Article List
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4/26/2016 Economy Outlook Unchanged Despite Slow Growth
Despite the fact that economic growth stalled during the first quarter of the year, the outlook for the remainder of the year has not changed, according to...
Tim Stoll
4/26/2016 Home Sales in Dallas: More than a Glass Half-Full
Predicting Home Sales in Dallas: More Quandary Than Certainty Even the least vigilant of the Dallas real estate market watchers had their antennae out last...
Tim Stoll
4/25/2016 Selling Dallas Homes – The Painless First Steps
Selling Dallas homes is the kind of major undertaking that has so many facets just deciding where to start can delay liftoff. Since there is no actual “right”...
Tim Stoll
4/25/2016 Real Estate Remains Top Investment Choice
Americans continue to choose real estate as the best long-term investment when given a choice between it and gold, stocks and mutual funds, savings accounts,...
Tim Stoll
4/22/2016 Home Sales Jump To Start Spring
After a disappointing February, sales of previously owned homes bounced back in March, according to new numbers from the National Association of Realtors. In...
Tim Stoll
4/22/2016 Real Estate Market in Dallas Should Benefit from Developments
Dallas real estate scene had a couple of recent developments that made the news recently that promise to impact or market. Source: theurbandallaslifestyle.com...
Tim Stoll
4/19/2016 Dallas Townhomes Do Buyers Prefer New Homes? Yes…and No…
Buyers of dallas townhomes, do they prefer newly built or pre-existing. When it comes to today s typical home hunter, the answer can be a little misleading....
Tim Stoll
4/19/2016 Housing Starts Slow But Up From Last Year
New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development show the number of new homes that broke ground in March fell...
Tim Stoll
4/14/2016 Affordability Index Finds Mixed Results
The National Association of Realtors Housing Affordability Index looks at the median price of an existing single-family home and compares it to the country s...
Tim Stoll
4/14/2016 Spring Cleaning For Owners of Homes in Perry Heights Dallas
They’re aimed at the Frustrating Five: spring cleaning tasks that owners of homes in Perry Heights Dallas tend to put off and/or ignore more than the others....
Tim Stoll
4/12/2016 Energy Efficiency Draws Buyers To New Homes
In recent years, energy efficiency has repeatedly ranked among the top features potential home buyers say are important to them. And according to a recent...
Tim Stoll
4/10/2016 Home Purchase Sentiment Dips In March
Fannie Mae s Home Purchase Sentiment Index is based on the results of a monthly survey that asks Americans about their attitudes toward buying and selling a...
Tim Stoll
4/9/2016 Dallas Home Inspection or Offer? Which Comes First?
A reasonable question posted recently on a real estate website can open an interesting discussion. It’s one that touches on a fundamental component of most...
Tim Stoll
4/7/2016 Is The Homeownership Rate Bouncing Back?
Since peaking at nearly 70 percent in 2004, the homeownership rate has been falling. In fact, it fell to a 48-year low during the second quarter of last year....
Tim Stoll
4/6/2016 Mortgage Rate Drop Stirs Demand For Home Loans
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates dropped sharply last week from the week before. Rates were...
Tim Stoll
4/5/2016 Most Renters Want A Single Family Home
A new survey of consumer preferences found that an overwhelming majority of current renters say, if they were to move, that they d prefer to buy a single-family...
Tim Stoll
4/4/2016 Latest Jobs Report Hints At Building Boom
The March jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics contained good news for the economy, as the number of jobs created rose by 215,000. In addition,...
Tim Stoll
3/30/2016 Mortgage Rates Rise As Spring Season Begins
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates moved up last week from the week before. Rates increased for...
Tim Stoll
3/29/2016 Pending Home Sales Improve In February
Pending sales refer to the number of contracts to buy homes signed during the month. Because they track signings and not closings they are considered a good...
Tim Stoll
3/28/2016 Buyers and Sellers in Dallas Arrive with Differing Mindsets
Urban Home Buyers and Sellers Differ…Except in This Right now, just a few days into spring, for home buyers and sellers we are right at the start of the Dallas...
Tim Stoll