market dynamics

Let’s Discuss: Are DFW Homes Overvalued?

By Candy Evans / June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Price reduced; price improved; new price; a gentler, kinder price; “priced to sell” (what home isn’t?); motivated seller, super motivated seller, uber motivated seller. How about, “Seller will give you the house!” It’s been quite a week, hasn’t it, starting with that surprise mini-tornado Sunday, and black-outs across Dallas since about 2 p.m. Sunday.  If […]

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Trendmaker Homes Gets a New Area Leader Because DFW Homebuilding is Hopping, Really

By Candy Evans / March 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

We don’t like to re-publish press releases here on CandysDirt.com, kind of goes against our grain of organic reporting. But this release caught my eye because it makes a significant statement about the strength of our home building market. Trendmaker Homes, a member of the TRI Pointe Group family of premium regional homebuilders, has named […]

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Are Home Values in North Texas Decelerating? Signs Point to — Maybe. Depends.

By Candy Evans / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

What goes up has to come down, at some point, right? It’s like that with home values. Except home values in Dallas have never shot skyward as much as they have in coastal cities and international hubs like Miami and New York City. Our home prices creep up by 5 to 7 percent a year. […]

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Like We’ve Said: North Texas Home Sales Cooled It in July

By Candy Evans / August 9, 2016 / 1 Comment

This was a report I have been predicting because it was what I have been hearing ever since July 15. Our market is cooling. It’s cooling because low interest rates have driven up prices to a point where folks are now saying, “I’m not going to pay that!” North Texas home sales were off by […]

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Dallas Housing Market Sizzles, Can’t Keep Up With Demand for Homes Under $300K

By Leah Shafer / August 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Dallas market continues to sizzle, with the median price for single-family homes increasing by about 8 percent in May compared to last year. To paint a bigger picture, prices in North Texas have increased by about 40 percent since the 2009 economic recession, according to a new report from the Dallas Builders Association (DBA) […]

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Dallas Area Home Prices 9 Per Cent Higher in May Than They Were Last Year

By Candy Evans / July 27, 2016 / 3 Comments

We did it again: Dallas, well, North Texas, made it as one of the highest appreciating real estate markets in the country, according to the folks at the Real Estate oracle of nationwide comparison, Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Dallas area home prices were 9 percent higher this May (2016) than they were a […]

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