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Jane's Ultimate Home Buyers Guide

Jane's Ultimate Home Buyers Guide

Buying a home is one of the most exciting milestones of your life. To prepare yourself for this moment, you need to know what to expect during the process. Jane created this step-by-step first time buyer’s guide to help reduce the stress of buying a home and help you enjoy the journey as much as possible.

Step 1 : Research

Do you already know where you want to buy? If you want a condo, townhome, or single-family home? Which features do you like and dislike? What’s available on the market now? If you answered no to any of these questions, now is the time to start researching. In addition to looking for homes that interest you, also take note of any changes in asking prices. This could give you valuable insight into housing trends in specific neighborhoods and help you when the time comes to make an offer.

Step 2 : Decide on a Budget

Notice I said to decide on your budget—not determine how much the mortgage company will give you. In many cases, a mortgage company will pre-approve you for more than you’re comfortable spending, which is why you need to determine the monthly payment you feel comfortable with before talking to a lender. This likely includes doing a full household budget and taking into consideration what changes other than a mortgage payment will occur once you move into your new home. If you’ve lived in an apartment or with roommates, you may overlook new expenses like garbage, water, or HOA fees that could easily blow your budget.

Step 3 : Get Prequalified

Just because you think you can afford a certain payment every month doesn’t mean the mortgage company will agree. Just as they may approve you for too large of an amount, they may also approve you for a lesser amount or deny you a mortgage altogether. Lack of time at a job, insufficient credit, past bankruptcies, or other financial issues can cause major problems when trying to secure a mortgage. Before you get your heart set on a home, talk to a mortgage professional to find out what amount you can qualify for. This will also be an advantage when you make an offer on a home, as some sellers won’t entertain offers from those who aren’t already prequalified for a loan.

Step 4 : Choose a Real Estate Agent

Can you shop for, look at, and ultimately make an offer on a home without a real estate agent? Technically yes, but why would you when it costs you nothing for an agent like me to take much of the stress off your shoulders? Not only will I help identify properties you might be interested in, arrange showings, and ultimately handle the offer process, but I also have a knowledge of the market that you don’t possess. I may be able to steer you away from certain homes or neighborhoods, suggest hidden gems, or give you pointers that will help you find your dream home for the right price.

Jane's goal is to provide you with superior personalized service designed to help you buy your dream home.

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Step 5 : Find the Right Home

This should be the most enjoyable step of the entire process (other than moving in!). I will arrange showings of homes you’re interested in that are within your price range. Take notes about what you like and don’t like, and make sure to pay attention to details. Turn light switches on and off, open and close doors, and run the faucets in various rooms. Don’t limit your inspection to the home itself. Make sure to take time to explore the neighborhood and keep an eye on traffic at certain times of the day, the parking situation, and how close it is to necessities like schools and grocery stores.

Step 6 : Make an Offer

Once you have selected the perfect home, work with your agent to craft a fair offer based on the value of comparable homes on the market. Depending on what the home is listed at and whether the current environment is a buyer’s or seller’s market, your offer may be below, at, or even above the asking price. I will be able to help you negotiate if you receive a counteroffer and reach an agreement. At this point, the house will go into escrow.

Step 7 : Have the Home Inspected

In most cases, your offer will be contingent on having the home inspected to ensure there is no major structural damage or large repairs needed. I can help you arrange this, and you can schedule it within days of making an offer. If there are no major issues, the process goes to step eight. If there is, you can renegotiate your offer based on what needs to be fixed, or you can withdraw it.

Step 8 : Select Your Loan

Now is the time to go back to the mortgage lender who pre-approved or pre-qualified you and choose your mortgage. You will be presented with various options based on your unique financial situation, including fixed-rate, variable-rate, 15-year, 30-year, or special programs such as VA loans or FHA loans. Work with your mortgage lender to select the option you feel the most comfortable with.

Step 9 : Get a Home Appraisal

In most cases, your offer will be contingent on having the home inspected to ensure there is no major structural damage or large repairs needed. I can help you arrange this, and you can schedule it within days of making an offer. If there are no major issues, the process goes to step eight. If there is, you can renegotiate your offer based on what needs to be fixed, or you can withdraw it.

Step 10 : Finish the Paperwork

No one looks forward to all the paperwork involved in buying a home, but it’s a necessary part of the process. Fortunately, everything will be arranged by your lender and title company and, when you’re finished, you’ll know you are the legal owner of your new home.


After signing the final paperwork to complete the purchase, you are now the owner of a new house. It may take a few days for your loan to be funded once the paperwork has been returned to the lender, but once that check is delivered to the seller at closing, you’ll be all set to move into the home of your dreams.

Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about Home Buying

The Buying Process

A house is not a dream home because of its size or color. Its about how you feel when you walk through the front door - the way you can instantly see your life unfolding there. This about more than real estate. It's about your life and your dreams.
  • How can I make the most of my time when visiting homes?
    • Get an accurate idea of your price range, an estimate of your monthly payments and a pre-approval letter, so sellers will take you seriously when you make an offer.
    • Work with your KW agent to hone your “wants” and “needs” list. Think about what’s most important to you: the location or the house itself.
    • Preview homes through the KW app to eliminate those you won’t need to visit in person.
    • Plan an itinerary with your Jane Clark Realty Group agent.
  • What should I expect when visiting homes?
    • You and your Jane Clark Realty Buyer agent typically visit homes together
    • Homeowners usually are not home, so you’re free to spend as little or as much time as you want.
    • Buyers often have a gut reaction to a home. First impressions count, but you can also consult your agent to learn more about home values and possibly to reevaluate your priorities in the context of what’s available in your price range.
  • How many homes should I visit?

    Sometimes buyers find their future home the first time out and others look at 50 homes before they see one that checks all their boxes. It’s a good idea to see at least a few alternatives so you have some points of comparison, but sometimes you just know a place is where you want to live.

  • What should I look for when visiting homes?
    • Look beyond the staging and decorative items to see the features and fixtures that convey with the house.
    • Check the condition of the home.
    • Keep track with photos and notes.
    • Consider possible home improvements you might want to make so you can research costs later.
    • Don’t forget to check out the outside of the property and the neighborhood. Your Keller Williams agent has access to neighborhood insights and data to help inform your decision.
    • Locate your commuter route, schools, shops, restaurants, parks and other amenities.
    • If the property is a condo or located in a homeowners association, find out the fees and rules to see if you can live with them.

    The Jane Clark Realty Group is your trusted partner for your home search.

1. Home Visit

We'll arrange to visit the homes you've selected, together and in-person, to determine the best fit for you.

  • What should I include with my offer?

    Your Jane Clark Realtor will have the most recent standard purchase offer forms that comply with state and local laws.

    • The price
    • Terms – such as a request for closing cost help or that the offer is subject to your obtaining financing and a home inspection
    • Target date for closing
    • Earnest money deposit – your Jane Clark Realty Group agent can advise you about how big your deposit should be based on local customs and current conditions
    • Request for final walk-through
    • Time limit for the offer
  • What are the most common Contingencies?
    • Financing. Unless you’re paying cash, it’s typical to write your offer with a contingency clause that lets you off the hook if you can’t finalize your mortgage within a certain number of days. Even though you have a pre-approval for a loan, it’s smart to protect yourself.
    • Home inspection. Your offer can be made dependent on a satisfactory home inspection report within a certain number of days. This protects you if the inspection uncovers expensive necessary repairs.
  • What happens if I face multiple offers?

    In a competitive housing market, you may find yourself competing against other buyers. In that case, your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent is your best ally in strategizing for your offer to be accepted. With access to real-time market data, your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent will know how to best position your offer. If there’s more than one offer, the sellers can:

    • Accept the best offer
    • Counter all the offers to get a better price and terms
    • Counter one offer that’s close to what they want

    You and your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent can work together to find out what’s important to the sellers, such as a specific moving date, and to discuss possibly waiving contingencies, adjusting your price or writing a “love letter” about the house.

  • What is a counteroffer?

    Sellers can accept your offer as is or they can make a counteroffer with an adjustment to some or all of your terms. You can accept or reject the counteroffer and make your own counteroffer. The contract is final once you and the sellers have agreed to all the terms.
    Your Jane Clark Realtor is essential when negotiating the terms of your purchase..

2. Making an Offer

Once you’ve narrowed down your list and have a clear favorite, collaborate with us to make an offer on a home..

  • What should I expect to see in the contract?

    Ask your Jane Clark Realtor to explain the key points in your multi-page contract, such as:.

    • Accuracy of information, including the correct spelling of your name and the property address
    • The effective date of the contract – important because your contingencies have time limits.
    • A list of contingencies, such as that the sale depends on financing, an appraisal, a satisfactory home inspection, and perhaps the sale of your current home.
    • Property disclosure information from the seller, depending on your state laws.
    • A complete list of what conveys with the property
    • A list of required inspections, such as a home inspection and a pest inspection
    • Information about when you can move in.
    • In some cases, such as if your offer is contingent on the sale of your home, the seller may add a “kick-out” clause, which means that the seller could accept another offer if one is made before your home is sold.
  • How do I know when to negotiate and when to let go?

    Your Jane Clark Realtor can guide you, but you also need to decide how much you want a particular property and what you’re willing to accept to get it. You may want to let go when:

    • A bidding war drives the price too high
    • The appraised value of the home is below your offer
    • A home inspection finds defects that would be expensive to repair
    • The sellers are unwilling to make reasonable repairs
    • You learn about homeowners association rules that won’t work for you
  • What are common contract pitfalls I should avoid?

    Your Jane Clark Realtor will help you watch out for:

    • Unrealistic deadlines: you’ll need time to arrange a home inspection and receive the report, as well as to arrange to finance
    • Missing deadlines means you lose your chance to end the contract and keep your deposit
    • Items that don’t convey with the property: if you’re not sure, ask your agent to confirm
    • Communications from your lender

    According to the National Association of REALTORS®, the most common reasons for contracts to fail or to be delayed are home inspection problems, financing problems, or appraisal issues. Your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent can help you navigate the complexities of a real estate contract.

3. Execute Contract

The crucial period between an offer and a final contract is an important time to stay in close contact with your Jane Clark Realtor so you’re equipped with all the information you need to make smart decisions.

  • What is a home inspection?

    Your home inspector will check a massive list (more than 1,000 items) of systems, appliances and structures in your home to evaluate its condition. You’ll get a written report that identifies potential problems and future maintenance issues. It’s up to you to decide whether the report means you want to walk away from a house or ask the sellers to make repairs. You can also have an “information only” inspection, which means you’re buying the house as is, but want to know its condition.

  • What is included in a home inspection?

    The inspector will check:

    • Structural conditions such as the foundation, beams and floors
    • Roof condition
    • Mechanical systems such as heat and air conditioning
    • Appliances – to make sure they’re working
    • Plumbing – for leaks, rust and water pressure
    • Electrical systems such as grounded outlets and code violations
    • Safety issues such as stairs, handrails, mold or chimney maintenance
  • What should I watch for in a home inspection?

    You and your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent should attend the home inspection to learn about home maintenance and so you can see any potential problems yourself. The inspector can answer questions as you go, so if there’s anything you don’t understand or are worried could be a problem, just ask.

  • I've got the home inspection report. now what?

    While you and your Jane Clark Realty Group agent can decide whether to negotiate on anything in the inspection report, you can ask the inspector the following questions:

    • Are the items you’ve flagged major or minor issues?
    • What needs to be done to resolve any flagged issues?
    • Can you give me an estimate of the cost of any repairs?
    • Do I need another inspection, such as by an electrician or a structural engineer?
    • Are there things I need to do after I move in

    Your experienced Jane Clark Realty group Buyer agent can be the best adviser to help you understand the implications of the home inspection.

4. Schedule Home Inspection

As soon your offer is accepted, you should schedule your home inspection. If you’re buying in a busy season, it may take time to find an available inspector, so rely on your Jane Clark Realty Group Buyer agent to recommend trusted home inspectors.

  • What is a home warranty?

    A home warranty policy, which typically lasts for one year and is renewable, provides coverage for some of your home’s systems and appliances. In return for the annual fee, the company will cover repair costs and arrange for contractors. You’ll pay a deductible fee and possibly service fees if you need to use the warranty.

  • Do I need a home warranty?

    If you’re buying an existing home, especially one with appliances that are more than four years old, a home warranty can give you peace of mind about paying for unexpected repairs and finding a reliable contractor. If you’re a first-time buyer, especially if you have limited savings, this can be particularly important. If you have plenty of emergency savings, you’re handy or know good contractors, you may not need a warranty. Your real estate agent can also be a good source of recommendations for contractors. If you’re buying a newly built home, structural defects are usually under warranty by the builder for 10 years and other items are typically covered for six months to two years, so you don’t usually need a home warranty.

  • What should I look for in a home warranty?

    To choose a good home warranty, you and your Jane Clark Realty Group agent should review:

    • The home warranty company’s license with your state’s real estate commission
    • The fine print – that’s where you’ll find exclusions and limitations
    • What’s covered and what’s not
    • The coverage limits – your repairs will only be paid for up to a specific level
    • Service fees and deductibles
    • How quickly service and claims are handled
    • How contractors are vetted and what happens if you use your own
    • Coverage differences between a basic warranty and enhanced warranty
    • Online reviews

    You can always ask your real estate agent for home warranty recommendations and advice.

5. Get a Home Warranty

Some home sellers pay for a home warranty that covers them while their home is on the market and conveys to the buyers after the sale. You can ask your real estate agent for advice about negotiating for the sellers to pay for a warranty or buying one yourself.

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Understanding Title Insurance

Understanding Title Insurance

What is title insurance? Newspapers refer to it in the weekly real estate sections and you hear about it in conversations with real estate Brokers. If you’ve purchased a home you may be familiar with the benefits of title insurance. However, if this is your first home, you may wonder, “Why do I need yet another insurance policy?” While a number of issues can be raised by that question, we will start with a general answer.
The purchase of a home is one of the most expensive and important purchases you will ever make. You and your mortgage lender will want to make sure the property is indeed yours and that no one else has any lien, claim, or encumbrance on your property.
The Land Title Association, in the following pages, answers some questions frequently asked about an often misunderstood line of insurance - title insurance.

What is the Difference Between Title Insurance and Casualty Insurance?

Title insurers work to identify and eliminate risk before issuing a title insurance policy. Casualty insurers assume risks.
Casualty insurance companies realize that a certain number of losses will occur each year in a given category (auto, fire, etc.). The insurers collect premiums monthly or annually from the policy holders to establish reserve funds in order to pay for expected losses.
Title companies work in a very different manner. Title insurance will indemnify you against loss under the terms of your policy, but title companies work in advance of issuing your policy to identify and eliminate potential risks and therefore prevent losses caused by title defects that may have been created in the past.
Title insurance also differs from casualty insurance in that the greatest part of the title insurance premium dollar goes towards risk elimination. Title companies maintain title plants, which contain information regarding property transfers and liens reaching back many years. Maintaining these title plants, along with the searching and examining of titles, is where most of your premium dollar goes.

Who Needs Title Insurance?

Buyers and lenders in real estate transactions need title insurance. Both want to know that the property they are involved with is insured against certain title defects. Title companies provide this needed insurance coverage subject to the terms of the policy. The seller, buyer, and lender all benefit from the insurance provided by title companies.

What Does Title Insurance Insure?

Title insurance offers protection against claims resulting from various defects (as set out in the policy) which may exist in the title to a specific parcel of real property, effective on the issue date of the policy. For example, a person might claim to have a deed or lease giving them ownership or the right to possess your property. Another person could claim to hold an easement giving them a right of access across your land. Yet another person may claim that they have a lien on your property securing the repayment of a debt. That property may be an empty lot or it may hold a 50-story office tower. Title companies work with all types of real property.

What Types of Policies Are Available?

Title companies routinely issue two types of policies: An “owner’s policy” which insures you, the Homebuyer, for as long as you and your heirs own the home; and a “lender’s” policy which insures the priority of the lender’s security interest over the claims that others may have in the property.

What Protection Am I Obtaining With My Title Policy?

A title insurance policy contains provisions for the payment of the legal fees in defense of a claim against your property which is covered under your policy. It also contains provisions for indemnification against losses that result from a covered claim. A premium is paid at the close of a transaction. There are no continuing premiums due, as there are with other types of insurance.

What Are My Chances of Ever Using My Title Policy?

In essence, by acquiring your policy, you derive the important knowledge that recorded matters have been searched and examined so that title insurance covering your property can be issued. Because we are risk eliminators, the probability of exercising your right to make a claim is very low. However, claims against your property may not be valid, making the continuous protection of the policy all the more important. When a title company provides a legal defense against claims covered by your title insurance policy, the savings to you for that legal defense alone will greatly exceed the one-time premium.

What if I Am Buying Property From Someone I Know?

You may not know the owner as well as you think you do. People undergo changes in their personal lives that may affect the title to their property. People get divorced, change their wills, engage in transactions that limit the use of the property, and have liens and judgments placed against them personally for various reasons.
There may also be matters affecting the property that are not obvious or known, even by the existing owner, which a title search and examination seeks to uncover as part of the process leading up to the issuance of the title insurance policy.
Just as you wouldn’t make an investment based on a phone call, you shouldn’t buy real property without assurances as to your title. Title insurance provides these assurances.
The process of risk identification and elimination performed by the title companies, prior to the issuance of a title policy, benefits all parties in the property transaction. It minimizes the chances that adverse claims might be raised, and by doing so reduces the number of claims that need to be defended or satisfied. This process keeps costs and expenses down for the title company and maintains the traditional low cost of title insurance.

6 reasons to work with a Global Keller Williams Agent

Frisco is an “inner-ring suburb” of Dallas and boasts a population of about 11,000 residents with the highest median household income in all of Texas. It’s known for its quaint-but-upscale vibe and is a great place to enjoy good food, antique shops, and boutiques, making it an attractive location for luxury home buyers beyond Texas. Dallas is home to more than 50 international companies that hire both local and international talent.
The area is experiencing a seller’s market with more buyers seeking Frisco homes for sale than there are homes available for sale. As a result, sellers are likely to experience multiple offers on their homes that exceed the asking price and even bidding wars amongst potential buyers looking to obtain homes before prices rise even more.
While homeowners might be tempted to “stay local” and use the services of a local real estate agent, there are benefits to seeking the services of a global real estate broker. like the Jane Clark Realty group

1. Real estate brokers have more experience

Both real estate agents and brokers can help clients buy and sell realty, but brokers usually have more training than real estate agents and frequently oversee these agents in a supervisory capacity. Licensed real estate agents usually work within real estate brokerages that support and supervise them.
On the other hand, a real estate broker usually has several years of experience as an agent before training to become a broker. In doing so, there are additional education requirements and licensing exam requirements over and above the initial agent requirements. Brokers learn and know more about ethical and legal issues, business management, insurance, and taxes than real estate agents.

2. Global brokers have both domestic and international expertise

Taking the concept of real estate brokers one step further, a global real estate broker is even more expert than a domestic real estate broker representing sellers of Frisco,, homes for sale because they are generally multi-lingual and well-versed in international real estate laws, regulations, and transactions. They assist people and businesses that are moving to a new country by selling their current homes/buildings and finding new ones.

3. Global real estate brokers have greater, more far-reaching networks

Whereas local real estate brokers are pretty much limited to their domestic networks, global brokers can bring a wider variety of clients to the bargaining table. Those clients are likely to know other potential clients who might also be interested in relocating to the United States.

4. Global real estate brokers have generally traveled more extensively than domestic brokers

Why is this fact important? It ties into networking, of course, but it also imparts a global understanding of politics, economics, and societal factors that could influence foreign buyers to consider purchasing Frisco, Texas, real estate where they otherwise might not have thought of moving abroad. Global brokers can also impart their professional advice to international clients regarding international real estate trends in many countries so those buyers can make informed decisions.

5. Global brokers can communicate easily with ex-pats living in the United States

By communicating easily, we don’t just mean with language. All across America’s melting pot, there are culture-based communities that are very tightly knit and that are suspicious of outsiders; that is, native-born Americans. For example, in San Francisco’s nearly 175-year-old Chinatown, senior residents rarely set foot outside its borders because all their needs from food to entertainment and medical services to legal help are met in Chinatown. To that older generation, there is no need to wander into what they consider to be a foreign land.
So this is where global brokers come into play. If people from different cultures live in American cities, they might still be wary of dealing with Americans when it comes to business, especially if they’re “ex-pats” or expatriates. The global broker acts almost as a confidante and “tour guide” for international buyers and ex-pats alike. There is an instant connection because they come from the same country.

6. Global brokers understand immigration laws and regulations

Domestic brokers don't need to understand many components of global transactions. If there are international buyers for Frisco homes for sale, real estate transactions aren't as simple as domestic transactions. Financing, immigration status, visas, employment and loan requirements, as well as visitor-versus-resident statuses, must be ironed out, and short of hiring an immigration attorney to handle and understand these areas, global real estate brokers are just the key.

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Whether you’re looking to relocate or to sell,  Jane Clark is an expert in local listings in Frisco, real estate as well as Real Estate markets within the major North Texas Cities. Contact Jane today!

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How can I sell my home?

Some Sage Advice about the Selling Process

Getting the most from your home sale

We believe every family should feel confident when selling a home.

Don't let a big search engine tell you how much your home is worth. That's a terrible mistake that can really cost you. E-estimates are notoriously off-base. Selling out to an "E-buyer" company can also be disastrous – your biggest asset is eaten away by hidden fees. Charles Russell, lead agent of Russell Realty Group, will personally research your home and neighborhood and analyze where the market is headed. We'll give you the results for free, with no obligation. An informed listing price is critical!

Whether this is your first time or you’re a seasoned seller, our tools and resources will help you every step of the way. Our local expertise lets us value properties right the first time. Get the best price in the shortest time. We are the best in the business and can get the job done for you quickly, carefully and efficiently.

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We recommend a personalized marketing program and pricing strategy just for your unique home.

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We will actively target the types of buyers most likely to want your home. And we will aggressively advertise your home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We'll host open houses if desired, and announce your home to the world in print, digital, and in-person marketing.

We utilize the latest technology in photography, video tours and online marketing, combined with "boots on the ground" to get your home sold.

From listing to closing, we are committed to navigating the entire sale process for you, using our expertise to sell your home smoothly, for top price. Contact us today.


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Buyer Process

  • Staging Your Home

    a Great Realtor® will stage your home to make the BEST impression on potential Buyers.
  • Professional Photography

    Professional Photography is a MUST! You never get a second chance to make a GREAT first impression.
  • Guidance on Pre-Sale Preparations

    Everything from a better color scheme, better landscaping to mandatory repairs. there is no substitute for experience!
  • Setting the Listing Price

    Your Realtor® makes a diligent analysis of the local market to find the optimum selling price.
  • Marketing Your Listing

    A good Realtor® broadcasts the listing information well beyond your local MLS.
  • Arrange video or other media

    Some High End properties require special media to attract the right buyer.
  • Give Knowledgable Advise

    While a Realtor® is not an Attorney, our experience and training are second to none. You can rely on us to guide you correctly.
  • Arrange and Control Showings

    Whether it is an open house or a tour thru a Buyer Agent, Your Realtor® controls the traffic thru your home so interested buyers can tour the property
  • Lead the Negotiation Process

    Particularly in today's multiple offer environment, a good Realtor® is invaluable in getting your best buyer to the closing table.
  • Find Qualified Buyers

    Most importantly, a Realtor® sells your home by bringing Qualified Prospects

About Home Buyers

About Home Buyers

Looking for a really Awesome Home Buying Experience?

Jane Clark is proud of her reputation as one of the Beat Real Estate Groups in Collin and Dallas Counties, Happy to share with you this unsolicited letter we received from our wonderful out of state home buyers Abdul Malick and Sheenaus Malick

Dear Jane,

It is with a great sense of gratitude that we are writing this email. We to thank Kelley Boatwright and the entire Jane Clark Homes team for the excellent support and guidance provided to us during the purchase of our property in McKinney, Texas.

We just closed our home in Texas. The best part is that we were able to do it sitting in California without setting one foot in Texas. We are still in disbelief.

From the very first call I made to you, to the moment we closed our home, we saw nothing but dedication, compassion, client advocacy, attention to detail, and professionalism.

Kelley worked tirelessly every step of the way. She was one call away at all times, even during her vacation. She patiently addressed every small concern we had. She put our best interest above everything else. She acted as our extended family away from home. She was our eyes and ears. She treated our purchase as her own.

We consider ourselves very fortunate to have found you and Kelley.

We wish Jane Clark Homes the very best and pray that you continue to reach greater heights in the years to come.

Thank You, Jane and Kelley,

Abdul Malick and Sheenaus Malick

Jane's team came through for us!

Yes, Its a tough and competitive market out there. That's why you need a team with Knowledge, experience, and determination to get it done. Jane sold our home quickly and efficiently to put us in a place where we could build the home of our dreams Thank you to Brittany Noble Jack of the Jane Clark Realty team. In a single week end, You found exactly what we wanted, where we wanted it. And, you wrapped up every detail! You made us very happy!

-Amy and Chris Dempsey

Great Reasons to Work with Us

  • Proven Process

    Jane's listing process is one of the best in the industry. The Best of KW plus 20+ years of experience in Collin County Real Estate!
  • Dedicated Team

    Janes Team is strong and knowledgable. They are the number 1 team in KW's multi-state region. 
  • Partnerships

    Jane's hard work, integrity, and timely communication have earned her a strong reputation with Real Estate Professionals, and Vendors alike.

Finding the Right Buyer Agent

So, What is a Realtor, and why do you need one? A Realtor is a highly trained professional, certified and licensed by the State of Texas and held to a very high standard of Conduct by state and local regulatory boards. Organizations like the National Board of Realtors establish training standards and ongoing certifications to keep its members current and well-educated on issues in the field. National Brokerage Organizations like Keller Williams and its local offices like Keller Williams North Texas provide training and administrative Management to assure that property transfers meet the rigorous standards of the state of Texas, Your Best Collin County Texas Realtor will advocate for your best interest and is a crucial part of your home-buying team. But they don’t work for free. So how much should you be prepared to pay?

That’s right! In most cases, the seller pays your real estate agent’s fees, so using a buyer’s agent is free to you. Why would you not want to have a true pro in your corner as you make your biggest investment?

What should you look for in a buyer’s agent?

You may know a lot of realtors in your area.  But keep in mind that the real value of a Realtor in the level of knowledge, experience, and training they bring to bear on your North Texas Real Estate Transaction, Don’t work with an amateur just because they know your cousin’s sister-in-law’s best friend from 10 years ago. If you want to spend time with a friend or family member, catch up over coffee.  But don’t work with them to make your biggest purchase. You want an expert who can not only show you how to buy a home but can also get the home under contract and steer it to closing without a Hitch!

When you’re interviewing a real estate agent, don’t settle. A true rock star will have:

  • Specific experience assisting home buyers like you
  • A superb administrative support team backing them up
  • Full-time real estate experience for at least two years
  • Great communication skills
  • A super-serving attitude that makes you feel like you’re their only client
  • An impressively long list of sold homes every year
  • Exceptional experience in your local market

A true professional won’t avoid tough questions. They will want you to be well informed and ready to take advantage of opportunities in the Collin County residential market. The best North Realtors Realtors, like the jane Clark Realty group, are ready to fight for your best interests as you’re searching for the perfect house. They are experts at making the right offer and negotiating the terms of the contract. As a home buyer, working with the Jane Clark Realty Group can be one of the biggest advantages you can give yourself!

Work with Jane

Jane offers the highest level of expertise, service, and integrity. Jane utilizes the latest technologies, market research and business strategies to exceed your expectations. More importantly, she listens and that means she finds solutions that are tailored to you.

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Are You Buying or Selling a Home in Collin County?

You need Jane Clark!

You need experience and expertise on your side! You need a Realtor with a 22+ year history of succesful transactions. You need the best Keller Williams McKinney has to Offer. The more you understand about Collin County Real Estate, the more you understand all the reasons why, Your listing deserves the Jane Clark touch.

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Jane Clark Realty Group LLC
Keller Williams McKinney
7200 West University Drive #300
McKinney Texas 75071

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Jane Clark "One of the Most Trusted Names in North Texas Luxury Real Estate"

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As an award-winning agent and one of the most trusted names in North Texas Luxury Real Estate, Jane Clark built her reputation on a philosophy she embraced when she started in 1998.
Jane Clark grew her business by focusing on people, principles, and long-term relationships. It's what she does best!

Award-Winning Strategy

"When I first became a Realtor, I made a conscious decision to embrace a philosophy I call "Doing the Right Thing Creates the Right Results." It is tempting to take shortcuts when you are struggling in situations with immediate, adverse consequences. But with a solid belief system in place, it is easy to choose the right path, you already know exactly what you will do.."

The Power of Listening

“At the beginning of Jane's career, she realized that she was in the service business, not the sales business. A critical component of serving her customers is listening. It is essential to Identify the Client's priorities and determine what’s important in their lives. Buying or selling a home is an emotional process, and understanding all the different parts of the transaction from your customer’s viewpoint is priceless."

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