DFW's Best Suburbs For First-Time Home Buyers

According to many economists and real estate professionals around the country, 2015 looks to be the year of the first-time home buyer. Although long over-due in the eyes of many, looser lending guidelines have finally been enacted, while lower insurance premiums and a strong pent-up demand among the Millennial generation are also expected to be key contributors to what looks to be a very busy year in the local DFW real estate market.

If you happen to live around the Dallas-Fort Worth area and are also looking to make that initial leap from renting to buying, you’re definitely in the right market. According to a recent study by Wallet Hub, the DFW suburbs are among the best cities in the U.S. for first-time home buyers when considering affordability,…

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Dallas Lofts For Sale

There’s no doubt lofts are one-of-a-kind properties that nearly everyone can appreciate, even if you’re not necessarily looking to live in one. The history behind most loft conversions is unlike any other type of residential real estate you’ll find on the market, while the interior finishes and characteristics of most lofts around the downtown Dallas area seemingly never go out of style.

In a city as large as Dallas, home buyers will generally have lots of options when it comes to available lofts listed for sale, but few will likely be as spectacular as 1300 Jackson Street #1. As a smaller boutique style building centrally located in the heart of downtown Dallas, it’s not all that common for units at 1300 Jackson to hit the market, making this…

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The Top 10 Coolest Condos Currently For Sale in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth condo market might not be as extensive as what you’ll find in nearby Dallas, but there’s still plenty of fabulous living spaces and opportunities available when it comes to active Fort Worth condos for sale. From the authentic lofts inside the renowned One Montgomery Plaza to the unique offerings over at Lonestar Tower at Teas Motor Speedway, there’s never been a better time to invest in a Fort Worth condominium than now, and to prove it, all you have to do it take one quick glance at the 10 hottest Ft. Worth condos currently on the market, and we think you’ll be inclined to agree.

2600 W. 7th Street W. 2840 - One Montgomery Plaza

A combined unit that offers plenty of space, there’s really nothing quite like this fabulous 3, or…

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Best Whiskey Bars in DFW

Few will argue that Texans, and Dallasites in particular, really love their whiskey. A regional characteristic that dates all the way back to the Old West, there’s certainly no shortage of great restaurants and bars to experience the best scotch, bourbon, or other brown liquor Dallas has to offer, especially right here in the heart of downtown. So whether you prefer your whiskey neat, on the rocks, or perhaps in a classic whiskey-induced cocktail, here’s our list of the best whiskey bars not only around downtown Dallas, but in the entire DFW area:

Whiskey Cake - Plano, TX

If you can’t tell by the name, this Plano whiskey house has a solid selection of whiskey, bourbon, or scotch, not to mention over a dozen specialty whiskey cocktails as well. If…

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Dallas Rentals & Apartments

Although 2015 looks to be a very bright year for first-time home buyers entering the marketplace, rentals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are also a thriving segment of the market, with lots of great deals out there available to those who may not be ready to make the jump from renting to owning.

For the younger generation, staying close to dining, shopping, entertainment, and culture is a major priority when looking for a new place to live, and one particular advantage about renting is that you’re able to move from one location to another in a shorter period of time, ensuring that you get to experience many of DFW’s hottest and trendiest places to live, work, and play.

Additionally, the Dallas apartment market also allows renters to settle into some of…

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New Lofts to Hit the DFW Real Estate Market in 2015

Back on January 2nd, we featured some of the hottest new listings to first hit the Dallas real estate market in 2015, and today, we’re going to narrow that focus to highlight some of the coolest new loft residences to hit the MLS® just within the past 7 days.

With looser lending standards now enacted, first-time home buyers are expected to flood the market over the next 12 to 18 months, and if you happen to be searching for your first place here in the DFW area, what better way to transition from renting to home ownership than to settle into a stylish new loft condo right in the heart of town? On the other hand, if you're looking to upgrade to a bigger and better place, there's also some pretty high-end lofts that just became available as well, with…

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DFW Real Estate

As many economists and real estate professionals have said, 2015 looks to be a very bright year for the real estate industry, not just here in Dallas, but all across the country. Looser lending standards will surely pave the way for more first-time home buyers to enter home ownership over the next 12 to 18 months, and with an incredible amount of pent up demand among this particular demographic, we’re already starting to see a pretty substantial increase in activity among home buyers just one week into the new year.

Few will argue that purchasing a new home around the DFW region is a major financial decision and commitment, especially among those first-time buyers. But it’s important to understand the many advantages to buying a new home aside from just…

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New Dallas Real Estate Listings to Hit the Market in 2015

With the holiday season now officially behind us, those who plan to make a move sometime in 2015 can now start looking ahead to what should be a very exciting, and perhaps hectic year. Many industry professionals and economists have made some bold predictions relating to the real estate market over the next 12 months, with some even calling for sales levels to reach as high as what we saw in 2007.

 And with job and income growth on the rise, plenty of new homes expected to hit the market around Dallas in the coming weeks and months, and demand for housing especially strong among first time home buyers and Millennials, getting an early jump on your new home search might not be a bad idea.

Additionally, mortgage rates are also expected to climb slightly…

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