Home Inventory

June 11, 2024

A closer look at market projections for the second half of 2024.

Goldman Sachs projects that the second half of 2024 will look a lot like the second half of 2023, which means we can expect about 4.1 million residential home sales across the United States. This projection mirrors the total home sales for2023, suggesting a flatline trend in the real ...

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May 28, 2024

School’s out for summer! What does it mean for the real estate market?

As the school year draws to a close, many families begin contemplating significant life changes, including buying or selling their homes. This period marks a crucial time in the real estate market, often characterized by heightened activity and a sense of urgency among buyers and sellers. Understanding how the end ...

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May 8, 2024

How to handle conflicting reports on interest rates.

Recent speculation around interest rate cuts and their impact on mortgage rates can confuse potential homebuyers. With differing expert opinions and the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) actions—or lack thereof—buyers don’t know what to think.

 

The Current Landscape of Interest Rate Predictions

Dr. Lawrence Yun, the Chief Economist for the National ...

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May 1, 2024

Working around the supposed “Best Week” to sell.

There’s a “Best of” everything. Apparently some publications argue that there is also a “Best” week to sell a home. This idea is rooted in statistics that suggest this period offers optimal conditions for listing a property, but relying on averages and generalizations alone can lead to misconceptions. In North ...

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April 23, 2024

What the activity of hedge funds can tell us about the real estate market.

The increasing participation of hedge funds in buying homes has become a notable trend nationally. This movement is a significant shift that could have ramifications for potential home buyers and sellers, which they should understand deeply. Why do these funds have such an interest in residential real estate?

 

With ...

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April 11, 2024

What does past summer market data tell us about 2024?

The transition into summer is more than just a climatic change; it marks a pivotal phase in real estate activities as DFW residents race against the clock to make a move before the start of the next school year. As we look back on past trends and current market factors ...

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March 11, 2024

The biggest question on the mind of home sellers.

There's a laundry list of questions running through the minds of potential home sellers. Yet, amidst all the strategizing and number crunching, one question pops up time and time again, louder and more persistent than the others: "How much can I get for my home?"

 

This is the ...

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March 6, 2024

A quick look at the state of the DFW real estate market.

The current state of the DFW real estate market is not just stable; it's primed for buyers and sellers alike to make strategic, long-term investments that promise substantial returns. A unique blend of stability and opportunity characterizes today's DFW market. Despite the higher prices, which have become a ...

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Feb. 28, 2024

Is Dallas-Fort Worth over-building?

Dallas-Fort Worth has outpaced most of the country in terms of new home builds for years. Commercial construction has remained steady as well. Now whispers of overbuilding have begun to echo. These murmurs, often amplified by doomsday predictors and YouTube prophets, suggest that the hammering of construction might soon outpace ...

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Feb. 26, 2024

Is the Dallas-Fort Worth real estate market overvalued?

Is the DFW real estate market overvalued? 

 

Headlines would lead us to believe the end of the market is near, but in reality, these are the real questions we're wrestling with. Prices aren't plummeting! People are asking if they're too high! It's no simple ...

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