Housing Bubble

Should I Buy a House If A Recession Is Coming? Probably.

By Jon Anderson / August 21, 2019 / 6 Comments

Unless you’ve been on a “cut the cord” vacation, you’ve seen last week’s headlines warning that an inversion in the bond market has folks worried we’ll be entering a recession soon. About a third of economists think we’re likely on that road. Remembering the Great Recession, should we shun the real estate market? No. As […]

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Is There a Bubble In Dallas Housing Prices? Zillow Senior Economist Says Nope

By Leah Shafer / February 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

There’s no doubt that Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S. Zillow recently named it No. 3 in the country, noting a 4 percent unemployment rate and solid income growth. Additionally, the Zillow Home Value Forecast predicts the Dallas-Fort Worth median home value will go up by 5.6 percent in 2016. But some housing analysts and mortgage […]

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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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Growing, Growing, Gone: Dallas Market is Fully Recovered From Recession, But NAR Report Shows Pending Sales Are Dropping

By Joanna England / November 5, 2013 / 2 Comments

It’s official: According to the latest numbers from CoreLogic, the Dallas-area real estate market is fully recovered from the recession and housing bubble. Dallas real estate prices are up 9.7 percent according to the CoreLogic HPI report. Nationally, prices are up 12 percent year-over-year, too, the report showed, showing that regions across the U.S. are […]

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Case-Shiller Says Home Prices Are Singing 2003 — Dallas Hanging Steady, Acting More Like 2008

By Candy Evans / September 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

In the eyes of the latest S&P/Case-Shiller housing report, which indexes existing (not new) home sales in 20 major U.S. cities, it’s 2003 when it comes to housing prices. That’s good news. We are told the average U.S. home price in July rose 1.6%, this compared to the previous month, marking the third straight month that […]

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