Dallas Real Estate News

Good News, Moderate News for D-FW in Texas Housing Insight, Plus Other Reports

By Tommy Cummings / January 19, 2021 / 0 Comments

In D-FW, new home construction permits are projected to increase by 13.8 percent in 2021 versus a 21.5-percent increase in 2020. D-FW issued 3,641 non-seasonally adjusted permits, which topped the national list.

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D-FW’s Million-Dollar Cities Are The Usual Suspects, But Here’s What Makes Them Unique

By Tommy Cummings / January 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
Richard Drummond Davis

We all know which Dallas-Fort Worth municipalities carry Zillow’s recent distinction of Million-Dollar Cities. But let’s review, anyway, because a good many of us like talking about luxury homes. Listed in order by typical home value are the usual suspects — Westlake ($1,752,752), Highland Park ($1,695.262), Westover Hills ($1,677,514), and University Park ($1,468,731). Big duh. […]

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Dallas-Area Homeowners Really Aren’t Fleeing Big Cities for Small-Town Life, Study Finds

By Tommy Cummings / January 14, 2021 / 2 Comments

The premise of the 1960s sitcom, Green Acres, was a riches-to-rags tale of Manhattan lawyer Oliver Wendall Homes escaping city slicker life for farm livin’. You’d think this would go over today — that a pandemic would cause urbanites to put big-city density behind them for land spreadin’ out so far and wide. Not so […]

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If You’re Selling in 2021, Studies Have Good News for Texas’ Housing Market

By Tommy Cummings / January 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

Thinking about putting your home up for sale but just haven’t found the right time or conditions? Will the seller’s market remain hot this year? The news is good. According to one analysis, median Dallas-Fort Worth market home values will grow 5.3 percent in 2021. California-based Construction Coverage analyzed data from Zillow in its study. […]

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Latest California-to-Texas Migration Numbers Reveal Surprise, Plus Other Reports

By Tommy Cummings / January 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

The projection of Californians migrating en masse to Texas for job opportunities and lower taxes in 2020 wasn’t quite as drastic as first believed, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. In 2018, a Texas Realtors Association report showing Californians were migrating to Texas at a more than 2-to-1 rate showed no reason to think it […]

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Collin, Denton Counties Saw Sizable Increases in Monthly Home Sales

By Tommy Cummings / January 5, 2021 / 0 Comments

Sales of single-family homes by real-estate agents were up more than 30 percent from a year ago in Collin and Denton counties, according to the MetroTex Association of Realtors’ November sales reports. The county-by-county market statistics are compiled by the Dallas-based group and supported by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Collectively in […]

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