Tips from One Plus Realty

Sept. 19, 2020

Millennials and Home Improvement


Millennials are getting handier around the home since COVID-19 lockdown measures began, according to this new survey.

A recent poll of 2,000 homeowners found that compared to other generations, millennials have been the busiest, with 81% having tackled a home improvement project since March.

This survey examined the ...

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Sept. 19, 2020

“Groovy” Chocolate Sheet Cake

A Texas sheet cake from the 70’s, which is why it’s called “groovy”.


Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes

Makes one 13 X 9 inch cake





For the cake:

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate

1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), plus 1 tablespoon for ...

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June 7, 2020

House Hunting During COVID-19

Many changes are now in effect that could actually make the overall home buying process easier, safer, and quicker. The new norm has become more of a semi-contactless process. We have seen a lot more electronic signing of documents and even electronic delivery of option and earnest money. The most ...

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June 7, 2020

This Summer is the 2020 Real Estate Season!

In 2020, Summer is the new Spring
Homebuyers are jumping back into the market as stay-at-home orders are starting to lift.  The busy spring real estate season is shifting into the summer because many families put their plans on hold, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, summer is ...

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May 6, 2020

How to Celebrate Mother's Day While Social Distancing!

Mother’s Day is almost here and for many families that means celebrating apart. 

This year, you will need a mix of love and extra imagination to make your Mom feel special.  Below are a few ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day While Social Distancing.


Send a Video

Record a video ...

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Feb. 23, 2020

10 Commandments for Home Buyers


 1. Thou shall not change jobs or become unemployed.

 2. Thou shall not buy a car, truck or van unless you plan to live in it.

 3. Thou shall not use your credit cards or let your payment fall behind.

 4. Thou shall not ...

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Jan. 18, 2020

Inspiring Goals for 2020



Listen more. Talk less.



Reach out to a distant relative.



Spend less time on social media, and more face to face time with those who matter most to you.



Owning less is better than organizing more.



Be more proactive, and ...

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Oct. 8, 2019


Walk Safely

  1. Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Look left, right and left again when crossing and keep looking as you cross. 
  2. Put electronic devices down, keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street.
  3. Teach children to make eye contact with drivers before ...
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Oct. 8, 2019




cook time 15 MINUTES


total time 15 MINUTES



  •  1/2 Cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)
  •  1 Cup Sugar
  •  2 Eggs
  •  1 Cup Canned Pumpkin
  •  2 Cups Flour
  •  4 tsp. Baking Powder
  •  1 tsp. Salt
  •  2 1/2 ...
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Oct. 8, 2019

Best Pumpkin Patches in DFW


Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

Where: 1232 E. Fork Drive, Rockwall; 972/772-3645

When: Sept. 28–Oct. 31; Monday–Friday 9am–6pm, Saturday 10am–6pm, Sunday noon–6pmThe basics: Visit this charming family farm for old-fashioned fun with a petting zoo, hayride, hay maze and—of course—an endless picturesque backdrop of ...

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