Experts Agree: Homeownership Provides a Path to Long-Term Wealth

A recent survey from LendingTree.com found there are multiple reasons why Americans would choose to purchase a home instead of renting. Some of the most popular non-financial reasons given include: The flexibility to make the space your own The pride homeownership offers The sense of stability In the same survey, 41% of respondents say they’d rather own a home than…

111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year

The financial benefits of buying a home versus renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner. According to the latest research from the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Homeownership is a key pathway to building wealth and narrowing the racial income and wealth…

What Do Supply and Demand Tell Us About Today’s Housing Market?

There’s a well-known economic theory – the law of supply and demand – that explains what’s happening with prices in the current real estate market. Put simply, when demand for an item is high, prices rise. When the supply of the item increases, prices fall. Of course, when demand is very high and supply is very low, prices…

The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates

Every Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent movement in the 30-year fixed mortgage rate. Last week, the rate was announced as 3.01%. It was the first time in three months that the mortgage rate surpassed 3%. In a press release accompanying the survey, Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, explains:…

4 Tips To Prep for Your Home Sale This Fall

Even in a hot sellers’ market like today’s in which homes are selling so quickly, it’s still important to make a good first impression on potential buyers. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately can bring in the greatest return on your investment. Here are four simple tips to make sure you maximize the sale…

Halloween Dog Portrait Pawty at Shops at Park Lane

Dress your furry friend in a cute costume and schedule a pet portrait sitting at the Shops at Park Lane dog park (across from Bowl and Barrel). You will receive your spooky shot back in time to post and share on Halloween. You must preregister and, in lieu of a booking fee, you are asked…

Wings Over Dallas

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF), the world’s largest flying museum, presents the annual CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow on October 29-31, 2021 at Dallas Executive Airport. The Education Department of the CAF will host a free experiential learning day on Friday, October 29, 2021! This opportunity will provide students of all ages a chance to engage…

Southlake Oktoberfest at Southlake Town Square

Come dressed in your best lederhosen & dirndl for three days of German culture and Texas fun. There’ll be delicious Oktoberfest food and beer. Live music each day includes the Molly Ringwalds on Saturday. The kids can have a blast in the children’s activity zone and everyone can browse booths selling arts and crafts and…

Dark Hour Haunted House at Dark Hour Haunted House

Dark Hour opens for the 2021 Halloween season on Sept. 24 and will remain open on select nights through Halloween. Scream and save on “value nights” – Sept. 24-25, Oct. 1-2, Sundays in October (except Halloween) and Thursdays Oct. 14-28. BUY TICKETS LOCATION Dark Hour Haunted House Information provided by the Dallas News