Texas Continues To Lead US In Job Growth As Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.0%

The Texas unemployment rate dropped for the third consecutive month, this time working its way down to 8.0 percent in April, as 32,900 non-farm jobs were added

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Housing Market Report September 2010

September 2010 Overview Where there had been blips of increased activity and asking price during the 2nd quarter of 2010, those have been replaced by measurable decreases in price, as well as a steady increase in inventory.  Nationally, week-over-week drops in price are gathering speed, making it clear that the small gains seen earlier in…

Announcing Our New Website For Urban Dallas Real Estate

The Lexington Companies are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website all about luxury, all about real estate and all about Dallas. While these subjects have always existed together harmoniously, websites featuring this content are not unique. When you get right down to it, they’re pretty common. Lexington Companies | urban will deliver more. More content, more luxury, more real…

Democratic Candidates Finding Obama Endorsement Kiss Of Death

Obama endorsements sunk two more Democratic candidates this month as his political capital is waning – as is his popularity – in the face of widespread voter rebellion. Senator Benedict Arlen Specter became the fourth Democrat in seven months to lose a high-profile election despite active involvement in the campaign by Obama. The Associated Press,…

Plano Housing Market Softens

While the nationwide housing market is certainly important, especially as it significantly effects the overall economy, of substantially greater importance are the conditions of the local housing market. It has been said – and rightly so – that all real estate is local. Thus, we track local real estate markets very closely. Reports, in increasing…

Woodall Rodgers Park: Dallas Takes A Giant Step Towards Becoming A World-Class City

Three attributes seemingly shared by all world class cities are outstanding public parks, transportation and neighborhood connectivity. In building Woodall Rodgers Park, Dallas improves all three. In September, Dallas broke ground on a park over Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul streets. The park creates tremendous connectivity between Downtown Dallas and Uptown –…