Real-estate flippers turn to luxury market

Realtors may want to start a list of foreclosed houses in high-value areas: Between limited inventory and the possibility of a significant profit, real-estate flippers have turned to buying run-down, high-end properties.
Realtors may want to start a list of foreclosed houses in high-value areas: Between limited inventory and the possibility of a significant profit, real-estate flippers have turned to buying run-down, high-end properties. [More]


Home sale prices rose exponentially in April

Home prices in April rose at a rate faster than they had since June of 2012, a response to increased demand for houses in the warmer months.
Home prices in April rose at a rate faster than they had since June of 2012, a response to increased demand for houses in the warmer months. [More]


Number of foreclosed houses drop in North Texas

The number of home foreclosures in the Dallas/Fort Worth market continues to experience a statistically significant decline this month, showing indications of an improving economy.
The number of home foreclosures in the Dallas/Fort Worth market continues to experience a statistically significant decline this month, showing indications of an improving economy. [More]


Housing starts, home prices rise

Real estate agents may want to get a head start on scoping out new developments as the volume housing starts experienced a promising uptick.
Real estate agents may want to get a head start on scoping out new developments as the volume housing starts experienced a promising uptick. [More]


Inventory rises to meet demand

Real estate records show that in May, home inventory climbed a bit closer to reaching where it was in May of 2012, following a month-over-month increase in April.
Real estate records show that in May, home inventory climbed a bit closer to reaching where it was in May of 2012, following a month-over-month increase in April. [More]


Housing development increased in Dallas

Real estate agents in the Dallas/Fort Worth area may find their schedules filling up in the coming months, as the demand for houses in North Texas has begun to translate into new developments.
Real estate agents in the Dallas/Fort Worth area may find their schedules filling up in the coming months, as the demand for houses in North Texas has begun to translate into new developments. [More]


Experts report positive outlook on housing market

Property data evaluated by Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic Research Group prompted a positive economic forecast, thanks in part to the healing housing market.
Property data evaluated by Fannie Mae's Economic and Strategic Research Group prompted a positive economic forecast, thanks in part to the healing housing market. [More]


Property data report: Supply increasing with demand

A recent public property records report following the recovery of the housing market shows that home supply is beginning to catch up with the increasing demand among buyers.
A recent public property records report following the recovery of the housing market shows that home supply is beginning to catch up with the increasing demand among buyers. [More]


Younger individuals expected to become homebuyers in near future

Real estate agents may be seeing an increase in younger buyers, surveys have showed.
Real estate agents may be seeing an increase in younger buyers, surveys have showed. [More]


Bank owned properties increase in May

Real estate agents should be gearing up for short sales in the coming weeks, as the number of foreclosed houses rose in May by 2 percent amidst an 11 percent rise in bank repossessions, according to RealtyTrac's most recent U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.
Real estate agents should be gearing up for short sales in the coming weeks, as the number of foreclosed houses rose in May by 2 percent amidst an 11 percent rise in bank repossessions, according to RealtyTrac's most recent U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. [More]