“…Working with Norma and her time took all the pressure off of me in keeping up with the demands of selling my home. She was available throughout the process to handle every detail and get us to closing table without any problems!”Rachel Simmons, Frisco
We understand that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it’s a life-changing experience. That’s why Norma Langston Real Estate is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service for all of our clients. We take great pride in the relationships we build and always work relentlessly on the client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.
Today’s buyers and sellers need a trusted resource that can guide them through the complex world of real estate. With our extensive knowledge and commitment to providing only the best and most timely information to our clients, we are your go-to source for real estate industry insight and advice.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
Our philosophy is simple: clients come first. We will get the job done! We pledge to be in constant communication with our clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. We believe that if you’re not left with an amazing experience, we haven’t done our job. We don’t measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of our clients.
Norma is excellent! She knows the area well, and really advocated for the things that were important to us in the negotiation process. She also is great with listening to the needs of her clients.~ D Soper
Norma has a great understanding of the local market and is always upfront and honest about the negotiations. This is the second time we have used Norma and we have complete faith in her. I highly recommend her. She is a true professional.~ S Lanier
Norma is an experienced agent who knows the area and home values very well. Not only is she a master of her profession, she is also very easy to work with. Communication is straight forward…results delivered. I loved working with Norma!~ L Dvareckas
From the Blog…
Benefits of buying a home at the end of the year. . . In addition to low interest rates, there are other benefits to buying at the end of the year, including: Tax savings. Closing on your new home by Dec. 31, 2017, means you can deduct mortgage interest, property...read more
Whether you like big yards or hip nightclubs, there’s a community type that fits your lifestyle – here is a look at 12 neighborhood types that will help you decide what is right for you whether you are in Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas or Fort Worth.read more
If houses are like spouses, a neighborhood is like the extended family. But while you can have a good marriage and still dread holidays with the in-laws, you’ll never love a house if you don’t like your neighborhood. How can you choose the right community? Become a neighborhood detective. Figure out what you’re looking for, do research and find a neighborhood that fits your description.read more
Every successful home search begins with a wish list. Armed with your inventory of must-haves, you’ll know how to focus your search and recognize a potential home that isn’t worth your time.read more
Attention First-Time Buyers: Here’s the Key Stuff You Don’t Know About Mortgages: When it comes to mortgages, there’s a big gap between what people think they need in order to get one and the reality of what buyers are successfully doing—especially young people.read more
Your housing budget depends on your situation and priorities. Two-income households with strong earnings potential can probably spend a little bit more than one-income households — as your income rises over the years, your housing costs are likely to become a smaller piece of your expenses. (Of course, that is not necessarily the case if you later buy a bigger house.) The same goes for individuals who have saved extra money or people who may earn less, like teachers, but who are unlikely to lose their jobs. Just be sure you stick with a plain-vanilla 30-year fixed mortgage because payments will remain steady.read more
Whether you are a homeowner thinking about selling or a homebuyer in the market for anew home, saleability matters! You want to make sure you are taking care of and getting the most from your real estate investment. This month we are exploring the keys to making your home more appealing to the buyer, AND how to add value to your real estate investment.read more
Our lives are a series of changes, many that we initiate and many that are out of our control. We reinvent ourselves, our children grow up and leave home, we get divorced or struggle through personal loss of a loved one. Whatever it may be, we find ourselves with choices. One of those choices is where to live and HOW to live.read more
Moving to a new place can be exciting, but if you’re missing your old digs, homesickness can linger for a long time. In fact, psychologists are beginning to consider homesickness a distinct emotional state, somewhat akin to grieving. So if you’re feeling homesick after a move, rest assured that you are not alone—and there are plenty of things you can do to feel better. Here are some tips from people who’ve been through a tough move (or many) and found smart ways to cope.read more
While house flipping can be very lucrative, you can lose everything with one bad decision. It’s important to approach this profession with caution and educate yourself as much as possible.read more
Buying a home is probably one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make in your life, which is why it’s so important that necessary repairs are made to ensure your safety, financial stability, and overall happiness.read more
Home Staging is a method of decorating that is designed to showcase a home’s best features by making the space appealing to a broad range of potential buyers’ tastes. First impressions are a key factor in selling a home– most buyers make up their minds within just ten seconds of entering the property.read more
BUILDING WEALTH IN REAL ESTATE More millionaires are made through real estate than in any other industry! Did you know... 60% of homeowner’s wealth is from the equity they have built in their home. The average homeowner’s net worth is 46 times the net worth of the...read more
Make Life Easier! Pack lunches the night before and refrigerate! Make sure backpacks are packed and ready to go the night before. Create a homework center. Stock with extra crayons and supplies needed to complete homework. Make sure it's not near a TV. Lay out clothes...read more
The millennial generation is defined by their ability to quickly adapt to technology, and to access just about any service they could possibly need with just a click of a button. In fact, 87% of millennials use between two and three tech devices at least once on a...read more