Derek Taylor's Blog Posts

The Housing Market Is Positioned to Help the Economy Recover [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Housing Market Is Positioned to Help the Economy Recover [INFOGRAPHIC]Some HighlightsExpert insights are painting a bright future for housing when the economy bounces back – and it

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Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No way.

Recession? Yes. Housing Crash? No.With over 90% of Americans now under a shelter-in-place order, many experts are warning that the American economy is heading toward a recession, if it’s not

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What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Are My Options?

What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do?Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major

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Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.

Think This Is a Housing Crisis? Think Again.With all of the unanswered questions caused by COVID-19 and the economic slowdown we’re experiencing across the country today, many are asking if

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Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process

Two Big Myths in the Homebuying ProcessThe 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation is not really any different from previous ones when it comes to homeownership goals:

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Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won’t Impact Home Values

Why the Stock Market Correction Probably Won’t Impact Home ValuesWith the housing crash of 2006-2008 still visible in the rear-view mirror, many are concerned the current correction in the

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Covid-19 and Real Estate. Taking the good with the bad

The Covid-19 pandemic is definately effecting the current stock market.  But we don't exactly know what the extent of that will be.  However, previous virus scares have had negative

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3-D Virtual Tours Standard for Listings

3-D Virtual Tours for everyone!Starting today, the Derek Taylor Realty Group will be offering 3-D Virtual Tours as a standard part of our home listing services*.  3-D Technology has been

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How to Downsize as Smoothly as Possible

How to Downsize as Smoothly as Possible  Thinking about downsizing? We work with downsizers all the time, and there is so much more to consider than you could possibly imagine…

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One of the Top Reasons to Own a Home

One of the Top Reasons to Own a Home Thursday September 19th, 2019  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, For Sellers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers, 

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Sorry Cleburne, Burleson ranked #1

Burleson ranked the #1 place to live in Johnson CountyNiche.com has Burleson, TX ranked as the #1 best place to live in Johnson County, TX.  With an overall score of B+, Niche.com realy

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The absolute worst (and best) home decor trends of the last 40 years

The absolute worst (and best) home decor trends of the last 40 yearsA NATIONWIDE poll by the Sun News Site of 2,000 British home-owners has revealed a definitive list of the home décor trends

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Amazon is selling houses you can put on your own land!

Months after a $7,000, do-it-yourself tiny home sold out within hours, Amazon is now hawking a 774-square-foot home on its website with a $105,000 price tag.The latest house is a

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How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

When buying a home in Texas, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or

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Why home owners shouldn't worry about a coming recession!

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their 2019 Q2 Homeownership Report. Some began to see the sky falling, believing the report showed Americans may be stepping back from their belief in

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A+ Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional (That's us!)

Some Highlights:Hiring a real estate professional to help you buy your dream home or sell your current house is one of the most powerful decisions you can make.A real estate professional has the

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Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations:53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat

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Chip and Joanna Gaines remodels are hard to sell for homeowners!

Watch the latest video at foxnews.comWhen it comes to buying a home, you have to be careful not to over do the re-do.  Chip and Joanna Gains have buildt some beautiful homes in the Waco area,

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Derek Taylor Realty Group Brings Home National Honor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELocal Real Estate Professional Brings Home National HonorBroker★Agent™ Advisor Honors AchievementPhoenix, Arizona 5/15/19 – Now in its 25th year,

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Just Sold - Iconic Burleson Business

The Derek Taylor Realty Group is proud to announce the sale of an iconic Burleson Business.  The Burleson Car Wash and Oil Change has recently sold to a new owner.  The new owner has

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Challenged Mobility? Your Home Can Support Your Independence

Image courtesy of PixabayChallenged Mobility? Your Home Can Support Your Independence Home accessibility can be a challenge for those with mobility concerns.  A home that suits your needs

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Just Listed!

Absolutely Gorgeous In the Cultural District!Just listed for $499,000This cheery, light-filled 1925 Craftsman bungalow was lovingly restored and renovated in 2015.  Careful attention to detail

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Caturday

Happy Caturday!Home is where the cat is for so many people!  Love on those furbabies!

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Technology changed the role of the Real Estate Agent

As the Director of Technology for one of the fastest growing real estate brokerages and the Broker Associate leader of a growing real estate team, I believe I have a unique perspective on technology

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Real Estate Mythbusters

When you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in Johnson or Tarrant counties, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the agent who will represent your interests.

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We are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!No Monthly FeesBetter Commission SplitsReal LeadsBest in Class TechnologyImmediate SupportTrainingIf you are not getting all of the above from your team, or are struggling on your own,

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