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Open House July 1st
OPEN  HOUSE SUNDAY JULY 1ST 2-4 PMUPDATED THROUGHOUT! New Roof & Gutters, New Fence, New Paint, New Cabinets, New Backsplash, New Master Bath Shower Tile, New Faucets & Hardwa...

PERSONALS Great Home Looking For A Great Owner
Great home looking for a great owner! Can be male or female...doesn't matter...kids or no kids...pets or no pets... Easy to get along with, just asking for your love and undivided ...

Richardson ISD Lake Highlands 75238 With A Pool
Located in the Caribbean Estates of Lake Highlands in 75238, sits a home ready for you! Located in Richardson ISD, but in a great location for access to the city, highways, and any...

VIDEO Relaxed Conversation With JB And Summer G
Here's another relaxed conversation with JB and Summer G., where we explore the importance of knowing your numbers when beginning your home buying process. We'd love to talk w...

SWEET Beautiful Move In Ready Home In Keller ISD Ready For You To Move Right In
Wonderful landscaping enhances the terrific curb appeal of this impeccably maintained, light and bright 1-story home located in Keller ISD! The inviting open floor plan features a ...

Tree Trimming By The Pros
I recently had the pleasure of doing business with the awesome team at Dallas Tree Surgeons.We have two pretty large and old mulberry trees in our backyard. A lot of old spots in t...

BOLO For Realty Fraud
There are so many ways to search for your next place to live: Zillow, Realtor.com, RedFin, Craigslist even driving around neighborhoods you like. The list goes on and on!Now, more ...

WYLIE TX BEAUTIFUL AND AFFORDABLE 1800 PLUS SQ FT FOR 235K MOVE RIGHT IN
JUST LISTED!! Stunning Home in Quiet Subdivision of Birmingham Farms!Situated in the family friendly neighborhood of Birmingham Farms, this move in ready home boasts fresh paint, S...

Denton TX Beautiful AND Affordable 2100 Plus Sq Ft For 233K Move Right In
This one is JUST LISTED and will sell quickly! Over 2,100 square feet of move-in ready beauty with easy access to I-35 in Denton, Texas. Three large bedrooms (Master is on the main...

5 Questions With An Expert Lender
Being able to ask a few questions of an expert is a great way to gain some knowledge. I had a short conversation with Ben Keller who works with the Brooks Kelly Team at Homebr...

Think Real Estate Sales Slow Down In January Think Again
Hey All!If you think Real Estate sales slowed down this month, think again! In January we had one of our listings go live and go under contract in a matter of a coup...

DIY Garage Door Insulation
It's that time of year! To remember all the projects you meant to do, but only remember once it's too cold outside! I do it too!A Quick DIY project, that can easily be done inside ...

New To The Market Location Is Everything 3 Br 2 Bath And A Pool 241500
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Security Cameras For Your Home
Who broke the lamp in the living room? What ate my flowers? When the heck did that happen? What does my dog or cat do when I'm not home???If you've asked these questions, maybe it'...

Luxury Town House In Grand Prairie TX
Take a virtual tour of this beautiful Mediterranean town house in Grand Prairie.  3 bedrooms, 3 bath, 2 car garage, almost new and priced at $267khttp://apps2.shoot2sell....

Down Payment Assistance Is Everywhere Heres How To Find A Program Near You
How does $12,000 sound?If you think down payment assistance is a scarce commodity, you’re wrong. You’re also not alone. A NeighborWorks America survey found that 70 percent of ...

Smart Sprinklers For A Smarthome
You've probably driven past a home on a rainy day and you saw someone's sprinklers running while it's raining, right? What a waste!On the other hand, the forecast shows rain and yo...

THREE Beautiful Homes In Plano TX Available Right NOW Collin County
We have these THREE beautiful homes available right NOW in Plano Texas starting at $340K! All details available here: http://bit.ly/3planohomes or call 972-863-1034....

Smart Home Lighting
We've all been there...  You just crawled into bed, but you don't really want to get up to turn off that light in the living room, or the one that's 3 feet out of your reach?&...

Open House This Sunday
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Smart Home Thermostats
The weather is constantly changing in North Texas, and sometimes hard to predict. Was it 25 degrees cooler when you left the house? Or 25 degrees warmer? There's easy ways to contr...

JUST LISTED 1950s Charmer In Fort Worth TX For UNDER 125K Move Right In 76112
Looking for adorable, affordable, AND move-in ready? You JUST found it! This 3-bedroom 1950's charmer in Fort Worth TX simply sparkles and is priced at just $119,500! Res...

JUST LISTED Stunning Home In Quiet Subdivision Of Willow Bend
 Are you or yourclients looking for a stunning home nestled in a quiet subdivision of WillowBend? This perfectlylocated home, within minutes of one of the most active shopping...

Where To Start For A Smart Home
Do you want to create a smart home? There are a lot of ways to do this, and it can take some careful planning. You can get as serious as you like, or keep it simple and casual as w...

Homeownership One Of The Best Forms Of Savings
Your best investment opportunity won’t fit into a safety deposit box, but you can live in it!Start with this amazing home in Carrollton, Texashttp://bit.ly/2qIap5s...

First Time Home Buyer Step 5
Congratulations! Your offer was accepted on your future home! What now?As a buyer, there's many protections in place to save you from getting a home that's not worth it; your optio...

Live The LIFE In This Dallas Townhome Just Steps From Lowest Greenville In 75206
Live the LIFE! Location! Enjoy 3 BR + 3 baths in this absolutely gorgeous 3-level townhome about 1 block from lowest Greenville. Quick walk to HG SPLY, Trader Joe's, and tons of re...

Great Home In Carrollton TX Under 300k With A Buyers Bonus
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JUST LISTED For UNDER 200K In Burleson TX And It Is Beautiful And Charming
Well-appointed 1-story home in Mountain Valley Lake neighborhood in Burleson, TX offers tremendous curb appeal, covered porch, and designer touches at every turn. Ou...

New Price 271900 Carrollton TX Huge Rooms Pool And Hot TubDouble Pane Windows Remodeled Bathrooms An
Refresh yourself in the sparkling pool, or relax in the hot tub after a long day. Great floor plan with lots of room to spread out! Awesome curb appeal, large trees wel...

Open House This Sunday June 4 2017
Open house this Sunday June 4 2017 from 2 pm - 4 pm. Come check out this beautiful home in this wonderful neighborhood in Carrollton TX. This pool looks inviting for...

First Time Home Buyer Step 4
So, you and your agent found THE home, YOUR home! What now? It's time to make an offer!In this competitive market, it's hard to know how to rise to the top of all the buyers l...

Going Live This Week In Carrollton TX
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Financial Planning 4 Reasons To Buy A Home Today
Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. Howeve...

Selling Your Home And Curb Appeal
We all remember that one house, as a kid, that had all the overgrown bushes and vines growing on the walls and the porch light had burned out some time in the 50s? I remember cross...

Low Inventory High Demand
In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise.SUPPLYThe National A...

JUST LISTED Cutie In Lake Highlands Dallas TX Is Calling Your Name 75238
Here it IS! Totally move-in ready in Lake Highlands' superb L-streets neighborhood, this 1,700+ sq ft gem has already been updated for YOU while retaining so much of the original c...

First Time Home Buyer Step 3
So you've found an agent (Step 1), and have been pre-qualified (Step 2). Now what? Well, very few people would buy a car without driving it. Would you buy a home without seein...

First Time Home Buyer Step 2
Do you have the perfect home in mind, but you're not sure how much it will cost? While it's not the flashiest or most fun part of buying a home, your budget is probably o...

First Time Home Buyer Step 1
Are you in the market to buy a new home? Have you never done this before? Are you not quite sure how it all works, where to start, or how much it costs? All of these questions...

COMING SOON In Collin County This Just Finished Custom Home On 5 Acres In Farmersville TX
Wow wow wow! COMING SOON! Bring your family (and horses if you like), and head to this beautiful custom home on FIVE ACRES in Collin County TX (Farmersville)! Space for everyone wi...

Adorable North Fort Worth TX 2 Bedroom Dollhouse Just Listed In 76137 At Under 125K
Looking for adorable? Well, your search just ended! Check this beautiful updated 2-bedroom dollhouse in North Fort Worth - Keller ISD! Granite kitchen with recent SS appliance...

See This Sweet Outdoor Oasis Which Stuns Home Shoppers In Dallas Near Love Field 75209 TX
Check our stunningly beautiful new Dallas Texas listing. This backyard oasis (with amazing pool and patio) - - it's no joke! OPEN HOUSE Sun, Feb 19th from 2p to 4p. All p...

Great Ice Cream At Lake Highlands Creamery Dallas TX 75238
Tucked away in Lakeridge Village at Audelia and Walnut Hill, sharing an entrance with Atomic Pies, is Lake Highlands Creamery. If this place doesn't give you a sense of community, ...

Hey Looking For JUST LISTED Homes In Dallas TX With A Swimming Pool
Hey! Looking for JUST LISTED homes in #Dallas Texas with a swimming pool?! Click here: https://goo.gl/9WQ5pnQuestions? Give us a call at: 972-863-1034. Have a G...

A Year Later We Are Still Rockin North Texas And Dallas Fort Worth TX Area With Real Estate
Well, it's already our 1-year anniversary here at JB Real Estate Group, and WOW - these amazing agents blanket the entire N. #Texas region (including Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano - th...

Receiving A Tax Refund Consider Using It For A Down Payment
Coming up with a down payment and closing costs to buy a new home can be a struggle for many first time home buyers. Most mortgage programs require that the money to be used should...

Use Your Tax Refund For A Down Payment On Your New Home
Getting a Tax Refund? Consider Using It for Your Down PaymentWhile most people dread tax time, if you are getting a refund, this time of year can seem almost as rewarding as end-of...

Free Money For Home Purchases In Texas
Watch this video for instant access to down payment assistance programs.Unable to display content. Adobe Flash is required....

Beautiful Spacious Home In Plano TX Is Ready For New Owners And It Sparkles Too
Hello, everyone! This beautiful, spacious home in Plano Texas is calling-out for new owners to move in and enjoy it every single day! All photos and details here:&nb...

Down Payment Assistance Available Now
Down Payment Assistance Grants Now Available in TexasIs one of your new year resolutions to purchase a new home, but you are having problems saving money for the down payment? &nbs...

If You Think Bargain Homes In N Texas Are A Thing Of The Past Read THIS
What? Yes, the market in N. Texas is strong, but there ARE still some awesome Reduced, Foreclosure, and Short Sale listings available. Bookmark this link, and you can see the lates...

5 Tips On How To Prepare To Buy A Home
Find a trusted partner.It’s absolutely vital that you find a real estate professional who understands your goals and who is ready and able to guide you through the home buying ...

Time For The Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo
Don't forget! Its Stock Show time in Fort Worth. Mark your calendars starting this Friday, January 13 through February 4. Get info and rodeo tickets at fwssr.com  and get read...

Evaluating An Offer Is An Art
Once we have marketed your Tarrant County home successfully, there follows the delightful interlude during which the eager buyer awaits your response to his or her offer. It will b...

Sweet Pad For Just 150K So You Had Better HURRY
Remodeled, adorable home with hardwood floors and molding thru out. Open dining area and kitchen with ss appliances, granite, island and 5 burner stove. New bath fixtures, ceiling ...

New Years Resolutions That Include Real Estate ToDos
For most Tarrant County celebrants, the holiday season hasn’t been a single non-stop flurry of activities (even though that’s what sticks in our memories). In fact, the holiday...

Is Buying A House In Tarrant County Getting Easier
Buying a house should be getting easier.For most people who are looking into buying a house in Tarrant County for the first time, the two greatest obstacles appear to be financial,...

New Years Predictions For Steady Real Estate Market In 2017
It’s that time again: the annual look at whether there is a convincing consensus among real estate experts for what to expect in the coming year. Tarrant County homeowners and po...

Start 2017 Off Right List Your House For Sale
Now that we've entered the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is the year that they will sell their current house and move into their dream home. M...

MidCentury Property In TCU Area Of Fort Worth TX For SALE Under 420K
Lovely spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath 1952 model rambler within minutes to the TCU stadium and BlueBonnet traffic circle. Tons of square footage for your large family with perfect dist...

Sell Your Home Fast With These Top Tips
Top 5 Tips to Selling Your Home the Fastest:GET A FREE CMA for your home and neighborhood:  Review the comparable homes that sold, expired and are active before you set your l...

203 Driftwood Place
$255,000 Single Family 4 Beds, ...

Hey Think You Cant Buy A Condo Or Townhouse In Dallas Under 500K Anymore Think Again
Hey! Think you can't buy a sweet condo in ...

Top 5 Tips To Sell Your Home Fast
Do you want to know the fastest way to sell a home in Dallas County?Top 5 Tips to Selling Your Home the Fastest:GET A FREE CMA for Dallas County and your neighborhood:  Review...

Historic Property In Walkable Lakewood Area Of Dallas TX For LEASE Under 1500 Per Month In 75214 2 B
Charming spacious upstairs unit in beautiful historic property. Superb walkable location! Gleaming hardwoods, adorable fireplace, 2 large bedrooms, real dining room PLUS a breakfas...

Need Money To Purchase A Home
 Match Savings ProductsSpecific organizations will reward you for savings toward financial goals such as buying a home. Once you sign up, you put at least $25 every ...

Find Out Your Homes Value Today
Lately there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. In some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the...

Down Payment Assistance Is Available
Do you want to buy a home, but think you can't afford it? There is a 1% down program that you will want to take advantage of. Guaranteed Rate will “grant” the buyers ...

8 Ways To Improve Your Credit
Check for errors in your credit report.Thanks to an act of Congress, you can download one free credit report each year at annualcreditreport.com. If you find any errors, correct th...

Lot For Sale Build Your Next Home In Coppell Texas And Walk To Elementary School 75019
Build your next home on this beautiful wooded lot that is almost a quarter acre in Coppell, TX 75019! Easy walk to elementary school. No HOA. New construction homes price...

Are You A Millennial Buying A Home
Millennials are now major players in the home buying arena, according to the recent Home Buyer and Generational Trends report released by the National Association of Realtors:1. Mi...

WOW Just Listed In N Fort Worth With Diving Pool And Almost 3000 Sq Ft 76137
Ready for WOW? One-owner beauty is calling your name! Big diving pool, 4 bedrooms (Master down), 3 full baths, 2 half baths, 2 LA, PLUS study. Granite kitchen open to LR w. firepla...

Are You Wondering If Now Is The Best Time To Sell
There may several questions you're asking yourself like - Should I lease my home to tenants, should I sell now or should I wait.  Click here to Request your Free eGu...

New Home Sales Near 10Year High
DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2016New-home sales in July jumped to the highest level in nearly a decade, with sales of new single-family homes climbing 12.4 percen...

Whether You Rent Or Buy Youre Paying A Mortgage
Whether You Rent or Buy, You’re Paying a MortgageThere are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Every...

Beautiful AND Affordable Move In Ready Home In Hurst Texas Awaits YOU To Move Right In 76053 TX
Wow! Curb appeal! Awesome home in convenient mid-cities location is ready for you! Recent updates: paint, carpet, appliances (incl. Fridge), both bathrooms, lighting, ceiling fans,...

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What Renovations Should I Consider For My Home
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Tips For First Time Home Buyers
If you are currently in the market for your first home, you probably have lots of questions. You are about to be making an important decision for your future, a great investment ...

Rent VS Buy
Are you tired of your apartment? Are they constantly raising your rent prices? I know in today's economy they definitely are not lowering them. There are many pro's and con's to ...

Avoid The High Cost Of Wear And Tear In Your Home
Avoid the High Cost of Wear and TearWhen it comes to keeping your home’s surfaces, systems and appliances, there are a number of things you can do yourself throughout the year...

Just Listed Frisco Ranch Little Elm TX
Come see this lovely Move in Ready  home in Frisco Ranch. This house was built by Pulte in 2012 and still looks like the model.  1958 square feet. Ope...

10 Commandments For Buying A Home
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Denton Home Shoppers Check Out Our Latest Listing In 76208 TX
OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, July 10, 2016 from noon to 2 pm! Don't miss this stunning #JBREG listing brought to you by Cindy Meza, agent extraordinaire!  :-)Gorgeous 5 Bed, 4 Bath i...

JUST LISTED Superb Custom Home With Over 4700 Sq Ft In Prosper TX 75078
JUST LISTED! Beautiful and ready for YOU to call home! Check out JB Real Estate Group's latest listing! This one is brought to you by our Agent Extraordinaire, Niki Hammond.Im...

OPEN HOUSE In Plano Sat June 25th At This Immaculate 4 Bed 4 Bath Home With Sparkling POOL In 75025
Get ready to tour this immaculate Plano, Texas home with room for everyone! With almost 3,000 square feet of living space, this pad features 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and a spa...

20 Beautiful Acres Wants YOU To Call It Home Near Cleburne In Johnson County TX
Do you have a dream of owning land? A dream of owning your very own little piece of heaven right here on earth? Well here it is!Come see the beautiful topography on this heavily tr...

The Booming Hwy 380
It is incredible how much growth the Northern DFW Counties have experienced within the last year. Especially the counties aligned along the 380 Corridor; from new sh...

Do I Need A REALTOR If I Buy A New Construction Home
If you have been recently captivated by the immense amount of New Construction Homes in the DFW, you might have wondered what the process is to purchase one of ...

Renovations That Have The Best Resale Value
Selling season is HERE! And the question that I get the most from my clients who are ready to sell is, "Cindy, what can we do to our property that will have the best rate of return...

New Construction Homes In Denton County Under 200k
Are you having trouble finding new homes under 200k? You are not going to believe this but yesterday I took a tour and visited a few sites within Denton County and found that ...

Benefits Of Going With A New Construction Home
Benefits of Going with a New Construction Home in Today's MarketWith rising home prices in the DFW Metroplex it is no wonder why as a buyer, you might start considering &...

Sleek Modern Pad Is Calling YOUR Name Near Downtown And Uptown Dallas TX In 75204
Stunning and sleek, yet ever-so-inviting - check out JB's latest listing in Dallas!   Step into an entertainer's dream situated for quick access to everything downtown, uptown...

Gorgeous Ranch Style Home In Northlake Tx
Beautiful 4 bed, 2 bath 2493 sqft property in Northlake, Tx.  Offering an open concept layout all in a 1-story all brick ranch style home on over one acre with lots ...

Move In Ready North Texas Home For About 100K And You Had Better HURRY
JUST LISTED in Irving, TX 75061, and it won't last long! Come and see this exceptionally remodeled and move-in ready home. Lots of upgrades which include: tile floor...

VIDEO Keys To Success In Selling Your Home Part 3 Of 3 With JB
Well, the Texas RANGERS are already playing baseball, so we KNOW that Spring has sprung! With Spring comes a STRONG home buying and selling market.Wondering how to be successf...

Streetcar Expanding Hours Of Service To Oak Cliff And Bishop Arts District Of Dallas 75208 DART
Did you hear? Beginning in Feb 2016, the DART streetcar to Oak Cliff from Union Station in Dallas will continue its trips departing every 30 minutes, but service will sta...

Video Keys To Success In Selling Your Home Part 2 Of 3 Dallas Fort Worth TX
The video series continues! I'm super-pumped to share my tips, insight, and expertise with all of you. Here is part 2 of 3 of Keys to Success in Selling Your Ho...

Epiphany For Men In Bishop Arts District Dallas TX 75208
Hey Guys! Check out Epiphany for Men in Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff Dallas 75208. This men's boutique offers Dallas guys everything from casual staples to your favo...

Feb Newsletter Is Out
What's up? Check out JB's monthly newsletter to find out! You'll find cool area happenings, crazy pics, useful info., and maybe some delicious treats! Be sure to mark your cal...

Another Super Happy Client Is Settling In To Her New Digs In Oak Cliff Dallas TX 75211 75208 75224
The damp dreary day didn't dampen her spirits one bit! Congratulations, Jen - your new place in ‪Oak Cliff just in time for the new year absolutely rocks! It was such a...

Our NEXT Stunning Listing Just Hit The Market In Dallas Near Trader Joes In Lower Greenville 75206
Our NEXT stunning listing just hit the market in Dallas - 75206 - Lower Greenville luxury living for less than $450K! Private 2-car garage, 3 living areas, 2 dining, 3 bedrooms, 2....

Blink And It Will GONE
We JUST LISTED this one, and if you blink...it'll be gone! This move-in ready 3/2/2 home in S. Fort Worth absolutely sparkles with recent flooring and interior paint! The price? Un...

Q What Do You Need From Your REALTOR In The 21st Century
Q: What do you need from your REALTOR in the 21st century? A: The knowledgeable neighborhood expert who will guide you through the boggling maze to successfully sell or buy your Da...

All Of This For An Affordable 212K
You asked for it! Beautifully re-done modern condo in the heart of everything in Oak Lawn! Walk to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife. Check out the new kitchen! Has two full bat...

Eight Home Improvement Projects To Boost Your Home Value According To Consumer Reports March 2016
My team and I are ALWAYS on the lookout for great insight to provide our clients when they ask for advice on how to improve the market value of their home. A Consumer Reports March...

SUPER PUMPED About This NEXT Awesome Listing In PLANO
SUPER-PUMPED about this NEXT awesome listing in PLANO. Super location, 1-story with 3,400+ sq ft situated around a great patio and pool area! It's an awesome custom home that's pri...

VIDEO Keys To Success In Selling Your Home Part 1 Of 3
As you might imagine, I'm super-pumped about our Video Series, "Keys to Success in Selling your Home"!!  Check out these awesome tips and tricks to help YOU maximize...


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