Bill Shields Receives Recognition by Choice Home Warranty

Often we are praised for the hard work and dedication that it takes to help our clients find their perfect homes. Normally this praise comes from the clients we assist, however recently Bill Shields has been appointed one of “The 15 Best Realtors of Dallas, TX” by Choice Home Warranty, though we more accurately work for buyers as a Buyer’s Agent. Bill Shields & team are honored to share this recognition with some of Dallas’ most experienced and successful realtors. […]

2015 forecast: DFW will be among top real estate markets

  Houston, Austin and DFW are all forecast to be top real estate markets next year. (DMN files) The Dallas-Fort Worth real estate metroplex is booming to say the least. DFW has secured one of the top commercial real estate markets in the country working its way into a prosperous new year. The region is estimate to be one of the top business land markets in the nation by 2015. Three Texas cities made it onto the annual list of best […]

Toyota Moving to Texas – What Relocating Californians Can Expect

The Move from California to Texas Chances are, you’ll want to move by car with all of your belongings when finally venturing out to Texas. The trip, depending what part of California you are coming from, is give-or-take 30 hours. Your best bet is to break this up into two days, staying in New Mexico for a break before continuing on. Make sure to have all your ducks in a row before you move. Use the checklist below to help […]

Whose market is it anyway?

Wow – the oxymoron of being a realtor in the DFW area. These are the business page headlines Friday June 13th and Saturday June 14th: What does this mean to our current and future clients???  The inventory of existing homes for sale is the lowest in 15 years, but job opportunities in the area are rising.  What does this mean to our current clients and new buyers?  You might consider buying a new construction home, you definitely need to be […]

5 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in 2013

North Texas rang in the new year after seeing the home sales for 2012 reach its highest point since 2008, causing prices to go up and the inventory of existing houses on the market to go down. Because of this, getting premium residential representation when looking for a new home is extremely important. Learn the biggest tips necessary to prepare yourselves for the home-buying process before giving us a call to help you the rest of the way! 1. Finances […]

Holiday Happenings in the Metroplex

One of the great things about the surrounding communities of North Texas is the abundance of various events and activities. There is never a dull moment in DFW! To help get in the spirit of the holidays, we thought we’d share some fun and festive events coming up in the DFW Metroplex! Walk, Run, or Trot! Whether you’re looking to walk for a good cause, trying to do get active on Thanksgiving, or hoping to be able to brag about […]

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 […]


Foreclosure percentages in the Dallas area are dramatically below the 1.7% of U.S, mortgages in foreclosure at the end of Decemeber 2008.  Our area is strong compared to the rest of the nation.