Real Estate Market News

Read up on real estate news, articles, and trends throughout the U.S. market.  Check out the latest real estate market news in the Dallas Fort Worth area.

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Hottest Dallas-Fort Worth Neighborhoods of 2015

As we’ve previously alluded to on several different occasions, the real estate market in 2015 looks to be very bright, especially here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Inventory should be up and affordability is going to be a key factor due to a wave of home buyers expected to enter home ownership for the very first time.

Over the last 12 to 18 months, we’ve certainly seen more home buyers ditch the suburbs in favor of a more efficient, city-living lifestyle, and in 2015, that trend will continue to some degree, but on a slightly lesser scale. This year, home buyers are still leaning towards that convenient urban model, but instead might look in other parts of the DFW metro area that haven’t jumped in value over the last couple years.

The dramatic

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800 Sir Galahad Ln, LewisvilleIn Denton County, you will find the Castle Hills community. This community is east of Lewisville and north of Carrollton, which provides easy access to larger cities. There are approximately 1,800 homes that were primarily constructed in 1996. The typical lot size is between .15 to .65 acre.

Castle Hills is a beautiful place to live, and offers homes in the price range of $228,000 to $1,600,000. The average home size is 3,800 square feet. Most homes are landscaped and have mature foliage.

Restaurants, Shopping and Attractions

There are many things to enjoy in the Castle Hills area, as there are a variety of restaurants, shopping centers and entertainment to engage in. If you are an avid golfer, you will want to check out the Castle Hills Golf

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1800 Rue De Isabelle, Flower MoundBridelwood is in the north central part of Flower Mound. This community has a variety of homes that were built primarily between 1996 and 2004. You can find homes sitting on small or large lots, and the market prices range between $296,000 to $796,000. Bridelwood currently has 1,250 homes. This includes the prestigious gated subdivision The Reserve, which is filled with an array of stunning homes.  

Bridlewood is a neighborhood within Flower Mound and there are currently 3,353 residences in this area. Individuals enjoy living in this neighborhood because of all the amenities that are available. If golf is your game, you can become a member of the Bridlewood Golf Club. The Bridlewood Equestrian Center offers boarding stables, as well as riding lessons.

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4123 Cedar Springs Rd (unit Fpb5b), DallasJust when you think the Northern part of Dallas could not possibly get any larger, plans to expand the residential area surfaces once again. Billingsley Co. is the name of a developing company that is based in Dallas, Texas. This company has recently announced that they have plans to build over 3,000 new apartments in Northern Dallas in the next two years. Long term, this head developer has stated in interviews that he plans to have constructed over 22,000 apartments before they are done building.

Bryan Maynor – New Hire

Lucy Billingsley decided to hire a new head for their apartment construction operations named Bryan Maynor. Maynor has a lot of previous experience working with construction and development companies. Maybe people believe this is

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McKinney & Olive High Rise Uptown Dallas

Uptown has established itself as the premier location to call home in downtown Dallas, as upscale restaurants, swanky boutique shops, and an animated nightlife scene fills out the neighborhood’s landscape. But among all the culture and commerce that defines Uptown’s trendy reputation is also some of the hottest real estate you’ll find in all of downtown, which continues to attract home buyers and renters of all demographics.

In recent weeks, new construction residential projects have certainly dominated the headlines, but earlier this month, construction crews finally broke ground on the project that really aims to really shape Uptown’s future and solidify its long-term growth potential.

Located at 2021 McKinney Avenue is the impending home of the

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/neighborhoods/7427856360Plano is the name of a city in Texas that is located within the Collin County. The population of the city is a little over 260,000 which makes it the ninth most populated city in Texas. It is also the 70th most populated city in America.

Plano is home to upscale apartments which are still surprisingly affordable. It is also home to museums, art galleries, dining establishments, a large park, and theatres. It is a charming neighborhood that is filled with a lot of twentieth-century architecture.

Living in Plano

All of the luxury apartments, townhomes, and condos inside of Plano feature a private patio, hardwood floors, fireplaces, and garages. You can rent something for as little as $525 a month if you are single and want a studio apartment. The

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Haggard Place Luxury Condos in Plano, TX

Although just a 20-30 minute drive from Dallas and widely considered to be an attractive option for suburban home buyers, Plano is actually the 9th largest city in Texas in terms of population and has 269,776 residents according to stats from the 2010 census. Along with a thriving economy and a diverse blend of people, Plano’s real estate market features a broad range of options for home buyers to consider, which will soon include some of the most desirable high-rise condos you’ll find in the entire DFW area.

Earlier this year, Toyota announced plans to relocate its North American headquarters to Plano, but not before the city shells out millions of dollars in order to lure the auto-giant to town. Since the announcement however, developers have shown

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DFW Gated Communities - DFW Gated Homes

By definition, a gated community is a neighborhood or subdivision that is enclosed by a gate or wall to control the movement of traffic and people in and out of the area. For some DFW home buyers, that added sense of security is a critical factor in determining which home or location may be right for them, while others simply seek the feeling of enhanced privacy, exclusivity, and sense of community that only a DFW gated community can provide. Regardless of your reason for searching DFW’s hottest gated communities, here’s a quick overview on the added benefits of calling some of these neighborhoods home.

Security of a DFW Gated Community

As mentioned, the general concept of a DFW gated community is to specifically control who enters and exits the

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Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cote/333021130Colleyville is a place in Texas with plenty of accommodating neighborhoods.  If you have young school going children, you can certainly consider Colleyville as your new home.

It has an estimated population of about 23,936 and the median annual household income  $153,000. The property taxes are also affordable at about 2.32% percent to about 2.54%. The other advantage of living in Colleyville is that it’s barely a half-hour drive to the DFW airport. The city is also located close to most other DFW amenities.

Currently, Colleyville is ranked as the fourth best place in the DFW area to buy a home. Once you find your home, you can choose an electric company and they actually compete over your business. There are a number of choices ready to provide you

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