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??
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!
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!
so i keep talking about this housing demand tsunami and you’re probably wondering what i’m referring to (maybe). well, first of all if you know me or have read my articles you’ll know i was born and raised at camp positive. my glass is always half full…..and sometimes its just overflowing with abundance – much […]Read More housing demand tsunami swelling in DFW!
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!
fannie mae polled the nation asking whether or not it was a good time to buy a home. guess what?? nearly two-thirds of America responded with a “YES”. this was basically the same p0ll results (66% v. 64%) from their 2003 survey JUST before the start of the nationwide run up on prices. you may be […]Read More two thirds of America think the time to buy is right now!
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!
you’re in the business of helping families who are buying and selling real estate, right? so why should you get excited that RENTAL demand has jumped? first let’s talk about the jump. during the last 3 months DFW net apartment occupancy has jumped by more than 6,500 units….that’s the STRONGEST performance in more than 2 […]Read More DFW apartment demand jumps – why is this good news for real estate?