Dallas Business News

REPORT: Home Prices Set to Jump 35% Over Next Three Years in Eastern DFW

By Leah Shafer / January 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Strong economic factors, job gains, and population increases have experts predicting strong growth in North Texas home prices in 2015, and a 35 percent increase in home prices over the next three years in the Dallas-Plano-Irving areas. Local Market Monitor, Inc. released its December 2014 local market reports for North Texas, looking at factors like jobs, migration, housing […]

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DFW Rents Up $600 Million in 2014, Leading Nation for Leasing Rates

By Leah Shafer / January 5, 2015 / 1 Comment

DFW rents were 6.2 higher last year, averaging $919 per month, but demand still soared, with North Texas leading the nation in apartment rentals, and vacancies at a 13-year low, according to new real estate research from Zillow and MPF Research. The increased rent translated to an extra $600 million paid to landlords last year, Zillow reported. For North Texans, that meant a […]

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Housing Starts Are Up, Builders Stocks Are Rebounding: Is it Time To Crack One Open And Celebrate?

By Joanna England / December 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

I bet big builders like Lennar Corp., Fort Worth-based D.R. Horton, and Pulte Homes are breathing a collective sigh of relief. According to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing starts are up — way up, as a matter of fact — from November 2011. According […]

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Barneys New York Abandons NorthPark Center Post; What Does That Say About Dallas’ Rank As a Top Luxury Market?

By Joanna England / October 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

When Barneys New York came back to NorthPark Center in 2006, they made a huge splash with an equally splashy ad campaign. Folks were anxious to have the un-self-conscious luxury retailer back in Big D. It showed the rest of the world that our fair city was on our way back up. While it appears […]

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