Article List
DateSubjectAuthor
3/28/2016 Wages, Home Prices Key To Housing Growth
Last year, high hopes for the housing market looked bleak during what turned out to be a slow winter. Harsh weather stalled activity in some parts of the...
Tim Stoll
3/24/2016 Average Mortgage Rates Decrease – Dallas TX
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association s Weekly Applications Survey, average mortgage rates fell across all loan categories last week, including 30-year...
Tim Stoll
3/23/2016 Dallas Real Estate Market Should Benefit from Developments
Urban Real Estate Benefits from Events…and Non-Events! A couple of recent developments made the news recently that promised to impact our Dallas real estate...
Tim Stoll
3/23/2016 Existing Home Sales Fall In February
In January, sales of previously owned homes hit their highest level since 2007. Then, according to new numbers from the National Association of Realtors,...
Tim Stoll
3/22/2016 Gov’t Report Offers Housing Market Snapshot
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development s monthly Housing Scorecard collects key market data and the results of the federal government s...
Tim Stoll
3/21/2016 New Dallas Townhomes Vie with Existing Home Offerings
Dallas Townhomes Do Buyers Prefer New Homes? Yes…and No… When it comes to buyers of dallas townhomes, newly built ones or pre-existing. Several different...
Tim Stoll
3/21/2016 Misinformation Keeps First Time Home Buyers Away
Before the housing crash, first time home buyers typically accounted for 40 percent of home sales in any given year. Last year, that same group accounted for...
Tim Stoll
3/17/2016 Average Dallas Mortgage Rates Rise But Remain Low
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association s Weekly Applications Survey, average dallas mortgage rates increased last week from the week before. In fact,...
Tim Stoll
3/14/2016 Home Decor Tweaks in Urban Dallas are a Springtime Phenomenon
Springtime in Dallas Can Prompt Home Décor Decisions There is something about spring that gets everybody at least thinking about fixing up the house, and...
Tim Stoll
2/12/2016 Dallas Real Estate Attitude Shifts May Register via New Survey
New Survey Could Reveal Dallas Real Estate Attitude Shifts Any way you cut it, Dallas real estate makes up a huge chunk of the overall economy. One consequence...
Tim Stoll
2/10/2016 Uptown Dallas Homes for Sale in an Election Year?
Thinking about Uptown Dallas Homes for Sale in an Election Year This one was news to me. The Wall Street Journal had it buried in a ‘spreadsheet’ section of...
Tim Stoll
2/7/2016 Dallas Listing Author Reviews Listing Language Critique
Probing the Depths of Real Estate in Dallas Listing Lingo Anyone who creates listings can’t help but be drawn to critiques of real estate writing. There aren’t...
Tim Stoll
2/5/2016 Condo Appraisal in Uptown Dallas Objective as Possible…but…
Uptown Condo Appraisal: by Definition, Part Art, Part Science Built into the way an uptown condo in dallas changes ownership is the institution of the condo...
Tim Stoll
2/4/2016 First Time Home Buyers in Uptown Dallas Two Questions
Home Buyers Buying Your First Uptown Dallas Property For Uptown Dallas first time home buyers who are of a certain age (for the moment let’s call that 40+ or...
Tim Stoll
2/2/2016 What’s More Important to a Home Renter than Interest Rates?
3 Initials Describe the Mindset of an Uptown Dallas Home Renter You’d think that the single most influential factor governing a local home renter becoming an...
Tim Stoll
1/30/2016 When a Home Listing in Uptown Dallas Does Not Sell
When a Home Doesn’t Sell, Two Rules before Listing Again Suppose you had done everything right with your uptown home listing: interviewed several uptown dallas...
Tim Stoll
1/29/2016 Now is a Good Time to Sell Uptown Dallas Owners
Dallas Homeowners Look for a Good Time to Sell Their Home “Is now a good time to sell?” An uptown Dallas townhome is never put up for sale on a whim. Although...
Tim Stoll
10/26/2015 Know the Emotional Element in Selling Your Uptown Dallas Home
Selling Your Dallas Home can Use Emotional Detachment When you read up on the dos and don’ts for selling your home, there is one piece of advice that’s...
Tim Stoll
10/8/2015 Uptown Dallas Cost of Living is a Bargain, When You Consider These
Cost of Living Here in Dallas is Downright Attractive Being able to work within a realistic family budget has become an increasingly important part of modern...
Tim Stoll
8/12/2015 Uptown MLS Listings: Good Place to Start a Class on Real Estate
Under the Hood of Our Dallas MLS Listings Wouldn t it be great if high schools started a Driver’s Education kind of class for real estate? At some point—I think...
Tim Stoll