Investment Property

The Side-Effects of Gentrification: Should Urban Pioneers Feel Threatened When Living in The 'Hood Goes Mainstream

By Joanna England / January 14, 2014 / 2 Comments

Candy and I have been discussing this very interesting long-form story from BuzzFeed about a man who bought a home in Detroit’s Poletown neighborhood for $500 when he was 23 years old. Since then, protesters, investors, and CEOs have bought up property throughout Detroit’s devastated neighborhoods, demolishing buildings and shrinking the city’s footprint.

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Thursday Three Hundred: Head to Fort Worth For a Terrific Tudor With Income Potential

By Joanna England / January 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

Let’s talk Tarrant County, folks, specifically Cowtown. Fort Worth, which is rated as a growth market and prime for investment by Trulia and Local Market Monitor, has some outstanding deals that are sure to make any homeowner happy. Take this Tudor, for instance. It’s in the sought-after Berkeley Place neighborhood just east of Forest Park […]

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Buying Up The Bling: Texas Luxury Home Sales Post Double-Digit Growth, With Sales of Posh Pads in Dallas up 22 %

By Joanna England / January 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

Homes priced at $1 million or more are moving like hotcakes in Texas, according to the 2014 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report from the Texas Association of Realtors. The figures, assembled using data from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, show that every Texas metro area posted double-digit growth in luxury price ranges. […]

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Is Dallas Overvalued? And Why is Fort Worth a Market to Watch? Trulia Breaks Down What to Expect in 2014

By Joanna England / December 16, 2013 / 4 Comments

Trulia’s Chief Economist, Jed Kolko, isn’t necessarily infalliable, but he does have an interesting perspective more often than not. His views on the broader economy are often spot-on, though, which really puzzles me on his recent forecast for 2014 that says increases in home values will slow next year, and that many of the markets […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Gorgeous North Oak Cliff Home From Jenni Stolarski is Awash in Marble

By Joanna England / November 7, 2013 / 14 Comments

So, Jenni Stolarski is kind of my hero. Not only is this amazing Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s VP a business powerhouse, but she just flipped the most amazing home that had me pinning just about every single room (OK, every single room, no lie) to my Pinterest pin boards. Yes, y’all, it’s that beautiful. Stolarski, who […]

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Friday Four Hundred: Amazing Investment Opportunity in Hockaday Neighborhood

By Joanna England / July 5, 2013 / 4 Comments

I have seen some fantastic renovations come out of this neighborhood lately. If you’ve been considering an investment property that will net you big bucks and sell fast, consider 4330 Northview. This house is fantastic for an investor, as it’s in great shape! Consider also that it’s a four-bedroom, four bath house with a mother-in-law […]

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