Real Estate Website Urges Conservatives To Buy Texas Homes

MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – Move to Texas for the great schools, the good jobs and the low crime. But also, a new web company pitches, move because you’re a conservative.

McKinney-based website conservativemove.com is drawing interest from around the country for its focus on moving right-leaning residents from blue states, to the Lone Star state. The website tag line reads “Helping Families Move Right.”

This week, company founder Paul Chabot says the first two homes owned by clients in California will go on the market. Five more clients are actively searching for homes in North Texas. There have been inquiries he said from more than 500 people, in more than 40 states.

“They’re dead serious,” he said of those showing an interest in moving to Texas. “They are absolutely dead serious on doing it.”

Chabot made the move himself with his wife and four children in January. After unsuccessfully running for Congress in California twice, he said the state just didn’t represent him anymore. At a going away party, people expressed a curiosity in making the same move, and the idea was born.

The site offers a simple arrangement, connecting sellers with conservative realtors to unload their current home, and then with conservative realtors in North Texas to find a new one.

“Finding homes based on political preference isn’t really that hard,” said realtor Derek Baker… and in North Texas that’s just about anywhere.

“What we’re trying to do is appeal to someone based on the same values and reasons that we live here,” Baker said.

He had dozens of new leads Tuesday morning, from people in California cities like Chino, Upland and Modesto. One wrote they wanted to move within the next two years. Another wrote they were tired of “Commie-fornia.”

Conservative Move hasn’t started advertising yet, or putting billboards in Los Angeles, or San Francisco, something Chabot said he’d like to do. While they are focusing on California and North Texas to start, there are plans to widen their reach.

While political leanings aren’t something you usually see on a real estate listing, Chabot contends it isn’t as odd as it may sound. A low tax burden, strong economy, and neighborhoods built for families (he says) are what makes the area great.

What Conservative Move taps into is the position it was conservative values that made that happen.

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  1. We ran this story on May 25, 2017 on CandysDirt.com. I think we deserve at least a link. What is it coming to when Big News steals stories from bloggers?https://candysdirt.com/2017/05/25/conservative-move-social-movement-majorly-targeting-north-texas/

  2. Lee Jenkins says:

    But, please, you jerkwad liberals, stay away; we don’t want you here. And, when the bad times come, as they surely will, you will be much safer in your little liberal safe-spaces anyway.

  3. Dan Tiede says:

    Conservatism = higher property values.

    1. Richard Frey says:

      What Part of Texas does the article say is Conservative????…..So many Foreigner’s sneaking into the State, Most of Texas has been recaptured by Liberals with Free Stuff…….can’t be Dallas/Ft. Worth, Most of California’s San Francisco’s Gay Community Moved there looking for Love……..

  4. Demography is destiny and Texas doesn’t have it. I’m an uber-conservative who lived in Texas for 40 years and I moved out of a community just to west of McKinney, Texas to relocate to the Mid-West. Thirty-three percent of kids in Texas are Caucasian and very few of the rest will vote conservative when they’re of age (just look at the Texas border counties who voted for Hillary). There are shrinking islands of conservatism in Texas but no growing ones. There are many conservatives still in Texas but when we consider the imminent future the math doesn’t add up. Texas will turn blue in the next 10-20 years.

  5. Gary Kuchak says:

    Just dont go to Houston.
    Over populated diversity has turned
    this once all conservative city into a democrat
    stronghold.

    1. And they have one of the dumbest Congress women on the planet there, Sheila Jackson Lee.

  6. Doug Day says:

    This is bass ackwards. Leave safely red Texas and move to take back New Mexico and Arizona from the Mexicans.

  7. Dorrie Chen says:

    The American dream of home “ownership” is nothing but a joke! The average American has 62% of their net worth tied up in their home, but how much INCOME does that investment earn? Nothing! or better yet, NEGATIVE nothing! Property tax, insurance, upkeep, HOA dues, etc. on a paid off home can take a HUGE bite out of your Social Security check!

    Me? I’m either going to purchase a home for cheap (all cash) during the next crash, or just keep saving my money and renting! As I save money on rent, my cell phone ($20/month from MetroPCS), my car insurance ($25/month from Insurance Panda), etc., I’ll be able to invest more into index funds with my freed up capital… something homeowners can NEVER do!

    1. You live in the wrong City. All the real estate my family owns in Houston has had incredible returns. Hell just the 2 condos I own have doubled in value over 10 yrs.

    2. Shane Warner says:

      This guy is a spammer that comments on articles to spam his insurance website.

  8. And if you are a liberal please do not move here.Don’t need ya,don’t want ya!

  9. Dallas Tx.. 34% cheaper to live than Los Angeles.. Bankrate .com Cost of living calculator.

  10. This is the ultimate way of messing with Texas, send them Californians. This story was posted last week on PressCalifornia.com, if you like conservative West Coast news

  11. I considered moving there but the state appears to be lost to liberals and illegals.
    Combined that with the Bush family and Texas is a “no go”
    Idaho now that is still a good solid conservative state, well Californians are invading it but still good.

    1. In Texas you can choose where you want to live, so you don’t have to live next to the Bush’s if you don’t want to.

  12. Lilith Whyte says:

    I really miss White America.

  13. Len Satic says:

    One thing you Texans should do is push your state legislatures to restrict new citizens from state and local elections for at least 8 (preferably 10) years. This gives them a chance to acclimate to the political temperature of their new home. This may keep them from voting for the same things that drove them from their former home state in the first place.

    I know this from experience. My wife and I moved to AZ from CA 5 1/2 years ago. We are conservative so fit right in, but our CA neighbors moved to Idaho and faced a real challenge to their liberal political beliefs.

  14. John Schmidt says:

    Although good for Texas not good for the country, as drawing people away from states makes the Democrats more powerful in those state, and will skew the electoral college to the Democrats.

  15. But stay away if you’re a lefty Rhoid, someone will kill you here!!YAHOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

  16. Anti-racists say there is a RACE problem that can only be solved when the third world pours into EVERY White country and “assimilates.”

    What if I said there was a RACE problem that could only be solved if hundreds of millions of non-Blacks were brought into EVERY Black country? How long before people realize I’m not talking about a RACE problem, but the conclusion to the BLACK problem?

    They say they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-White.

    Anti-racist is a codeword for anti-White.

  17. If you come here you’ll want to stay out of the big cities like dallas, houston and austin. They are not conservative cities and you won’t find what you’re looking for. You’ll need to move outside of the city into suburban areas to live a conservative lifestyle free of all the problems that liberalism brings with it. Moving into one of the big metro cities here is like jumping out of the fire and into the fire. You’ll be right back at square one. Sure there’s more jobs here than in california and home prices are cheap, but if you’re moving to escape the craziness that is a liberal utopia you won’t find it in the big cities.

    Good luck.

  18. I was born and grew up in west Texas some 70 plus years ago, married my childhood sweetheart. We lived in Texas until 14 years ago and now live in Colorado. Colorado was a conservative state until the last few years when the California Communist libs began moving here and have managed to turn Colorado blue. They want to do the same to Texas. I hope the Texans do not let that happen. Liberals are like cancer, once they get a small start, they continue to spread until they kill the host.

  19. Bob Johnson says:

    “Hey ramblin’ boy now won’t cha settle down
    Dallas ain’t your kinda town
    There ain’t no gold and there ain’t nobody like me
    I’m the number one fan of the man from Tennessee”

    STAY in Tennessee, Texas is not all it’s cracked up to be.

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