Suburbs

Revel in Wide Open Spaces in This Wylie Home

By Shelby Skrhak / June 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Here on CandysDirt.com, we cover a lot of Dallas homes on the market, but more and more sources we talk to say the suburbs are where it’s at. Terry Tremaine, 2020 president of MetroTex, the largest Realtor association in North Texas, believes COVID-19 life will send many tried-and-true Dallasites out of denser urban areas and into […]

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Where To Find Your Mansion If You Have Champagne Tastes and a Moscato Budget

By Candy's Dirt / September 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports If your Pinterest board is mansion after mansion, but your bank account is slightly less accommodating to your champagne wishes and caviar dreams, the idea of buying a more luxurious property in DFW might make you a touch incredulous. But, according to a recent GoBankingRates survey of 48 U.S. cities, if you […]

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What Does the ‘Dream Neighborhood’ Look Like? Apparently, It’s Quiet

By Candy's Dirt / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Suburb or city, a prevailing number of participants in a recent survey said their dream neighborhood is somewhere quiet.  The survey, which was conducted by Improvenet, asked more than 2,000 Americans about their ideal neighborhood, and what their dream neighborhood looks like.  The top five things respondents required in an ideal neighborhood? […]

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Strong Economy Fueling Millennial Home Demand

By Joshua Baethge / February 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Plenty of data has shown that Millennials have been eschewing homeownership more than previous generations. That trend may now be reversing according to data from HomeLight, a company that utilizes complex data analysis to better understand real estate markets across the country. “Millennial is a broad term, but when we look at our data, we […]

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Study Shows DFW Suburbs Posted Unrestrained Rent Increases in 2016

By Heather Hunter / March 15, 2017 / 2 Comments

We talk about the impact of rising home prices all the time, but that’s only half the affordable housing story. Across the country, rents in suburban areas also show dramatic increases over the last year, with no signs of stopping. A recent study from RentCafe shows that while urban Dallas continued to post fairly consistent […]

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From the Archives: Buying New Versus Preowned Houses Infographic

By Leah Shafer / December 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

As the Dallas-Fort Worth area grows and suburbs develop, many people wonder about the advantages of buying a new versus preowned house. We’ve put together a handy infographic for you, outlining the advantages of each. What’s your opinion?    

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