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Deep Ellum Lofts For SaleDeep Ellum is a lively Dallas neighborhood that’s mostly known for its live music venues and vibrant street murals. But as the community continues to evolve, it’s also becoming one of the trendier locations for home and condo buyers to consider in Dallas as well.

Not surprisingly, you won’t find many single-family homes in the Deep Ellum neighborhood. Instead, it’s all about condos and lofts, and whether or not you’re quick enough to find and secure something you like. Yep—listings move pretty quickly here. 

So if you’ve done your homework and feel Deep Ellum is where you want to be, here are 3 places we suggest beginning your search if a chic and stylish big city loft is high up on your wish list. 

Soco Urban Lofts 

Concrete ceilings,

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Amazon HeadquartersRising home prices in Dallas have been great for home sellers over the last few years, but steady increases in housing costs could prove to be troublesome if you’re hoping DFW is awarded Amazon’s new and highly-publicized HQ2. 

Recently, Attom Data Solutions published a report that ranks the 19 finalists for the new Amazon facility, and the findings were based on seven factors that all relate to housing market health and quality of life for prospective home buyers and home owners. 

Despite DFW’s current median home price of $284,619, which pretty much falls in the middle of Indianapolis’ lowest median home price of $130,000 and New York’s highest median home price of $1.45 million, Dallas home prices have spiked a whopping 246 percent over the last

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Uptown Dallas’ newest residential high-rise has officially made its debut, offering potential residents lavish and luxurious living spaces that are now housed inside the tallest apartment high-rise in the entire city.

Standing 34 stories high and conveniently located at 2120 N. Olive Street, the Residences at Park District overlooks Klyde Warren Park and truly feels like its right in the heart of the hottest neighborhood in all of DFW. 

Apartments for rent at Residences at Park District offer between 782 and 3,234 square feet of total living space, and rent prices start at close to $2,500 per month. 

Developers of the building are also quick to point out that it’s a location that also provides access to first-rate lifestyle amenities, which

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The latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index was recently released, revealing that Dallas area home prices saw the slowest growth rate in nearly six years. 

According to the report, homes prices around the DFW region were up just 5.8 percent in March compared to the same time last year, which represents the smallest year-over-year increase since 2012. 

Additionally, Dallas’ recent home price figures were also below the national average growth rate of of 6.5 percent, and well below cities like Seattle and Las Vegas, which saw 13 and 12.4 percent home price increases respectively. 

Also noted in the report was that home prices in the U.S. home prices are now 1 percent higher than they were prior to the housing crash that started in

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New Construction Apartments in Dallas Under $2000Similar to newly built single-family homes, there’s just something special about a new construction apartment in DFW. In many cases, new construction apartments in the Dallas area not only feature awesome living spaces but also quite the selection of common lifestyle amenities too. The only problem with newer apartments—higher prices. 

Believe it or not, though, it’s still possible for find a new one-bedroom apartment in Dallas for under $2,000 a month. And while the selection may be limited, here’s where you might have some success searching one-bedroom units just under that $2,000 threshold. 

Magnolia on Zang

Located in the trendy Bishop Arts District, Magnolia on Zang is easily one of the coolest new apartment buildings in town. Units are

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DFW Home Price GainsHome prices throughout North Texas are already at record levels, but that hasn’t slowed down the on-going upward trend we’re continuing to see as we get deeper into 2018. In fact, according to a new report out from CoreLogic, DFW home prices still increased slightly faster than the national rate over the early part of 2018, which as you might’ve noticed, is hardly anything new at this point.

Compared to last March, home prices across the country spiked 7 percent overall, and here in the Dallas area, home prices are up 7.5 percent.

Strong buyer demand and limited inventory are still the two primary driving forces behind home price gains, and new construction has remained slower than levels previously seen in years past.

Unfortunately for active

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DFW New Development Despite home prices still being on an upward climb, job growth still thriving, and available housing inventory still lacking, new construction activity throughout North Texas saw a bit of a drop in March compared to this time a year ago.

According to recently released data from Dodge Data Analytics, residential construction activity fell 8 percent year-over-year a month ago, and nonresidential commercial activity saw an even stronger decline of roughly 22 percent.

What’s particularly interesting is that as new construction slowed a bit compared to 2017 levels, new construction nationwide was actually on the rise last month, increasing by approximately 11 percent.

As for the exact figures, Dodge Data Analytics recorded $652,935,000 nonresidential projects

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Golf Course Homes For Sale in DFWIf you haven't already noticed, DFW is home to some pretty spectacular golf course communities and country clubs that feature jaw-dropping homes and estates. And while this list is hardly comprehensive, here's where you'll find many of DFW's top golf course homes currently listed on the active market.

Vaquero Arthur

One such location is Vaquero Arthur in Westlake. The community includes some exquisite estate homes in the multi-million dollar range, and surrounded by the sensational Vaquero golf course. The Tom Fazio-designed course is also joined by access to a swimming pool, day spa, tennis and more.

Mira Vista Country Club

Another good place to start is Mira Vista Country Club. Found in Fort Worth, the 18-hole golf course and tennis club

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Frisco TX Real EstateFrisco is easily one of the more desirable places to call home in North Texas, and popular rankings website NerdWallet even named it the 4th best place to live in the country back in 2016. But during a hot market, finding and securing the right home isn’t always easy, especially if you’re budget is right there in that sweet spot between $300,000 and $400,000. But if you start your search in these top neighborhoods, you might actually have more luck than you may think…

Glen View

With some homes starting under $400,000, the Glen View community includes a number of single-family homes to choose from. Close to major roadways and to area schools, some homes include pond or greenbelt views.

Windsor Place

Built up mostly in the early 2000s, the

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For a home under $400,000, you won’t want to miss certain neighborhoods in Fort Worth. And for something desirable around this kind of price range, three specific communities come to mind that offer newly constructed homes in a desirable setting.

Berkshire

The master-planned community of Berkshire is one of them, just north of downtown, yet invoking more of a small-town feel. The neighborhood features a number of newly built homes, many of which are affordably priced starting at under $300,000.

Lakes of River Trails

In comparison, you’ll also find an impressive collection of homes within Lakes of River Trails. A short drive from everything you need, the neighborhood also offers private parks and lakes, with new homes priced at under $400,000.

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