Roxanne DeBerry
January 2020
"Putting Your Interests First"

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper?
Home prices continue to rise, which is keeping many a renter out of the market. But, fixer-uppers present a potential opportunity. For starters, the lower prices create the affordability that is lacking in other segments of the market. So should you be looking for one? We’re breaking down the pros and cons.
      The ability to buy a house: Median home prices are at a record high, while affordability is at one of its lowest points. The reality for many people is that there seems like there is no end in sight to renting. A fixer-upper may present an opportunity simply because of the lower price point that gets you in the door.
      Pride of
Mortgage Rates
U.S. averages as of January 2020:

30 yr. fixed: 3.74%
15 yr. fixed: 3.19%
5/1 yr. adj: 3.45%

of ownership: Pride of ownership is a real thing for homebuyers. And that pride grows even stronger when you’ve had a hand in making
Wondering What Your Home Is Worth?

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Real Estate Market Predictions for 2020
     If it’s the end of the year, it must be time for the soothsayers to come out. When it comes to predictions for the real estate market, well, there are a lot of them. We’ve taken the temperature of the experts to get a feel for what we can expect in 2020. 
      Grain of salt warning: There was widespread agreement in 2018 about rising mortgage rates in 2019, that, initially proved true. But, ultimately rates went down—and stayed there. Experts can make educated guesses based on a wide range of economic factors, but with an impeachment hearing in the Senate pending and what is likely going to be a bonkers presidential election, anything could happen. That being said, there are some predictions we feel pretty good about—and some you’ll

8 Tips for New Homeowners Moving to a New State
     No matter why you’re moving, whether you got a brand new job in a different city or simply want a change of life, it can be tough to relocate. And all of that doesn’t even take into account the process of moving all of your belongings from one state to another. In this guide, we will be going over some tips to help you pack up your life and move to a whole new state.
      1. Do plenty of research. Before you actually start the moving process, you should start by researching the city to which you plan to relocate. From local shops to schools and food chains, you should know exactly what your new city has to offer. We highly suggest doing a thorough internet search or, if possible, even driving through the city to get a better understanding of the area.
      2. Search for your new home. Before you take the plunge and move to a new city, you should spend at least a couple months beforehand finding a new home.

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2020 Has Begun!-Thank You!!



2020 has started! I know all of you are wondering what will this year be like? For me, I am already working on my personal business plan to help over 100 people with their residential real estate needs. I know you may say “wow” that’s a lot! However, since the year 2000 that is the number of people, we have helped each and every year. In fact, one year we helped 173 people find or sell homes in Collin County and the surrounding area! You may wonder how did we do this? First, most of you receiving my newsletter probably had a big influence on The DeBerry Teams’ business. It is because of your consistent use of our services over the years or through referring your friends, family, and business associates to our team. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!

It has been a pleasure helping all of you with your home buying and selling needs. We also want to thank all of you who have said “thank you” for our newsletters we send out, calendars and our help with either fighting increased property taxes and or supplying you with information about service providers to help you with your home. We love being of service. I get to speak to many of you each quarter and I hope we stay in touch because I love talking with you and learning what is going on in your lives. I also love sharing what is going on in my life as well as sharing what is going on in real estate.

My team and I wish you the best in 2020 and if we can do anything to help you with your real estate needs, don’t hesitate to give me a call at 214-676-8040. It is always a privilege to be of service.

Have A Great Year!

Roxanne DeBerry-Realtor

Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

Keller Williams Realty



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Roxanne DeBerry,REALTOR CRS ePro
Keller Williams Realty
3608 Preston Road, Ste. 230
Plano, Texas 75093

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