Texas Real Estate

International Homebuyers Bring $7.8 Billion to Texas Economy

By Candy's Dirt / October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Staff Reports   Real estate purchase by international homebuyers brought $7.8 billion to the Texas economy, says a new report from Texas Realtors. From April 2018 to March 2019, Texas accounted for 10 percent of all homes purchased by international homebuyers in the United States, with 18,310 home sales out of 183,100 nationwide according […]

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PACE Is The Place For Helpful Green Financing

By Jon Anderson / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Recently, the New York Times wrote about the rapid growth of the green financing initiative called PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) and the infusion of cash available to lend. Many NYT stories are national or international in focus, so some digging was required to discover what Texas and Dallas were doing with the program. Created […]

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Bubbling In Texas: How Did We Fare Post 2007 Bubble?

By Candy's Dirt / January 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, many states have barely recovered from the housing crash in 2007 when the real estate bubble burst, a data visualization HowMuch.net revealed. “In fact, the housing market is still below its 2007 figures in several locations around the country,” the cost information website said […]

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Shutdown Impacts Some States More Than Others

By Bethany Erickson / January 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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For the most part, Texas is doing OK during U.S. government shut down, but it still is hitting the state’s most vulnerable citizens the hardest, according to a recent report on the states most and least affected by the 2019 shut down. The report, compiled by analysts at WalletHub, compared all 50 states plus the […]

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BREAKING: Patrick Draws Democratic Challenger as Collier Files Today

By Bethany Erickson / November 13, 2017 / 1 Comment
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Mike Collier knows that there are people that care deeply about whether Texas stays red, turns blue, or goes purple — but it’s not his chief goal. “My aspiration is political competition,” he said on a drive from Houston to Dallas last week. “I just want to see the end of this one-party system.” Collier […]

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Statewide Home Sales Dip in Third Quarter, Inventory Increases Thanks to Hurricane Harvey

By Joanna England / November 6, 2017 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Texas home sales declined slightly in the third quarter of 2017, according to the 2017-Q3 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. This is the first time that Texas home sales have declined on a quarterly basis since the second quarter of 2012.   “As anticipated, the […]

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