Dallas Economy

Demand For Dallas Real Esate Remains Strong, Says NAR

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Corrected figures from the National Association of Realtors show that Dallas home sales have increased 1.82 percent in the first quarter of 2015 while median price grew 11.99 percent. Statewide figures show a strong start to 2015 for Texas home sales, with a year-over-year increase of 4.16 percent. Inventory is still an issue, with available […]

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Thanks to Tight Inventory, CoreLogic HPI Shows Continued Price Growth For Dallas Metro

By Joanna England / April 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Here we go again: CoreLogic’s latest HPI report is telling us what our boots-on-the-ground Realtor sources already know. Fewer homes on the market has meant higher-than-average home price appreciation ahead of one of the most brisk times of year for Dallas-area Realtors. The spring selling season has been filled with cold calls and pleas from […]

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Great Western Featured Realtor: Hunter Kosmala Goes to ‘Bat’ For His Clients

By Joanna England / March 6, 2015 / 0 Comments

OK, so that headline contains the worst pun ever. You see, Hunter Kosmala, a 2013 TCU grad, was showing homes with a client when they happened upon a pair of winged rodents hanging from the ceiling. In the end, his clients chose a different property, but he did go to “bat” for them. Awful jokes […]

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Texas Real Estate Report Shows Fewer First-Time Buyers in Market

By Joanna England / March 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

“Texas is one of the best states to buy a home in the U.S. because it’s one of the best places to work, do business and raise a family. Our state’s lasting job and economic growth continues to bring higher incomes for Texas families and reaffirms new home sales and development as a critical component […]

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Low Inventory is Keeping Home Prices High in Dallas, But is it Sustainable?

By Joanna England / February 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

  Case-Shiller’s recent Dec.2014 report shows home prices inching even further skyward, with an increase of 7.5 percent year-over-year, topping the national average of 4.5 percent by a healthy margin. Shrinking inventory is to blame, but one must wonder if supply will ever catch up at this rate. “As long as we have a tight […]

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Forecasts For Dallas and Fort Worth Metro Real Estate Predict Year-Over-Year Growth

By Joanna England / February 4, 2015 / 1 Comment

Sure, economists are saying that the Dallas-Fort Worth area have posted new gains in 2014, and that home price growth for the North Texas metro areas is projected to increase in 2015 to the tune of 9 to 11 percent, but more and more people are starting to take a closer look at those numbers […]

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