Will Garages Become Extinct?

Car-garage-GettyImagesAs autonomous vehicles become widespread and the popularity of car-share programs rise, analysts are already calling on the death of structures for car spaces in residential homes.

Source: Will Garages Become Extinct?

What are your thoughts about Garages becoming extinct?  Do you use your garage?  I know that we do but we are seriously thinking about turning it into bonus space since our family of 5 has grown to 15 with the addition of daughter-in-laws and 7 precious grand children.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Your Lake Home is Calling You

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2018 Custom Home with Fresh – New – Modern – Soothing colors.  The home was completed in November 2018.  The inside is bright and spacious with a large open great room, kitchen and breakfast nook, 10-12 foot ceilings, premium finishes, Quartz/Granite throughout and stainless appliances.  On the lakeside is a covered porch.  The boathouse is a flat top double deck boathouse with a boat slip plus a double jet ski slip and small sitting area down and upper deck.  The Pinnacle Club is a gated community.  Wind through a forest, enjoy watching wildlife, and an 18-hole golf course.  Join friends and family at the country club restaurant.  Other amenities include a pool, exercise room, driving range, practice range, pro shop, picnic pavilion, and a Heliport (pad).  Multiple memberships available.  You better come look quickly before it is gone.  To view listing, click here.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors SchwanbeckGroup@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Allow us to Reward Your Service to our Country

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ATTENTION ALL ACTIVE DUTY, RETIRED MILITARY AND WOUNDED WARRIORS

We value your service, and we would like to offer you a special benefit to thank you.

U.S. Military on the Move® is a free real estate rebate and information program that allows you to earn cash back when you buy or sell a home (in states where allowed by law.)

To Be Eligible, you must register with U.S. Military on the Move® before contacting a realtor, and you must either be active duty, retired military (20 years of service)or a wounded warrior.

When you buy or sell a home through the program, you’ll receive a cash rebate based on the actual sales price – not a fixed amount based on a range of values – and you will receive your rebate at closing.

If you plan to rent a home, we can help. Our members will provide information about the area, counseling on local rental practices, and will send listings that meet your criteria.

Click here to learn more about the U.S. Military on the Move program.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Wishing for a Weekend Escape?

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Wishing for a weekend escape?  This custom waterfront home at Cedar Creek Lake is waiting for you.  Lakeside bedrooms, open floor plan, spacious kitchen, and a fantastic covered porch and it is move in ready.  There are many custom touches such as crown molding, knotty pine cabinets, granite tile countertops, wood burning fireplace with a knotty pine mantle, recessed lighting, and heavy splatter drag ceiling and walls, and surround sound speakers inside and out.  Double deck boathouse has a great view and lots of room for entertaining and stargazers.  The subdivision has a private POA boat launch very close and a park with amazing water views, picnic tables and restrooms.  Life is Better At The Lake  – Cedar Creek Lake.  To view the listing, click here.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors SchwanbeckGroup@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Pretty Home is 45 minutes from Downtown Dallas

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Country Club Living at Cedar Creek Lake.  This lovely home sits on a shaded half acre lot.  The back yard has a magnificent deck that surrounds the tranquil pool and a beautifully landscaped yard.  Spacious covered front porch.  Walk inside and there are 2 master suites – 1 down and an oversize suite up with a deck and separate outdoor entrance.  Game room and wet bar is also upstairs.  The open floor plan has alot of windows to let in the natural light.  The downstairs bedrooms are spacious.  The laundry room is large enough to also add a second refrigerator and freezer.  Cedar Creek Country Club has a boat launch, 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, pool, club house and dining room open 6 days a week.   To view the listing, click here.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors SchwanbeckGroup@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

U.S. Military On The Move Rebate Program

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MOM newsfeed_graphic

ATTENTION ALL ACTIVE DUTY, RETIRED MILITARY AND WOUNDED WARRIORS

We value your service, and we would like to offer you a special benefit to thank you.

U.S. Military on the Move® is a free real estate rebate and information program that allows you to earn cash back when you buy or sell a home (in states where allowed by law.)

To Be Eligible, you must register with U.S. Military on the Move® before contacting a realtor, and you must either be active duty, retired military (20 years of service)or a wounded warrior.

When you buy or sell a home through the program, you’ll receive a cash rebate based on the actual sales price – not a fixed amount based on a range of values – and you will receive your rebate at closing.

If you plan to rent a home, we can help. Our members will provide information about the area, counseling on local rental practices, and will send listings that meet your criteria.

Click here to learn more about the U.S. Military on the Move program.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Are you Thinking about that Second Home? I have a Loan program for you.

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Are you thinking about that second home?  If you are in the market for a new Jumbo Loan for a home?  A jumbo loan is a mortgage that has high credit quality and above conventional conforming loan limits.  I just received some news that there is a lender that can do a

5% JUMBO LOAN WITHOUT PMI.

This is unbelievable.

The key details of the loan are:

  • 95% financing, up to $2 Million (5% down)
    • 43% maximum debt-to-income ratios (DTI)
    • 740+ credit score required
  • 90% financing up to $3 Million (10% down)
    • 45% maximum debt-to-income ratios (DTI)
    • 700+ credit score required
    • Gifts from family allowed
  • Refinance (no cash-out) or purchases
  • Primary or second homes

Give us a call and lets talk and get started finding that second home for you.

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.   Click here to view our website.  Click here to learn more about Cedar Creek Lake.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Your Fishing Story Starts Here!

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Waterfront home (109′ ft waterfront) on cul-de-sac with open floor plan and fireplace; four bedroom, two and a half baths.  The downstairs master bedroom has pan ceiling and slider doors out to lakeside.  Three bedrooms upstairs with balconies on both sides (one on the lakeside).  Kitchen has granite counters, backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast bar.  The lakeside has large combination composite and wood deck with mature shade trees.  Lovely nature view that deer like in the mornings and evenings.  There is a concrete patio for sunning and fishing.  The water in this area attracts swimmers and fishermen alike.  The boathouse has two boatslips.  Are you ready to start your “FISH STORY” at this waterfront property at Cedar Creek Lake? The new price is $415,000.

The Schwanbecks Will Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.  Click here to view the listing.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors, Texas, SchwanbeckGroup@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

Breaking Down Home Maintenance: The Costs, Timelines

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The average bill for sustaining a house each year is about $16,000. So where does it all go?

Source: Breaking Down Home Maintenance: The Costs, Timelines | Realtor Magazine

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |

3 Bathroom Trends Homeowners Might Want to Avoid

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Whether it’s redoing the tub or replacing tiles, owners shouldn’t try to be too trendy or it could create an unintended effect.

Source: 3 Bathroom Trends Homeowners Might Want to Avoid | Realtor Magazine

Let the Schwanbecks Exceed Your Expectations!

We would love an opportunity to assist you in your real estate needs  – anywhere in the DFW metroplex or whether you want a lake home in East Texas.  Click here to view our website.

| Debbie and Bruce Schwanbeck, Realtors at Ebby Halliday Realtors DebbieS@ebby.com BruceS@ebby.com  469.283.8656 |