Dallas Native LIVE | What Adds Value?

Join Mary Beth Harrison on Wednesday, October 20 at 12:00pm 🤩 Let’s talk about what adds value and what does not 🤔 Selling a house is already a lot of work. Homes that are clean, appealing, and in top shape simply sell for more than properties in less desirable conditions 🏡 Buyers know the home…

Dallas-Fort Worth home prices are 32% overvalued, new study finds

New study ranks the most overheated U.S. housing markets. The Dallas-Fort Worth area has landed on a list of the country’s most overvalued housing markets. But D-FW’s hot market is nothing compared with what’s happening in Austin. The Austin area ranks second in the nation for overvalued housing, with buyers paying a more than 50%…

Sellers: Make Today’s Home Price Appreciation Work for You

Home prices continue to rise as we move through the summer, and that’s good news for sellers who are looking to maximize their home’s potential. If you’re on the fence about whether to list your house now or later, the question you should really ask is: will this price appreciation last? Here’s what three leading industry experts…

What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher than today’s average. Here are some options you should consider if you want to take advantage of today’s…

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Building financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your wealth often grows without you even realizing it. In a recent paper published by the Urban Institute, Home Ownership is Affordable Housing, author Mike Loftin illustrates how homeowners increase their equity and their wealth simply by making…

No end in sight: Dallas home prices headed higher

Local home costs were 15.9% higher in April than a year earlier. Dallas-area home prices soared a record 15.9% in the latest nationwide comparison. The local home price rise in April was higher than the nationwide 14.6% year-over-year gain, according to Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Dallas home prices rose almost 3%…

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage

  The major challenge in today’s housing market is that there are more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. Simply put, supply can’t keep up with demand. A normal market has a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything over that indicates it’s a buyers’ market, but an inventory level…