Condo Sales

North Texas Condo and Townhome Sales Up During First Half of 2016

By Leah Shafer / July 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

Condos and townhomes are hot properties in DFW so far this year. North Texas condo sales increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 1,536 condo sales during the January to May 2016 timeframe. Townhome sales increased 8.2 percent to 1,019 townhome sales during the same period, according to the 2016 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report by the Texas Association of […]

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Dallas High-Rise Demographics, Part 3: Where the Walkers Are

By Jon Anderson / August 19, 2015 / 3 Comments

In last week’s second of three articles on high-rise demographics, I wrote about Dallas’ youngest high-rise populations. I noted that in those younger buildings, there were usually high rates of non-homestead owners – some as high as 75 percent. I think non-homestead ownership is worth noting because, in addition to owner age and worth, it […]

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High-Rises Demographics, Part 2: Where the Youngin’s Are

By Jon Anderson / August 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

In the first part of this series I wrote about how unit prices, resident age and income are data points for high-rise buyers to consider before purchasing their castle in the sky. The reason for these calculations is to better understand if a building matches a buyer’s philosophy. Of course this information doesn’t produce a […]

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High-Rise Demographics, Part 1: Why Resident Age and Economics Matter

By Jon Anderson / July 31, 2015 / 2 Comments

This is the first of a three-part series on high-rise demographics. In this first part, I’ll cover how resident age, personal finances, and cognitive decline form an intersection that should help buyers better understand a high-rise. These factors are certainly in play in all neighborhoods, but the communality of high-rises makes them more acute. After […]

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Condo Sales Slow, But Demand is Still High Says Texas Association of Realtors Report

By Joanna England / July 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Condo sales are still brisk compared to last year, but sales have decreased an average of one percent between January and May of 2015, says the Texas Association of Realtors‘ recent report. Using data from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, The 2015 Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report shows that condo and townhome […]

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Texas Real Estate Market Leads Nation

By Leah Shafer / December 3, 2014 / 0 Comments

Texas is the place to be for economic prosperity and job growth, which in turn has made our real estate market one of the best in the nation, according to the 2014 Texas Annual Housing Report, released this week by the Texas Association of Realtors. Nearly every area of real estate in the Lone Star State continues […]

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