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Beauty, Update Fort Worth

The Market: Making and Choosing the Best Offer

04/02/2016
3640 Middlewood Drive 76109, Riverhills, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Fort Worth-kitchen

3640 Middlewood Drive | Riverhills. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Persistent low inventory means tight competition for beautiful homes in desirable neighborhoods. Homeowners are fielding multiple offers and trying to decide which deal works best for their individual needs.

And buyers are trying to determine how present the best offer – which isn’t always the highest offer.

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Beauty, Update Fort Worth

Low Interest Rates Benefit Buyers and Sellers in Fort Worth

02/01/2016
14 Valley Ridge Road 76107, Westover Hills, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

The home at 14 Valley Ridge Road is in Westover Hills. Drive Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Global forces impacting the market in China and the Middle East are creating a positive result for buyers looking to borrow.

“Despite the small uptick in rates introduced by the Fed in December, rates are actually dipping because of what’s happening in China and the oil industry,” says Jonathan Doddridge, Loan Originator at Ascent Home Lending. “The cost of buying now versus one month ago is actually a half-point lower. Money is cheaper now than it was 30 days ago.”

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