North Texas Market Trends

How Fast are Homes Selling in Texas? Faster Than Quick Draw McGraw!

By Candy Evans / April 13, 2015 / 7 Comments

From what I’m hearing, it’s the moderate to mid-priced homes (up to $1.2 million) that are selling the fastest — anything within the 636 Loop, Park Cities, Preston Hollow, Midway Hollow, Lakewood, Hollywood Heights, M Streets, Bluffview, North dallas south of LBJ. Preston Trails taking a little longer. Plano and Frisco on fire (you know […]

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‘Grand Vie’ Now Doubles Your Pleasure: Williams Trew Listings Bring Fort Worth Flair to Ebby’s Glossy Trade Mag

By Joanna England / March 20, 2015 / 3 Comments

To say that we are thrilled about the pending arrival of the new Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is a gross understatement. Of course, we’re always excited to see Candy’s column, which talks about all the reasons North Texas lake houses are a great choice for a getaway. This time, though, we’re even more […]

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2014 Real Estate Year in Review, CandysDirt.com Style

By Candy Evans / January 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

Happy New Year! Steve Brown posted his year end wrap of Dallas real estate, residential and commercial, calling it one for the history books. Tis true: Dallas Real estate values are at their highest EVER, exceeding where we were even before the bubble. And he is right — this boom is fueled by the right stuff: […]

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North Texas Real Estate Market Report: New Home Sales at 6-Year High, Home Prices Increase

By Joanna England / October 7, 2014 / 1 Comment

Recent reports show that new home sales are at their highest since 2008, while prices of existing homes are up year-over-year. New home sales are up 17 percent from the same time last year, according to Residential Strategies, and new home starts are up 11.4 percent, too, at 6,511. Builders are trying to keep up […]

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Texas Takes Four Spots in Kiplinger’s 10 Cheapest Cities You Want to Live in

By Joanna England / September 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

  I’m sure Augusta, Ga., is really nice and all, but do you really want to live there? Isn’t it a better place to visit? That’s why Kiplinger’s broke down it’s well-known list of “cheapest cities to live in” and spawned it’s list of “cheapest cities you want to live in.” That’s a pretty significant distinction, […]

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The Cost of a New Home in Dallas is Getting More Unattainable, Median New Home Prices Up 24%

By Candy Evans / July 14, 2014 / 3 Comments

This is very good news for home builders, not such great news for consumers. New home ownership is getting more expensive, even in North Texas. Hence all those apartments going up: “New homes priced under $150,000 are rapidly disappearing from the market because of shrinking lot inventory, rising land and construction costs. There are just […]

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