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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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Murphy TX homes for saleIf you’re looking for a new place to call home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, consider taking your search out of the city and into the suburbs. Murphy is a great place to find a home, filled with desirable neighborhoods and amenities.

While it may be a bit more rural and definitely smaller in size compared to Dallas, Murphy is growing at a rapid pace. The city’s added in thousands of new residents in recent years, especially since the President George Bush Turnpike opened up.

The city also has plenty of family-friendly amenities. Local schools are highly rated, plus you’ll find plenty of parks, too. Murphy Central Park offers a picnic area, a stocked pond, a walking trail, sports fields and a playground. Maxwell Creek Trails, meanwhile, is a

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If you're looking for a small town vibe with easy access to suburban-style amenities, get your DFW home search started in these top Prosper, Texas subdivisions...

Whispering Farms

The Whispering Farms neighborhood is known for its luxury homes and its large lots. Buyers can expect to find a great deal of living and entertaining space. The location also offers plenty of privacy, with room for fishing, bicycling and kayaking. The Whispering Farms Equestrian Center provides space for horse riding, while golf, tennis and local schools are also close to the homes of Whispering Farms. 

Gentle Creek Estates

Gentle Creek Estates is an upscale golf and country club community. As one of Prosper’s very first planned residential communities, the property

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Golf course homes in Tarrant County TexasDFW is home to more than a few top-notch golf courses. But if you're really looking for the ultimate golf course home in North Texas, start your search in these highly sought-after Tarrant County communities...

Walnut Creek Estates- Mansfield, TX

The homes of Walnut Creek Estates overlook the golf course at Walnut Creek Country Club. Buyers can expect to find homes built for upscale living and entertaining. As well, some of the golf course homes in this part of Mansfield come with private swimming pools and desirable outdoor space.

Mira Vista- Fort Worth, TX

Mira Vista Country Club is also a great option for buyers searching for a golf course home in Tarrant County. This Fort Worth club offers an 18-hole, par 71 course. While membership is

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2021 is officially upon us. But how, exactly, is the new year shaping up through the lens of real estate?

HomeLight’s Top Agent Insights Q4 2020 Report surveyed over 1,000 real estate agents for their insights into the 2021 housing market, including:

  • Lack of inventory will continue to pose challenges in 2021. A lack of homes for sale presented one of the biggest challenges for buyers in 2020—and at 20.5 percent, a continued lack of inventory is the factor most agents cited as their pick for the biggest influence on the 2021 housing market.
  • Remote work will continue to influence the real estate market. Low inventory will have a big impact on the market—but so will remote work. 14.5 percent of agents surveyed said the shift to remote work will
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Historic Homes Near TCULooking for charm and character in one of Fort Worth's most desirable locations? Here's where home buyers will find amazing historic homes near TCU.

Mockingbird Lane

Mockingbird Lane is a great choice for those searching for large historic homes in the area. Some of the homes in the Mockingbird Lane neighborhood date back to the mid 1950s and sit on large lots with plenty of mature trees and landscaping. They also have the advantage of sitting close to campus.

Bellaire Addition

Another desirable neighborhood is Bellaire Addition, which has homes dating back to the 1930s. Expect to find a mix of home styles, including large Colonials sitting on large lots. Of course, the TCU campus is just a short stroll from the neighborhood too, making it

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Home Prices Increase in TexasHome prices across much of the nation ended the fourth quarter of the year up, including in some of the biggest Texas housing markets. According to the National Association of Realtors, home prices nationally saw a nearly 15-percent gain year-over-year at the end of 2020.

For Texas, the biggest jump came in Austin, which saw median home prices jump up more than 17-percent in the fourth quarter of 2020. Prices were also up in Houston and San Antonio. Both markets saw a more than 11-percent increase from the previous year.

In Dallas-Fort Worth, the gains were similar. The area experienced a jump of more than 10-percent year-over-year for the final few months of 2020. 

Experts credit some of the gains across the nation to record low mortgage rates.

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DFW Home PricesHome prices are on the rise across the nation, and North Texas is certainly no exception. In late 2020, home prices in the Dallas area were up more than seven-percent over the previous year.

That’s according to recently released figures from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Nationwide, home prices were up more than nine-percent when comparing November 2020 to November 2019. 

That marked the highest annual increase in more than six years. Despite the gains, the Dallas area actually had one of the smallest home price gains of any of the 20 cities Case-Shiller tracked in its survey. 

While demand is up, the number of homes on the market is down. Record-low mortgage rates are liking helping to fuel the demand. 

Some also point to

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Kennedale Subdivisions If you're looking for a new Kennedale home in 2021, take a closer look at the area's most desirable neighborhoods and subdivisions below...

Falcon Wood Estates

Large homes and half-acre wooded lots mark the Kennedale subdivision of Falcon Wood Estates. The homes here are built for gracious living and entertaining, with private swimming pools, large gourmet kitchens with islands and game rooms.  The gated community offers a stocked pond and pier, a picnic area and trails, plus its within walking distance of a golf club, sports complex and city park.

Oliver Acres

Some of the lots are even larger in the established community of Oliver Acres. First constructed starting in the mid 1940s, there are also some newer construction homes to choose from

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Denton County New Construction Homes For SaleLooking for a brand new home in one of DFW's hottest regions? Here's a quick look at where to search new construction homes for sale in Denton County... 

The Hills of Kingswood

One fantastic new construction community to check out is The Hills of Kingswood. This luxury community not only offers some existing estate homes, but also some brand-new homes, some of which are priced in the multi-million-dollar range. Most of the homes are large and sit next to rolling hills and hiking trails for added fun and recreation. 

Saddleback Ridge

For a luxury gated community with the bonus of new construction, you’ll want to take another look at Saddleback Ridge. This exclusive neighborhood includes more than one-acre lots, found close to a lake and nature

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