Economic News

Mortgage Report: Fear in The Stock Market is Putting Up Positive Bond Numbers

By Joanna England / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

There was a lot of downward trending for the stock market last week, but overall, that’s positive for the bond market and interest rates, says Bob Johnson (AKA Bob Mortgage) the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk.  Our most-trusted mortgage adviser explains that, as people react to the plummeting […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: What $1 Million and Up Gets You In Odessa

By Leah Shafer / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Take a peek inside the luxury real estate market in Odessa with these five houses for sale now. For $1 million and up, you get a broad range of options in style and amenities, from double master suites and pool with a swim-up bar, to an oversized four-car garage and a heated and air-conditioned dog […]

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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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North Texas Real Estate Market Report: New Home Sales at 6-Year High, Home Prices Increase

By Joanna England / October 7, 2014 / 1 Comment

Recent reports show that new home sales are at their highest since 2008, while prices of existing homes are up year-over-year. New home sales are up 17 percent from the same time last year, according to Residential Strategies, and new home starts are up 11.4 percent, too, at 6,511. Builders are trying to keep up […]

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