Real estate market news

Open Houses Are Out, Drive-Through Closings Are In

By Joanna England / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Just last week, Dallas County Commissioners amended the shelter-in-place declaration to allow real estate-related businesses (inspectors, escrow, and loan officers) to continue to operate as essential businesses. So while curbside closings are in, showings and open houses are still out. Robert Frye, escrow officer at Allegiance Title Preston Center, has conducted several curbside closings this […]

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Fort Worth-Arlington Among Most Affordable Cities For Veterans

By April Towery / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

Fort Worth-Arlington ranks No. 7 in affordable places for veterans to live, mortgage rates reach a 50-year low, and Plano is one of the happiest cities in America, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.  Fort Worth-Arlington Among Most Affordable Cities For Veterans Six Texas cities were listed among the top 10 most […]

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Interest Rates Drop As Market Braces For Virus Impact

By April Towery / March 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Fed slashes interest rates in response to coronavirus, Texas ranks high in 2020 property tax bills, and the local housing market continued its record-breaking streak last year, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.  Federal Reserve Slashes Rates To Bolster Economy In an emergency decision, the Federal Reserve made a rare emergency […]

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Experts: Housing Plays Key Role In 2020 Election

By April Towery / March 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

The nation’s housing crisis could be a key issue in the 2020 Democratic primaries, big-city rental rates are slightly below the national average, a mixed-use project is underway in Allen, and 55places identifies which markets are luring home buyers for keeps, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.  Experts: Renters Could Play Key […]

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Dilbeck-Designed Lobello House Open For Tours March 7

By April Towery / February 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

A well-known Dallas real estate gem will be open for tours next month, one in four of American mortgage holders don’t know what their rate is, and accessibility for those with physical disabilities goes without much consideration in the local housing market, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dilbeck-designed Lobello House Open […]

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Change In Broker Fees Will Cost Jobs And Increase Rents, Experts Say

By April Towery / February 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

New York braces for change in how broker fees are handled, developers break ground on Deep Ellum project, and Denton’s Carriage Square is being redeveloped, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Change In Broker Fees Will Cost Jobs And Increase Rents, Experts Say New York’s Department of State recently reversed the tenant-pays-broker-fee […]

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