One Story, First Floor Uptown Condo

3901 Travis Street #108 | Dallas, TX 75204 | $247,000 FEATURES Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Parking Spaces: 2 Year Built: 2005 Subdivision: The Parks at Travis Condos Located on Floor #: 1 School District: Dallas ISD Square Footage: 872 Agent Name: Mary Beth Harrison Broker: Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate MLS #: 14356092 DESCRIPTION Hard to find one story, first floor condo with large patio in the…

Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market

Everyone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact it may help those who are ready to buy a home narrow down their optimal window of time to make a purchase….

We Need Listings

We need listings!!! I am begging, pleading and groveling for listings. You see…we are in dire need of listings. With a few exceptions, we have not had a house last longer than 15 days on the market. This is great news for our sellers but diminishes the options for our buyers. If you are thinking…

Let’s Talk Mortgages

This is Mary Beth Harrison with Dallas Native Voice and today I wanna talk about mortgages. So many of my buyers want to shop around and find the best rate. Well, that’s all well and good and certainly something that should be done, except there’s a little bit of a fallacy in that. Rates change…

Our Shiny New Dallas Native Site Is Now Live

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. Visit us at https://dallasnative.com/. We wanted to make the website faster, easier to navigate and more user-friendly. We think you will find all that to be true. We endeavor to provide our clients with the most accurate, up-to-date information and share our…

A Historic Rebound for the Housing Market

Pending Home Sales increased by 44.3% in May, registering the highest month-over-month gain in the index since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking this metric in January 2001. So, what exactly are pending home sales, and why is this rebound so important? According to NAR, the Pending Home Sales Index (PHS) is: “A leading indicator of housing activity,…

Examples of How Much Various “Factors” Affect Interest Rates

We constantly remind everyone that there is no “one interest rate,” b/c so many factors affect individual rates. I linked to those factors last week and set them out again below. We often get questions though in regard to how much each of those factors affects a borrower’s interest rate, so I am providing some examples today….

Are New Homes Going to Be Available to Buy This Year?

In today’s economy, everyone seems to be searching for signs that a recovery is coming soon. Many experts agree that it may actually already be in motion or will be starting by the 3rd quarter of this year. With the housing market positioned to lead the way out of this recession, builder confidence might be a bright spark that gets the…