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If You’re Selling in 2021, Studies Have Good News for Texas’ Housing Market

By Tommy Cummings / January 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

Thinking about putting your home up for sale but just haven’t found the right time or conditions? Will the seller’s market remain hot this year? The news is good. According to one analysis, median Dallas-Fort Worth market home values will grow 5.3 percent in 2021. California-based Construction Coverage analyzed data from Zillow in its study. […]

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Here Are 3 Housing Options in Austin For Elon Musk, Our New Texan

By Tommy Cummings / December 28, 2020 / 3 Comments

It looks like California’s continuing exodus into Texas will include Tesla CEO Elon Musk. In face of COVID-19 restrictions this spring, Musk tweeted that he’s had it with California and will be taking his business from Palo Alto, Calif., to Austin, where he’s building a new factory. But the next speculation: Where exactly will Musk […]

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Dallas is Rich in Millennials, Just Not Apartment-Hunting Ones

By Tommy Cummings / November 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

RENTCafĂ© ‘s study showed 40.8 percent of 13 million rental applicants in Dallas from 2015-2020 were millennials.

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Knock’s Home Swap Program Expands to Texas Markets

By Tommy Cummings / September 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

The stars have to align just right when you’re buying a home while selling your old one. It was tough enough when dealing with both ends of the housing transaction. It’s even tougher when taking into account the competitive housing market and concerns about social distancing. Knock, a New York-based home sales company, recognized the […]

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Adaptive Reuse Gives New Life to This Historic Colonial Mansion

By Karen Eubank / June 4, 2020 / 2 Comments

When my editor asked me to write about this classic, historic Colonial Revival mansion in Austin, she said, “I know this piece is right for you. I just don’t know why.” She may be psychic. I used to live a 10-minute walk from this home during my college years at The University of Texas. I […]

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5 Shows to Add to Your Shelter-in-Place Work Week Watch List

By Elaine Raffel / April 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

These five bingeable design-centric series let you mix business with pleasure during yet another shelter-in-place work week.

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