The Next Generation of Homebuyers Is Here

Many members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are aging into adulthood and deciding whether to rent or buy a home. If you find yourself in this group, it’s important to understand you’re never too young to start thinking about homeownership. The sooner you start planning, the sooner you can move on from renting. As you set off…

New Dallas high-rise hopes to lure renters with Katy Trail address

Modera Katy Trail apartments are on the eastern edge of Highland Park. Leasing has kicked off on Dallas’ newest apartment high-rise. The 14-story Modera Katy Trail has 217 luxury rental units and is on the eastern edge of Highland Park on North Central Expressway near McCommas Avenue. A project of developer Mill Creek Residential, the…

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market

With mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home before the end of the year. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), puts it best, saying: “Housing demand remains strong as buyers likely want to secure a home before mortgage rates increase even further…

Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past Year

Rents have increased significantly this year. The latest National Rent Report from Apartmentlist.com shows rents are rising at a rate much higher than the three years leading up to the pandemic: “Since January of this year, the national median rent has increased by a staggering 16.4 percent. To put that in context, rent growth from January to September averaged just 3.4…

A deep dive into details of the planned Knox Street mixed-use project in Dallas

The project will link up with the popular Katy Trail. A new project planned by Dallas-developer Trammell Crow Co. — working in partnership with Austin billionaire Dell’s family investment firm — will bring three new buildings to Dallas’ Knox Street along the popular Katy Trail. The 4-acre project will stretch along Travis Street south of…

D-FW had the biggest quarterly home sales declines among major Texas metros

Austin still leads the state in housing costs with an almost 33% year-over-year gain. Dallas-Fort Worth had the greatest third-quarter home sales decline of any major Texas metro area. But D-FW still topped the state in total properties sold by residential real estate agents. In the just completed quarter, D-FW real estate agents sold 31,486…