Sharp drop in Dallas-Fort Worth home starts means less choice for buyers

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http://www.dallasnews.com/business/residential-real-estate/20150402-sharp-drop-in-dallas-fort-worth-home-starts-means-less-choice-for-buyers.ece A sharp drop in first-quarter home starts has dimmed hopes of easing the Dallas-Fort Worth housing crunch. Builders cut back on home starts by more than 20 percent in the first three months of 2015, a period when residential companies usually ramp up construction to have inventory for the spring and summer market. Dallas-Fort Worth homebuilders started just 5,740 …

New report: D-FW housing market gets bad marks for soaring prices

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http://bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com/2015/04/new-report-d-fw-housing-market-gets-bad-marks-for-soaring-prices.html/ Nationwide Insurance’s new forecast ranking compares housing market conditions in more than 370 markets. Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston have ended near the bottom of a new housing market ranking. But the low marks for the two Texas cities don’t necessarily mean the market here is headed for a slowdown. D-FW and Houston are on the list of the country’s …

2014: North Texas real estate market is one for the records

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By Steve Brown Real Estate Editor Published: 25 December 2014 09:45 PM Updated: 25 December 2014 09:56 PM What a year for real estate — 2014 will go into the record books as a time when the Dallas-Fort Worth property market was white hot. The last time North Texas saw such a real estate boom was back in the 1980s, …

D-FW home foreclosure filings fall

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By STEVE BROWN stevebrown@dallasnews.com Real Estate Editor Published: 29 December 2014 09:54 PM Updated: 29 December 2014 10:07 PM Fewer North Texans are facing the prospect of home foreclosure in the start of the new year. January foreclosure filings are down almost 20 percent from a year ago, according to the latest data from Foreclosure Listing Service. Lenders have scheduled …