Dallas Home Loans

Must-See Modern Mediterranean in Lakewood

By Joanna England / December 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

I have always loved this home, which is a beautiful stucco and tile roof modern Mediterranean that overlooks the Lakewood Country Club from just off Gaston Avenue. Yes, you saw that right — this home is located just off of Gaston and I still love it. Get a peek inside this home and you’ll see […]

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Guardian Angels: Whether Cycling or Caring For Clients, Mark Watson Steps Up

By Joanna England / November 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

It’s true: Some of the most amazing, dedicated people in the mortgage industry work for our hometown lender, Guardian Mortgage. These are the same folks who answer phone calls after hours, always greet you with a smile in the checkout line, and volunteer to make our communities better. In short, these people step up. That’s […]

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Guardian Angel: Jeannie Smith Knows That the Key to Success is Never Giving Up

By Candy Evans / October 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

We love Jeannie Smith and her “can-do” attitude. She’s the kind of woman that can inspire confidence after just a moment with her, and she is a dog lover, to boot! It’s no wonder that Jeannie, a mortgage professional that looks after her clients like family, is this week’s Guardian Angel. She takes time with […]

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Inwood Home of the Week: Run for the (Lakewood) Hills To Catch This New Contemporary From JLD Custom Homes

By Candy Evans / September 5, 2014 / 3 Comments

Jeff Dworkin has done it again. The master home builder, and current president of the Dallas Builder’s Association — you cannot spell his name without “w-o-r-k” — builds high quality homes generally east of Central, usually in the 3500 to 4500 square foot range with luxury finish outs. But Jeff is really known for getting you in […]

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Are Texas Home Mortgage Fees Really Highest in U.S.?

By Joanna England / August 12, 2014 / 0 Comments

According to a survey by Bankrate, Texans pay more in home mortgage fees than any other state in the U.S. The study, which ranks closing costs for loans including lender origination fees and other charges typically associated with obtaining a mortgage, showed that Texas has the highest fees across all 50 states. That’s a sharp […]

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Hey Millennials! Not Sure if You Can Afford Your Dream Home? Realtor.com and Bankrate Now Have an App For That

By Joanna England / June 25, 2014 / 4 Comments

  I love using real estate apps on my phone. Every time I drive by a “For Sale” sign in a neighborhood, I pull out my phone and queue up one of my favorite listing apps (yes, I have more than one on my phone!) and check out the property and sometimes other ones nearby. […]

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