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 …

Case-Shiller: Dallas-area home prices up 7.6 percent in October

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Steve Brown Email stevebrown@dallasnews.com Published: December 30, 2014 8:21 am Dallas had one of the biggest home price increases in the country. The Dallas area is among the top five cities in the country for home prices increases in the latest Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Dallas prices rose 7.6 percent in October from the same month in 2013, …

New report: D-FW residential rents rise by $600 million in 2014

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Steve Brown Email stevebrown@dallasnews.com Published: December 30, 2014 8:47 am D-FW median rents rose by $35 a month this year. North Texas renters shelled out $600 million more to keep a roof over their heads in 2014, according to a new report from Zillow.com Dallas-Fort Worth residents paid an estimated $10 billion in rents this year, the online marketing firm …

D-FW home values rise by almost $25 billion in 2014

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Steve Brown Email stevebrown@dallasnews.com Published: December 19, 2014 7:37 am D-FW home values rose by more than 7 percent in 2014, Zillow estimates. Dallas-Fort Worth homes gained almost $25 billion in value in 2014, according to a new report from Zillow Inc. The Seattle-based real estate marketing firm looked at real estate values in major home markets across the country. …