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Wednesday, August 11, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

What's New in the Market in August?

We are well over halfway through the year and there are a lot of questions in the air about the housing market still. The pandemic is still a contributing factor to market conditions, but there are many other factors to account for. This month we are giving you the latest news on the end of summer market. 

Are Prices Still Appreciating?

The short answer to this question is yes. Prices are still appreciating across the board. However, this appreciation is starting to slow as the months go by. There is slightly less demand for homes from buyers, so naturally the prices will go down. While the prices may go down, interest rates are projected to start rising, so affordability may not actually become any better. It might be best to look into moving now before the rates continue to increase!

Should Homeowners be Worried About Forbearance or a Housing Bubble?

With all the people moving, it can be easy to think this is a repeat of the crash of 2008 with masses of forbearance; ...

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

August Community Events in Your Area

We hope everybody had a great July! Coming into August, Hip wants to keep you all in the know of what is happening in DFW this month! With back to school shopping and school starting up, this can be a busy month. Here are some community events for you to attend if you want a break and want to spend time in the community.

1) Great Harvest in Frisco

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When: Every Thursday in August, 2-4pm
If you haven’t seen our posts, you don’t want to miss the Hip Realty Group events happening at Great Harvest this month! Every Thursday from 2-4pm we will be hanging out at Great Harvest and eating lots of great treats. Come join us and get some free Hip gear and a free treat! If you have extra school supplies, you can bring them to donate to the Boys & Girls Club. This is the perfect chance to support your community, a small business and get some free stuff!
Address: 6363 Dallas Pkwy Suite 211 Frisco, TX 75034

2) Chocolate & Art Show Dalla! ...

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Friday, July 23, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

Hip - What Does Our Name Mean?

Today we want to give you an inside scoop into what the name “Hip Realty Group” means. The name was born when Tammie Slay thought of the core values that she held in the highest regard. At the very top of the list was Honor, Integrity and Perseverance. And then Hip was born! But what do all of these core values actually mean to us in our business and lives? Today we are going to focus on the first core value of honor. Here are each of our wonderful team members and what honor means to them.

Tammie Slay

“At Hip Realty Group, we chose our first core value as honor. This value represents honor for one’s self, one’s family, one’s community, and one’s company. We strive to be honorable in both our personal and professional lives.”

Amy Holmes
Sales Agent

“To me, honor means to hold yourself and others in high regard and to treat everyone with respect.”

Jammi Finlayson
Sales Agent

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Wednesday, July 21, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

Local Spotlight: Babe's Chicken Dinner House

Are y’all up for another local spotlight? We are! If you haven’t heard of today’s restaurant spotlight, you NEED to go. This is the perfect family dinner night, date night, or takeout. Located in downtown Frisco, Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is a classic fried chicken restaurant with a southern homestyle vibe.

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Here’s how it works at Babe’s: every person picks their own main dish, and the delicious sides are served family style. Trust us when we say that you will not be disappointed with any of the food! Their creamed corn, potatoes and gravy, and buttermilk biscuits are famous!

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Babe’s chicken has a mission of making people really feel at home in their sit down restaurant. Paul and Mary Beth Vinyard opened their first restaurant called Bubba’s located in Dallas in 1981. Then they opened Babe’s chicken in honor of Mary Beth’s nicknam; ...

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Friday, July 16, 2021   /   by Breanna Thornton

All the Newest Interior Trends You Will Love

Why are kitchen and bathroom remodels so popular in homes across the country? Because trends and styles change! Today’s post is dedicated to showing off some of the most popular home trends of 2021 if you are interested in an upgrade. Just remember that whatever style is your favorite will be the right one for you! There is no right or wrong trend for your home.

More Tile!

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Tile has been pretty common within backsplashes or on the floor. Now it’s becoming trendy to have tile all the way up the wall! With the right color tile for your kitchen, you can’t go wrong with this look.

Ditching Upper Cabinets

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Designers have thought of a new way to store all of your kitchen pieces, and it does not include cabinets! Having shelves to put kitchenware on in your kitchen or getting rid of upper storage altogether is known to make the kitchen look more open and tidy. Make sure your shelves are organized for a; ...

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