Housing Market

North Texas Market Shifts — Slightly — to Buyer-Friendly

By Bethany Erickson / April 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
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How big of a shift to a more buyer-friendly housing market did DFW make? What locals were appointed to a TREC advisory committee? What is MetroTex up to? We have all this and more with this week’s roundup of real estate news. Market Shifts to Buyer-Friendly As DOM and days of inventory begin to lengthen […]

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Dallas’ Affordable Housing Woes Remain Unabated, Report Reveals

By Bethany Erickson / August 6, 2018 / 2 Comments

Even though housing sales in Texas fell 3.2 percent, demand is still strong, the Texas A&M Real Estate Center’s June Housing Insight revealed. The same report revealed that Dallas’ affordable housing problems aren’t anywhere close to abating. The report said that the Texas Residential Construction Cycle (Coincident) Index reached its highest level since 2008 last […]

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Recent Study Finds New Builds Under $200K a Thing of The Past

By Heather Hunter / September 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Even as the price of new-builds in Dallas remains largely stagnant, a report last month suggests that housing affordability will remain a primary concern for the foreseeable future. According to Metrostudy, the area’s low housing inventory streak continues unabated, and the median home price inches ever upward, reaching $320,600 last quarter. Resale prices of homes […]

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Apartment List: 79 Percent of Millennials Want to Buy a Home, But Can’t Afford One

By Joanna England / April 20, 2016 / 3 Comments

Skyrocketing prices and appraisals are good news for Dallas homeowners who want to sell, but what about those who want to buy? According to data just released by Apartment List, 79 percent of Millennials who are renting would prefer to own a home, but cite high prices as the biggest barrier to homeownership. The data, […]

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Wanna Build Wealth? Dallas, Houston Make Top 10 List for Best Cities Nationally

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including our ability to build wealth. That’s according to a new study by Bankrate that surveyed the the 18 largest metro areas in the U.S. according to how strong of an environment they provide for making and saving money. Houston ranked No. 1, and Dallas ranked No. 6. The rankings were created […]

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Texas Real Estate Market Leads Nation

By Leah Shafer / December 3, 2014 / 0 Comments

Texas is the place to be for economic prosperity and job growth, which in turn has made our real estate market one of the best in the nation, according to the 2014 Texas Annual Housing Report, released this week by the Texas Association of Realtors. Nearly every area of real estate in the Lone Star State continues […]

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