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Home Buying in Melissa : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 8, 2015
Susie Kay answered:
It's always good to have a realtor on your side whenever you are purchasing or selling a property. If you are currently not represented then I would suggest that you hire a local realtor soon before any conversation and negotiation begin with the builder.

Take care,

Susie Kay, Realtor
Certified Home Stager & Senior Real Estate Specialist

United Real Estate Dallas
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Mon Aug 11, 2014
Amy Arey answered:
For future appreciation, I recommend focusing more-so on areas with exemplary-rated and sought-after school districts.

A "good investment" would depend upon many things--especially the individual's specific goals.

Feel free to contact me If I can be of further assistance.

-Amy S Arey, Realtor
Halo Group Realty, LLC
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Tue Dec 4, 2012
Sandy Setliff answered:
Welcome to Texas! (almost anyway) I agree with Bruce, having a job before you move is the ideal way to go. Depending on the industry of your experience that may or may not be possible as some employers prefer to work with local candidates only. In that case it would benefit you to move first. Start by targeting employers in your area of expertise and I can help you look for homes to lease nearby their offices. As Bruce mentioned, large dogs do complicate the rental situation, the lease listings can offer insight into number of dogs permitted.

Wishing you the best on your move! Let me know how I can help.

Sandy Setliff
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Sat Sep 1, 2012
Linda Lorenzo answered:
You have gotten some good answers here. I just closed a home that was a USDA loan and it went smoothly and took about 45 days to close. The key is to make sure you find a lender who knows the ins and outs of USDA loans, an experienced lender is key. Good luck to you. ... more
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Sun Apr 29, 2012
Lara O'keefe answered:
Hello Maryanda,

I have worked for builders in the Melissa area for several years and highly recommend the location. You get so much more house and features just a few minutes north of McKinney because the land is less expensive. The area is growing quickly and prices have no where to go but up. The time to invest in a community is in it's early growth as opposed to other local cities where the prices are already high as they build out.

Lara O'Keefe, CSP
Standard Pacific Homes
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Thu Sep 15, 2011
Paula Wright answered:
I have sold up in that subdivision and my client loves it. If you are concerned about the crime rate in that area and you have axhausted all these websites, call the Melissa Police Dept. They will tell you if you ask. Plus, you can ask them any other questions about the area.
The further north you go from the DFW metroplex the newer it is. You have that "down home feeling" and yet sophisticated in areas. I would be glad to help you with this if you will email me. Please let me know if you have found another agent to represent you.
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Sat Oct 3, 2009
Dallas Texas answered:
Read your HOA regulations detail what actions are taken against home owner who does not pay. Some have lost their homes.

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