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Fort Worth, Dallas Lead Nation In 2016 Rent Increases, No Relief In Sight, Say Experts

By Leah Shafer / January 9, 2017 / 4 Comments

If it feels like you’re paying a lot for rent, you’re probably right: huge demand for DFW apartments in 2016, coupled with a shortage of supply, has pushed rents and building occupancy to record levels. DFW rent prices are now averaging almost $1,100 a month, according to MPF Research. Add to that a vacancy rate of […]

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Castle Hills Enticing Young Professionals with New Phase of Luxury Apartments

By Leah Shafer / February 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

Since the first homeowners moved into Lewisville’s Castle Hills community in 1998, more than 12,000 people have decided to call the master planned community home, and it is about 60 percent built-out today. Located off State Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 544, Castle Hills is 60 percent residential and has single-family houses ranging from about […]

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DFW Rents Up $600 Million in 2014, Leading Nation for Leasing Rates

By Leah Shafer / January 5, 2015 / 1 Comment

DFW rents were 6.2 higher last year, averaging $919 per month, but demand still soared, with North Texas leading the nation in apartment rentals, and vacancies at a 13-year low, according to new real estate research from Zillow and MPF Research. The increased rent translated to an extra $600 million paid to landlords last year, Zillow reported. For North Texans, that meant a […]

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Low Housing Inventory Does Not Mean It’s Miller Time: It Means You Want to Belong to the Lucky Sperm Club – Dallas Real Estate News

By Candy Evans / July 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

In a perverse turn of fate, people who can’t afford to sell their homes may be boosting the prices of existing homes on the market by limiting inventory. In fact if you are having a tough time getting a Realtor to return your phone call, shame on you: use email or text. They are pretty […]

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