Home Decorating Safety Tips For the Holidays

Fall is here, and that means winter is just around the corner! By now you’ve most likely decorated the house with pumpkins, autumn-colored leaves, and friendly harvest items. But once these are put away come late November, it will be time to string up the lights and decorate the Christmas tree! It seems only appropriate to share with first-time and seasoned home buyers alike the dangers and safety tips to keep in mind while embellishing your home and trimming your […]

Don’t Think Dallas is For You? Think Again!

Every state has a city that never sleeps, or so it seems. Dallas, Texas is no exception to the rule. There are songs written about it, artwork centered on it, and even a TV show named after it! But what makes this area a great place to live in isn’t the build up by the media; it’s the eclectic variety of neighborhoods that make up the city as a whole, providing everyone with a wonderful place to call home, no […]

Maintaining Your AC Unit

It’s that time of year again and most of us haven’t maintained our heat & AC units properly! Oh, we intend to, but time goes so quickly and we push back the chore of changing out the filters and other AC maintenance until it’s too late and summer has already hit. If you haven’t been changing them every six weeks or so you are wasting money and shortening the life of your compressor by making it work harder than it […]

Good Homes are Hard to Come By

Fridays business section says it all.  Finding a home to meet the dreams, needs and requirements of a family, couple, or individual is a challenge today in our market. Although there is still a lot of inventory, those homes are often distressed, over priced for their market, or in bad locations.  As exclusive buyer’s agents we steer clear of homes that would be difficult for our clients to re-sell should that become necessary for any reason. A home is not […]

Buy Buy Buy! DFW Home Prices to Rise in 2012

There are strong indicators that home prices in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are forecasted to rise in 2012, and interest rates are low.  Get pre-qualified and call Bill Shields Buyer’s Resource for exclusive buyer’s representation.  We are never conflicted when we partner with our clients to navigate through the entire process of finding the home meeting their criteria and for the best value.  We NEVER represent the seller- Clients First Always!

A New Year, A New Market

Wow – another year has passed and we are thinking positive! Interest rates are still low and new listings (homes being listed for sale) will be coming on the market. If you are wanting to start the home search process it’s very important that you are represented by an exclusive buyer’s agent, we have been exclusively representing buyers for over 15 years and would like the opportunity to work with you. Whether it is your first home, a new construction […]

Home Sales in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex

Home sales in the entire Metroplex are down .05%  according today’s Dallas morning News business headline, but on November 4th the News  reported many specific areas have gained in the pre-owned home sales. The areas where home sales are up 1-10%, are the areas where we represent the majority of our buyers, Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Allen, Coppell and Flower Mound. Resale is an important factor when choosing a new home. You want to be in an area gaining in value, […]

10 Mistakes Made by First-Time Home Buyers

10.  The worst mistake you can make is to not find, and use, a good Buyer’s Agent. Purchasing a home is the largest investment most people will make.  You need to have a qualified Buyer’s Agent with you every step of the way.  He can help you understand every aspect of the home buying process – financing, contracts, inspections, and closing.  He will look out for your best interests and help you find the home of your dreams.