Housing prices

Losing Amazon HQ2 Gave Dallas Time To Figure Out Zoning Policy

By Jon Anderson / July 23, 2019 / 1 Comment

One of life’s joys is the “I told you so,” because it is so often precluded by a period of scorn and disbelief. Last week I had a bumper crop, but let’s talk about Amazon’s HQ2. You remember that? The corporate welfare pageant where municipalities fell over themselves, checkbooks flailing in the breeze, trying to […]

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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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As North Texas Home Prices Break Records in May, Some Wonder if a Bubble is Forming

By Joanna England / June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Far East Dallas is swarming teeming with work trucks as investors, eager to catch the wave of demand within inner-loop neighborhoods, remodel homes on these close-quartered blocks. But even with all of the flippers tacking up new drywall and painting these post-war ranches varying shades of gray, supply of move-in ready homes hasn’t kept up […]

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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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Demand For Dallas Real Esate Remains Strong, Says NAR

By Joanna England / May 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

Corrected figures from the National Association of Realtors show that Dallas home sales have increased 1.82 percent in the first quarter of 2015 while median price grew 11.99 percent. Statewide figures show a strong start to 2015 for Texas home sales, with a year-over-year increase of 4.16 percent. Inventory is still an issue, with available […]

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