Frisco, Texas Residents: Going out of town for the holidays?

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Frisco, Texas residents! Do you have holiday travel plans? Take advantage of the Frisco Police Department’s House Watch Program. You can apply for FREE by clicking here:
 
 
Please share this with others in Frisco who may benefit from this FREE service, and a huge thanks to our Frisco Police Department for keeping our homes and families safe!
 
 

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Where is the Housing Market Headed?

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After the past recessions that have hindered the housing market, many people are wondering where the housing market may be headed in the next few years. While there are various opinions on the exact direction and the time frame that corresponds to the outcome, there are several factors that give us a pretty intelligent indication of where the real estate market for housing is headed.

According to Mark Boud, chief economist for Metrostudy, residential housing starts will continue a slow and steady climb between now and 2020 when the number of new single family housing units will reach 1.45 million units. This number will finally be equal to the housing industry's long-term yearly average. He also forecasts the following:

  • The national housing market will continue to remain under-supplied (as it is currently) through 2020.
  • The market is overloaded with higher-priced housing and an overt shortage of lower-priced "starter" homes.
  • Most markets should see a continuing opening for land purchases and developments in the next two years.
  • Overall, the price of housing is still overvalued somewhat, although not as much as the years prior to the last housing recession.

For a more detailed breakdown by Mr. Boud, please view his full forecast here:

Housing Forecast


Another fabulous design sold by Arrowlane Boutique!

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As promised, I am posting photos and a review of yet another fabulous top sold by Arrowlane Boutique; an online boutique based out of Oak Point, TX that gives back to their community and offers military discounts! They sent me several adorable blouses for me to wear and share my honest opinions with you.

This is the second top that I chose from their collection on their online store. This is the Lace Back Cold Shoulder Top and I ordered it in a size Small. I am 5'7" and fairly large-chested and this fit me perfectly. The material is very soft and comfortable; it is also very lightweight and breathable rayon/spandex mix which is a plus in our insane Texas heat. The color is a soft neutral which can be paired with virtually anything in your wardrobe. At just $21, this is a fashion STEAL! Shipping is only $3!

If you have not yet checked out Arrowlane Boutique, I encourage you to do so. Most of their items are made in America and it feels great to buy from a merchant who works hard to give back to their community. You won't be disappointed!

 


Arrowlane Boutique is FAB!

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I am always on the hunt for cute clothes (who isn't?) and especially clothes that are comfortable, classy, and serve multiple purposes. As a REALTOR® in this Texas summer heat, I need clothing that looks great and is made of lightweight, breathable fabric. I was lucky enough to be contacted by Arrowlane Boutique of Oak Point, TX to review a few of their wonderful items in exchange for my honest opinions.

First of all, let me tell you a bit about Arrowlane Boutique... they are a new online boutique that is veteran-owned. Their goal is to support American jobs and they partner with manufacturers of items (most, if not all) that are proudly "Made in America". They also offer a military discount to their customers! Even more impressive to me is that each quarter, Arrowlane Boutique gives back a portion of their sales proceeds to their local food bank, and will even post the results of how many meals they were able to help provide. It feels fantastic to purchase from a company that is not only concerned about making things better for Americans and our military, but also those in need. This is a company that I can proudly stand behind and support with my purchases!

I chose several items to review, and I will be posting the first one today... watch for the next review soon!

This item that I chose is a gorgeous floral top with a unique criss-cross design in front and cut-out shoulders that are all the rage in the fashion world. The fabric doesn't wrinkle and is SOOOO comfortable and breathable! I wore it while previewing homes for my real estate clients, and even in the 100-degree Texas heat, I stayed cool and looked elegant yet comfy!

I am 5'7" and larger-chested; however a size Small fit me perfectly. This top fits generously and does not shrink up after washing. You can order this beautiful gem here:

Black Mix Floral Crisscross High Low Top

The prices at Arrowlane Boutique are also incredible! This top is currently just $20!

What are you waiting for? Check out Arrowlane Boutique and let me know what you think!