Nov 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

The pace of new home sales slowed slightly statewide as the number of Days on Market (DOM) for new homes was slightly higher as prices continued to rise in all four of the state’s largest markets, according to HomesUSA.com. The HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index showed the DOM for new home sales statewide in October was[Read more…]

Oct 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

HomesUSA.com Index Improves, Total Sales for State Slightly Higher DALLAS, TX — Oct. 24, 2018 — The pace of new home sales improved statewide, even though new home sales prices went up last month statewide and in all four of the state’s largest markets, according to HomesUSA.com. The HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index showed its Days[Read more…]

Sept 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

Dallas, Texas – September 26, 2018 – The pace of new home sales remained stable statewide, according to the HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index, while other data shows a record total new home sales average in Texas for the year. […]

HomesUSA.com Platform vs. Manual MLS Listings

Manual methods are slow, inefficient and quickly overwhelmed by a large volume of MLS listings. Speed and accuracy are quickly lost. Considering total costs, the inherent inefficiencies of manual systems is prohibitive. A Web-based system using the latest technology can process huge volumes of listings quickly and accurately. The cost of the HomesUSA.com platform is[Read more…]

How Important is Your Photography?

Quote from Builder Magazine “So why do so many home builders give photography short shrift? The primary reason is usually that there are a million other things to do. Unfortunately, when it comes time to update the website or run new ads or create new marketing pieces, the lack of photos becomes a big deal.[Read more…]

New and Improved Photography Services

As an initiative to improve the marketability of your listings we have upgraded our photography services to include: Blue skies and green grass now included in all photo requests Upgraded photo processing and color optimization is now standard Faster request turnaround in approximately 3 days We have implemented these new upgrades in the San Antonio[Read more…]

Aug 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

Dallas, Texas – August 22, 2018 – The pace of new home sales remained steady in three of the four largest new home building markets in Texas last month, but continued to slow in Houston according to data released today by HomesUSA.com, including its New Home Sales Index and data from local Multiple Listing Services.[Read more…]

July 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

Dallas, Texas – July 24, 2018 – The pace of new home sales in Houston continued slowing last month, but the other three largest new home markets — Dallas-Ft. Worth, Austin, and San Antonio – remained stable. The Days on Market (DOM) for new home sales in Houston increased from 152 days in May to 158 days last month, according to the HomesUSA.com New Homes Sales Index released today. […]

HomesUSA.com’s Ben Caballero lands top spot on Real Trends ‘Thousand’ — again

Ben Caballero with HomesUSA.com is the top agent in the country in both sales and transactions, according to Real Trends’ 13th-annual “The Thousand” list, published in coordination with The Wall Street Journal. […]

WSJ: Why Home Prices Have Nowhere to Go But Up

By: Justin Lahart Updated June 20, 2018 9:40 p.m. ET There are a lot of people who would like to buy a house, and plenty of them can afford to. Finding a house to buy? That is another issue. Home sales have been less than brisk this year. On Wednesday, the National Association of Realtors[Read more…]

Caballero Particpates in Home Building Forecast Panel at NAREE Conference

Journalists and Real Estate Editors from across the United States gathered in Las Vegas June 13th-16th for the Spring conference of the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE), the trade group dedicated to promoting real estate industries reporting, both commercial and residential. HomesUSA.com CEO, Ben Caballero, participated in the Home Building Forecast panel with Robert Dietz,[Read more…]

Jun 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

Dallas, Texas – June 22, 2018 – New home sales in Texas last month were higher in all four of the state’s largest markets including Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. But the Dallas-Ft. Worth market continues to significantly outperform […]

Caballero Sets a New World Record

Dallas, Texas — (June 11, 2018) Guinness World Record holder Ben Caballero of HomesUSA.com in Addison, Texas set a new world record for home sales in a single year. Caballero sold more than 4,700 homes worth in excess of $1.9 billion in 2017, smashing the world record he set in 2016. Caballero sold 4,799 homes[Read more…]

Real Estate Agent Sets World Record

Let the “everything’s bigger in Texas” jokes begin. Ben Caballero will laugh all the way to the bank. Caballero, who already held the world record for selling $1.444 billion worth of homes in 2016, topped that record in 2017 with $1.906 billion in home sales. […]

Apr 2018 – HomesUSA.com New Home Sales Index [Press Release]

Dallas, Texas – May 22, 2018 – Once again the two biggest new home markets in Texas went in opposite directions. Last month Dallas-Ft. Worth, the state and nation’s biggest new home market in total sales volume, saw a faster sales pace of new home sales and a jump in average home prices in April.  […]