Dallas-Fort Worth

People Behind on Housing Costs Less Likely to Vote, and Other Reports and Studies

By Tommy Cummings / October 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Americans who are struggling with housing costs today are less likely to vote on Nov. 3.

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Is Now a Good Time to Rent in D-FW? Let’s Check the Latest Data

By Tommy Cummings / October 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite predictions of widespread evictions because of economic distress caused by the pandemic, the apartment industry is weathering the storm, especially in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. So far, residents are making their rent payments on time. More than 87 percent of D-FW apartment households made a full or partial rent payment on time, according to […]

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Even in D-FW, Pandemic Puts Burden on Female Renters, Homeowners

By Tommy Cummings / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Nearly half (45 percent) of female-led households spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing as compared with 36 percent of their male counterparts, according to Zillow’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data.

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Dallas-Plano-Irving Area on List of Biggest Increases in FHA Loan Delinquency Rates

By Tommy Cummings / October 5, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Dallas-Plano-Irving area joins Houston and San Antonio metro areas as Texas metros having the biggest increases in late payments on federally backed home loans through the end of August, according to the American Enterprise Institute's FHA Neighborhood Warch.

We’ve been faced with good news about the Texas housing market, but a darker side has emerged. Texas is having trouble with Federal Housing Administration loan delinquencies. The Dallas-Plano-Irving area joins Houston and San Antonio metro areas as Texas metros having the biggest increases in late payments on federally backed home loans through the end […]

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How Remote Working Increases Homeownership Possibility for 33K D-FW Residents

By Tommy Cummings / September 28, 2020 / 1 Comment

According to an analysis recently released by Zillow, the ability to work and live from anywhere could open up homeownership to nearly 2 million renter households.

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Rockwall Makes Money Magazine’s Top-10, and Jason Castro Couldn’t Agree More

By Tommy Cummings / September 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
One of Rockwall's biggest attractions is its Harbor District (Google Maps)

Want to live the good life in North Texas? According to Money, you should head to Rockwall. The Dallas-Fort Worth suburb made it into the top five in Money‘s list of Best Places to Live in America. In rankings released Tuesday, Rockwall was fourth, making its Money list debut based on its “status as one […]

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