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Dallas Area Number One on This List

Cities where home prices are hitting new highs! While home values nationwide are still down 13.5% from their pre-housing bust peaks, prices in these major housing markets have recovered — and then some, according to Zillow. Number One:  DALLAS Think … Continue reading

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Dallas-area homebuyers to scramble this spring

If you want to buy a house in the Dallas area this spring, start looking right now.  Be prepared to pay a lot more and have much less to pick from than you’re probably expecting.   That’s what real estate … Continue reading

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Fort Worth #2 on CNN Money List of Hottest Housing Markets

Median home price : $181,300 Forecast gain through Sept. 2014: 8.9% Like most Lone Star state housing markets, Fort Worth’s home prices remained fairly stable during the boom and bust years. Two big factors helped keep the market from imploding: … Continue reading

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New-Home Construction Hits Fastest Pace in 5 Years

Homebuilders are ramping up new-home construction at the fastest pace in more than five years, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Construction of single-family homes and apartments in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million, a 23 … Continue reading

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Texas Housing Market Continues to Improve

Midway through November, we are entering a seasonal quiet period for home sales volume. The kids are in school, and the holidays are coming. So each year at this time, home sales volume drops off. This makes it easy to … Continue reading

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FHA’s “Back to Work” Program Offers Hope to Buyers Who Might Otherwise Have to Wait

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has implemented a new program titled “Back to Work.” This program seeks to help borrowers that would otherwise not qualify for an FHA mortgage because of FHA’s waiting periods for foreclosures, bankruptcies, deeds in lieu … Continue reading

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Early Voting Begins Today in Texas – Real Estate Issues on the Ballot

Early voting begins today in Texas and runs through November 1. Texas Association of Realtors suggests you vote FOR Propositions 5 & 6 – in support of sound lending practices and clean water. Find your early voting location at http://www.votetexas.govContinue reading

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