Real Estate Agent

Featured Realtor: Kylah Boyd Focuses Her Many Talents on a Career in Real Estate

By Joanna England / September 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

We love meeting rookies in this business, and with how hot our market is, more and more talented professionals are choosing a career in real estate. It’s no wonder that we often find go-getters from brokerages all over Dallas, but it seems like the team at Vivo Realty in Uptown is full of young, hungry […]

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10 Things That Are Driving Your Realtor Crazy (But They’re Too Nice To Tell You)

By Karen Eubank / October 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

Houses are flying off the market right? There’s no inventory. You can sell a house just by putting a sign in the yard. Right? No. The flawless houses are flying off the market. There are plenty that are still just sitting there. Why? Mainly because Realtors are just too nice to say what’s wrong. Well, […]

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Staging to Sell: Realtor Brea Garza Staged This Stonebridge Ranch Home With Finesse

By Joanna England / July 4, 2014 / 2 Comments

Plush and sexy with gray paint, white paneling, and chrome everywhere, 5003 Quail Creek is a stunner for sure. And thanks to the help of a Realtor who knows how to make a home appealing to buyers, this house was snatched right off the market in less than a week! It’s four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath beauty […]

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Inwood Mortgage Home of the Week: From Ugly Ducking to Swan, Sauna, and Indoor Swim

By Candy Evans / February 5, 2014 / 6 Comments

Do not miss this house, especially if you are looking for a lock and leave, get-out-of-Dodge- type place that is effortless to maintain, in a secure, friendly neighborhood, and will turn you on every time you walk in the front door. Welcome to 5706 Overdowns, the Ugly Ducky who became a swan with the help […]

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From Snagging Investment Properties to Calling Bluff on Naughty Realtors, Bill Petrey Believes Clients Deserve More Transparency From Agents

By Whitney Thompson / January 15, 2014 / 2 Comments

Nearly 13 years ago, Bill Petrey moved to Dallas with his wife to hunt for investment properties.

After earning his real estate license, Petrey’s experiences as a Realtor in the Dallas market inspired him to create his own real estate consulting company, Agent Harvest — a performance-based real estate agent rating service that matches clients with top-ranking real estate agents — based right in the heart of Dallas.

Just for kicks, Petrey also developed the Really Rotten Realty blog, which is a whistle-blowing website of sorts that brings awareness to real-life agents across the country engaging in not-so-ethical practices, such as Million Dollar Listing New York’s Luis Ortiz using Photoshop to glam up his virtual listings.

Learn more about Bill Petrey and what ignited his passion for helping home buyers and seller with his exclusive Candy’s Dirt Q&A:

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More on 6715 Oriole, the "Don't Complain House": Owner is an Inactive Real Estate AGENT!

By Candy Evans / January 7, 2014 / 16 Comments

As you know, I kind of sort of liked what the agents did on 6715 Oriole, what I am now calling our “Don’t Complain House”. It reminded me of that scene in the old movie “Broadcast News” “Network”, where the anchor yells out the window “I’m sick and tired and not going to take it […]

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