Housing Affordability

DFW Among Top 10 Markets Expected To Perform Well In Near Future

By April Towery / December 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Fort Worth real estate market is poised for exceptional long-term performance, construction is underway on a Metroplex business park, and housing affordability is on the rise – but not in DFW, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. DFW Among Top 10 Markets Expected To Perform Well In Near Future Dallas-Fort […]

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Dallas Agent Recognized by Guinness World Records Again

By April Towery / November 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

A local real estate agent breaks his own world record, Community ISD hosts a real estate workshop to welcome potential homebuyers to the area, Southlake tops the best small cities in America, housing affordability is the biggest 2020 election issue for some demographic groups, and Preservation Dallas announces deadline for endangered places list, all in […]

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Can a High School Grad Afford To Buy in North Texas?

By Candy's Dirt / July 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports The good news? A person with a high school diploma could (in theory) afford to buy a home in North Texas. The bad news? It will probably take seven years (at least) to save the down payment. A new Zillow research report matched median mortgage payments in the country’s 50 largest metro […]

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Texas Leads Pack in Home Value Appreciation — Where Is Dallas?

By Bethany Erickson / July 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Five of the top 25 cities for home value appreciation are in Texas, but where does Dallas fall? Where does the state fall when it comes to affordability? And how many Texans (and Dallasites) can afford the median home price? We have all this in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Texas Leads Pack […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth Tops List of Best Cities for STEM Jobs

By Bethany Erickson / May 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Dallas-Fort Worth is at the top of a list ranking the best cities for science, technology, engineering, and math jobs, the new home market is percolating in DFW, and we find out where North Texas falls in a look at underwater mortgages and home equity, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Dallas-Fort […]

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Housing Industry Braces For More Tariffs Amid Affordability Crisis

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / May 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone Executive Officer Dallas Builders Association In the midst of a nationwide, 10-year low in affordability, the housing industry is bracing for additional tariffs. From tile to countertops, laminates, lighting, and furnishing, about 450 products commonly found in new homes and remodeling projects are seeing tariffs rise from 10 percent to 25 percent […]

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