Julie Johnson

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I did it again….with your help!

May 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Last year, Texas Monthly began their Five Star Professional Award. When I was notified last year that I was given this honor, I was so thank for to have such amazing clients as the only people who get nominated are those names given out by home buyers or sellers. Well, due to more amazing clients, [...]

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Tags:award·buy·buy a home·five star·five star professional·professional·Real Estate·realtor·sell·sell a home

Check out my quotes in this MSN article!

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Marketing, Real Estate, Tips

Say the right thing: 6 things your home listing should include

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Tags:buy·buy and sell homes·buy home·msn·news·Real Estate·sell·sell home

Housing Boom in Frisco

June 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Market Updates

City leaders are considering a plan to add more than a thousand new homes to Eastern Frisco. The 500 acres on the 121 corridor will be called Richwoods and will be near the Rolater/Independence area. Plano based Landon Homes purchased the tract and hopes to build 1,600 new homes. Although nowhere near the boom levels [...]

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Tags:buy·Frisco·homes·market·Real Estate·Richwoods·sell

Technology Won’t Replace Good Realtors

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Technology

By the time potential home buyers contact a Realtor, most have already spent hours mulling over the dozens of listings they’ve found online. Does this mean that Realtors will become obsolete? Not the good ones. Modern realtors have adapted to technology but the basics haven’t really changed. We are still their consultant and the professional [...]

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Tags:finding homes·finding houses·Good agent·home buyers·home sellers·Real Estate·technology

Ready for Spring

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Weather

What a crazy winter! Inches of snow and ice have hit the Dallas area harder than I have ever seen in my life time. Instead of being out showing houses, I am stuck at home with rolling blackouts. The temperatures are so cold in Texas that our power grid cannot handle it. So, ERCOT decided [...]

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Tags:Dallas·homes·power·Real Estate·Rolling blackouts

The Future Begins November 11th

November 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Real Estate

Huge brand change coming for my office. I am so excited! The Future Begins November 11

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Tags:Better Homes and Garden Real estate·brand change·Real Estate

Tax Credit Boom

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy

My mother-in-law decided to sell her home in Benbrook, just south of Fort Worth, to be closer to her grandkids. While I was putting the for sale sign in the yard, a couple drove by and asked to see the home. They looked at the home and loved it. That night their Realtor called me [...]

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Tags:buying a home·find a home·Fort Worth·Frisco·home·home buying·housing market·Real Estate·Tax credit

2% Decrease In Foreclosures in February 2010

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Economy, Market Updates

Good economic news in February points to a slow down in home foreclosures. RealtyTrac is reporting a 2% decrease from January 2010 in it’s February Foreclosure Market Report. Although it is still 6% above filings from February 2009, it is still the smallest annual increase they’ve seen since January 2009. This is certainly a good [...]

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Tags:buying a home·foreclosures·homes for sale·Real Estate

Expanded Tax Credit for First Time Home Buyers

January 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Economy, Taxes

Great news for those who missed out on the new home buyers tax credit! Home buyers can take advantage of the extended new home buyers tax credit, up to $8,000 (or 10% of the purchase price), until April 30, 2010 . Additionally, existing homeowners can also take advantage of a new tax credit up to [...]

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Tags:buying a home·existing homeowners·first time home.expanded tax credit·home buying·homes·Real Estate·Tax credit

Pending Sales for Homes Remains Higher Than Last Year

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Market Updates

Great news for existing homeowners who are selling their homes. Not only are home sales higher than last year, but the newly expanded tax credit will allow existing homeowners to also get a tax credit when they purchase their new primary residence. They must have lived in their previous home for 5 years and the [...]

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Tags:homes·homes sales·pending home sales·Real Estate·Tax credit