what has reached a level we haven’t seen in four years?? North Texas home sales, that’s what! this past May real estate agents sold 7,618 pre-owned single-family homes which is 22% MORE than in May 2011, according to North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. that’s not all – year-to-date home sales are UP 16% […]
Read More DFW up 22%! AND 8 reasons why N TX rocks!
the Texas housing market, well, rocks! during the October – December period the volume of single-family home sales in Texas was 46,764 or 6% MORE than one year ago, while the median price remained steady at $148,100. additionally, the housing inventory in Texas, as of December 31st, dropped from 7.6 months to 6.4 months from […]
Read More Texas = +6% AND 6.4 !!
rents are up, vacancies are down, and investors are making up more of the home buyer market than in recent years. ‘normal’ real estate will return, inevitably, however it will be a great time to be a landlord for a few years nonetheless. according to Local Market Monitor, the top five most rewarding cities for […]
Read More top 5 cities for landlording – yep, DFW rocks!
according to Trulia.com the most popular area that home buyers are currently searching for homes online was in Florida, although metro areas in California, South Carolina, and TEXAS (specifically Fort Worth) ranked highly as well. Trulia.com analyzed more than 100 million property searches on its portal over the third quarter to compile its data. The […]
Read More 7 biggest online real estate markets – yep, DFW rocks!
when is a three-year low EVER a good thing in real estate?? well, in Dallas-Fort Worth real estate terms, a three-year low is GREAT when it involves foreclosures. according to Addison-based Foreclosure Listing Service Inc DFW Rocks! ok, they didn’t say that exactly, but they did report that DFW’s annual residential foreclosure postings have reached their […]
Read More FINALLY! let’s hear it for a 3 year LOW!???
TEXAS & DFW home-sales volume increased and prices held steady in Q# 2011! front page news? nope. six o’clock news headliner? of course not. scrolling across the bottom of the screen on cnn? heck no! no real surprise though, right? it’s really quite amazing just how good things are….as long as you keep the tv off […]
Read More what’s up? 1. sales 2. median price 3. average price
DFW and TEXAS land themselves in another top TEN list?? say it isn’t so! yes, no real shock, it is true! in fact THREE of the Top Ten Best Cities for Buying Investment Property are located here in the great state of Texas with Dallas occupying the #2 spot. according to Jason Hartman, America’s foremost […]
Read More OMG! DFW makes it into another top 10 list??
as you may already know the sole existence for http://www.AccordingToCole.com is to supply you with POSITIVE news as it relates to the real estate market primarily in North Texas and blow as many holes in the doom and gloom media’s ‘the sky is falling’ articles. it’s not often i take on an article directly, but this one […]
Read More my counter attack to a DFW’s local rag doom n gloom article
DFW rocks! North Texas home sales increased for the 3rd consecutive month in september with 5,515 homes sold. that’s 14% MORE than this time last year. what else?? let’s look at this trend…earlier this year home sales were down 15% from 2010; at the end of august the gap narrowed to only 4%; and by […]
Read More 5,515 homes sold in ONE month!
searching for another reason as proof positive that DFW rocks?? how about these apples – buyers in the 29 county north Texas region purchased 6,822 homes in august which represents a 27% increase over august of 2010. THIS IS HUGE! in Tarrant county alone there were sales increases in 27 out of 32 submarkets! STILL not […]
Read More nat’l economy = 0…..DFW = 27!! (percent, that is)