Dallas Housing News

Shall We Freak Out About Rising Interest Rates???

By Candy Evans / December 16, 2015 / 1 Comment

Get ready for the media freak out. Besides a re-hash of last night’s Republican debates — the most substantive thus far, in my opinion — everyone is talking about an expected interest rate hike today from the Fed. I had two media calls yesterday asking me if I thought a rise in interest rates might hurt […]

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How Much Money Does it Take to Live Like a Human in Dallas?

By Jon Anderson / September 1, 2015 / 10 Comments

By Jon Anderson Columnist Candy and I have been opinionating back and forth on low-income citizens and how their access to safe and affordable housing is a means to promote economic upwards mobility. After all, if the poor are less poor, they will live richer lives (by any definition) and contribute more to society. Unlike […]

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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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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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Dallas Real Estate News: Report Shows Condo Sales are Fastest Growing Segment of Texas Housing Market

By Joanna England / July 3, 2014 / 2 Comments

Condos are hot and getting hotter, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report from the Texas Association of Realtors. Statewide, condo sales rose an average of 10.5 percent year-over-year between the months of January and May of 2014. In San Antonio condo sales were up 18 percent, followed by Austin at 14 percent, Houston at […]

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Texas Real Estate News: Home Sales Hit Historic Highs With Demand, Prices Remaining Lofty and Inventory Low

By Joanna England / November 1, 2013 / 2 Comments

“In the fall, Texas Realtors usually start to catch their breath as the summer selling season draws to a close, but not this year,” said Shad Bogany, chairman of the Texas Association of Realtors. “Demand for Texas homes remains strong, keeping buyers and sellers in the market, and Texas Realtors, busy.” We couldn’t have said […]

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