Dallas / Fort Worth Real Estate Blog & News

Real Estate Closing Day Surprises and How to Deal

Real Estate Closing Day Surprises and How to Deal

A real estate closing is an anxiety-inducing time, even if it goes smoothly. Add something unexpected, and it will throw you for a loop. I was thrilled when the sellers accepted my offer on a tear-down lot in McLean, VA, the perfect ...

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Common Buyer Mortgage Questions Answered

Common Buyer Mortgage Questions Answered

If you’ve got mortgage questions, you’ve come to the right place. Not exactly sure how a mortgage works? Don’t feel bad—the average home buyer doesn’t either. The whole home buying process is filled with head-scratching ...

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Mortgage Rates May Go Even Lower

Mortgage Rates May Go Even Lower

Homebuyers have a lot to be joyful for right now as mortgage rates have dipped below 7%—the first time they’ve done so since August. For the week ending Dec. 14, rates for a 30-year fixed-rate home loan averaged 6.95%, according to ...

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2024 Housing Market Predictions

2024 Housing Market Predictions

Key takeaways Low levels of inventory mean that sellers continue to have the upper hand in the housing market. High mortgage rates and steep home prices are dissuading would-be buyers. If rates were to drop in 2024, that would spur the market for ...

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Multifamily Rentals Based Off Hotel Amenities

Multifamily Rentals Based Off Hotel Amenities

New ‘Homz’ Communities Apply Hotel Concepts to Rental Housing Affordable housing — both in single-family home ownership and multi-family leased housing — has, without question, become a challenge for many people in this ...

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Helping the DFW Homeless Youth

Helping the DFW Homeless Youth

Dallas and Collin counties will get $9.4 million to help young people facing homelessness Dallas will receive $9.4 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to prevent young people from becoming homeless, and to reduce the ...

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DFW Home Prices Continue to Rise

DFW Home Prices Continue to Rise

Higher mortgage rates haven’t caused local home prices to plummet. Dallas-Fort Worth home prices increased for the fourth consecutive month in May, continuing a turnaround of prices back toward June 2022′s peak. Local home prices grew 1....

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July 2023: Local County Housing Reports

July 2023: Local County Housing Reports

Contrary to investors’ fears, the “housing bubble” did not burst. Instead, a harmonious decline in both supply and demand has struck a balance, resulting in a boost to the housing median price. Throughout the first half of 2023, ...

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Biden Administration: Wipes $39B Student Loan Debt

Biden Administration: Wipes $39B Student Loan Debt

President Joe Biden’s administration will automatically wipe a total of $39 billion in federal student loans for more than 804,000 borrowers in the coming weeks, the U.S. Department of Education announced on Friday. The relief comes just a few ...

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