January 2016

There are 2 blog entries for January 2016.

2015 was a very interesting year in Real Estate in 46 areas in and around Dallas. I know it was for "The DeBerry Team". I listed and sold over 92 homes this past year. Yes, that's right 92. My buyers agents closed another 67 transactions for a total of 159 closed transactions. I am not counting the leases we did since we don't usually that is not a primary business. I am very proud of how our team performed this year.

The market was very interesting because the dollar volume of real estate transactions went up considerably this past year from approximately 13,870,149,199.00 to 15,347,720,080.00, approximately a 10.7% increase in the sales volume this past year based on the 46 areas. Median Home Prices were up 7.3% however home sales or units sold were

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Over the past 40 years I have sold thousands of homes. No not one, not 50, not hundreds, but thousands. During this period of time I have sold in markets with low interest rates and extremely high interest rates and everything in between. I have sold in both buyers and seller markets over many years. So why does this matter? First, I do have a unique perspective of the market, buyers intentions, and of changing home values and the reasons for them. This all plays into how I formulate a value that will set the best price for my sellers home and that will attract the most possible amount of buyers for their property. I am one of the few Realtors that actually walks through a home before I do a listing presentation so that I can take notes on the condition,

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