Since I was ranked as America’s number one real estate agent on REAL Trends “The Thousand” list, other agents have questioned my ranking. Recently, one agent read a story about how, in 2016, I produced $1.4 billion in new home sales transactions, and commented that I was not a real estate agent, but a “real[Read more…]
Homebuyers competing for a property in North Texas are going the extra mile to make a deal. Last year, almost 40 percent of the Dallas-area homes that sold went for more than the asking price, according to new data from real estate portal Zillow. Nationwide, about 1 in 4 homes sold for more than the original list price. […]
Dallas, Texas – December 22, 2017 – There’s good news for Texas new home builders and buyers as sales remain strong and prices continue to come down, but the pace of home sales are mixed in Texas markets in November, according to the HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today. The Index[Read more…]
Comparable listings help appraisers support home values in a rising market but, beware – if not done correctly, you could have a very unhappy buyer on your hands. MLS rules require agents to report sales of all homes listed in MLS and some buyers will object. Fourteen percent (14%) of all homes listed in MLS by HomesUSA.com® are listed for Comp purposes. […]
Texas New Home Sales Are Up, Prices Down, Sales Pace Improves
DALLAS, TX — (Marketwired – Nov 27, 2017) – Texas new home sales are up, prices are down, and they sold a little faster in October, according to HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today. […]
Among millennials who have never purchased a home, 42% say that their dog – or the desire to have one – is a key factor in their desire to buy a home in the future, suggesting dogs will also influence purchase decisions of potential first-time home buyers.
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New home sales prices are increasing, and the pace of new home sales are showing signs of slowing in the four largest homebuilding markets in Texas, but total new home sales remain solid, according to the HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other new home sales data released today. The rate of new home sales in[Read more…]
What trends are catering to the newest generation of homeowners & how are homebuilders changing to meet their needs?
A new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) found that new homes built to a LEED standard for energy-efficiency are worth more in resale value than homes without green features. “The Value of LEED Homes in the Texas Real Estate Market: A Statistical Analysis of Resale[Read more…]
There’s no shortage of articles and information written about the Millennial generation. This much hyped and scrutinized demographic have a unique influence on just about all aspects of life, but perhaps none more surprising than the re-urbanization happening across the country. Currently more than 80% of the US population resides in urban areas, up from 50% in the 1920’s and 66% in the 1960’s. The urbanization of America has always been a gradual process but now it’s accelerating faster than ever.
Advisory HQ names Ben Caballero in Top 6 Best Real Estate Agents