An inside look at the residential real estate market in Southeast Texas including: the hottest neighborhoods, proven home selling strategies, home buying and negotiating tactics, median prices by neighborhood, average days homes are on the market, and professional advice on how to get the best deal when buying or selling a home.

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New Listing Coming Soon, Orangefield ISD, 4 Bedroom Home


If you or someone you know if looking for a 4 bedroom home in Orangefield ISD, contact me for more information on this listing that will be coming on the market soon.  Built in 1980 with 2,457 square feet the home has been recently completely painted on the interior and has laminate floors.  .57 acres of land.  

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Sold in 2 Days! Ready to Sell Your Home?


What does it take to sell a home in two days?

 In simple words, the right marketing strategy.

In more detail it takes:  knowing the market,  having a competitive action plan, enhancing your homes ability to attract buyers, promotion to other brokers, using the MLS, direct marketing to key market areas, and so much more.  

I pride myself in excellent customer service.  You will get personal and timely updates from me not from an assistance or team member.  When you become a real estate client, I become your personal advocate.  My job is to get you the best results possible.  

If you are ready to list your home, let's get started.  Contact me here on the blog, call or text or email. 

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Featured Listing of the Week: Only $57,900 in Lumberton

Here's a chance that doesn't come along very often.  I just listed a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Lumberton in the desirable Keith Road area.  It is on approximately 1/2 acre.  

Interested?  Want to see pictures?  Click here for a Sneak Peak  


7636 Pepper Lane

The link will take you to Coldwell Banker's awesome website.   When you list your home with me it is one of the many tools I will use to help you sell your home for the best possible price in a time frame that works for you.

Interested in selling your home?  Call me.   Let the power of Coldwell Banker and my marketing expertise help you get your home SOLD.  

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New On the Market: 6112 Hidden Meadow, Orange

Just listed "country dream house"


Better than new.  Totally remodeled.  Offers all the benefits of country living in a neighborhood of similar high quality homes.

  • $279,900
  • 2.7 acres
  • 30x40 covered patio
  • custom built fire pit
  • workshop
  • and so much more

For a slideshow of images and more information on this home click HERE


Ready to list your home?  Contact me for a professional home evaluation, custom marketing strategy and free home enhancement guide.  


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3 Offers in Less than 30 Days_3750 Wheat, Beaumont, 77706

The real estate market in Southeast Texas is the best its been in years.  Homes are selling fast.  I listed this home and the seller had three offers in less than 30 days. 


If you are thinking about selling your home, contact me and take advantage of this great real estate market.   Even if you aren't ready to list right now, I'll be glad to give you a professional price valuation on your home.  You might be surprised to see how much it will sell for.  You can contact me here on the blog, FB, call, text or email.  Let me help you sell your home. 

Diane McNelis, REALTOR,  Coldwell Banker Southern Homes(409) 504-9097 cell

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Sold in 4 Days_6711 Wedgewood, Lumberton


The Southeast Texas Real Estate Market is Hot right now.  Its a good time to sell your home.  I helped this seller get a contract on his home at 6711 Wedgewood SOLD in

4 days on the market. 

If you want to sell your home, contact me.  I sell homes all over Southeast Texas.  No home is too big or too small.  So if you are thinking about selling or if you'd like a professional price valuation done for your home, call me while the market is HOT. 

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