Fort Worth, TX

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Fort Worth is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. In fact, the DFW Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the country. People who come here from throughout the South — and from across the Nation — are flocking to a particular little section of downtown Fort Worth west of the center.

A Thriving Community

When looking for Fort Worth real estate, you'll quickly realize there's a lot packed into a relatively small geographical area. That's why it helps to break up your search into smaller neighborhoods. To get access to the hottest restaurants, the most important cultural institutions, and the liveliest nightlife, you should definitely consider the West 7th corridor. It's the best place to get that contemporary live-work-play

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You may already know that $500,000 is above the average cost of condos currently for sale in Dallas. How far above the average? Well, according to Dallas News, the median closing price in June of 2018 for the Dallas metro area was $273,000.

Unfortunately for a buyer, that's not a very useful number because this data lumps Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington together in one big pot. Sure, each city is fairly close to the other but the problem comes when you're trying to determine what condos are actually selling for in a specific building or neighborhood. By taking the median price for all sales in the entire Dallas- Fort Worth area you're not getting a truly useful or accurate market comparison.

The best way to solve this problem is to narrow the

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Common Questions about Condo Fees and Taxes

Here are the two most commonly asked questions regarding condo fees and taxes.

  1.  Are condo fees tax deductible? No, although your mortgage interest and property taxes are deductible from your income taxes, the IRS does not allow you to deduct your condo fees. They view the fees as an assessment from a private company. However, if your condo is an investment property and is currently leased, you can deduct the condo fees.
  2. Are condo assessments tax deductible? No, major repairs or special assessments in addition to your monthly fees are not deductible. There is a small loophole though, these improvements can be depreciated over time via a depreciation schedule. As in the first question assessments can
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2018 Texas Homestead Exemption

Tax season is in full effect and we hope you are taking advantage of all the exemptions possible. The homestead exemption can potentially lower the taxes owed on your property. Different tax entities have different exemptions so make sure to check with your local appraisal district.

4 STEPS TO APPLY FOR HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION

1. Download the application from your local appraisal districts website. Remember, you must have occupied the residence before January 1, 2018.

2. Complete the form and attach a copy of your driver’s license (The address on your driver’s license must match the address of the residence). Check with your local tax appraisal district office for more information and to ensure there are no

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Here are some spring-cleaning tips to make sure your house is organized and in tip top shape this year.

  1. WINDOWS. Clean windows allow more light to come in which brightens up your space. Tip: Clean your windows on a cloudy day. If you clean your windows on a sunny day, the sun dries out your solution and leaves streaks. While you’re at it clean your screens with old carpet scraps. 
  2. BASEBOARDS/DOORS. The baseboards and doors more than likely are being over looked during normal day to day cleaning. Give them a little more attention this spring by just wiping them down with a damp washcloth or paper towel.
  3. REFRIGERATOR. Now is a good time to go through and throw out any expired condiments and thoroughly clean the shelves. Water and baking soda
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The Tower offers residents luxury condo living in the heart of Downtown Fort Worth seconds to Sundance Square. Versatile floor plan with either 2 bedrooms or 1 bedroom plus office or second living area. 2 full bathrooms. Fabulous southeast views from the glass wall of windows. Features private balcony, stainless appliances, granite and marble counters, washer-dryer, upgraded floors, glass shower door, upgraded wood blinds. Additional lighting added in living room as well as upper and under counter lighting in kitchen. Pool, spa, party room, library and fitness center on site and located on the 5th floor. 24 hour concierge. Deeded parking. True lock and leave lifestyle!

500 Throckmorton Street 809 is listed courtesy of the Stiles Mund Real Estate Group

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The New Year is here and with it comes resolutions to either lose weight, tone up, or get healthier. Whether you are looking for classes, a one on one trainer, or just something different, Fort Worth has no shortage of gyms or fitness facilities to choose from. Here are a few places where you can start the New Year off right!

These great facilities have offered our friends discounts just by mentioning The Stiles Mund Group, print this blog and present it at check in. Details on each promotion below. This list is in no particular order. 

 

 

-Orangetheory fitness is a 1 hour full body workout. They have a 5-zone heart rate based interval training program. Half of the class is cardio/endurance and half is strength/power. You will switch

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Are you planning on loading up the car to go look at Christmas lights this year? Here is a list of must-see light displays that are guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit!

  1. SUNDANCE SQUARE

Nestled right in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square has something for everyone. Stroll through the plaza and enjoy all the lights and the 65-foot Christmas tree with over 6,000 LED lights! Take a picture with Santa for only $20! Your $20 donation goes to the Fort Worth Sister Cities International youth program. Do you want to make your memories even more special? Take a horse drawn carriage ride through downtown. Carriage rides start in front of the Worthington Hotel and are available on Saturdays and Sundays lasting 20 minutes, the

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Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner in Fort Worth

Not everyone has the time or the desire to cook a full Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. The hours of preparation may be part of the appeal of the holiday for some, but for those who would rather not bother, there are a number of Fort Worth restaurants ready to come to the rescue. Whether you’re looking to eat out, or simply have someone else do the heavy lifting for your family meal at home, here are a few turkey day options that don’t involve staying in the kitchen all day (and note that making reservations is highly recommended, if not required!):

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
If you’re planning on being near West 7th on Thanksgiving, Eddie V’s will be serving a traditional

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Luxury living with a truly lock and go lifestyle at The Omni Residences. This incredible 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo features a private balcony with breathtaking views. This condo has been designed with the luxury owner in mind. Features exceed standard finishes, stainless Viking appliances, granite countertops, electric shades and more. Floor to ceiling windows complement the Contemporary design. Master suite features a large walk in closet and jetted tub overlooking Fort Worth. Exclusive resident only privileges include pool with private cabanas, fitness center and zen garden. Residents also receive discounts to hotel restaurants and onsite spa. 24 hour security. 2 covered deeded and assigned parking spots.

1301 Throckmorton Street 1805 is listed

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