Home Values

Are Home Values in North Texas Decelerating? Signs Point to — Maybe. Depends.

By Candy Evans / August 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

What goes up has to come down, at some point, right? It’s like that with home values. Except home values in Dallas have never shot skyward as much as they have in coastal cities and international hubs like Miami and New York City. Our home prices creep up by 5 to 7 percent a year. […]

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Dallas Home Values Hitting Pre-Recession Levels, Study Says

By Bethany Erickson / August 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dallas was among nine metros where the bulk of home values have hit pre-recession levels, affordability is hampering one age group in particular from purchasing homes, Zillow is making yet another bid toward world domination, and mortgage rates are ticking up — all this and more in this week’s real estate news roundup.

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When Gas Leaks Plague Your Neighborhood, What Happens to Home Values?

By Bethany Erickson / March 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

After a fatal home explosion three weeks ago that left one family burying their daughter and two neighborhoods reeling from the shock that the problem has been an ongoing one, the immediate concern was about safety. But now, a little more than a week into the massive, 2,800-customer gas service shutdown in Midway Hollow and […]

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On MidlandDirt: Midland, Odessa Home Value Increases Show No Signs of Slowing

By Leah Shafer / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Two new reports paint a bright picture of the housing market in Midland and Odessa now and for the next three years. The Local Monitor Reports, released today, cite a 7 percent increase in Midland home prices over the last 12 months, which puts the average home price at $183,463. In Odessa, prices have gone up 5 percent […]

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On MidlandDirt: Expect Boom in Midland-Odessa Home Values Over Next 3 Years

By Leah Shafer / June 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Two new reports from Local Monitor Report are projecting big increases in home values in Midland and Odessa over the next three years, almost double the national average. Prices are predicted to rise even more. Home values for Midland are forecast to increase by 8 percent over the next 12 months—compare that to national forecast of 4.6 […]

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Another Reason to Rethink Fracking: Even The Threat of Shale Gas Wells Tanks Propert Values 20 to 24 Percent

By Joanna England / May 22, 2013 / 0 Comments

Business Insider listed the top nine things that can cripple or kill home values, and fracking (hydraulic fracturing) was listed among foreclosure graveyards, hoarding, sex offenders, and poorly performing schools as one of the top problems that tank home values. The threat of potentially polluted drinking water scares off buyers from their potential dream home. […]

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