May 14, 2020

During this first-ever mandated recession amidst COVID-19, there are a number of interesting dynamics at play in the real estate market. For your review, I have highlighted below major developments affecting North Texas real estate, today and going forward....

September 27, 2019

The difference between a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and an appraisal may not seem important at first glance since both are used to determine property value. However, at closer inspection, this topic may prove critical to the sale of a property.

By definition...

May 18, 2019

The only true rational and quantifiable piece of the home-buying process is financial. 

History of the Interest Rate

Fifty years ago, the only real variable in mainstream mortgages was the interest rate. At that time, all loans were for 30 years, and second mortgages, wh...

April 14, 2018

The following glossary consists of terminology frequently used in the purchase of a home in residential real estate. 

Appraisal - is a valuation of a property by a third-party licensed appraiser. The lender often chooses...

January 6, 2018

When one buys a home, one is really buying two main components:  

 1.  The House, and 

 2.  The Land or Lot.

All other things being equal, it is better to buy a home in which the lot (as opposed to the house) represents the higher percentage of the tot...

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A resident of Dallas for more than  and a real estate professional since 2004, Mary McLean is the broker - owner of Dallas McLean Realty (DMR). Representing buyers and sellers, Mary has a passion for providing exceptional service to her clients. Her extensive knowledge of the marketplace and highly effective communication skills help her go the extra mile before, during and after closing to maximize representation on behalf of her clients. Mary holds an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University. Mary is also a Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist with Guild Recognition™, Certified Negotiation Expert®

Advanced Historic Home Specialist, Senior Real Estate Specialist® and has her GREEN Certification from the National Association of Realtors®.


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Dallas McLean Realty is an independent boutique real estate brokerage in Dallas, Texas, offering personalized service to both buyers and sellers. While buyers and sellers can get information faster than ever by simply typing 'house for sale' or 'condo for sale' in a browser or an MLS search, we take the time to understand our clients' needs and focus sharply on the right property solution.  

In a very dynamic real estate market like Dallas, once you have waded through the daily 'for sale by owner' and new listings on Zillow or Trulia, it is nice to just have someone in your corner who can answer your questions. Buying or selling real estate can pose plenty of unique challenges, and the terminology can be confusing. With years of experience in the Dallas market, we strive to make your real estate transactions as pleasant as possible. We pride ourselves in responding to every request and returning every call in a timely manner.

Dallas McLean Realty is a Trumeau Company founded 1998.