Dallas Texas Real Estate

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East Plano Named Among Best DFW Neighborhoods

Although the results are subjective and everybody has individual preferences and opinions regarding what some of DFW’s coolest neighborhoods are, it’s still always fun to take a close look at the Dallas Morning News’ annual ‘Best Neighbohorhood’ rankings, which were just recently announced.

Just a few short days ago we highlighted West Plano for once again taking home the top spot in 2016, and if that wasn’t enough, East Plano has claimed the title of being Dallas-Fort Worth’s 3rd best neighborhood, trailing only the Colin County city of Allen, and of course it’s counterpart across town, West Plano.

Unlike Plano’s revitalized downtown and all the luxury homes found over in West Plano, East Plano has more of a quaint and charming ambiance to it, full of

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If you think 2016 has been a great year for the DFW real estate market, the National Association of Realtors, as well as the Mortgage Bankers Association, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, are all predicting that home sales nationwide will continue to heat up in 2017. 

The NAR specifically is projecting existing home sales will reach 6 million next year, which is sightly higher than 2016’s forecast of 5.8 million homes. Both the Mortgage Bankers Association and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac also have similar projections, with the MDA predicting 5.75 million home sales and Fannie and Freddie forecasting 6.2 million home sales. 

According to industry experts behind the projections, a significant amount of Generation Y home buyers who have already delayed

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Dallas Transit Oriented Development

If you haven’t heard the phrase “transit-oriented development” yet, it won’t be long before you become all too familiar with what seems to be one of the fastest growing real estate trends to hit major cities all over the United States. Here in the DFW area, nearly all of Dallas’ 60 existing light rail and commuter rail stations are driving all kinds of mixed-use development, especially at stops like Mockingbird Station, CityPlace/West Village, South Side on Lamar, and the Shops at Park Lane.

From a consumer standpoint, the primary appeal behind living in a transit-oriented development is of course the close proximity to public transportation, while from a city standpoint, TODs also help add sustainability density to accommodate for continued growth, help

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Modera Turtle Creek Apartments For Rent

Construction for the much-anticipated apartment building coming to the southwest corner of Cedar Springs Road and Welborn Street is officially underway, according to reports. Being called Modera Turtle Creek, this unique new project is specifically designed to cater to the large influx of creative professionals that seem to be flocking to this vibrant and dynamic part of the Dallas, which continues to get more and more popular by the day seemingly.

Adding to the appeal is the building’s strong walkability element, which is now becoming a top priority for most urban dwellers looking for a new place to live in the city. About a block off Turtle Creek Boulevard, residents at Modera Turtle Creek will be just steps from all kinds of shopping, dining, and

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Bordeaux at Lake Highlands Homes For Sale

First homes have finally delivered at the upscale new community known as , which is situated on more than 10 acres just off the Skillman and Church Street intersection in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas.

Being developed by MasterPlan Development LLC, Bordeaux at Lake Highlands will consist of 37 high end single-family homes when finished, which will all be custom-built by several different home builders in the area, including MHI, Coventry, and Highland Classic Homes.

Aside from all the fabulous homes for sale at Bordeaux at Lake Highlands, its convenient location also puts residents just two miles from Highway 75 and I-635, making for an easy commute to just about anywhere in the Dallas region. Additionally, many of Dallas’ best attractions

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Light Rail Train - Downtown DallasIn the city of Dallas, if you own a home close to the subway, busses or rail lines, it's most likely worth more compared to the same type of home not found near public transportation.

A study done by the American Public Transportation Association and the National Association of REALTORS has confirmed this. The study has shown that over a five-year span, homes located within a half-mile of public transportation were worth about 41% more than similar properties found further from public transportation.

For many home buyers, transportation plays a big role in their decision. If they don't rely on a vehicle to get to and from work, they are often willing to pay more for a location near public transportation. Walkable neighborhoods and shorter commutes

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Fort Worth Lofts in Medical District

Although nearly every aspect of the DFW real estate market is hot right now, if there are two segments of the market that particularly stand out, many might say chic residential lofts and higher-end apartment rentals are especially coveted for the time being. And perhaps recognizing this trend are Dallas-based RCP Properties LLC and Louisiana-based Ventures Development Group, who are in the midst of planning a joint venture to build a luxury loft-style apartment building in Fort Worth specially to cater to medical employees living in the city.

In all, the plan calls for 209 high-end rental units inside a building that would occupy more than two acres of land at 400 S. Jennings in the Fort Worth Medical District. And given five hospitals with thousands

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Affordable Lofts in Dallas

With Millennials putting a high value on walkability, living in the heart of an urban core is generally a top priority for most of today’s younger home buyers in search of a new place to live. And when it comes to the local Dallas real estate market, some of the coolest, most affordable properties around the downtown area happen to be chic and stylish loft conversions, which works out well given such properties also tend to be among the most popular to this demographic as well.

Like most living spaces, Dallas lofts have their pros and cons, and you have to really appreciate all the unique characteristics that usually coincide with a residential loft to ultimately call one home.

From irregular layouts to a sometimes constant draft felt all throughout a

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Downtown Dallas Real Estate For Sale`

For those of us who work in the DFW real estate industry and are around it on a day-in, day-out basis, the trend that more Dallas-area residents are wanting to move to the city’s urban core is of little-to-no surprise. Development in neighborhoods like Uptown, downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum, and the Design District has been widespread over the last couple years, and being able to walk to restaurants, retail shops, entertainment, and even work in some cases is becoming more and more appealing to home buyers of all ages, not just Millennials.

But as the value of walkability continues to rise, what’s also becoming more apparent is that young and first-time home buyers are starting to be priced out of hot downtown neighborhoods, ultimately forcing them to rent

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