North Texas Real Estate News

One-Bedroom Rents Continue to Rise in Fort Worth

By Bethany Erickson / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Rents are on the rise in Fort Worth, making it one of the top 25 cities out of the 100 largest in the U.S. where one-bedroom rents are rapidly increasing. We look at that, as well as who made the cut as the richest person in Texas, and what company is making a foray into […]

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Bring on the Baby Chasers: More Grandparents Making Big Moves

By Bethany Erickson / July 12, 2019 / 1 Comment
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It may not be a new phenomenon exactly, but grandparents making big moves to be closer to grandchildren have a relatively new term — “baby chasers.” In fact, real estate research firm Meyers Research recently released its Meyers Baby Chaser Index, which indicates that 25 percent of Baby Boomers will likely retire to be near their […]

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McKinney Ranks At Top of Best Places for First-Time Buyers

By Candy's Dirt / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Nearly 40 percent of 2018’s single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers — with some places being more friendly to those new to the market than others. McKinney ranked 10th among 300 cities WalletHub looked at in regards to how amenable they were for first-time buyers. The Collin County town ranked 160th […]

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MetroTex Announces Slate of Officers, Directors

By Bethany Erickson / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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MetroTex announced its proposed slate of 2020 officers and 2020-2021 directors after receiving applications from general membership, which were then reviewed by a nominating committee. Nominated were: President: Terry Tremaine, Century 21 Mike Bowman; President-Elect: Bill Jordan, Longhorn Real Estate; Secretary/Treasurer: Taylor Walcik, Blair Group Real Estate; Past President: Cathy Williams, Keller Williams.

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Millennials Don’t Want Your Big Houses, Unless They Do

By Bethany Erickson / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
Millennial

It started as a drumbeat last March, as Candace Taylor of the Wall Street Journal wrote that Baby Boomers who built million-dollar, large homes, suddenly were finding it difficult to unload them because Millennial buyers (the next market of age to buy a home after Gen Xers) were disinterested in (or couldn’t afford) the homes. […]

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Purplebricks Hits the Bricks, Leaves U.S. Market

By Bethany Erickson / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks pulls out of the U.S. market, we have May housing numbers for Texas, and we find out what Dallas-Fort Worth town was named to a list of the 34 richest towns in the U.S. – all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Purplebricks Hits the Bricks, Leaves U.S. Market Less than […]

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