Home Ownership

Sixteen Dallas Neighborhood Projects Receive City Funding

By Bethany Erickson / March 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Which Dallas neighborhoods will receive grant dollars for community projects? What is holding many back from becoming homeowners in Dallas? We’ll look at that, plus see news on Opendoor’s newest round of funding and how it impacts North Texas in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Sixteen Dallas Neighborhood Projects Receive City Funding Sixteen […]

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On the Level: Local Professional Eddie Zansler Talks Foundation Repair and Maintenance

By Heather Hunter / June 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s the dead of summer. You begin to notice cracks appearing at the corners of your doorways. Closets won’t close. And you get the sinking feeling (pardon the pun) that your foundation needs some attention.  If you don’t have any experience with foundation repair, addressing the problem can be daunting. Finding a professional you trust, […]

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Survey: Almost All Renters Want Home Ownership, But It’s Out of Reach for Many

By Leah Shafer / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

In a new national survey of renters, almost everyone dreams of home ownership, but affording it is not an option for many. In Dallas, 97 percent of respondents claimed they want to own a home, but only 63 percent of those individuals could afford a mortgage in the city. The survey of 6,000 renters was created […]

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Buy or Rent: Buy in Dallas, Break Even in Three Years… in Park Cities???

By Candy Evans / September 7, 2012 / 0 Comments

I’m bullish on home ownership, even these last few days after I’ve dealt with spewing water pipes. But this report from CNN/Money made me laugh. Out of the top ten metro areas in the nation, it tells us what we already know: Dallas is a great place to buy rather than rent, and with median home prices at $163,100, […]

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SOS: I Have a Buyer — Finally — But I’ll Only Net $3,000!

By Candy Evans / April 5, 2011 / 0 Comments

A Reader who has had her house on the market for over a year writes: Dear Candy: It has been a nightmare trying to sell my home in Prosper. I’m a single mother of two. I paid about $280,000 for my home 2.5 years ago. Been on the market for two years. One buyer came […]

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