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New Pre-Fab Community in Northern Collin CountyA new community of pre-fab homes is headed to northern Collin County. Megatel Group plans to construct 700 prefabricated homes in Weston.

The Dallas-based builder is using the location to help launch Golden Gate Communities, its manufactured home park product line. As for the new homes in Weston, they’ll range from around 550 square feet of living space to 2,400 square feet of space. 

The community, itself, will feature a resort-style swimming pool, a fitness center and a café. Residents will be able to enjoy such outdoor recreation as volleyball, bocce ball and pickleball. 

The property will also have a playground and some acreage dedicated to things like a farmers’ market. The developer sees it as a way to provide affordable and modern housing

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DFW Apartment Prices Hit Record HighApartment rentals just hit a record high for the Dallas-Fort Worth area. For the second quarter of the year, net apartment rentals in North Texas more than doubled the rental pace of apartments a year ago.

Landlords leased more than 15,000 units during the quarter, with high demand, in part, coming from out of state markets. As demand increased, so did local rent prices.

Dallas-Fort Worth apartment rent rates increased about seven-percent, year-over-year. That’s the largest yearly increase on record and higher than the 6.3-percent rise in rents nationwide.

In North Texas, apartments rented for an average of more than $1,200 at the end of June. Apartment occupancy rate in Dallas-Fort Worth topped 95-percent.

That’s up more than one-percent from

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DFW Rents Soar Year-Over-YearRents in the Dallas-Fort Worth area soared this September when compared it to just one year ago. According to newly released data, rents in the area increased more than 15-percent when comparing September 2021 to September 2020.

In Dallas, rents were up 2.7-percent month-over-month. That’s higher than the national average. Year-over-year, though, rent growth topped 15-percent. The figure was much lower in September 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic was severely impacting the rental market.

According to Apartment List, the median rent in Dallas this September for a one-bedroom apartment was $1,140. For a two-bedroom unit, the median rent price in Dallas was $1,367.  

Renters in Plano paid a premium, with median rent at $1,880 for a two-bedroom. In

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Dallas Suburbs Among Most Attractive Real Estate MarketsSome of the most attractive real estate markets in the country are Dallas suburbs. That’s according to a recently released study from the personal finance website WalletHub.

Analysts looked at 300 cities across the nation, then compared and ranked them in terms of 18 key metrics of economic strength and the attractiveness of the housing market. They considered everything from job growth to median home price appreciation. 

Analysts also looked at things like the foreclosure and vacancy rate, building permit activity and the home value forecast. In addition, they considered the ratio of rent price to sale price, housing and maintenance affordability, the population growth rate and the unemployment rate.

When everything was tallied, four Dallas

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Johnson County TX New Construction HomesIf you're looking for the perfect new construction home in Johnson County, we know just where you should begin your search....

Godley, TX

Situated in the northwest section of the county, Godley offers a small town vibe with room to grow. It’s a great choice for those in search of a more rural setting with a lower cost of living. New construction homes are going up right now in Godley, including some in gated new communities with added amenities and larger homesites.  

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Joshua, TX

Joshua is another great option for buyers considering a new construction home in Johnson County. Larger in population than Godley, Joshua is located more on the north-central side of the county. New construction homes are popping

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New Construction Homes Collin County TXLove what new construction homes have to offer? If you're planning to be in the market for a new home in Collin County, here are 3 awesome communities you'll want to check out. 

Providence Point - Nevada, TX

Providence Point is a new community of single-family homes in Nevada. With room for 127 estate homes at full build-out, the homes of Providence Point sit on lots of at least one-acre in size. Typical homes range from around 1,600 to 4,500 square feet of living space.

Lavon Estates - Princeton, TX

Lavon Estates is an exclusive new community of homes on oversized lots in Princeton. Close to Lake Lavon, residents of Lavon Estates enjoy easy access to a swimming beach, park and a boat ramp. Many homes in the community also include more than

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New Construction Homes Ellis County TXFinding the right new construction home can sometimes be a daunting task, especially during a hot market. But if you're looking in Ellis County specifically, save some time and start your search in these up-and-coming new construction communities...

Sleepy Hollow Estates - Ennis, TX

Sleepy Hollow Estates offers your choice of large homesites on the northwest side of Ennis. New construction homes in this community include at least 2,700 square feet of living space or 4,400, depending on which edition of the community you choose to live. The gated community also offers a walking trail.

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Azalea Hollow - Midlothian, TX

The Azalea Hollow community of Midlothian includes space for 110 new

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New Construction Homes in Cleburne TXNew development is on the rise all throughout DFW and if you're specifically looking for a home in the city of Cleburne, here's where you'll find some of the area's hottest new construction homes...

Belclaire

Close to golf, the lake, parks and more, it’s certainly worth considering the new construction community of Belclaire. Buyers in this Cleburne community have nearly a dozen different DR Horton floor plans to consider, with one- and two-story layouts. Typical homes in Belclaire range from around 1,600 to 2,800 square feet of living space. 

Belle Meadows

Belle Meadows is another new construction community that’s definitely worth a second look. New homes in Belle Meadows commonly offer three-bedrooms and at least 2,100 square feet of living

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Megatel New Homes in Dallas Lagoon SoHo West Downtown DallasThe Dallas City Council recently approved the groundbreaking new $1 billion mixed-use housing project by Megatel Homes which consists of a huge development West of Downtown Dallas including a lagoon, thousands of homes, retail, entertainment and more.  These types of new housing developments are exactly what will solve the ongoing inventory issues around the DFW area and couldn't have come at a better time.

The new SoHo Square housing development West of Downtown Dallas is planned to include over 4,100 residential units with a mixture of single family and multifamily homes, up to 900,000 square feet of retail and commercial and the first lagoon ever built in the City of Dallas which will feature 5 acres of clear blue water and white sand beaches.  The

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Murphy TX Homes Under $500,000Although Murphy is one of DFW’s smaller suburban communities, it’s also a place where you can get a whole lot of house for an incredible value. Featured below are just a few or Murphy’s top subdivisions where you might find a roomy, 4-5 bedroom house for under $500,000. 

Maxwell Creek North 

As one of the newer Murphy subdivisions, Maxwell Creek feels like the quintessential residential community. The homes are spacious and well-built, and home owners here even enjoy a community swimming pool and clubhouse.   

Windy Hill Farms

One of our favorite Murphy neighborhoods, Windy Hill Farms features stately brick homes, lots lot sizes, and a classic farmhouse style clubhouse with a resort-style swimming pool. Within the community is also soccer

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