A massive expansion is planned for the Arlington-based Texas Live! venue, we identify design trends to ditch in 2020, and Zaida Basora is tapped as new executive director of AIA Dallas and Architecture and Design Foundation, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

A massive expansion is planned for the Arlington-based Texas Live! venue, we identify design trends to ditch in 2020, and Zaida Basora is tapped as new executive director of AIA Dallas and Architecture and Design Foundation, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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Mortgage experts forecast that low rates will last through 2020, a popular snack company is set to expand in Garland, and Realtor.com releases its top American housing markets, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

Mortgage experts forecast that low rates will last through 2020, a popular snack company is set to expand in Garland, and Realtor.com releases its top American housing markets, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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When that ball drops signifying a new decade, there are a few resolutions homeowners can make to build wealth. We’ll also tell you about a hike in DFW luxury sales, and a Minnesota investor acquiring industrial space near DFW Airport, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

When that ball drops signifying a new decade, there are a few resolutions homeowners can make to build wealth. We’ll also tell you about a hike in DFW luxury sales, and a Minnesota investor acquiring industrial space near DFW Airport, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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The Dallas Fort Worth real estate market is poised for exceptional long-term performance, construction is underway on a Metroplex business park, and housing affordability is on the rise – but not in DFW, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

The Dallas Fort Worth real estate market is poised for exceptional long-term performance, construction is underway on a Metroplex business park, and housing affordability is on the rise – but not in DFW, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

DFW Among Top 10 Markets Expected To Perform Well In Near Future

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is among 10 markets that the National Association of Realtors expects will perform well over the next three to five years, NAR officials announced at a recent conference.

“Some markets are clearly positioned for exceptional longer-term performance due to their relative housing affordability combined with solid local economic expansion,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. “Drawing new residents from other states will also further stimulate housing demand in these markets, but this will create upward price pressures as well, especially if demand is not met by increasing supply.”

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West Coasters flock to the Lone Star State, three DFW municipalities are among the best college cities in America, and Conor Commercial will bring an industrial project to Mesquite, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

West Coasters flock to the Lone Star State, three DFW municipalities are among the best college cities in America, and Conor Commercial will bring an industrial project to Mesquite, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

Californians Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Moving To Texas

We must be doing something right in the Lone Star State.

Recent research published by STORAGECafe shows that more than 564,000 people moved to Texas last year.

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I’m doing research on my end-of-year, end-of-decade post and lookie what I stumbled upon. This is from the National Association of Realtors 2018 home buyers and sellers profile. Only one percent of consumers find the homes they purchased through a print ad, yet print advertising still consumes huge marketing budgets at most brokerages. Why?

Plano is one of the safest cities in the U.S., national data shows rent prices are increasing, and Americans don’t know what to expect when it comes to closing costs, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

Plano is one of the safest cities in the U.S., national data shows rent prices are increasing, and Americans don’t know what to expect when it comes to closing costs, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

Plano Named One Of America’s Safest Cities

In this climate of school shootings and anthrax-laced greeting cards, it’s a high honor to be the No. 3 safest city in America. That’s just what Plano was deemed by personal-finance website WalletHub’s 2019 report.

“To determine where Americans can feel most protected against life’s hazards, including nonphysical forms of danger, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 41 key metrics,” said Diana Polk, a spokeswoman for WalletHub. “The data set ranges from assaults per capita to unemployment rate to road quality.”

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The HIVE conference opened today at the JW Marriott in Austin.

The fourth annual HIVE conference gets underway today in Austin.  The two-day event will feature CEOs, architects, authors, economists, and educators addressing the issues affecting today’s housing needs. In a recent press release promoting the event, Hanley Wood and Meyers Research CEO Jeff Meyers said the housing community now faces challenges unlike any seen before.

“The response to the HIVE initiative and conference has been strong because there is a desperate need to bring in innovation to inspire new solutions—solutions that will help mitigate the challenges brought by over-regulation, extreme weather conditions, and the lack of skilled labor,” he said.

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