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We specialize in buying and selling homes throughout East Texas! Whether you are buying or selling your property or home, Platinum Properties is your East Texas connection. We know this area and are committed to helping you with all of your real estate needs.

Platinum Properties is a real estate business that was established to provide superior service. Our agents are all seasoned veterans of the real estate business and look forward to helping you in a successful transaction making sure everyone walks away with a smile. Our agents use several different media's to advertise and present your property. In addition, we are members of the Longview, Tyler, Dallas multiple listing services. If you're looking to buy or sell your property, call Platinum Properties today!

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Real Estate Commission

    Amount a manger of real estate receives for his efforts. For example, a manger is to receive 2% of rentals collected as compensation from the landlord to manage the property. If the rentals received in a given month are $1,000,000, the manager's commission is $20,000. Amount received by a real ...

  • Debit

    In insurance, debit agents list of total premiums to be collected. This also applies to the geographical area in which an agent collects the premiums. ...

  • Encumbrance

    Claim, such as a worker's lien, to property under the care, custody, and control of another. This situation occurs when a worker is not paid for labor provided. For example, a carpenter unable to collect payment for installing wood finishings seeks an encumbrance on the owner's property. ...

  • Exposure

    Possibility of loss. The most cost efficient way to purchase insurance is to insure an unexpected loss with a low probability of occurrence. Insuring a loss with a high probability of occurrence means swapping dollars with an insurance company, since the premium charged would reflect the expected pr ...

  • Noninsurance Transfer

    Risk management technique for shifting a corporation's exposure from itself. A risk manager looks at many alternatives to insurance to limit the risks a business firm faces. One transfer method is by contract, such as hold-harmless agreements, or to insert in an existing contract an endorsement stat ...

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Homebuyer Tips

Dollars And Sense: Invest In Your 401k Or Pay Off Your Home

Dollars And Sense: Invest In Your 401k Or Pay Off Your Home

Job security for many people is an important aspect, but it might be overlooked if you don’t consider the unexpected, which often leads to unemployment. Take, for example, the pandemic that hit us in 2020, that left many people without jobs, especially in the leisure and hospitality industries. Not only that but as many were concerned about keeping Covid-19 out ...

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Between Family And Real Estate: Finding Balance As An Agent

Between Family And Real Estate: Finding Balance As An Agent

It’s hard to understand the struggles and the demands of the real estate industry when you are outside of it. When was the last time you’ve been told that you are so lucky to have such a flexible schedule as a real estate agent? We both know that is an understatement because, in reality, finding balance in life while working as a real estate agent is more ...

Homebuyer Tips

Best Small Towns To Live In, North Carolina Edition

Best Small Towns To Live In, North Carolina Edition

There’s a lot to be said for living in a small town. While they may not have the glitz and glamour of metropolitan megacities, small towns have a lot of perks that may not be immediately apparent but are very attractive none theless. While there’s plenty to be said for living in a big city, (some prefer it) it isn’t for everyone.  If you’re ...

Homebuyer Tips

The Closing Day

The Closing Day

This is it. For the past weeks or months, every day has been at least partially spent thinking of, preparing for or planning this fateful day. You’ve laboured long and hard to make sure it comes without incident, and now all your hard work is finally going to pay off. What is this day, you ask? It’s closing day, baby. Now, there’s still a lot ...

Homebuyer Tips

Buying A Home In Clermont FL

Buying A Home In Clermont FL

So, you’re thinking of making the city of Clermont your new home. We get it; there are a lot of reasons why you might want to live here! With its beautiful weather, long list of attractions, gorgeous surroundings and exceptionally healthy job market, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s about as close to being heaven on earth as we can get! But this ...

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