Great Recession

New Bankrate Survey: Two-Thirds Say Home Worth More After Recession

By Candy's Dirt / June 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports About two-thirds of homeowners who are still living the same house they were in 10 years ago when the Great Recession began have reported that their home is worth more now, a new Bankrate survey revealed. The survey found that 23 percent said the value is about the same as it was […]

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Bubbling In Texas: How Did We Fare Post 2007 Bubble?

By Candy's Dirt / January 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, many states have barely recovered from the housing crash in 2007 when the real estate bubble burst, a data visualization HowMuch.net revealed. “In fact, the housing market is still below its 2007 figures in several locations around the country,” the cost information website said […]

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Seth Fowler: New Construction Contributing to North Texas Housing Crisis

By Seth Fowler / July 18, 2017 / 4 Comments

In Part One of this look into the end of affordable housing in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, we discussed the giant void of quality homes under $200,000. This void will continue to move housing prices upward, force buyers to spend more than they should, and create a stagnant sales economy in our community.  Neglecting the needs for a large […]

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Do the Math: Home Prices Are Up in Texas According to CoreLogic

By Joanna England / December 3, 2014 / 0 Comments

I find it so interesting that just after our boy Troy Aikman upped the price on his Highland Park abode by 12 percent, CoreLogic released its HPI saying home prices are up 6.1 percent year-over-year from October 2013 and 0.5 percent from September to October 2014 nationwide. In Texas, though, our market is seeing record […]

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