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Whereas many people refer to the DFW as one entity, the fact is Dallas and Fort Worth are two distinct cities with a detached history.

Both cities are joined at the hip by an urban stretch that is linked by 30 miles of suburbs including the Trinity Railway Express light rail system.

Despite some similarities, the two cities couldn't be any more different. Dallas is widely popular for its prominent big business and contemporary architecture while Fort Worth embraces a historical Wild West character.

VIP Realty receives calls from all over the country and around the world from buyers looking to move to either Dallas or Fort Worth.

If you have any questions about real estate anywhere throughout Texas don't hesitate to call us on our toll-free

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The small city of Little Elm is located in Denton County, roughly an hour's drive north of Dallas. As recently as 2000, the lakeside city of Little Elm was still a bedroom community of approximately 3,600 residents. Today, it is one of Denton County's newest cities with a population of over 50,000 residents. 

With one of the 7th fastest population growths in the DFW area, development in Little Elm is in line with neighboring cities such as Frisco and McKinney.  

The tremendous growth Little Elm has been experiencing has seen a steady stream of new residents looking to set down family roots in the area.  

If you are searching for a place that promotes functionality, livability, and enduring beauty, VIP Realty offers listings

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So, you have been dreaming of owning your own home in Texas. After analyzing the advantages and disadvantages of whether to buy or build, you have settled on building. The main question is how much does it cost to build a house in Texas? Are there any hidden charges you need to be aware of?

In comparison to both the west coast and the east coast, Texas is much more affordable per square foot for both land and building. In fact, the bulk of people moving from California to Texas often times sell a home and then buy or build a bigger house in Texas for almost half price.

The cost of building a new home in Texas will depend on several factors including:

· Location of your home

· The building materials and products you select

· Pricing

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Do you need to sell your property fast, but worried that its condition, location, or size won’t sell quickly? If that’s the case, choosing a company that buys houses could be your best option.

Rather than dealing with a real estate agent and placing your home on the MLS, you may want to consider using a cash home buying company. You can sell your home in under 14 days, and you don’t have to do any costly repairs, host open houses, or pay closing costs.

You can even leave your home in its current condition and the cash home buying company will buy your house in “as-is” condition.

In this guide, we’ll break down how the process works, and review the companies that buy houses online.

1) How Do Cash Home Buying Companies Work?

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Buying a house is a dream come true for many, but there are several important things to consider.

When buying a home with a septic system, there are questions you should ask the seller specifically about the septic system. If you’re looking for the best time to sell your house, you’ll discover that it’s a good idea to have a septic inspection before selling.

Septic inspections are crucial for the health of the occupants of the home, so homeowners need to schedule the inspections regularly. Armed with the right information about the septic system in the home, you can make a proper decision about the value of the house or have an estimate of future maintenance costs you may have to incur.

 

Here is a list of the most important questions to ask

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Voted the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money in 2014, McKinney is the 19th largest city in the state of Texas. The city’s allure stems from its affordable living, low crime, excellent schools, signature neighborhoods, and much more. Located 32 miles north of Dallas, this beautiful north Texas town sits in Collin County.

Historic buildings and unique, welcoming developments make it difficult for buyers to make a choice. This useful guide will ease your relocation to one of the top five best neighborhoods to live in McKinney, Texas.

Craig Ranch

Named the 2014 Master-Planned Community of the year by Dallas Builders Association, Craig Ranch is located about 8.5 miles southwest of Downtown McKinney. Home to luxurious properties and

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Residents of Fort Worth, Texas, as well as people who are familiar with the city, will tell you the area is home to fantastic neighborhoods. Whether you’re looking for a beginner home, a quiet, country club oasis or something close to the hustle and bustle of downtown, Fort Worth real estate is overflowing with options. Read on to discover the top five best neighborhoods to live in Fort Worth.

  1.     Arlington Heights

Located only 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth, Arlington Heights is a great neighborhood for families and single millennials. A few minutes away from the Cultural District, Arlington Heights residents have quick access to some of the best museums Fort Worth has to offer.

Much of the real estate comprises of

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Like any major city, Dallas is home to myriad lively, safe, and fun suburbs. What each person thinks are the important factors to consider when choosing somewhere to live varies from one individual to the next. But two of the most common factors that people consider are:

· School district - If schools are important to you, families with school-aged children will appreciate the multiple elementary, middle, and high schools that are part of the Dallas community.

· Location - A central location near major thoroughfares and airports allows frequent commuters easy access to business centers in Plano, Downtown Dallas, and Fort Worth. Quick access to dining, shopping, and kids' activities is a plus.

Without moving too far away from the hustle and bustle

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California has long been the dream destination for many. Picture miles of beautiful beaches, rolling hills, year-round warm weather, and that infamous laid-back attitude. It's hard to imagine that anyone would want to move from such a beautiful location.

The reality on the ground is that many Californians are trading this picturesque setting for other locations due to the exorbitant cost of living, high-income tax, and expensive real estate.

Whether pursuing better housing, a lower cost of living, or more employment opportunities, moving to Texas will give you the freedom of choice when it comes to living in the place that best suits your lifestyle. Read on to discover the top five benefits of relocating from California to Texas.

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A Municipal Utility District (MUD) refers to a political entity under the State of Texas that is given authorization by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Their responsibility includes providing water, drainage, sewage, as well as other services related to utility, provided that they are within the boundaries of the MUD.

Counties and cities within Texas have utilized MUDs for several decades already. These districts also assist developers and municipalities in funding utility projects, as well as developing residential areas. Understanding how MUDs work helps in maximizing the benefits that they offer.

What is the Nature of a MUD?

By nature, MUDs offer alternative financing methods that create limited, independent

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