Dallas Economic News

Dallas-Fort Worth Housing Starts are Up, But You’re Going to Pay More For New Construction

By Joanna England / December 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

  More confirmation that Dallas has pricey dirt in this latest report from Metrostudy: While housing starts are up to the tune of 12.4 percent year-over-year and 8.3 percent over last month, few of those have been in more affordable price ranges. More people who would have preferred to buy new construction have turned to […]

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Is Dallas Real Estate Overvalued? New Report From Fitch Ratings Says Yes

By Joanna England / December 23, 2014 / 2 Comments

Let’s just say that my eyes widened a little without the help of coffee when I read this story from Steve Brown. According to Fitch Ratings, Texas home prices are way overvalued, by 11 percent they say, and there could be a reckoning coming thanks to falling oil prices. The financial analysts at Fitch are […]

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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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Are Housing Prices Stabilizing? After a Period of Off-The-Leash Growth, Price Increases Are Shrinking, Says Case-Shiller

By Joanna England / July 29, 2014 / 0 Comments

Maybe so, or maybe the market is just taking a breather while the summer heat is on before it grows legs again. According to Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller’s Home Price Index, Dallas has seen the smallest increase in home prices since August of last year. Still, prices are growing, at an albeit slower rate. In fact, all […]

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