Tammy Watson's Blog Posts

It Could Be Time To Build Your Dream Home

While today’s supply of homes for sale is still low, the number of newly built homes is increasing. If you’re ready to sell but have held off because you weren’t sure

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4 Tips To Prep For Your Home Sale This Fall

Even in a hot sellers’ market like today’s in which homes are selling so quickly, it’s still important to make a good first impression on potential buyers. Taking the time upfront to

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The Truth About Todays Buyer Demand

When it comes to the latest news in real estate, there are a lot of sensational headlines in the media. In times like this, when it can be hard to know what to believe, put your trust in the

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Why 2021 Is Still The Year To Sell Your House

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to sell your house, this is the time to think seriously about making a move. Fannie Mae’s recent Home Purchase Sentiment

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The Community And Economic Impacts Of A Home Sale

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, chances are you’re focusing on the many extraordinary ways it’ll change your life. What you may not realize is that decision impacts

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3 Hot Topics In The Housing Market Right Now

If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate (CRE) just

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Dont Wait To Sell Your House

We’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing market. High buyer demand paired with very few

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Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a

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In Todays Market Listing Prices Are Like An Auctions Reserve Price

For generations, the process of buying and selling a home never really changed. A homeowner would try to estimate the market value of their house, then tack on a little extra to give themselves some

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3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your HouseToday’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the&

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82338 Great Reasons To Buy A Home Today

The financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner.Most

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To Renovate Or Not To Renovate Before You Sell

When thinking about selling, homeowners often feel they need to get their house ready with some remodeling to make it more appealing to buyers. However, with so many buyers competing for

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5 Reasons To Sell Your Home This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the

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Where Have All The Houses Gone

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed

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What Record Low Housing Inventory Means For You

The real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021, with mortgage rates that are hovering at historic lows and forecasted by experts to remain favorable throughout the year. One challenge

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Is It Time To Upgrade Your Thermostat

Your thermostat plays an important role in keeping your home comfortable throughout the year. After all, the thermostat is the central hub for controlling the temperature you want to keep your home

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The Home Upgrades That Attracted Owners In 2020

2020 was a year of home renovations. As more homeowners spent time at home, they devoted themselves to sprucing up their nests. Kitchens, outdoor areas, and home office updates were all among

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45 Percent Of Consumers Say They Would Move If Bosses Continue To Allow Remote Work

The work-from-home trend may be translating into a need-a-new-home trend. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted more people to work remotely, and as more people hunker down at home, they’re looking

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Checking Your Furnace For Winter

When the last of the brightly colored leaves cling tightly to otherwise bare trees, you know that winter is coming. It’s a sad state of affairs, but happens every year, just like clockwork. The

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Virtually Tour Our Listings

Whether you're in the market for a home right now, or just enjoy browsing while you stay safely at home, we've made it easy to view and tour our listings!  If you are in the market,

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3 Things Buyers Can Do To Compete In A Sellers Market

National Association of REALTORS® Chief Economist Lawrence Yun has predicted this will be one of the best winter sales years ever. Learn what you can do as a buyer to make sure your offers are

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The Home Mortgage Refinance Process

When rates are low, it can seem like the ideal time to refinance your mortgage. After all, who doesn’t like a lower interest rate? There are lots of good reasons to refinance your mortgage,

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Dealing With Foundation Erosion

Erosion can be a big problem for homeowners, even if you don’t live in an area that sees frequent flooding or other causes of large-scale erosion. As soil erodes from around your foundation, it

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Homes Are Going Under Contract In Record Time

Contract signings posted another big jump in July, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Thursday. This marks three consecutive months of growth as markets continue to roar back after

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Accentuate The Positives

Your home’s a looker, so why aren’t you doing all you can to point all the attention at its best features? Maybe you’re afraid that drawing so much attention to the details will leave your

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Why Choose GroupWatson

When you’re preparing for a home sale or purchase, one of the most important pieces of the puzzle is who will be representing you and your best interests. Here are some key things to consider, and

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Celebrating Dads

Father’s Day began in 1910, after the loving daughter of a veteran and widower campaigned for a special day to honor dads. But what inspired young Sonora Smart Dodd to devote her life to making

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Spring Storm Season Safety

It’s springtime in Texas. Mother nature shows off her best weather this time of year, with lots of sunshine and mild temperatures. She also shows off her worst from time to time, with severe

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What You Need To Know About Cleaning For Coronavirus

  There has been a significant amount of concern raised recently about COVID-19, a relatively recently discovered disease caused by a type of virus known as a coronavirus. A lot is still

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What To Consider Before Buying A Vacation Home

Is there a spot that you visit so often you’d like to purchase property? Or are you thinking of buying a vacation home that you will rent out when you’re not staying there? Whatever your

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2020 State Of The Market

There’s a question we’re asked over and over… How’s the market? Whether you own or rent your home, you are participating in your local real estate market. Homeowners should always be

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The Selling Process

    The process of selling a home involves several steps, each with its own set of unique obstacles. We’ve broken down each to help you understand the basics, whether you’ve sold

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Buying A Short Sale Home

One of the greatest myths in the world of real estate is that buying a home that’s in a pre-foreclosure state, or one that has already been foreclosed upon, will get you the very best deal.

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Reviews And Testimonials

Did You Know?Over 70% of our business comes from clients who are repeat and/or referral customers. We believe word-of-mouth advertising is what consumers trust the most when deciding who they will

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Spruce Up Your House For Holiday Hosting

The holiday season is one of the most-traveled periods of the entire year. People drive and fly across the country or around the world to visit friends and loved ones. It’s wonderful to have those

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Video Doorbells And Privacy Maintaining A Balance

Advancing technology has played a large part in improving home security in recent years. This is due, in part, to the rising popularity of the Internet of Things, or IoT; these “Things” are

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What Is A NonOccupying CoBorrower

If you’re worried about whether you can get a loan on your own, having a co-borrower can take a lot of the stress off. Because there are two people applying for the loan, the lender has a lot more

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Care And Feeding Of Brick Siding

Having brick siding installed on your house gives it a classic look. Unfortunately, a lot of people view brick as an install-it-and-forget-it option and allow that look to deteriorate over time.

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Information About Brokerage Services And Consumer Notice

These notices are required by the Texas Real Estate Commission. Please contact us with any.

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Weeds Wildflowers Or Invasive Plants

If you have plants popping up in your yard that you didn’t plant, your first instinct may be that it’s a weed. You very well might be right; after all, what are weeds except for unwanted plants?

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First Day Of Classes

Did your summer plans involve a new home before the next school year begins? Many families plan their moves around school schedules, so summer is a popular time to buy and sell homes. If you're

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Summer Home Maintenance

To celebrate the first official day of summer, we’ve compiled some tips to your home get through a long, hot summer without losing your cool.          

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What Can Smart Switches And Light Plugs Do For Your Home

“Siri, how much water did I drink today?”“Alexa, what’s on TV tonight?”“Google, turn off the lights!”You know the drill. We’re all starting to talk to ourselves under the guise of

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Top Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s officially spring again, everybody and their great aunt Erma are abuzz with cleaning and organizing advice. We’re not sheep at HomeKeepr, but we figured it was important to throw our voice

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The Best Week Of The Year To Put Your House On The Market Is

Contact a GroupWatsonAgent TODAY for Professional Advice & Expert Direction.Call or Email for a Pre-Market Consultation! 972.370.1775|BuyOrSell@GroupWatson.comThe Best Week Of The Year To Put Your

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Planning Your Landscape

               We’ve all heard the expression “April showers bring May flowers,” but a little prep work helps, too. Spring

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State Of The Real Estate Market

There has been a lot of talk lately about the changes in the Dallas area real estate market. A good bit of that talk has been from people outside of the real estate industry, like news reporters and

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Smart Goal Setting

                As we celebrate the new year and settle back into the post-holiday routines, many of us will be declaring

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DFW Holiday Events

· 11/30 5 PM: Denton Holiday Lighting Festival Denton Town Square, Denton· 11/30 5 PM: Colleyville’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Colleyville City Hall, Colleyville· 11/30 5 PM- 10 PM:

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Early Voting Locations

                All elections are important! Choosing the most qualified person to represent your best interests at each

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Make Your Home Stand Out To Buyers

                With inventory increasing, buyers will have more options to choose from when searching for their next home.

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Our Shifting Market

                If you have been thinking that signs are staying in yards a little longer this year than they have for the

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GroupWatson Named D Magazine Best Real Estate Agents Top Producers For 2018

    GroupWatson once again has been named on D Magazine’s Best Real Estate Agents in Dallas list. Agents are nominated for this prestigious list by recent homebuyers, D

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Summer Fun In DFW

                In honor of the first official day of summer, we’ve listed ideas to keep you or your family entertained.

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GroupWatson Vs The Competition

                Not every real estate agent is the same. We all have unique experiences that we bring to the table and

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Whats Coming Up In The Colony

Restaurants Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill – Coming in 2019 to the Grandscape development (where Nebraska Furniture Mart and Lava Cantina are currently located) Akira Back – Coming in 2018,

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Preparing For Your Spring Sale

                                Spring has

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7 THINGS THAT CAN GO WRONG WHEN YOU HIRE THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT

FACT: Buying a home is the biggest investment you'll likely ever make, and it has all sorts of implications for your personal and financial future. This is why it's so important to work with the

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New Report Shows That 61 Percent Of First Time Buyers Made A Down Payment Of 6 Percent Or Less

One of the biggest hurdles that potential buyers have to overcome on the road to homeownership is saving for a down payment. Traditionally, you needed a 20% down payment in order to secure a loan

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Reasons Why Real Estate Agents Ask You If You Are Pre Approved

Have you ever walked into an open house or called a real estate agent about a listing, and within minutes, they’re asking you if you are “pre-approved” for a mortgage?If you haven’t, then

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Tips For Buying A Home From A Distance

Chances are, if you're looking for a new home, you're ready for a change of scenery.  While that might mean just a new property or a new neighborhood, for many potential home buyers, that

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Do Old Property Reports Have To Be Disclosed

Any real estate transaction contains lots of paperwork, much of which are disclosures. A “disclosure” is a fact about a property. A property seller has an affirmative duty to disclose

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Home Trends That Will Be Hot In 2018

Whether your home is due for a decor update or you simply prefer to keep up with the latest interior design styles, experts have revealed the decorating trends that will dominate 2018. If you’re

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Know These Details Before You Do Any Home Improvements

When you do any home improvement, you probably figure it's also going to improve the value of your home.  It most likely will improve the value, but probably not as much as it

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Is An Investment Property Right For You

When thinking about investments and retirement goals, many people think about owning rental properties. After all, they pay for themselves, right? They can be excellent additions to a savings and

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