Real Estate Investment

Institutional Investors Make Up Close to 10 Percent of iBuyer Transactions

By Joanna England / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

New data from Attom Data Solutions shows that one in 10 homes purchased by the two leading iBuyer programs — Opendoor and Offerpad — were purchased by institutional buyers. Those particular buyers were buying at least 10 homes at a time. In recent months, iBuyer programs have gathered a lot of attention and added to […]

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Cute Cottage in Kessler Plaza Offers Location and Value

By Joanna England / July 28, 2016 / 1 Comment

It’s rare to find an adorable home at an affordable price in a North Oak Cliff neighborhood that is seeing dramatic price increases and appreciation. I mean, this area of Dallas is growing like gangbusters, attracting more and more Millennials, so prices are increasing along with gentrification. But this home just west of Hampton Road […]

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West Love: Looking For Value? This Underrated Neighborhood is Where it’s at

By Jon Anderson / August 18, 2015 / 5 Comments

Let’s get our noses out of house porn for a minute to wander through an up and coming neighborhood. DCAD calls it Lovedale 2 (or unappetizingly Slaughters Brookdale), but as far as I know, it has no fancy name to woo buyers to its hipness. It’s pre-hip. If other hip locales cool, maybe this area […]

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Remodeling to Age in Place is a Good Investment, Says Bruce Graf

By Joanna England / February 25, 2015 / 2 Comments

A survey recently released by the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business polled 1,000 people ages 50 to 80 years old. Only about 1 in 5 respondents to the survey had any plan to remodel their homes or incorporate technology to help them as they age, and yet, the vast […]

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Jenni Stolarski Has The Next Big Thing in Dallas Real Estate

By Joanna England / February 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Even though the Dallas real estate market is scorching hot, Jenni Stolarski and her wife, Val Haskell, are soon going to be living in a box down by the river. And it’s entirely by choice, too.

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Friday Four Hundred: Bright and Beautiful, This Lake Highlands Remodel is Made For Modern Life

By Joanna England / May 30, 2014 / 0 Comments

There are a lot of homes that, when you get a glance at them, you can tell they’ve been flipped. They typically have some of the same tile throughout the home, there’s no furniture, and the paint is fresh inside and out. Some of them are boring (like, pass-the-smelling-salts boring) but sometimes you come across […]

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