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The wait if finally over…AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, of course…

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University Park Sales Stats – Might Surprise YOU!

UP Sales by Price Range The criteria used was all sales just in UP last 6 months. Take a look at the 1.M to 4.49M – 44 properties, sure not indicative of what you here about the market or news, is it? What’s interesting is sales have been better in UP than HP past 6 […]

Best Buys in Dallas Real Estate: Million Dollar Homes

Buy low and sell high is what you want to happen when you buy real estate.  Although you might think everything will work out sometimes the timing is just plain bad, like pre 2005.  When every builder, speculator, mortgage entities, bad banks and yes, agents, brokers went crazy and bid everything up.  Notice I didn’t […]

Number 1 Thing You Must Do Before You Make A Short Sale Offer

Short Sales are going to be with us for a while, a long while…especially on higher end condos in Uptown and surrounding area where developers over developed and builders over built the same thing. Nuff – said.  Basically a short sale is when the lender will take less for a property then is actually owed.  […]

Not a Tiger Wood Fan

Friday’s Fence – What went wrong here…

I go in many drop dead gorgeous homes and you also see a lot of weird things being in real estate.  Like above, usually when you build a fence you build around the tree and if it’s on the property line you get with the neighbors to make arrangements to every one’s satisfaction.  I guess […]

New Home or Used? Which is the Better Buy?

Before I was a licensed Broker – Realtor, I did what every buyer-consumer does when they start considering a place to call home.  Back then there weren’t any homes on the Internet to help with the pre-search.  You just got in the car and drove, it helped that you knew the area.  I looked at […]

Get Local – Real Estate Trends by Bubble Zip Codes

You might be curious just how prices have been effected the last two years in the bubble zip codes.  Not the bubble bursting real estate market as in Florida, California, Nevada and Arizona but as in the bubble zip codes, namely and fondly – 75205, 75225 and 75230 – Park Cities and around plus Preston […]

How’s the Dallas Real Estate Market?

Has it stabilized?  One way to determine “How’s the market?” is to get a barring on demand.  The above chart is broken down by price quartile.  High end market is black and as you can see demand is weak, same for the orange line but better than black, but demand is picking up.  The blue […]