Friends, I’m asked all the time what I think 2014 will look like as it relates to real estate. Thanks to my friend Steve Harney and his whole team at Keeping Current Matters, I’ve been able to answer that question. Here’s some of his hard labor research garnished with a little bit of mine. Enjoy! FHA – loan amounts have […]Read More Real Estate Must Knows for 2014!
you may have heard about the “Texas Miracle” (referring to the state’s economy) but have you seen what affect north Fort Worth has had on it? let me introduce you to Alliance Texas – so far this project has created 30,000 new jobs with 2,400 of them created just in the last 12 months […]Read More have you aligned yourself with alliance?
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!
last friday’s jobs number was/is VERY important to our delicate housing market. think about it…..families are not going to buy homes if they’re worried about losing their job AND more existing homeowner’s fall behind as they lose their jobs – especially when they owe MORE than their homes are worth. march (last month) was the […]Read More jobs, NOT rates, NOT tax credits, JOBS will drive a housing market!
the affordability index shows housing is now more affordable than it has been in the past 20 years. how did we get here? according to the case-shiller home price index home prices began to fall in the summer of 2006. overall this decline has been pretty deep with some regions posting a 50% decline. 2009 was […]Read More have you looked at the affordability index for housing, lately??
why am i STILL glad to be invovled in real estate AND live in Dallas-Fort Worth?? business is still healthy here in the metroplex and the horizon continues to look even healthier. according to a new study released by audit and tax firm KPMG LLP on tuesday DFW ranks fifth in the nation for its […]Read More DFW ranks 5th for business affordability!