The rate of home ownership in America…..have we hit the bottom??….. It has been falling for nearly a decade and in the fourth quarter of 2014, it hit the lowest level in over two decades at 63.9 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors. The peak for the home ownership rate was just under […]Read More Why is Now the BEST Time to be in Real Estate?
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
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
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)
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!