Hickory Area Happenings!

Names: Anthony Tucker, 32, and Sammy Kallay, 31

City: Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas

Year of home purchase: 2018

Sale price: $252,000

Home style: 46-year old ranch

Professions: He's an IT business consultant; she's a nurse.

When Anthony Tucker, and his wife, Sammy Kallay, had their first child, Read More..

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Posted by Shane Greene on September 3rd, 2019 3:13 PM

From finding an inspector to dealing with surprises — this is your guide to getting a house checked out.


The first thing you need to know about home inspection: You’ll feel all the feels.Read More

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Posted by Shane Greene on June 20th, 2019 1:50 PM

This landmark legislation passed 50 years ago — learn your rights and how to defend them.


If you’ve searched for a new place to live recently, you’ve likely seen the Equal Housing Opportunity logo (an equal sign inside a house) on a landlord’s, real estate agent’s or lender’s paperwork.

But the Fair Housing Act is more than just a logo. It’s a federal law designed to protect renters and buyers from discrimination.

Here are some key points to know about the Fair Housing Act when you’re searching for a place to live.Read more

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Posted by Shane Greene on June 4th, 2019 1:35 PM
Last week, President Obama announced a new policy that will reduce annual mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) on FHA loans. NAR estimates that a reduction in the annual MIP of .50 to .85 percent will enable many first-time borrowers and other borrowers who are typically undeserved by the lending community to obtain home loans and help them into the buying market (and out of renting!).
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Posted by Shane Greene on January 15th, 2015 10:04 AM

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