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While home sales have certainly struggled in many Dallas-area communities over the first half of 2019, the city of Arlington has been ranked the 8th best housing market in the country by national real estate portal 

Specifically listed as the eighth best market where buyers are shopping for a home, the rankings were based on how long it’s taking for houses to sell, and also how frequently homes in each market are being viewed on the portal. 

According to the study, Arlington homes are sitting on the market just 20 days, and the median list price is settled at $215,050. And although the median list price is up 7.5% year-over-year, it’s still an affordable destination, which is why millennials are linked to 34% of new purchase mortgages

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DFW Home Sales DeclineIt’s been somewhat of a strange housing market in DFW for most of 2019, and even despite lower mortgage rates, homes sales in many Dallas-area neighborhoods have dropped. 

In fact, according to the Dallas Morning News, home sales in half of the residential districts they track have declined over the first half of this year, while data from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University and North Texas Real Estate Information Systems is showing a 1% dip in sales by real estate agents across the entire area. 

One particular problem with our market in particular is tied directly to affordability. Although Dallas remains very affordable compared to many other major markets across the country, rising home prices is proving to make it very difficult for

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The Corvalla at StonebriarThe Corvalla at Stonebriar’s mission is to make life as easy as possible for its residents, and as a new retirement destination that provides is a low-maintenance living experience in the heart of Frisco, most will say it accomplishes just that. 

The Corvalla at Stonebriar features over 120 luxury condo units and each is complete with luxurious master suites, kitchens with high-end appliances, and wide-open floor plans with more than enough living space to feel comfortable.

For buyers interested in the community now, there's even an opportunity to add your own personal style to the master suite, the kitchen, or even choosing add-on features like a fireplace or extended terrace space.

Simply put, The Corvalla at Stonebriar is not just a

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Flower Mound New Construction HomesIf you’re looking for a new construction home in Flower Mound right now, we've identified 3 amazing communities worthy of checking out. Take a closer look at each below...

Lakeside Crossing Townhomes

The first option is the Lakeside Crossing Townhomes, which are located within a full scale development complete with over 200,000 square feet of entertainment/shopping options, office space, along with the 15 three-story townhomes available for purchase. Many of the dining spots adjacent to the townhomes offer specials for the locals, and some are even pet friendly. And with the condos themselves measuring over 2,600 sq. ft., there's plenty of living space to make you feel more than comfortable!

River Walk at Central Park

River Walk at Central

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The new construction market in McKinney is staying hot as the summer season arrives, and if you're planning to be in the market for a newly-built place to live in the coming weeks or months, we know just where you should start your search. 

Southern Hills

Several move-in ready options exist within the new construction community of Southern Hills. The master-planned community offers home designs from around 2,000 to 4,300 square feet in size, with both single and two-story homes available for new buyers to choose from.

Tucker Hill

Another master-planned, new community to look at is Tucker Hill. Buyers here are treated to a resort-style swimming pool and clubhouse, plus mature trees and plenty of green space. As well, expect to find some

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There’s good news for Dallas-area homebuyers. Home prices in the region are up just slightly over a year ago, at least according to the recently released Case-Shiller report.

With a gain of just 2.7-percent, it makes for the lowest appreciation in home prices for Dallas in seven years. Looking nationwide, prices year-over-year are up about 3.5-percent.

A trend in more moderate price gains first began about a year ago. Before that, many of the nation’s major housing markets were seeing double-digit percentage gains. 

Analysts say it makes sense as the markets continue to normalize. Despite low mortgage interest rates, buyers are still searching for affordability. While listings are up about 20-percent right now in the Dallas-area over last year,

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The Terminal Condos DallasFrom its unique architecture to its added amenities and fantastic location, you’re sure to love the condos of Terminal at Katy Trail. Deriving its name from an old rail-line, this exclusive new property also directly connects up to Katy Trail, and thereby hundreds of acres of Dallas parkland for outdoor recreation.

When complete, the unique property will also serve up easy access to a fitness room, plus some leasable office space and retail space on its lower level. Along with its amenities and its location, the property also presents access to a uniquely rich lifestyle. 

The sophisticated condos come just four to a floor, allowing the luxury and privacy of all corner units. With just 19 units to choose from in all, buyers have the option of a

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Windrose Tower Plano TXA number condos at the fabulous new Windrose Tower in Plano are still featured on the MLS, giving any interested buyers a better idea of what to expect from one of the most high-profile condo projects to hit North Texas in recent memory.

Nestled inside the award-winning Legacy West development, Windrose Tower is truly setting a new stand in luxury living in Plano, providing owners with lavish living spaces and a collection of lifestyle amenities more commonly associated with a five-star hotel. 

You’ll see the architecture of Windrose Tower is both classic and contemporary in places, boasting a sleek glass exterior that allows for light-filled living spaces with premium views of the surrounding community. 

At the time of this post, just

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DFW Mixed Use DevelopmentDespite home sales struggling in early 2019, development still seems to be going strong throughout much of DFW. 

Most recently, another small mixed-use project has been announced for suburban Dallas, and this one appears to be in the works for Lewisville. 

According to recent reports, Nack Development will be looking to add 17,000 square feet of restaurant and office space across three buildings at Kealy and Church streets, a site that currently sits vacant. 

Developers feel Lewisville has plenty of new development potential but this particular project is designed to emulate early 20th century architecture in order to help preserve and maintain the town’s already-existing old-world charm. 

As of now, the plan is for the project to feature a

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Luxury Lofts in DFWLuxury lofts are not only highly desirable but also red hot right now on today's DFW real estate market. And while options and opportunities may seem plentiful, here's a closer look at where you'll find many of the most luxurious DFW lofts currently available.

1999 McKinney

The 1999 McKinney Lofts sit in the vibrant Uptown district of Dallas. Just steps away from shopping, dining and nightlife, the lofts are also close to area museums and parks. The property offers a saltwater swimming pool and spa, along with two-story loft homes, complete with large windows and large private terraces. 

2011 Cedar Springs Rd.

2011 Cedar Springs is another Uptown loft building with two-story loft residences. While constructed from the ground up as lofts, the

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