Is a Construction Boom Hitting Dallas?

If you’re thinking about selling your Dallas home, it’s impossible to ignore all of the new construction going on around the city. As more potential homebuyers and renters put pressure on the real estate market, the builders are scrambling to keep up. What does this mean for Dallas homeowners? Top 15 Construction Boom Towns in […]

Summer Maintenance Tips to Get Top Dollar for Your Home in Dallas

Sell Your Dallas Home for Top Dollar with These 10 Summer Maintenance Tips Summer is in full swing, and it’s one of the best times to sell your Dallas home. But before you put up that “For Sale” sign, you need to boost your house’s curb appeal. Here’s your summer home maintenance checklist of the […]

Housing Inventory in Dallas

Is Low Housing Inventory Driving Up Dallas Real Estate Prices? There aren’t enough homes for sale in Dallas to satisfy the demand of home shoppers, according to new housing inventory data. The shortage of real estate inventory could severely impact home sales. What does the lack of housing inventory mean for the price of your […]

How Gentrification is Affecting Housing Prices in Dallas

Gentrification in Dallas

When a formerly depressed neighborhood suddenly becomes hot, the rapid growth can transform an area almost overnight. But it can also bring expensive growing pains. Is gentrification making Dallas unaffordable? Gentrification can happen quickly. As higher-income buyers move into a growing neighborhood, the cost of living goes up. Rents typically escalate, forcing poor and working-class […]

How Friendly is the Dallas Housing Market to First-Time Home Buyers?

Is the Dallas Housing Market Friendly to First-Time Home Buyers? Buying your first home isn’t easy, but a tough housing market can make it seem impossible. How easy is it to buy your first home in Dallas, compared to the rest of the country? The best markets for first-time home buyers offer a balanced combination […]

Are Homes in Dallas Worth Less Than Before the Housing Market Crash?

Are Dallas Homes Worth Less Than Before the Housing Market Crash? A decade after the housing market crash, two out of three homes in America still aren’t worth as much as they were in 2007. How does the Dallas real estate market compare to the rest of the nation? The answer may surprise you. The […]

How A Double Yellow Line Makes It Harder To Sell Your House In Dallas

Does a Double Yellow Line Make it Harder to Sell Your Dallas Home? How much does a busy street affect your home value when it’s time to sell? Experts estimate that houses on high-traffic roads can be valued 30% less than those on quiet cul-de-sacs. But even if you live on a busy street, you […]

How Fido Is Taking Thousands Of Dollars Off Your Home Value In Dallas

Could a Pet Reduce Your Dallas Home Value by $30,000? How much do you love your dog? Nearly 60 percent of American households have at least one dog. But the cost of food, toys, and vet bills is nothing compared to the effect on your home’s value. Could your pet lower the selling price of […]

Will The Housing Boom Leave Dallas Behind?

10 Warning Signs the Housing Boom May Leave Dallas Behind In most areas of the country, it’s a seller’s market right now. But in some neighborhoods, home values hit rock-bottom in 2012 and still haven’t fully recovered. Should you wait for prices to rise in your area, or sell your house now? Low mortgage rates […]

The Challenges of Selling a House in a Bad Neighborhood in Dallas

Selling a House in a Bad Dallas Neighborhood

Dallas is a fantastic place to live. We’ve got more than our fair share of world renown cultural, dining and sports attractions. We’ve also got some of the worst neighborhoods in the country. If you’re a homeowner trying to sell in one of these areas, you’ve got your hands full. Let’s take the area known […]