Tag Archives: North Texas
If you are a regular reader of this blog, which I hope you are, you know how hot our market is. I am afraid to postpone writing about a great property because it will be sold. I do not understand how you can write about homes now in print, especially magazine. It takes 30 days to publish a print book and in that time, a home could have flipped TWICE.
Who is No. 1? If You Ask The Dallas Business Journal, Ebby Halliday Realtors and Dave Perry-Miller And Associates Are Tops!
How exciting! The Dallas Business Journal took a close look at the total number and value of all North Texas residential real estate brokerages and declared Ebby Halliday Companies, which includes Dave Perry-Miller and Associates, head and shoulders above the competition!
We have some land in the Hill Country where it is drier than a bone. Our creeks and tanks are low, and folks down there conserve water like crazy. The only time the land gets watered is when the Longhorns take a pee. We have a home in San Antonio, another water-parched community, where residents have reduced their water consumption to 130 gallons a day per person. Why? Severe watering restrictions with fines. Here in Dallas, experts say that North Texas in the next 50 years will need an estimated $21 billion of new reservoirs and infrastructure to sustain the region’s water use as the climate gets hotter and the population grows. Oh yes, it is growing. In Dallas we use about 200 gallons a day of water per person, which sounds hoggish, but according to the Dallas Morning News, the Park Cities is the worst offender sucking up 364 gallons a day per person, this figured back in 2011. What frustrates me is that the Park Cities won’t let residents use Conservation Grass in their front yards, only the back.
Steve Brown jumped on Tuesday’s Case-Shiller report like a kid with a shiny new bike (pay wall? not sure). The report showed Dallas-area home prices up by the largest percentage in more than a decade