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Want to Buy a Golf Course? Created: 2012-07-10 13:41:40
Want to buy a Golf Course? 3 DFW Courses posted for foreclosure. Potential xtra land for building. #p #in
Becoming Commercial Real Estate Broker Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Musings on getting out of my box and selling for a living.
Reply to NAR Call to Action on MID Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
My response to National Association of Realtors' Call to Action to defend the Mortgage Interest Deduction. The NAR email is included below my response.
Other Side of the Coin -- Mortgage Interest Rates and the Defecit Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
If we go along with business as usual, fight 4 status quo in mortgage deductions and all fed subsidies, how will it affect real estate?
Two New Projects for East Dallas Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Reports about two east Dallas MF projects from The Real Estate Center.
Jobs Progress for Texas Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Jobs Support Real Estate - Here's a positive report for Texas
The Future of In-Town Parking? Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
A piece from CarLess Guy about in-town parking requirements why it is what it is and how it might change......
Fourth Quarter New Home Starts Sag - Light for Higher Prices, Teardowns Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
DMN Article on MetroStudy's report for 4Q2011. Opportunity seen for upper price range. There has been a flurry of tear downs in my Forest Hills last two weeks......
Real Estate Price Recovery Losing Steam Recently Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
A report for propertywire.com with some international perspective on real estate prices and a note from my work in our local market.
US Property Price Forecast from propertywire.com Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Article from propertywire.com on the direction of US real estate prices in 2011.
Latest Texas Quarterly Housing Report Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Report is out today. Hit the links above to see the Texas Association of REALTORS® release, my commentary and link to the report and Real Estate Center at Texas A&M analysis podcast.
Latest Case-Schiller Data for Dallas - Fort Worth (DFW) Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
What does the latest Case-Schiller home price index data say about the local Dallas - Fort Worth market conditions. I've pulled the data and updated my graph. The results may not be pretty, but clearly show the state of our composite housing market.
Good Article on Selling Your Home Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Don't take it from me. Here's another option on the basics of selling homes, what works and what's superfluous....
Credit Loosening a Bit Created: 2012-07-04 11:26:44
Wells Fargo and Quicken Loans dropped overlay requirements and will start making FHA approved loans on lower credit scores and down payments.
December Case-Schiller Data Looks Better for Dallas Area Created: 2012-07-04 11:22:19
Latest plot of DFW area Case-Shiller Index of home prices is up. The index may be lower than last year, but shows improvement versus November.
Real Estate Center Announces January MLS Data Created: 2012-07-04 11:22:19
Median price for Dallas up 7%! Sales down 8%:( See my post for more comment and link to the article.
Delphi Group's Latest East Dallas Good Work Created: 2012-04-12 08:31:01
Delphi Grp's good work n east Dallas! Thank you Jeff Swaney. <a href="http://bit.ly/HOhD9H">It'll Do Club<a>
DFW Home Prices Still Suffering Created: 2012-03-14 09:27:59
DFW home prices still suffering. #p #in
1.1 ac Retail Pad at 820 / Glenview in Hurst / North Richland Hills Created: 2012-03-06 12:27:42
Delphi now listing 1.1 ac retail pad in NRH/Hurst's marque retail area. ORE, 820/Glenview location, neighbors LAFitness, LaQunita, ComfortSuites. Bank will consider all offers. Click for details.#p#in
Project Planning Basics from 4PM.com Created: 2012-01-12 16:51:24
How many times can u get ur executives to sit still for complete planning b4 the project starts - IT or Building?#p#in
LinkedIn's Top 5 Real Estate Articles Created: 2011-11-30 09:29:10
Top 5 Real Estate articles on LinkedIN - how 2 buy after 4closure; national home prices at 2003 levels#p#in
I Like this Concept and Will Follow UP Created: 2011-11-11 18:27:08
Like concept 4 long term care, will look 4 more details. Have ideas where this can go, b compatible use. #p#in
FICO Scores and Mortgage Rates Created: 2011-11-01 17:38:17
Trulia article on relationship between FICO score and mortgage rates with a link to how to have a good score#P#IN
Forest City Starts on Mercantile Renovations Created: 2011-10-04 15:01:07
Forest City starts work on Mercantile Building apartment conversion in downtown Dallas
Rent Application Response, Deposits, Fees Created: 2011-09-17 08:14:49
When must LL reply 2 rent app? Deposit vs app fee.. Sharing reminder from TAR #in#p
RE Center Updates for East Dallas Created: 2011-09-02 08:43:51
Summary of RE Center at TX AM 4 east Dallas. New tower in Uptown, Foreclosures drop, condemnation law, home prices#p#in
See the TAR Property Management PPT Created: 2011-08-28 14:48:16
<img src="http://bit.ly/p3ivL9"/>Just read Tx Realtors PPT on lease apps, credit, etc. Avoiding wrong tenant is HUGE...#in#p
Buyer's Down 5%, Renters up 3% Created: 2011-08-18 04:40:59
Reality check. 3% more Americans predisposed 2 rent. Buyers down 5%. #p
Dallas MLS Area 12 Sales Still Slow, YTD Numbers Improve 2nd Straight Month Created: 2011-08-15 18:51:05
Dallas MLS Area 12 sales remain slow, YTD numbers improve for 2nd straight month. #p #in
East Dallas Sales Slow for 6th Straight Month Created: 2011-08-15 18:48:24
East Dallas Sales Slow for 6th Straight Month. Listings continue to exceed sales. #p #in
Help! Who Won the Bid for Davy Crockett School Created: 2011-07-28 17:42:39
Help! Trying to find out who won the bid for DISD's Davy Crockett school in east Dallas? Anybody? Anybody? #p #in
Davy Crockett School Lot Block for OPR Search Created: 2011-07-28 17:39:40
Noting that Davy Crockett School is Lot 1 block F / 797 (use only 797 for "City Block" field to get a successful search.
Government in Talks to Rent Out Foreclosures Created: 2011-07-28 06:15:37
Government in Talks to Rent Out Foreclosures #p #in
Case Shiller and Zillow Indexes show Stabilizing Home Prices for Dallas - Fort Worth Created: 2011-07-28 06:09:08
Case Shiller and Zillow Indexes show Stabilizing Home Prices for Dallas - Fort Worth #p #in
Distilled News from the RE Center Created: 2011-07-22 17:36:29
Dwntwn Interurban Bldg bought. Lockwood apts sell. Carbon fiber home? Remodeling 2 slow. Summary of TX A&M RE Center news#p #in
July 2011 Housing Trends eNews Created: 2011-07-20 18:26:01
See July Housing Trends eNews with info from Nat'l Assn of REALTORS®, US Census Bureau, Realtor.org reports.... #p #in
Housing Starts UP 14% in June, 629K Annual Rate, October's Fire Sale? Created: 2011-07-20 08:03:08
June House Starts at 629K Annual Rate, trend unchanged. Big builders starting October's fire sale homes again? #p#in
Texas A & M Real Estate Center July 12 News Distilled Created: 2011-07-14 09:40:20
Real Estate Center news distilled - Downtown Lone Star Gas complex ph1 proceeding; N. Tx among best housing markets #
Texas Lease Options, What I Learned So Far Created: 2011-07-08 14:22:43
Did a little research into Lease Options for a Seller. It's complicated. Logging the little bit I found out here #p #in
Case Shiller and Zillow Indexes show Easing in Price Declines for Dallas - Fort Worth Created: 2011-07-06 13:41:33
Case Shiller Index, Zillow Indexes show easing price declines for Dallas - Fort Worth #p #in
Distilled News from the Real Estate Center Created: 2011-07-04 10:20:57
News from RE Center Tx A&M distilled and posted. Apartments doing well. Home sales slow. #p #in
4 Unwritten Zoning Rules I Heard At City Hall Created: 2011-06-30 17:36:19
"U can't just put zoning in place and trust the free market" and 3 other zoning facts of life in big D #p #in
North Texas Commercial Foreclosures Up Created: 2011-06-17 16:12:44
N TX commercial foreclosure postings up 13% vs. year ago. Expected to remain high thru 2012 per FLS #p #in
Open Reply to David Weekley about the Mortgage Interest Deduction Created: 2011-06-17 12:14:05
Proposal is not eliminate, but 2 change Mortgage Interest Deduction to 12% tax credit 4 mortgages < 500K #p #in
KCM Blog - 5 Reasons to Consider Selling Now Created: 2011-06-14 12:29:07
From KCM Blog, 5 Reasons 2 Sell Now - #6 when U buy UR going 2 get a smokin deal, low interest rate #p#in
Good Idea Site for Interior Finishes Created: 2011-06-12 08:56:57
Good interior finish ideas for UR new home or remodel on Modenus design pages. #p #in Article, link at:
LPC Redeveloping The Bluffs Created: 2011-06-10 15:00:51
New investment for east Dallas LPC to redevelop The Bluffs in the Village. 350 larger luxury units. #p #in
Hillcrest Crossing Retail Office Sold, Was Foreclosed Created: 2011-06-10 14:53:38
Hillcrest Crossing sells out of foreclosure to Lionstone Group and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund #p #in
March Case Shiller Home Price Index for Dallas Created: 2011-06-10 12:58:48
March Case Shiller Price Index 4 Dallas falls vs Feb11, well below Mar10. See the charts for Dallas #p #in
East Dallas Sales Still Slow, Listings Up Created: 2011-06-10 11:52:02
MLS monthly sales for east Dallas lowest May in 5 years. YTD sales down16%, listings up 7%. #p #in
7 Home Improvement Trends from House Logic Created: 2011-06-10 09:14:16
7 hot home improvements from HouseLogic. Get the best return on investment, more livability. My fav: the laundry room #p #in
Texas Legislative Update from NTCAR Created: 2011-06-04 05:05:15
NTCAR Tx legislative update: DPTA signed, transfer tax pending, Dallas elections results #p#in
M Dotzour on New Softness in the Economy Created: 2011-06-04 04:44:56
M Dotzour Tx RE Center Economist says new softness is continuation, last phase of recession, not new downturn #p#in
Trulia Slideshow Beta Created: 2011-06-03 09:23:08
posted 4 ur amusement truila east dallas results slideshow.
Bad news about the Cloud Created: 2011-06-02 13:17:05
Google and China cyber-fights US dragged in. Cyberwar. Really? > http://yhoo.it/jkZUxZ < #p #in
US House Bill to Increase FHA Minimum Down to 5%, Lower Loan Limit to 125% Median Created: 2011-05-31 09:00:02
USHouse bill to raise FHA down payment to 5%, lower limit to 125% median price. Realtors, Builders to oppose - why? #p #in
Green Realtor Strikes Again Created: 2011-05-29 12:47:35
Delivered refills 2 the tube @ 3709 Commerce on the bike via SantaFeTrail. No gas burned. Green is as green does! #post#
Real Estate Center Publishes 2011 Market Reports Created: 2011-05-27 18:05:24
Tx A&M RE Center updated market reports. Wondering about local market for any property type, see macro #s 2 get a feel #post#in
Found this Park Cities Lot - Bank owned - Interested? Created: 2011-05-27 17:52:00
Saw Park Cities Lot. REOBank has been flexible. Chance 2 do cool arch, sustainable bldg. 1897 Canyon Gate Rd;Lot 19; Park City, UT 84098
Dallas Prices Firming, East Dallas Sales Still Slow Created: 2011-05-27 17:49:13
Updated Case Shiller Price charts for Dallas; added east Dallas sales trend 2 compare. Prices firming, sales anemic. #post# #in
Nortel's Richardson Site Sells Created: 2011-05-24 15:02:39
From the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, the old Nortel site, 16 stories and research buildings sold to Pillar Commercial for about $54 psf. Must be half of replacement cost. #post# #in
Real Estate Center Links Created: 2011-05-10 17:45:01
Web logging some interesting links some articles in the Texas Real Estate Center's (TAMU) library - Monthly Texas Economic Report, Pretend and Extend Policy and Priorties of mortgage and tax leins.
Southlake OKs More Town Center Units Created: 2011-05-08 09:19:06
SOUTHLAKE (Southlake Journal) The Garden District project is planned on 10.7 acres just off SH 114. Up to 130 of the owner-occupied homes will be developed in multiunit buildings three-stories high. Along the lines of the live work retail duplex we deve
TIMBERCREEK CROSSING LEASES AWAY Created: 2011-05-08 09:13:42
DALLAS (Dallas Morning News) – The biggest retail center under construction in North Texas has not even opened yet and is already more than 90 percent leased. Good for us -- Live Local in East Dallas!
Fannie Mae brings back REO buyer incentives Created: 2011-04-16 13:30:39
Fannie Mae is promoting their REO inventory by offering to help with closing costs (lower your out of pocket costs) if you buy one. If you're considering this strategy with the attendant potential repairs and updating we can help you find one, see one an
Please Don't Kill Public Schools! (Or the middle class) Created: 2011-03-27 20:41:58
Clipped some bits from the Dallas Observer article "The Public School funding Crisis is Part of a Bigger Plan to Suck all Sense of Community Out of the Country for further work. It's mainly about Rick Perry shorting the schools 10 billion two years after
Modern Life Extending House Created: 2011-03-16 08:50:37
Saw an article on this, the "Bioscleave House Life Extending Villa" and had to capture it. Says it's a remodel of an A frame based on Frank Lloyd Wright principles. Besides form following function, what Wright principles do you see?
What would that property rent for? Ask Zillow! Then ask me..... Created: 2011-03-12 12:15:23
Zillow property portal calculating 'Rent Zestimates' for 90 million (residential) properties
North Texas Sales Slump Continues in February Created: 2011-03-09 01:18:42
Another slow month compared to 2010 (which wasn't all that great either.)
Housing Scorecard for January Created: 2011-03-04 16:02:19
An update on the Housing Scorecard (Obama Administration). As with all the latest stats on housing, it seems like groundhog day - will we have 6 more months of winter or is spring around the corner?
Dallas Apartment Occupancy Shows Improvement Created: 2011-03-01 17:42:52
A new report from ALN Apartment Data shows improvement for Dallas.