Homebuyers

What Turns Off DFW Homebuyers Could Be Costing You Thousands

By Bethany Erickson / August 11, 2019 / 1 Comment
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So you are mulling over putting your home on the market, but you know it could use some updating. What do you spend your money on, and what can you hold off on? Turns out, some things that homebuyers find turn them off can cost you thousands, so making good choices can make the difference […]

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Millennials Don’t Want Your Big Houses, Unless They Do

By Bethany Erickson / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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It started as a drumbeat last March, as Candace Taylor of the Wall Street Journal wrote that Baby Boomers who built million-dollar, large homes, suddenly were finding it difficult to unload them because Millennial buyers (the next market of age to buy a home after Gen Xers) were disinterested in (or couldn’t afford) the homes. […]

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Single Females Strong Force Among Homebuyers

By Candy's Dirt / January 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Single female buyers made up 18 percent of all homebuyers, National Association of Realtors®’ 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers revealed recently. That statistic means that for the second consecutive year, single female buyers were the second most common household buyer group, behind married couples, which account for 63 percent of […]

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Dallas Area Tops Nation in New Apartment Completions in 2017

By Bethany Erickson / February 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dallas-Fort Worth topped the nation in new apartment completions last year — finishing almost 28,000 new rental units in 2017. According to RealPage, the metro area’s 27,974 completions were part of the 395,777 completions for the 150 largest metro markets nationwide for the year. New York City’s 23,207 came in second, and Houston was third […]

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Tight Housing Market, Shifting Demographics Make for Big Changes in Homebuyer Profiles

By Leah Shafer / November 21, 2014 / 1 Comment

First-time homebuyers are being squeezed out, and you gotta move fast to buy! And people are hanging on to their houses for the longest time on record, according to a new study by the National Association of Realtors. Buyers are living in their homes for ten years, up from six years in 2008, and actually […]

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Homefacts App Provides Complete Picture of Neighborhood to Buyers With School Data, Crime Stats, and Demographics, But is it Too Much?

By Joanna England / July 22, 2014 / 3 Comments

    We love a good app here at CandysDirt, and when RealtyTrac announced their new Homefacts app, we had to give it a test. We’ve reviewed several good real estate apps before, and some of them are great for just run-of-the-mill home shopping (Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, and Redfin), some give you a more visual […]

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