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The Doom & Gloom Debbie Downer Report is Out Again… but Is He Right???

By Candy Evans / December 4, 2015 / 0 Comments

Steve Brown has a snippet on his Biz Beat Blog the other day, saying the brakes are about to be slammed on DFW’s runaway home prices.  This will happen next year. Which is like in 3 weeks. A friend in Phoenix is an appraiser, and lived through the mess that the Phoenix/Scottsdale market became during […]

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MidlandDirt.com: Three August Reports Say Midland-Odessa Housing Market is HOT

By Leah Shafer / September 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

The reports are in for August and it’s not just the temperatures that are hot, hot, hot in Midland-Odessa. The real estate market is ranking among the top performing in the nation. Realtor.com listed Midland as the No. 8 market in the country—and that’s not the only report about this West Texas market that says it’s […]

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Report Roundup: It’s Not Just The Temps Outside — CoreLogic, Realtor.com, and Local Market Monitor Say Dallas Real Estate is HOT

By Joanna England / September 8, 2015 / 0 Comments
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We love graphs and data, especially when those graphs and data show Dallas and Fort Worth at the very tip top. Not only did Realtor.com call the Dallas metro the second-hottest real estate market in America for August (up from third-hottest in July), but CoreLogic has D/FW at the top of its Housing Price Index rankings […]

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Airbnb, Realtor.com Partnership Targets Millennials Looking to ‘Try Before Buying’

By Leah Shafer / July 31, 2015 / 4 Comments

“Try before you buy” is a hard concept to implement in the world of real estate. But a new partnership between Airbnb and realtor.com aims to do just that for potential homebuyers, letting them experience a specific neighborhood before purchasing there. The partnership is particularly focused on millennials, who now represent the largest group of homebuyers in […]

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Myth vs. Reality: 5 Unexpected Facts About Millennial Homebuyers

By Leah Shafer / July 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

There are about 79 million millennials in the U.S., and their purchasing power is estimated to be $170 billion per year. This powerful demographic, born from the early 1980s to the early 2000s, now represents the largest group of homebuyers at 32 percent, taking over from Generation X. But when it comes to millennial homebuyer behavior, it […]

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First-Time Homebuyers, Millennials are Back, Says Economist Jonathan Smoke at NAREE

By Joanna England / June 24, 2015 / 2 Comments

Candy is in Miami right now, wading through all of the amazing real estate news at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference. While we are a little jealous (OK, we are A LOT jealous) of her temporary location and proximity to so many brilliant minds at #NAREE15, we did score this bit […]

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