North Texas Real Estate Market

It’s Back! A French Country Retreat (Formerly Known as Champ D’Or) Hits Market Bigger & Better for $17.5

By Candy Evans / July 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

  You do remember this estate up in Hickory Creek, the stunning French magnifique modeled after Vaux-le-Vicomte, a chateau on the outskirts of Paris, France? It’s enormous: 48,000 square feet now on 39 acres. Originally built by CellStar Corp. founder Alan H. Goldfield and his wife, Shirley, the estate known as Champ d’Or (or “Gold Field”) […]

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Starbucks: Caffeinating Home Values Since 1997

By Leah Shafer / February 18, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you think coffee is only good for getting you moving in the morning, this new study will wake you up. Apparently, it can also provide a jolt nearby home values. That’s according to Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff and Chief Economist Stan Humphries. In their New York Times bestseller, Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate, […]

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Toyota Groundbreaking Is Green Light for North Texas Real Estate Community

By Leah Shafer / January 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

At a ceremonial groundbreaking Tuesday, about 100 attendees watched as a Toyota Tundra truck moved the first shovels of dirt for the Japanese automaker’s $350 million North American headquarters in West Plano. The relocation of Toyota Motor Corp.’s $350 million headquarters to Plano from Southern California was North Texas’ biggest corporate relocation of 2014. By […]

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REPORT: Home Prices Set to Jump 35% Over Next Three Years in Eastern DFW

By Leah Shafer / January 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Strong economic factors, job gains, and population increases have experts predicting strong growth in North Texas home prices in 2015, and a 35 percent increase in home prices over the next three years in the Dallas-Plano-Irving areas. Local Market Monitor, Inc. released its December 2014 local market reports for North Texas, looking at factors like jobs, migration, housing […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth Named Market to Watch in 2015 by Realtor.com

By Joanna England / December 4, 2014 / 0 Comments

Riding on the tail of Leah Shafer’s post yesterday on the past year in Texas real estate, today Realtor.com released its predictions detailing predictions for 2015. In their top 10 list of real estate markets to watch for next year Dallas-Fort Worth is expected to make big gains. So, why is Dallas-Fort Worth slated to have […]

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North Texas Real Estate Market Report: New Home Sales at 6-Year High, Home Prices Increase

By Joanna England / October 7, 2014 / 1 Comment

Recent reports show that new home sales are at their highest since 2008, while prices of existing homes are up year-over-year. New home sales are up 17 percent from the same time last year, according to Residential Strategies, and new home starts are up 11.4 percent, too, at 6,511. Builders are trying to keep up […]

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