Urban Living in Dallas Fort Worth, TexasAmericans who are between the ages of 18 and 34 — known as Generation Y Millennials — could be a “game changer” in the U.S. real estate market, according to Urban Land Institute. As such, ULI researchers are taking careful note of this generation’s preferences when it comes to homes. The Urban Land Institute ULI reports Generation Y, with nearly 80 million members, as a potential “game changer” in the U.S. real estate market.

Of Millennials surveyed in that age range, 59% said they prefer their neighborhood to have a variety of housing types; 62% favor mixed-use developments with shops, restaurants and offices; and 52% like pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods.A new ULI survey of about 1,200 Millennials shows that 59 percent of those surveyed prefer a home…

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Water's Edge Luxury Waterfront Condos on Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall at 500 Water's EdgeThe city of Rockwall was born in 1854. It was birthed from the water that surrounds the land. As Leonardo Da Vinci said, "water is the driving force of all nature." This city understands that water soothes and refreshes, which makes living there a true blessing. If you enjoy the freedom of an active yet peaceful lifestyle, then you will love living at the Water's Edge Condos in Rockwall. These condominiums are located in Rockwall harbor which is situated on the Eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard. Choosing to live in these luxury lakefront condos in Rockwall, means choosing a life of luxury. There are gourmet kitchens, lavish bathrooms, beautiful landscape and best of all a lakeside pool and patio. Those are just mere random samples of the luxuries that…

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Home sales and values rise in April 2013Median single-family home sales prices sold through the MLS in North Texas hit a record high of $176,000 last month. Home sale prices in North Texas are now about 10 percent higher than they were at the peak of the market before the recession.

North Texas’ housing market took off like a rocket in April with a 30 percent jump in sales.

The year-over-year growth in pre-owned single-family home purchases is the second-largest the area has seen since 1998.

And the 14 percent price rise from April 2012 is one of the biggest percentage gains in residential value on record for the area.

The only time that home sales have grown faster was in November 2009, when sales rose 31 percent because of government tax incentives.

“It is a much bigger increase…

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New Mixed Use Urban Design Village at District 1444 in Dallas Uptown HarwoodThe District 1444, also known as The Design Village, is located in Dallas, Texas in the Harwood urban district. It is an innovative and new planned property that the Harwood International plan to make public in early spring of 2014. With the creative notion of implementing restaurants, galleries, gardens, and shopping centers in a one and two bedroom apartment building, the creators of the The Design Village are providing their residents with a more convenient way of living.

The design village in Dallas will be five stories, which includes 224 spacious apartment units. Harwood District in Uptown Dallas will also include in their project a pool, game room, and fire pit.
Living in the uptown area of Dallas, Texas has its many perks, such as the stigma for…

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