shortER short sales? and for folks who are NOT currently behind? could it be true??

 from my friend Rob Chrisman (www.robchrisman.com) – Freddie and Fannie (and the FHFA, of course) announced short sale changes scheduled for later this year. Starting November 1, measures will be put in place to make short sales of underwater homes easier for homeowners, including extending help to people who have financial difficulties but haven’t missed […]

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Fort Worth #4 in US for job growth!

Texas cities, both large and small, once again lead the pack in a new ranking of the best places for jobs. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos topped the chart for the fourth straight year among the nation’s 65 biggest metro areas. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown was ranked second, followed by No. 3 Salt Lake City, according to NewGeography.com, a […]

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N TX sales 6,126 homes! + more!

existing single-family home sales up 13% from a year ago in the 29-county North Texas region where 6,126 homes were sold.  the median price was up 11% in March to $155,000, per the Real Estate Center @ Texas A&M University.  Q1 2012 realized a 16% jump from Q1 2011 as well while the median sales […]

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TX up 2.8% AND 16.5%

Texas existing home sales grew 2.8% in February from a month earlier, outpacing transactions nationwide according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Sales also increased 16.5% from February 2011, rising in the four largest Texas metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. The rest of the state’s economy continued to grow in […]

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