Local Market Monitor Report Echoes Optimism of Realtors, But We Want to Know What Area’s Aren’t Growing Like Crazy
The Local Market Monitor Report for the Dallas, Plano, and Irving areas calls the real estate market “Low Risk.” This is echoing what we’ve heard since November — prices are up, homes are on the market for a 30 to 60 days, inventory is low.
Gone To Texas: Are High Taxes Driving People To The Lone Star State? Or is it The Real Estate Market?
Actually, it’s probably a combination of these factors, says Bloomberg News’ Josh Barro. States that have low or no income taxes such as Texas are also more friendly to developers, resulting in lower housing costs.
Chris Galis of Realty Austin has helped client after client find a spot in Austin that feels like home regardless of the area from which they hail. While no two cities are exactly alike, neighborhoods often have quite a bit more in common than we realize. Gallis shows us how Dallas compares with it’s southern compatriot, acknowledging that these two rival cities have plenty similarities.
Financial Website Calls Plano The Best-Managed City in The U.S., Fuels Rivalry With Fellow Collin County Suburbs
According to 24/7 Wall Street, our neighbors to the north in Plano live in the best-managed city in the U.S., beating Madison, Wisc., and Irvine, Calif., for top honors. Just how did they come to their conclusion, crowning one of the most popular Dallas suburbs as king?
More Folks Are Moving to DFW And Snapping Up Homes: Local Market Monitor Report Projects Growth Through 2015
Dallas, be grateful! We are rebounding! Things are looking up!
That is, according to the Jan. 31 Local Market Monitor report for the Dallas-Plano-Irving market. For me, this just re-affirms what Realtors and sellers are telling us: Well-staged homes that are priced right are flying off the market in record time. And we’re head-and-shoulders above the national market, too!
Good Luck Finding a House! Forbes Ranks Dallas as Third-Fastest Growing City Behind Houston And Austin
As Candy already mentioned, pre-owned inventory is scary low, which is driving prices up for Dallas properties. Sure, demand means a seller’s market, but what about all of the folks that are either being born or moving to Dallas? That’s putting our housing market in a tough spot! Several big corporations have moved to Dallas in recent years — Comerica Bank being one of the largest — which has made move-in ready pre-owned homes sell like hotcakes. Continue reading
Welcome to the Neighborhood: Thoughtful Housewarming Gifts from a Cautious, Enabling Preston Hollow Mother Are the Latest Rage
As we have been telling you, those boys who love to build and remodel homes are moving into Preston Hollow, my ‘hood. And I could not be more deeeelighted! If Sunday night was any indication of how we will be rocking the ‘hood, let me tell you Preston Hollow home values just notched up the indicator charts and the hottest Welcome Wagon gift for your new neighbor is Cheerios, Natty Light and a carton of cigarettes.
We were told today that Dallas/Fort Worth is one of three, only THREE, U.S. metropolitan areas that have fully recovered from the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009. We are told this by those nice folks at the Brookings Institution.
Last night, I was with my husband at a major OB/GYN meeting called the Southwest Gynecologic Assembly. Think an Aspen Institute for gynos bred with a regional NAR meeting. I spoke with a physician from Southwestern who heads up the infertility department there, and I sat next to an infertility specialist in Dallas.
Didn’t John Paulson say this would happen?
“Good morning” — this from Standard & Poor Dow Jones this morning — good indeed! “At 9am EST today, S&P Dow Jones Indices released the latest results for the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data through September 2012 reveals the following: Continue reading
Everyone seems to be moving to Dallas these days, especially people who are transferred or promoted by one of the billion corporations that call Dallas their headquarters. Finding housing is a big problem for folks moving to a brand-new place, so I’m going to make it easy for them.