U.S. Census Bureau

Even in D-FW, Pandemic Puts Burden on Female Renters, Homeowners

By Tommy Cummings / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Nearly half (45 percent) of female-led households spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing as compared with 36 percent of their male counterparts, according to Zillow’s analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data.

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New Single-Family Homes Show Best Increase Since 2006

By Tommy Cummings / August 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

The good news about the boom in new and existing home sales in Dallas just keeps rolling in. It won’t last forever, of course, but let’s enjoy it while we have it. Sales of new single-family homes increased for the third consecutive month, rising to their highest level since 2006. Between June and July, sales […]

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Richardson, North Richland Hills Named Top Cities to Live In USA By Wall St. 24/7

By Leah Shafer / October 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

For people looking to Internet rankings when searching for their next place to live, 24/7 Wall St. produces some solid information. As opposed to some list-makers, they actually do real research with scientific data and come up with interesting findings. They recently reviewed data on the 550 American cities with populations of 65,000 or more (measured by […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: New Home Construction Still Gangbusters Despite Drop in Oil Prices

By Leah Shafer / January 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

With Western Texas Intermediate oil hovering around $45 a barrel, folks have been speculating about new home construction in Midland-Odessa and how layoffs and budget cuts might affect the spectacular boom of the past few years. But while economists might raise a red flag, local homebuilders say pent-up demand and a more diversified economy are […]

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