House Hunting: Single Mom Sold House in 52 Hours, Can’t Decide Where to Move

By Leah Shafer / April 8, 2015 / 9 Comments

Lisa Long is a single mother and pottery teacher in Richardson ISD who recently decided to sell her three-bedroom Irving house after five years and move closer to work. Long found herself in a situation emblematic of the fast-and-furious pace of the North Texas real estate market: Her house was on the market for 52 […]

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Las Colinas Mediterranean Townhome Offers Great Value, Access to Nearby Canal, Lake

By Leah Shafer / March 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Cowboys may be bidding farewell to Las Colinas, but homebuyers can’t get enough of this master-planned community in Irving. It’s a clean, attractive suburb with more than 190 acres of parks and greenbelts, 17 miles of canal waterways, and 10 miles of riverside hiking and biking trails. More than 33,000 call Las Colinas […]

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Former Dallas Cowboy Igor Olshansky Pops Irving Home on Market for $1,150,000

By Candy Evans / October 28, 2014 / 4 Comments

I don’t know if thinking about how big and scary Igor Olshansky looked when he played for the Dallas Cowboys, with those tattoos and all, can make us feel any better about last night’s tragic game. Oh. My. God. 20 to 17 in OVERTIME! Igor is selling his Irving home in Fairway Vista. Maybe if […]

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Time to Double Down? North Texas Cities Ripe For Investment, Says Forbes

By Joanna England / March 5, 2014 / 6 Comments

We wanted to get some boots-on-the-ground perspective from North Texas Realtors after Forbes named Fort Worth-Arlington and Dallas-Plano-Irving as the top two “best buy cities,” or areas in the U.S. where buying a home is a good investment. Forbes teamed up with Local Market Monitor to measure the “equilibrium home price,” which strips away several […]

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Texas is Off to a Rollicking Start in 2014, With Home Prices Hitting New Highs

By Joanna England / March 4, 2014 / 2 Comments

CoreLogic’s newest HPI report released today showed that Texas real estate professionals have good reason to blame their busy days on the hot market. Home prices in Texas are at new highs (yes, higher than pre-bubble manic market highs!), with January 2014 up 10.1 percent over a year ago, and home prices up 1.2 percent […]

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CoreLogic, Local Market Monitor Reports Both Post Measured Optimism For Dallas-area Markets

By Joanna England / June 6, 2013 / 2 Comments

Dallas is on its way to becoming a residential real estate boomtown, thanks to our growing job market and influx of corporate employers. Interestingly, both CoreLogic and Local Market Monitor show very positive, low-risk projections for our real estate market based on previous months’ performance. According to the CoreLogic report, Dallas-area home prices are up […]

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