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Price, making an offer, negotiating, filling out tons of paperwork – true, buying a home involves a lot of business and may be part financial expedition, but it’s important to keep in mind that you don’t want to “settle.” Most people purchase a home intending to stay in it for decades, even perhaps forever, so it’s important that you find your ideal home. At Team Nelson, our Flower Mound realtors know that purchasing a home doesn’t only involve business or financial decisions – it involves emotional decisions as well.

There are certain “truths” you should keep in mind when you search Dallas home listings.

Location, location, location. How many times have you heard this worn-out cliche? It’s still critical in your home search. The location of your home is nearly as important as the house itself; after all, you will be living there well into the future, maybe even forever. Is the location a place you will want to live 10 or even 20 years from now?

If it isn’t everything you want, don’t settle. When searching for a home, what is a necessity, what would be nice to have, and what do you not want at all? Create a checklist of all of those things you’re looking for in a home, such as number of bedrooms, open floor plan, walk-in closets, an elegant bath complete with sauna. When a home doesn’t meet all of your criteria, don’t waste your time looking at it. It’s easy to become emotionally attached to a house that doesn’t really meet your needs.

Keep searching for as long as it takes. “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings” should be your mantra when searching for a home. You may find a home in the ideal location with an amazing view from the living room windows, but the structure itself isn’t in such great shape construction-wise. Or, you’ve found your dream home, but learned that someone died in the home – and that bothers you. For some it would be no big deal, for others, the possibility of spirits is too much to endure. Countless people have found what they believed to be their “dream homes,” only to have their hopes dashed by unexpected surprises. Keep searching! The third time may be a charm.

For the most part, buying a home really is one huge business transaction – but as the old saying goes, “Home is where the heart is.” The search for a home can be stressful, tough, even exhausting. However, with the help of an experienced and compassionate Dallas real estate agent, it can be easier and less time consuming, as your agent will be familiar with all homes in the area, making it easy to choose the ones that meet your criteria from the start.

Need assistance locating the home of your dreams? Call the professionals at Team Nelson today.

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  • I bought a house first and then relied on them to sell. Not only did they save me $3800, they did so in a superior manner. You don't get one realtor when you hire them, you get a team. Gene and Andra were nothing short of awesome, very responsive and always representing my interests. Cannot understand why anyone would use anyone else when buying and selling a house.

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    Stephen Berger
    12/11/2017

    Johnny Meador made this purchase possible and was there EVERY step of the way. We couldn’t be more pleased with the service this individual provided. What a great member to have on your staff!!

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    xziv
    2/08/2020

    Excellent team! Not one complaint - home sold within 2 weeks. There team specializes in each part of the sale process - from initial consult, to offer from buyer, to closing negotiations - you will have an expert to handle each aspect.

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    6/20/2018
  • Tara sold my house before it even officially hit the market and for well over asking! She is very knowledgeable and happily answers all questions (even the hundreds of first time home buyer questions I had for her)! I would recommend Tara to anyone looking for a first class buying/selling...

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    chasing carlie
    7/23/2018

    Highly recommend Bill and his team. They are extremely knowledgeable and professional and the hardest working team in North Texas. Love how they use technology to showcase the homes. Would definitely use Bill and team in the future

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    Ed Mountain
    12/11/2018

    Bill and his entire team were amazing from start to finish. Honestly, I don't know when any of them ever slept! Everyone was very personable and responsive, and they definitely knew what they were doing. Highly recommend 100%!

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