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Congratulations!  You have decided to buy a house. Now What???   For most home buyers, the first step is to start searching on-line for a house that you like....but how do you know what you want in a home?  How do you know what you need?  What is your "wish list" of items?  Before you drive all o...
Texas Recycles Day I didn't even know we had a "Texas Recycles Day" - but I'm happy to hear about it!  It's a 1-stop drop off event.  What a great time to clean out the garage, or clean out the closets.   Saturday November 15, 2014 from 9am-12n you can drop your items at Chase Oaks Church located...
Congratulations!  You have decided to buy a house. Now What???   For most home buyers, the first step is to start searching on-line for a house that you like.  Then they drive all over town looking at neighborhoods and call a bunch of different real estate agents that have various houses listed f...
Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.  This is a time to honor those who have served our country regardless of when that was.  The difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day is that today we celbrate the service of all veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of re...
New Construction homes in Plano Texas While most of the city is built out, there are still a few places in Plano for home builders to build brand new homes.  The housing boom in Plano Texas really started in the mid-1970s, and then continued at a rapid pace until the late-1990s.  While we were st...
Plano Balloon Festival 2014 Each year, Plano Texas becomes the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Texas!  No surprise this year that a great event is planned.  On September 19th, we kick off the 35th Annual Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park.    This weekend-long event begins at 4:00pm Friday, Sept...
  Moving can be stressful....for everyone involved.  Depending on the age of your children, you may want to include them in the moving process.   Talk about the things they want in their new house....what toys they might want to bring, what color they might want their room to be, or what new adv...
Selling a Home when you have Kids If you have ever sold a house while you had young children, then I admire you.  Moving is a stressful experience already – and adding kids (and their mess) can make you go crazy.  Here are a few life hacks to help you sell your home when you have small kids.    A...
LIFE HACKS PACKING & MOVING TIPS Moving to a new apartment or a new house?  Here are some good tips for packing and moving.   Decision to Donate?  As you prepare to move, now is a good time to think about things you don't need any more.  If you have things that you no longer need or that aren't w...
By now, most people have read the news.  Zillow and Trulia are fact, Zillow will acquire Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock.   However, this proposed merger doesn't necessarily mean that anything changes for real estate professionals in their daily business. Realtors are still the pers...

Melissa Hailey

Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
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