Robin Mitchell's Blog Posts

Number Of Buyers Putting Down Less Than 10 Percent Hits 7 Year High

According to Black Knight Financial Service’s Mortgage Monitor Report, 1.5 million Americans have purchased a home with down payments under than 10% over the last 12 months. This is

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The American Dream

Report: Homeownership Is a Precondition of the American Dream Thursday September 14th, 2017 First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Millennials, Move-Up BuyersHearth just released their 2017 State of

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How To Prepare Your Home To Sell

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best

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You NEED A Realtor

Why Is It Important to Use a Professional to Sell Your Home? When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the

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Yes You CAN Get A Loan

Don't Disqualify Yourself... 52% of Approved Loans Have A FICO® Score Under 750 The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current,

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Empty Nesters

Empty Nesters: Best to Remodel or Time to Sell? Your children have finally moved out and you and your spouse now live alone in a four-bedroom colonial (or a similar type of house). You have two

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Why You Should Sell This Summer

5 Reasons You Should Sell This Summer Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report 

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Now Is The Time To Act

Thinking of Selling? You Should Act NOW! If you thought about selling your house this year, now more than ever may be the time to do it! The inventory of homes for sale is well

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5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD SELL THIS SUMMERHere are five reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National

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69% of Buyers are wrong about down payment needsAccording to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary

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Fall Decorating

Can you believe it? Here we are in November, and the beginning of the Holiday Season! Time to start planning parties, compiling menus, and decorating the house. Things are going to be a bit

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Tacos Are My Friend

I have the coolest story.  Yesterday we had a clothing drive for some Dallas's folks that are not as privileged as we are and have fallen on some difficult times.  It was hugely,

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Algorithms And Bearnaise

People have a variety of talents.  Some are excellent at some things, and some just can't figure out how to climb out of a box.  We have options in life.  Whether it pertains to our

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Wheres The Beef

Y'all I went to the coolest place the other day!  It is a new custom meat market in Richardson called Deep Cuts.  It is seriously one of the best markets I have ever been to.  They do

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My Ah Ha Moment

Every now and then you get an Ah Ha moment.  I've been grappling with this Kunversion since Day 1.  My Ah Ha is that I haven't taken the time to really study it, experiment with it, and I

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Blogging 101 Its All About The Visual

Images.  That's the key.  Blog posts need to be visual as well as informative.  They need to be eye-catching as well as fun and interesting.  So today, I am going to step into

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Competing With Millennials

Keeping up with millennials is hard work.  Between tweeting, Facebook, Snapchat, Periscope and the hundreds more things I am supposed to be doing, my head is spinning.  My thought is to

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Updates Renovations Or Remodeling

Updates, renovations, or remodeling Have you spent thousands of dollars on updates, renovations, or remodeling? If you want credit for it then you’ll probably be gung ho for the

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Continuing Information about the appraisal process and why the appraiser does what he/she does:Deferred MaintenanceMost appraisals are made with the property in “as is” condition and including

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Top 6 items an appraiser takes pictures ofCurious about what items an appraiser takes pictures of?As a result of the recession that occurred around 2007-2008, and the impact it had on the real

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