Real Estate Trends

Recently, Points West Agency teamed up with Premier Homes of Texas, a custom home builder with over twenty years of experience in Hood, Johnson and Parker counties.

Join us in Wildcat Ridge this Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., as Premier Homes hosts an open house event for attendees to learn about our Godley projects, meet our crew, and win exciting prizes! The event is kid-friendly, and 99.5 The Wolf will be onsite playing all the hits - so come one come all! As if you needed another excuse to stop by, Independent Bank Mortgage will be providing delicious BBQ as well! Great music, tasty food, and fun prizes - what more could you ask for on a Saturday?

To RSVP, please contact Laiken at 817-776-6063. For further event details, head

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When looking into any property with homeowner’s association fees, it’s best to have a firm grasp on exactly what those fees are comprised of and where they’re coming from before signing on the dotted line. According to Investopedia, a homeowner’s association fee, or HOA, is best defined as “an organization in a subdivision, planned community or condominium that makes and enforces rules for the properties in its jurisdiction.” HOA fees, known to some as maintenance fees or assessments, are established via the Board of Directors. Board members do not benefit from the HOA fees they set, with members determining each owner’s share based on projected wages.

Each association has its own set of exclusive guidelines, making it imperative to read your

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Looking for a top DFW realtor? Meet Points West agent, Thad Watson! Originally hailing from Godley, Texas, Thad now resides in Fort Worth with his wife, Casi, and four-year-old son, Seger.

Though Thad is now regarded as one of the real estate industry’s best, he started off on a much different path. After earning a Political Science degree at Texas A&M University, Thad began his highly successful career in the political field, holding positions in the Executive Office of the White House and working as an International Director for Wall Street Market Research. While working as a Director, Thad produced Economic Investment guides that afforded him the ability to live in 14 different countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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When trying to sell your home, staging can be a crucial step in the process – especially if your home is empty come time to shoot those listing photos. Unfortunately, though, staging can be a time-consuming process and quite an expensive ordeal. That’s where virtual staging comes in.

Virtual staging is the process of remaking empty rooms into beautiful, furnished living spaces through the use of technology. From altering wall colors to upgrading kitchen appliances, virtual staging helps buyers visualize how a potential home might look while allowing them to better connect with the property emotionally. In fact, statistics show that staged homes sell for an average of 17% more than homes that are completely vacant.

If you’re looking to sell

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Choosing a favorite home style can be pretty difficult when house hunting. Do you go trendy with a modern style, or family accommodating with a ranch style? What about those stunning mediterrean homes?  Each home type has its own unique touches to consider. Below we compiled a list of five popular styles to get you started!


The craftsman style embraces natural materials, handicrafts and simple, angular forms. Common characteristics of these homes include a low-pitched roof, intersecting gables, overhanging beams and porches. Most craftsman homes are built with wood and feature stone or brick piers. When it comes down to coziness and charm, the craftsman is the way to go.


Known for that early 1920s industrial look,

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Points West Agency is proud to have recently teamed up with Premier Homes of Texas as its exclusive real estate agency. Premier Homes is a custom home builder with over twenty years of experience in Hood, Johnson and Parker counties. Premier Homes is dedicated to building high quality, energy-efficient homes to exceed the expectations of even the most discerning clients.

Whether you have a piece of property to build your dream home on, or interest in one of Premier Homes’ available properties or lots, these custom builders have floor plans, home layouts and designs for every buyer. Homes range from 1,700 sq. ft. to over 3,600 sq. ft. Using only the most superior building products, Premier Homes strives to be the leading builder in Granbury,

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 Are you looking to move to the Dallas- Fort Worth area? While these growing cities are attractive for their abundant amenities and famous staples, the city limits do not always supply the full package that living outside of the metropolitan area provides. When it comes to where you are going to reside, we thought you should consider the benefits of the rural areas within the metroplex. Points West Agency has plenty of listings outside the city limit that can fulfill your needs, so read on to see what you’ll experience living outside that city limit sign.

  1. Lower cost of living

    Living outside the city is more economical on many levels, especially for a growing family. Those living in urban areas pay more for all six major categories of goods:
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    Your home’s outdoor space deserves as much attention as your interior space does. With the right changes implemented, your backyard can serve as the perfect space for family leisure, entertaining guests or personal “me time”. While the best part of designing is incorporating your personal taste and style, we’re sharing a few tips on how to create the perfect outdoor space. Use these tips to turn your backyard into the oasis you’ve always dreamed of!   
  1. Set the mood. Lighting creates ambiance for your evening events and transforms the tone of your outdoor space. Adding lanterns, candles, lamps, or strung lights will easily add personal charm to the night. Your local home decorating store will have plenty of options for you to choose
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Our new listing in Turtle Creek Ranch is a must see! This fully upgraded home has a country feel but is still conveniently located close to the city of Fort Worth on 4004 Tortoise Lane. Three bedrooms, two baths, and covering just over an acre, this sizable home is perfect for families.

Once a model home, it has many extras and was recently completed updated. Its modern interior features include decorative lighting, vaulted ceilings, window coverings and a wood burning fireplace. It’s brick exterior and covered porch make this home quite charming. The large landscaped back yard makes this home very pet and entertainment friendly. Equipped with two garages and updated electrical appliances, this home is in great quality!

This 2004 home is listed for

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The city of Willow Park welcomes a new development that will help bring it up to pace with the flourishing cities of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Shops at Willow Park, also proclaimed as the “only true urban district west of Fort Worth,” is a new community expected to bring a great amount of business, housing, retail, entertainment and dining opportunities to the area, not to mention the county’s first ever brewery, the Parker County Brewery.

The Willow Park development will become an increment reinvestment zone, meaning partial funds will go back to the developer that can then be used for infrastructure maintenance. The city’s residents seem to be in favor of the decision, as it will bring their city more economic advantages, such as water,

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