Texas Real Estate

Report: Texas Homebuyers More Diverse Than Ever Before

By Heather Hunter / April 19, 2017 / 2 Comments

The picture of a Texas homebuyer has changed distinctly over the last year. According to a report released last week by the Texas Association of Realtors, Texan households are more diverse than ever, representing a growing array of ethnic backgrounds, ages, family statuses, and socioeconomic groups.

Read More

As Texas Home Sales Rise for Second Year, so do Concerns over Housing Affordability

By Heather Hunter / February 24, 2017 / 1 Comment
texas home sales set records

For the second year in a row, Texas home sales hit an all-time high. According to the 2016 Texas Real Estate Year in Review Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), both home sales and home prices reached record highs last year. In a statement released by the TAR, Chairman Vicki Fullerton said, […]

Read More

In New Study, Texas Ranked No. 6 Dating-Friendly State

By Heather Hunter / February 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Texas is for singles? It may be cold comfort if you’re spending Valentine’s Day alone this year, but when it comes to being single, there are worse places to live than Texas. Forty-four worse places, in fact! A recent report by WalletHub ranked Texas the No. 6 ‘dating-friendly’ state to live. Lends a whole new twist […]

Read More

Houston Area Home Sales Down 8.8 Per Cent in July

By Candy Evans / August 11, 2016 / 1 Comment

Is the economic slump from low oil prices finally catching up with the Houston real estate market? The Houston Association of Realtors said that buyers closed on 7,204 single family homes in July, median prices were at $230,000, and volume slumped to the lowest since January. Houston Chronicle Editor Nancy Sarnoff  says no one is […]

Read More

Suzanne Felber: Is Waco Leaving Dallas In The Dust When It Comes To Affordable Housing Solutions?

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / April 20, 2016 / 7 Comments

Lately it seems like there is nothing but bad news when it comes to affordable housing solutions in Dallas. There is a lot more demand than availability with no viable solutions in sight. It’s an entirely different story in Waco — groups like Next Step Network and NeighborWorks Waco have come up with some smart […]

Read More

Texas Economic Forecast: Housing Still Strong Despite Headwinds

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

By Marcus McCue Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer Guardian Mortgage Company The national housing market remains strong, and Texas, in many respects, is leading the way with record existing-home sales in Dallas and robust price growth. Some housing experts were surprised at just how vigorous the Texas housing market was last year. […]

Read More