according to a report compiled by McGraw-Hill Construction out of New York the number of contracts signed on future construction projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth area grew in the residential AND non-residential sectors in April. This would suggest some thawing out in the new construction market. their report concluded that contracts filed on new non-residential construction […]Read More DFW construction on the rise!
you’re no doubt familiar with the saying “everything’s bigger in Texas’, right. well, april unveils MORE statistics to support that very statement! JOBS you may recall from one of my previous posts that JOBS will be responsible for kicking off this housing recover – NOT interest rates…NOT gov’t fueled tax credits – JOBS is what […]Read More Texas jobs! Texas sales! Texas real estate!
tired of the doom & gloom media portrayal of the real estate sky falling….crumbling…crashing down? tired of hearing them turn every positive into a negative? need a sign that real estate is rebounding? how about SEVEN of them?? you do? great – then please read on! PENDING HOME SALES according to NAR, pending home sales […]Read More 7 signs that real estate is rebounding
the national weather forecast is cloudy…..with a chance of DFW (aka sunshine). just in case you missed the positive news in the local rag this morning (or maybe you were just in such shock that you didn’t believe they were actually printing something worthy of lifting one’s spirits up!) the headline story reads “area’s home […]Read More DFW home sales AND prices SOAR!
just in case you missed the star-telegram article let me be the first to tell you that housing starts in DFW for single family homes took their sharpest quarterly jump since 1983! Q1 of 2010 builders started 3460 houses in north texas which represents a 59% jump from Q1 of 2009 when only 2172 houses were […]Read More housing starts up 59% in DFW!
in my opinion rates WILL remain very attractive even as the feds end their $1.25 Trillion (yes, with a T) mortgage back security program. as long the feds do not begin to sell off their portfolio AND private money enters the mortgage bond market to pick up where the feds left off AND inflation remains […]Read More will low rates last EVEN as the feds stop buying mortg bonds?
once again the doom & gloom talking heads insist on using their scare-tactics to suck in viewers. give me ONE good reason WHY the doom & gloom MUST cry the sky is falling?? The Case-Shiller Home Price Index can be interpreted in many different ways. the doom & gloom likes to focus on the negative (shocker!) […]Read More Doom & Gloom media says home prices are down again?