Phil Crone

Phil Crone: My Two Housing Holiday Wishes — More Labor, Less Regulation

By Candy Evans / December 29, 2016 / 4 Comments

by Phil Crone, Executive Officer, Dallas Builder’s Association What a year it has been! Homes are where the jobs sleep at night, and we have had added plenty of both in 2016. More than 113,000 jobs and nearly 30,000 homes lead most housing economists to rank Dallas-Fort Worth as the nation’s top housing market, snatching […]

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Keep Calm & Carry On: the DBA on How the Trump Presidency Could Affect DFW Home Building

By Candy Evans / November 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

We turned to local experts for guidance on what to expect and enjoy in the home building industry. This is the first in a series of posts we will run in partnership with the Dallas Builders Association, a shining star among professional organizations, whom we are honored to proudly partner with. By Phil Crone, Executive […]

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Millennial Homebuyers Present Challenges and Opportunities for DFW Housing Market

By Leah Shafer / November 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Nationally, about half of American homebuyers are under 36, according to the latest study on consumer trends from Zillow, putting them squarely in the Millennial camp, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s. Mail surveys from the National Association of Realtors indicate that first timers account for about 32 percent of all buyers, and Dallas Builders […]

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Dallas Housing Market Sizzles, Can’t Keep Up With Demand for Homes Under $300K

By Leah Shafer / August 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Dallas market continues to sizzle, with the median price for single-family homes increasing by about 8 percent in May compared to last year. To paint a bigger picture, prices in North Texas have increased by about 40 percent since the 2009 economic recession, according to a new report from the Dallas Builders Association (DBA) […]

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