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Amanda Thomas of Providence Group Realty Honored With the 2015 Five Star Real Estate Agent Award

Amanda Thomas of Providence Group Realty Honored With the 2015 Five Star Real Estate Agent Award | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 -- Amanda Thomas named one of Dallas’ outstanding real estate agents with fewer than 7% awarded.
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A Wolf in Buyer's Clothing

A Wolf in Buyer's Clothing | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
In December of 2013, we shared a sample solicitation letter from a Rockwall investor, 'offering to buy' one of our seller's homes.  This 'offer' was for...
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Before considering a 'quick fix' to your real estate woes through an investor solution, make sure no one is pulling the wool over your eyes. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. 

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Open Letter to Texas Property Managers and Texas Landlords

Open Letter to Texas Property Managers and Texas Landlords | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
There is no other segment in the real estate industry where I see more abuse and mistreatment of consumers than in the property management & residen...
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What Works For Women As Entrepreneurs

What Works For Women As Entrepreneurs | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurship may be the way for women to break out of corporate constraints. Learn what works.
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"...if you really want to control your destiny, entrepreneurship may be for you."

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An insider's take on the future of drones in real estate | Inman News

An insider's take on the future of drones in real estate | Inman News | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Matt Murphy, owner of Boston Virtual Imaging, will demo drones and share the latest news about their use in real estate Jan. 15 at Real Estate Connect New York City.
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This trend has already started in the DFW market. Drones are the new RC of choice for aerial video, photography and property tours.

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Top 10 Interior Design and Home Remodeling Trends for 2014

Be the first to see the top 10 interior design and home remodeling trends for 2014. What do award-winning designers think are the hot colors for the new year? Is Mother Nature making a comeback over Modern Industrial? What's new in the bath design trends and in kitchen design trends?
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Hidden Gems in Real Estate: Finding Opportunities for Eager Buyers - Realty Matters®

Hidden Gems in Real Estate: Finding Opportunities for Eager Buyers - Realty Matters® | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
In a hot seller’s market, the competition for homes can be fierce.
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Relocation Therapy: The Key to Moving on and Creating Your Self Anew? | Shift Your Life

Relocation Therapy: The Key to Moving on and Creating Your Self Anew? | Shift Your Life | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
In recent years, psychologists have begun researching the psychological and neurological effects of relocating, and the findings show that it can be a viable form of therapy for some people in certain situations.
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Have you ever longed for a fresh start?

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Dallas From Above

Dallas is such an amazing place! Hopefully you enjoy. For more information on new projects or estimates, please send me a private message.
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Beautiful, breathtaking video of the Big D. This will make your day!

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Died in House™ answers 'Has Someone Died in Your House?'

Died in House™ answers 'Has Someone Died in Your House?' | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Here's How To Find Out If Anyone Has Ever Died In Your House
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Has someone died in your house? It's a question that many of us have mulled over, especially if one lives in an older home. Good news is, there's an actual website where you can find out that answer. Bad news is, there's an actual website where you can find out that answer.

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Buying A House: How A Student Loan Can Come Back To Haunt You

Buying A House: How A Student Loan Can Come Back To Haunt You | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Buying a house requires no small amount of money. Even in a somewhat soft real estate market, buyers usually are required to have a minimum amount saved up for a down payment, and close to spotless credit to get the necessary mortgage loan.

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The reality of student costs, loans and the ability to purchase a home when it still lingering.

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Before signing the sales contract for a new home, know what you're getting into - Washington Post

Before signing the sales contract for a new home, know what you're getting into - Washington Post | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Washington Post Before signing the sales contract for a new home, know what you're getting into Washington Post In Virginia, the state code provides a strong warranty for new homes, but the law allows builders to include a waiver in their sales...
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Cardboard

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Google Cardboard - Virtual reality on your smartphone

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Viewmaster never had it so good! It is exciting to think how this creative uprgrade to yesteryear's toys might revolutionize real estate property tours!

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Why Your Offer Isn't Competitive

Why Your Offer Isn't Competitive | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
'We have submitted over 20 offers with our agent, and we haven't had any of them accepted.'  My frustrated caller  went on to describe how their repeate...
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There are provocative things you could consider that may entice a seller to find favor with your offer outside of price alone.

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Feel That Hot Summer Air? Create Your Own Air Conditioner For Just $20. Wow!

Feel That Hot Summer Air? Create Your Own Air Conditioner For Just $20. Wow! | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Amazing! I never knew you could do this!
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DIY A/C, using a bucket, styrofoam liner, pvc pipe, small fan, & ice + optional solar panel. Temperature of the house in the video was at 84F (29C) and the temperature of cold air was 40F (4F). This DIY solution lasts a solid 5-6 hours!

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3 Reasons to Sell Your Home this Spring

3 Reasons to Sell Your Home this Spring | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
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The clock is ticking... Are you taking advantage of our local seller's market? Call me for a professional estimate of your property's value: 469.298.9706

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Come Take a Grand Tour of the World's Vanishing Buildings

Come Take a Grand Tour of the World's Vanishing Buildings | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
As the onslaught of microhomes and isolated writers' huts can attest, often when it comes to new-found (or rediscovered) architectural tropes, what...
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Are you fascinated by interesting architecture?  For decades architects have been designing structures to blend into their environment, but these buildings take it to a whole new level.  They are designed to literally disappear. Which do you like best?

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3-D Printing Technology for New Home Construction

3-D Printing Technology for New Home Construction | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
CNNi talks to USC professor Behrokh Khoshnevis about 3-D printing technology.
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Countour Crafting - 2500 sf homes built in a day by a massive robot "printer" to automate additive fabrication at 1/3 of the cost of traditional construction methods and at a fraction of the time. 

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Staging Luxury Real Estate: Before/After Photos

Staging Luxury Real Estate: Before/After Photos | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Staging is important no matter what size home you have! This is a great example of taking a blank new construction home & giving it character to app...
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20 Ways to Add Value to Your Home

20 Ways to Add Value to Your Home | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
The experts at HGTV.com offer their best tips for adding value to your home.
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Curious about what makes a difference when you are considering improvement projects?

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Vancouver’s ban on the humble doorknob likely to be a trendsetter

Vancouver’s ban on the humble doorknob likely to be a trendsetter | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
It is a ubiquitous piece of equipment found in virtually every building, a requirement for entry, a necessity for exit. For some, the humble round doorknob is unremarkable and utilitarian, a simple tool, a means to an end.
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From lever handles to high efficiency toilets, builders are changing standards to cater to the aging boomers.

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You Can Now Go Fake Skydiving in Frisco

You Can Now Go Fake Skydiving in Frisco | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
First off, let's make one thing clear. Contrary to what the company claims on its website, or what the above...
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Who is up for some intense hovering? :-)

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PaperKarma | Control Your Mailbox, Stop Unwanted Paper Mail - Using Your Phone!

PaperKarma | Control Your Mailbox, Stop Unwanted Paper Mail - Using Your Phone! | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
PaperKarma lets you take photos of the unwanted mail you want to stop. Snap a photo, and you're done.
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Your home is a place of refuge... If your peace is being disturbed by an overabundance of junk mail, this fun & easy tool can help you regain control.

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Swarming robot cleaner concept wins Design Lab 2013

Swarming robot cleaner concept wins Design Lab 2013 | Providence Group Realty | Scoop.it
Fancy coming home to find a swarm of flying mini robots doing your cleaning? That's the futuristic picture of domestic bliss envisioned by young Colombian d...
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