Category: For Seller

Some Highlights: Paying rent is not a good investment, but owning is a great way to start building family wealth. Not only does homeownership allow you to provide your children with great education, but you can also decide whether or not your child grows up with a pet. Owning a home… Read More
Homebuyers venturing into this summer’s hot housing market better hang on to their wallets. The Dallas area leads the country in home price gains. Median home sales prices are more than 10 percent higher this summer than a year ago. In some neighborhoods the price hikes this year are two… Read More
WASHINGTON — U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington. Real estate data firm Zillow said last week that U.S. rental prices rose a seasonally adjusted 4.3 percent… Read More
Daily Real Estate News | Monday, November 12, 2012 There were more questions raised than answers provided about the future of government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and their continued role in the secondary mortgage market at the Regulatory Issues Forum Friday during the 2012 REALTORS® Conference &… Read More
By David S. Jones, Senior Editor, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University Oct. 15, 2012/Release No 02-1012 COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (Real Estate Center) – Texas is wealthy, and real estate is a big reason. Texas’ 2011 real estate wealth was valued at $1.6 trillion or $65,432 worth of real… Read More
Mid September is a great time to start thinking of fall projects around your home. 10 Tips to prepare your home for fall and winter. It is a great time to have your furnace serviced before you need it; and while it is cooler, the HVAC companies are a little… Read More
DALLAS (Dallas Business Journal) – Trammell Crow Residential's new $19 million apartment project could help with efforts to transform an area neighborhood. The local developers are planning the four-story, 200-unit Alexan Trinity apartment complex at Beckley Ave. and Zang Blvd. on the northern end of Dallas’ Oak Cliff neighborhood. Dallas’… Read More
VICTORIA (Victoria Advocate) – Texas' state and local tax burden is once again among the lowest in the nation according to the Tax Foundation's annual ranking. For 2010, Texans paid some $3,104 per capita in state and local taxes. The per-capita income of $39,142 yields a state-local tax burden of… Read More
U.S. mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may have suffered more than $3 billion in losses due to manipulation of the benchmark interest rate known as Libor, according to an internal memo by a federal watchdog. The estimate was provided in a memo that was sent to Freddie… Read More
By STEVE YODER, The Fiscal Times Five years and 16 million foreclosures after the 2008 housing crash, most Americans have not lost faith in real estate. In a survey this summer of more than 2,000 adults by home buyer website Trulia, 61 percent of respondents predicted that prices in their local market would… Read More