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Fred Balda

Millennial Homebuyers Present Challenges and Opportunities for DFW Housing Market

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nationally, about half of American homebuyers are under 36, according to the latest study on consumer trends from Zillow, putting them squarely in the Millennial camp, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Mail surveys from the National Association of Realtors indicate that first timers account for about 32 percent of all buyers, and Dallas Builders […]

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Hillwood’s Fred Balda: New Home Starts and Closings Are Up, Driven By a Four Letter Word: JOBS. Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / October 5, 2011 / 0 Comments

A quarterly report from Metrostudy says Dallas-Fort Worth new home construction was up 7 percent, and closings on new homes up 9 percent, in the third quarter July, August, September, compared with the second quarter. And housing starts were up 6 percent from the same period last year. Analysts now says the market is coming down […]

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