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Tax Change On Mortgages Could Shake Up The Housing Market
By Conor Dougherty – The New York TimesNov 3, 2017, 9:45amEditor's note : This story is available as a result of a content partnership with The New York Times. S...

Dallas Fort Worth Rank As Two Of The Top US Housing Markets Study Says
Dallas and Fort Worth rank as two of the top housing markets in the United States based on current and projected real estate fundamentals, according to Ten-X Research, an online Ir...

Sought After Luxury Condo Tower In Planos Legacy West To Start Soon
A sought-after luxury condominium tower in Legacy West is slated to start next month with an official groundbreaking ceremony, which will bring 90 luxury residences to the $3.2 bil...

Dallas Investor Making Affordable Homes Part Of This New 500M Community In DFW
Dallas-based private real estate investment and development firm PMB Capital Investments plans to kick off a new $500 million master-planned community in Fort Worth, which will bri...

Energyefficient Texas Houses Worth 25K More Than Traditional Homes Study Finds
A new study by the University of Texas at Austin found that new homes built to LEED standards are worth an average of $25,000 more in resale value than conventional houses.In partn...

Paloma Creek Lacks High Speed Internet On Some Blocks
LITTEL ELM (CBS11 I-TEAM) – It’s one of the fastest growing areas in North Texas, but homeowners say their development of the future is missing one thing–high-speed Internet!...

Flipping Hot Spots Despite The Hot Housing Market DFW Flippers Are Still Making Profits
Even with the hot North Texas housing market, Dallas-Fort Worth home flippers are still finding a way — on narrower margins — to sell homes and be a big part of the market.The ...

Housing Market In DFW Keeping Pace With Last Years Record Results
With the first quarter of the year in the books for existing single-family home sales in Dallas-Fort Worth, one economist says this year home sales are keeping pace with last year'...

Sales Of Luxury Homes Slowed In 2016
For the second year in a row sales of high-end homes around the globe slowed, according to a new report by Christie's International Real Estate. The cooling comes as a re...

Vaughn Miller Puts Polostyle Field Of Dreams Estates On The Market
A 22-estate master-planned community at the Prestonwood Polo and Country Club in Oak Point has landed on the market, bringing 2.5-acre lots with polo field adjacency to the North T...

North Texas Homes Sales Make Up A Third Of All Texas Sales
About a third of all Texas home sales in February took place in North Texas, according to the MetroTex Association of Realtors. Using the dollar volume metric, Dallas-Fort Worth ac...

Its A Sellers Market Dallas Fort Worth Homeowners Seeing 33 Return
Homeowners in Dallas-Fort Worth are making record returns on the sale of their homes, with an average return of more than $57,000 during a seven-year period — which is the highes...

Rising DFW Home Prices Evict Big Investors But Welcome Smaller Landlords
With home prices continuing to escalate, big institutional investors have stepped aside in Dallas-Fort Worth in favorable of other U.S. markets — but landlord sales are still on ...

Study Dallas Is The Third Hottest Housing Market In The Nation
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is the third-hottest housing market in the country, according to realtor.com. DFW only trails the Vallejo-Fairfield and San Francisco-Oakland areas of C...

Why Do Real Estate Agents Ask If Youre Preapproved
Have you ever walked into an open house, or called a real estate agent about a listing, and within minutes, they’re asking you if you are “pre-approved” for a mortgage?If you...

The 1M Plus Club See What Kind Of Houses 7 Figures Will Get You In Dallas
What's the biggest difference between the $1 million plus real estate market in Dallas now compared to a decade ago? Well, the existence of a market, for starters."Ten, 15 years ag...

32000 Home Starts Expected In DFW 2017
This year, Dallas-Fort Worth could hit a housing threshold housing analyst and leader of research firm Dallas-based Residential Strategies hasn't seen in a decade: Builde...

This DFW City Was Named The Second Hottest Suburb In The Nation
When Eric Hogue and his wife moved to Wylie in the early 1990s, he needed to hook up his ice maker, so he drove downtown to find a hardware store.When an employee asked H...

Hidden Property Tax You Do Not Know About
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Association of Realtors says it’s working to educate property owners about what they call a hidden property tax.“We define it as the increase i...

Del Webb To Build A New Community In Union Park Of Denton County TX
Del Webb has built five active adult communities throughout Texas and now they have plans to build their sixth. Per The Dallas News, Del Webb has purchased 120 acres in developer H...

FHA Cuts Mortgage Insurance Premium For First Time Since January 2015
Posted in Legislative & Regulatory, by Jon Boughtin on January 9, 2017For homebuyers looking to get a mortgage backed by the Federal Housing Administration, things are about to get...

Skinny IT Buys First Plot In Frisco Park 25
Frisco-based Skinny IT has purchased the first plot of land within Frisco Park 25, a planned 216-acre industrial park at Rockhill Parkway and Preston Road.Frisco Park 25 ...

Dec 29 2016 24767 114 New Restaurants And Retailers Coming To The Star In Frisco
The Star in Frisco is located at the northwest corner of Warren Parkway and the Dallas North Tollway.RENDERING COURTESY O’BRIEN ARCHITECTS By Lindsey Juarez|  &n...

McCathern PLLC Firm To Move From Dallas To The Star In Frisco On Cowboys Way
McCathern PLLC will move its offices in January from Dallas to 1 Cowboys Way, Frisco. The law firm signed a 10-year lease for office space at The Star in Frisco and will occupy 5,6...

Debbie Gillespie Files For Reelection To Frisco ISD School Board Place 5
Place 5 Frisco ISD board trustee Debbie Gillespie announced she is seeking re-election to her third term in the May 6 school board election.Gillespie was first elected to the board...

Plano Open House List
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New Listings In Frisco TX
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Newly Listed Homes In Plano
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Just Listed Homes In Little Elm
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Frisco Planning And Zoning Approves Shopping Center Apartments And Hotels
The Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission approved several new proposed developments during its meeting on Tuesday.One of those developments is Four Corners Shopping Center, an 83....

Frisco Commission To Vote On Bigbox Retail Apartments And Hotels
The Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission will vote on several new proposed developments during its regular meeting Tuesday.One of those developments is an 83.8-acre, mixed-us...

DELAYS THAT COULD SET YOU BACK DFW HOME BUYING
If deadlines can’t be met, you can lose the home. We are seeing a lot of back-up offers so if someone overpromises but underperforms things can fall out of escrow. Searching...

Frisco ISD To Consider Delaying Opening Of New Schools Freezing Salaries This Upcoming Budget Proces
Frisco ISD’s nine-month budget process for the 2017-18 school year has begun, and the district is asking for input from the community.The budget process begins on the heels of th...

Buying A House In DFW In This Particular Month Could Save You 20000
After looking at two years worth of Realtor.com data, NerdWallet concluded that home prices spike in the summer across the country, and Dallas-Fort Worth is no exception....

Featured Neighborhood Prairie View Frisco TX
This month’s featured neighborhood is Prairie View. Prairie View is located at the northwest corner of Coit Road and Panther Creek Parkway. The neighborhood features an amenity c...

Frisco City Council Approves Retail Agreement For WalMart Supercenter On US 380
Frisco City Council approved a retail development agreement that would continue the process of bringing a Wal-Mart Supercenter to the southeast corner of FM 423 and US 380.Accordin...

FOMC Leaves Rates Unchanged In September Meeting
Yellen: More agreement in FOMC than you might think  Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 | 2:48 PM ET | 02:37Federal Reserve officials lowered their expectations for rate hik...

New Frisco Retail Development Geared Toward Asian Population
In October, a new retail development called Frisco Ranch will break ground on the northeast corner of Preston Road and Warren Parkway in Frisco.The land was acquired by NewQue...

Home Staging Advice
What does a home stager do?Home staging companies employ a variety of different techniques to present the home in the best light possible. The first step will likely be to make sur...

Frisco 5 Billion Dollar Mile Under Construction
Four Developments Make up the $5 Billion Dollar mile.The Star in FriscoDallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters and Multi-use Event Center91-acre, mixed-use 66 acres retai...

FRISCO SECONDFASTEST GROWING CITY IN US
Frisco, Texas is the 2nd fastest growing city in U.S. at 6.5% annually...

500 MILLION URBAN VILLAGE IN FRISCO WILL OFFER VARIETY OF HOUSING
Frisco’s latest development is an urban-style mixed-use village that will have about 2,000 homes.Total cost is $500 million. Housing types are townhomes, houses, apartments and s...

Labor Market Drives Urban Living In Frisco Texas
When it comes to new apartment development in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Frisco is one of the hot spots, according to information from Axiometrics, a Dallas-based research company...

Discounted Frisco Homes The Down Frisco Market
Not all of Frisco, TX has homes selling in hours. There's another side to Frisco's market. The over 500K market has homes not selling all over the city. A lot of realtors even thos...

West Falls Village Frisco Texas Details
This month’s featured neighborhood is Westfalls Village. The neighborhood is located south of Main Street and west of Teel Parkway. Some of its amenities include a pool, a playgr...

THE STAR IN FRISCO Dallas Cowboys World Corporate Headquarters And Multiuse Event Center
91-acre, mixed-use 66 acres retail, privately developed 5-acre headquarters, privately developed 20 acre multi-use event center, publicly developed Potential development impact: 1,...

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