Keith Laursen - Realtor - Van Alstyne,TX

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Listing Your Home For Sale? MLS Photo Pet Peeves

Listing Your Home For Sale? MLS Photo Pet Peeves<p>Updated Nov 30, 2013<p>vanalstynehomes.com<p>Use Evernote to create, collect, and share everything that …

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MLS Listing Photo Peeves

Is your toilet the best feature of your house? A well-known Phoenix broker, Jay Thompson has written about how ridiculous it is for agents to take …

9 Things About Moving to Van Alstyne - You tell me #10!

1) It’s windy here.<p>2) The water is so soft you will think you still have soap in your hair after rinsing.<p>3) Within the city limits you may not have …

Cows

Van Alstyne Texas Halloween Scarecrows

Where is my property line?

The only real way to know where your property lines are is to have a survey. Not only will a survey show your property boundaries, it should detail …

Seller's Temporary Lease - What You Need To Know

The Seller’s Temporary Lease – When is it used, for how long and what can go wrong? The Seller’s temporary lease is used when a seller needs more …

Failure to Communicate - Why The Realtor Didn't Return Your Call

<b>Real Estate Communication Breakdowns</b><p>Have you ever called a Realtor and your call was not returned promptly or at all? What we have here is the …

Open House Safety

I am not a big fan of open houses but some clients expect them. Normal scheduled showings are recorded by agents, showing services, lockbox key codes …

I Can Do That Myself!

I was recently called about scheduling a showing for a Van Alstyne real estate listing. I had to inform the potential buyer that it had been sold. …

Real Estate

Cash Is King In Van Alstyne Real Estate

Everyone likes cash and a cash offer for Van Alstyne real estate could be your key to getting your offer accepted quickly. Consider the following …

Van Alstyne Realtor Stands Out With Appaloosas

<b>Keith Laursen – Fathom Realty</b><p>P.O. Box 1059<p>Van Alstyne,TX 75495<p>469-233-1234<p>About Me: Social Bio<p>I am a Fathom Realty Realtor specializing in town and …

Real Estate

Back On Market - Why Some Sales Don't Close

Have you ever wondered why a property didn’t close and shows on MLS as back on market? There can be numerous reasons but these are a few of the more …

Home Sale Negotiated Repairs - What You Need To Know

One of the fun parts about buying or selling a home is addressing needed repairs, who will do them, when will they be done, how will they be done or …

Tract Home For Sale? Make it Stand Out!

If you have a tract home for sale it’s important to make it stand out in your potential buyers mind. This is an example of an inexpensive kitchen …

Limited Service Listing - Good Or Bad Idea?

Upside Down Room<p>Is a Limited Service Listing a good idea? The old adage that you get what you pay for truly applies here.<p><b>Notice The Upside Down MLS</b> …

Van Alstyne,TX - Centrally Located to DFW, 7 Lakes,Casinos

We are in the middle of everything with 7 major lakes, DFW airport, Downtown Dallas and two Casinos within a little over an hour or less. Until …

Learn How Home Showings Like Your First Date?

<b>Home Showings Are First Date Impressions</b><p>Think of every home showing as a first date. Someone is coming to your home for the first time, they don’t …

Home Buying Tips

<b>Buying A House? Get An Inspection!</b><p>After you have spent thousands in down payment & closing costs it’s easy to want to save a few bucks by foregoing …

Farm To Market Roads and Country Road Etiquette

Moving from the city? Wondering what a FM (Farm To Market) road is? Most people moving to the country don’t give that FM road sign a second thought. …

Van Alstyne Area Equestrian Events,Organizations & Riding

Many areas in and close to Van Alstyne are suitable for equestrian homes and there are a variety of activities that you and your horse can …

What My Clients Say - Testimonials Of My Service

<b>Speaking Of Keith</b><p><b>Tim & Melessa B. – Sherman,TX</b><p>Keith is highly educated in the business and researches every detail, and also uses the most updated …

Van Alstyne Hardware Store

Pre-Big Box Store<p>If you are thinking of moving to Van Alstyne or fixing up you home for sale, sooner or later you will end up at the Van Alstyne …

Home Inspection Surprise

If you are buying or selling a home you should have your home thoroughly inspected. Even if you are not in the real estate market, it’s the time of …

We Can Always Come Down!

Photo – www.House-Crazy.com<p>It is extremely important to price your home right from the beginning. Thinking you need room to negotiate or “we can …

22 Reasons To Sell Your Home

www.greatfamilyhome.com<p>One of the frequent questions asked is why someone is selling their home? This sign illustrates one reason, a spouse ran off …

Is Your Van Alstyne Home Safe? Get a Grayson County Safe Room Rebate!

You have a place to go when the weather alert radio goes off!<p>Underground safe rooms work great for wine storage.<p>Two similar homes for sale? – The …

Buying Van Alstyne Land - Don't Get Rolled With Rollback Taxes

<b>Change Of Land Use Can Trigger Rollback Taxes</b><p>If you change what you use land for, you could be subject to five years of rollback taxes + 7% interest. …

Earnest Money - What you need to know

What is earnest money, how much is required, how do you get it back and are there any alternatives? Learn how it is used when purchasing Texas …