Positive forecast: Dallas’ housing boom will continue in 2021

Current surge in home buying and price hikes will continue into next year, top Texas economist predicts. North Texas home sales and prices have surged to record levels in the last three months — one bright spot during the pandemic. The boom in Dallas-Fort Worth’s housing market is likely to continue through 2021 as the…

The Ripple Effect Of Real Estate

Let’s talk about housing! Are we all tired of hearing that? Are we tired of hearing how we’re short of listings and how we have more buyers than we have listings? And every time you listen to a news report or read a news report, housing is always being mentioned. Well…it is a huge driver…

6 spacious Dallas restaurant patios with safety in mind

Each patio is in a different Dallas neighborhood. Dallasites’ love for patios runs deep; it has for years. But as the pandemic wears on, patios are more than a spot to sip drinks in the open air. They’re a space that public health officials say are mostly safe during the coronavirus pandemic, though patrons and restaurant owners…

Make it a spooky movie night this Halloween season

From family-friendly to frightful, these theaters and drive-ins have flicks for everyone. Trying to plan a safe and socially distanced night of Halloween fun? Look no further — we have rounded up some in-person, drive-in and virtual movie options perfect for spooky season. Dim the lights, bring a blanket and don’t forget the popcorn! AMC…

Real Estate Continues to Show Unprecedented Strength This Year

The 2020 housing market has surpassed all expectations and continues to drive the nation’s economic recovery. The question is, will this positive trend continue throughout the rest of the year, especially given the uncertainty around the current health crisis, the upcoming election, and more? Here’s a look at what several industry-leading experts have to say….

The #1 Reason Not to Wait to List Your House for Sale

  Many industries have been devastated by the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 virus. Real estate is not one of them. Mark Fleming, Chief Economist for First American, just reported: “Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market….

North Texas home starts boom as builders struggle to meet buyer demand

D-FW builders started almost 13,000 houses in the third quarter. North Texas builders scrambling to meet a flood of buyers have boosted home starts to the highest level in more than a decade. Dallas-Fort Worth single-family home starts soared by more than 34% in the third quarter from a year earlier, rising in the face…

Dallas County leads in home price gains

Plunging home inventories fuel huge price hikes across North Texas. With home sales surging across North Texas, Dallas County leads the area in home price gains. Median home sales prices in Dallas County were up more than 16% last month from a year earlier, according to a new report from the MetroTex Association of Realtors….