Blame it on the heat?

The Texas temperatures are going up, up, up…does it really affect home sales?

We certainly can’t Blame it on the Rain like the great Milli Vanilli song once suggested.  But can we blame a slower summer home sales market in Tarrant County (and others in D/FW if they are truthful) on the Texas heat?

There’s no slowdown you say?  Really?  Then why is it that my email inbox looks like the coupon section of the Sunday paper?

Takes me back to 9th grade days

It’s not Rob and Fab’s fault it’s hot and home sales are slowing down … they blamed it on the rain

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M/I Homes has promoted Gary Rae as the director of operations within the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

When it comes to new inventory, some builders have been rather tentative, testing the water with only the tip of their toes. However, M/I Homes is taking a more bold, aggressive stance when it comes to building. The firm, a CandysDirt.com Hot Builder, is planning a rapid expansion in the North Texas area after building 17 homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth market last year.

Today M/I Homes is offering custom builds in Garland, Plano, Grand Prairie, Lewisville, and McKinney. Additional communities in Colleyville, Prosper, and Keller will open later this year, officials inside the company say. The goal is to sell 170 new homes in 2015, a 900 percent increase over last year, 300 homes in 2016, and around 400 homes in 2017.

This kind of rapid expansion has necessitated new leadership in this quickly changing market, and M/I Homes just announced the promotion of Gary Rae as president of Dallas-Fort Worth operations.

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