great benefits for you and your loved ones in the future, then purchasing Dallas condos would be the way to go. The thing about living in condos is that it introduces you to a completely different style of living. Once you start living in a condo, you would come to realize as to how vastly different it is than living in single detached homes. In simple words, you might actually even become quite spoilt for choice. This is because once you start to live in a condo, you might not actually like living anywhere else.

Dallas condos for sale

Now, in the case of high rise condos in Dallas, you would find majority of them to be situated in or near downtown Dallas. In here, you would be able to

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We’re not saying we’re big fans of DFW. Okay, so we are. But don’t just take our word for it when we say that there’s a ton of reasons DFW is a great place to move to.

Healthy Economy

DFW has jobs aplenty and stable business and housing markets. It draws artists and entrepreneurs, families and singles, city folk and nature lovers who stay because the economy is just plain good.

Food

Dallas has more restaurants per capita than even New York. There’s everything from comfort food to eclectic Middle Eastern cuisine.

It Has the State Fair

The State Fair of Texas is big even for Texas, and not just because of Big Tex. The full-scale auto show is just one part of an epic month that includes concerts, food, and college football. You Could Meet a

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VIP Realty agents are top-producers in their field. Their expertise in the areas of residential real estate, commercial real estate and apartment leasing is unmatched. They simply provide clients with the best service in the business.

If you’re looking to be part of the best residential real estate team in DFW, VIP is the right place to be. Or maybe you’re a commercial real estate expert who understands the needs of today’s businesses. Clients are looking for an agent who will have a firm understanding of local leasing conditions and will possess the tools necessary to negotiate a favorable lease or real estate transaction, and VIP’s team is unparalleled.

real estate careers

Or maybe you want to specialize in helping business professionals find short-term rental

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While the higher-end markets in Dallas and its wealthy northern suburbs are cooling, mid-range properties are on fire south of the city. More buyers and investors are looking to step out of the crowded big city and its built-out northern territories and heading to the south to reclaim an area that’s suffered its share of black eyes this past decade or two.

Lancaster

Home values in Lancaster have been climbing more or less steadily for a solid year ‒‒ and inventory is going down. In other words, the word’s out about this unassuming neighbor to Dallas’ south. The city’s inventory has been cut in half since a year ago and the median price of a home has grown by 40 percent. Even the size of the living spaces has increased by nearly 30 percent in new

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Dallas is the ideal balance of nightlife, luxury, urban living, walkability, and quiet ‒‒ if you live above the endless hum of the streets. That’s what makes high-rise living in Dallas such a draw for upper-market buyers. Three of the best buildings in town are:

Vendome

Vendome, in Turtle Creek, is a luxury high-rise with a distinct European flair. French architecture accents luxurious finishes, high ceilings,and and beautiful terraces in the homes make you feel like you're in a resort in the South of France. Except that here on the northern part of Lemmon Avenue, you get to experience Dallas’s thriving nightlife and arts scene, just to the side of the city’s business epicenter.

2900 McKinnon Street- The Azure

One of the obvious draws of a

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