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Overview Where there had been blips of increased activity and asking price during the 2nd quarter of 2010, those have been replaced by measurable decreases in price, as well as a steady increase in inventory.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…

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 –…

Texas Housing Markets Are Forecast To Be Most Stable In Nation

CARY, NC (Local Market Monitor) – Five large Texas cities and ten smaller ones are among the nation’s top markets when it comes to expected home price performance, according to Local Market Monitor’s latest Home Price Forecast. Among the largest markets — those with populations exceeding 600,000 — Dallas|Plano|Irving, Fort Worth|Arlington, Houston|Sugar Land|Baytown, San Antonio…

Where are the Healthiest Housing Markets in the US in 2009? And Yes There Are Some

  Builder Magazine, in conjunction with Hanley Wood Market Intelligence, debuts its metric for determining markets with the best and least potential. Virtually every housing market was down last year.  But a close look at the numbers reveals that some markets have outperformed others during the last four years and are likely to continue to…

Moving To Dallas

Well, not everyone, but certainly a whole lot of people are moving to Texas; and Dallas in particular. I’d like to welcome all newcomers to Dallas. Click above for a brief article with some stats. In-migration is in again.Now, if everyone (namely the would-be home purchasers of the world) would just relax and accept the…