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A Harvest of Blessings

We are blessed and thankful for so many things…family, good health, friends, home, laughter, freedom, all the lessons in our life, the ability to choose, ability to learn, access to the internet, opportunities to volunteer and love!

Jeanne's grandmother     Jeanne's grandparents

                          Jeanne's grandmother                                                                      Jeanne's grandparents

Daneé's grandparents     Daneé's parents

                                 Daneé's grandparents                                                             Daneé's parents

And of course, we are thankful for our clients. Receiving messages like this remind us of how grateful we are to join you on your real estate journey:


At The Slay Diaz Group, we feel like we work in a field full of 4-leaf clovers. We are so lucky! Lucky to get to do what we love and take care of our families at the same time. Lucky to meet new people and help them have luck on their side when buying or selling a home. And we're lucky to get to know so many amazing and talented service partners in the work we do every day.
Last month, we shared some of our favorite small business loves with you in the hope that you too would fall in love with our favorites. This month, you're all the lucky winners of our amazing list of service partners. Since it is March, and St. Patrick's day is upon us, we'd like to celebrate these lucky charmers. How fortunate are we to have so many good people to count as friends.
We hope you'll love them as much as we do. We certainly count ourselves lucky to know them.
Texas Realty Inspections – Derrick Kennimer 214.533.5885
Vanguard Inspections – Al Voelkle 817.948.3491
Structural Engineering:
Tommy Tolson - 972.783.9211
Roofing & Gutters:
Advent Roofing – Justin Suib 203.856.9377
Greg Holloway - 972.740.8115
Cool Connections – Joe Harding 469.374.1919
McKam Electric – Max Johnson 972.571.0355
Texas Plumbing Company – Jerry Brown 972.235.4169
Vincent Construction – Vince Cook 469.556.4287
Appliances, New & Repair:
Rodenbaughs – Ronald Rodenbaugh 972.727.3454
Blinds, New & Repair:
Bloomin' Blinds - 972.490.4100
Window Cleaning:
Kangaroo Window Cleaning - 972.974.5720
Sprinkler Repair:
Lightning Irrigation – Chris Ewers 214.394.0552
Pool Service:
Pierce Family Pool Service – Robert Pierce 469.586.6233

From your AC to your pool to that perplexing drippy faucet, our friends have you covered. If you are ready to tackle some home maintenance chores, give them a call and you will find yourself in the lucky position of finding a partner you can trust. 

Bree's on-campus job is delivering food at SMU to students in quarantine and isolation. What a great opportunity for lots of exercise and fresh air!

Emily competed her solo in Dallas at the Celebrity Dance Competition.  She and all her teammates danced beautifully and scored top awards for all their dances.

Which one of us moved 33 times as a child? Who is the child of a teacher and a social worker? Watch our video and find out!

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It was a record-setting seller's market in DFW residential real estate during the first three quarters of 2020, and it doesn't look like that's going to change any time soon.


During 2020, there were fewer homes available for sale in North Texas. Pair that with record low mortgage interest rates and record numbers of people interested in buying, and you have a strong seller's market. Homes sold quickly and often for over their asking price - 20% of homes in Dallas-Fort Worth sold above their list price in September.


Altogether, the economic recovery in North Texas was being driven in part by the housing market. Experts are forecasting this real estate trend to continue to impact the economy positively in 2021.


Will home prices continue to rise into 2021?


Throughout the first three quarters of 2020, a record 99,078 houses were sold, 8% more than during the same period last year. Prices for these homes reached record highs. Dallas County saw median home sales prices up 17.4% from last year and Rockwall County reached a 21% increase by October. The Dallas residential real estate seller's market is projected to grow in 2021.


If now is the right time to sell your home, we are ready to help.


If you are thinking about selling your home, let's connect! We can make this strong seller's market work for you.


Daneé's Peanut Butter Balls



2 1/4 sticks of margarine

5 1/2 cups powdered sugar

18 oz. of jar crunchy peanut butter

4 1/2 cups of Rice Krispies

Make into balls and freeze.

2 packages (or 12 oz.) of milk chocolate chips 

2 tablespoons of paraffin



Melt the margarine

Add one at a time:

  • powdered sugar
  • peanut butter
  • Rice Krispies

Make into balls and freeze.

Melt the chocolate chips and paraffin. Dip balls into chocolate, place on waxed paper and freeze until hard.

Jeanne's Kahlua Cake



1 package Devil's FoodCake mix

4 eggs

1 cup sour cream

1 cup oil

1 cup Kahlua

6 oz. Mini chocolate chips



Pre-heat oven at 350° F.

Grease and flour a Bundt pan. Mix everything together - except for the chocolate chips - at high speed for 3-5 minutes. 

Add chocolate chips and mix thoroughly.

Bake for 45 minutes. 

Remove and let cool.

Serves 12-14

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