Any correlation between Punxsutawney Phil seeing his shadow and predicting a longer winter and the strength of the real estate market? These stats from the last 20 years show that there might be! For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed… Continue reading While the Groundhog predicts the weather, does it also predict our real estate market?
Yesterday, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time this year – Merry Christmas? – and just the 2nd time in almost a decade. What does that mean to you? Borrowing money for things like buying or refinancing a home, buying a car and all those credit cards, will cost you more. According… Continue reading The Fed Raises Rates!
Dallas ranked as the top real estate market because it has been leading the nation in job growth, with 480,000 new jobs over the last five years, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016, The top 5 cities are: Dallas/Fort Worth Austin Charlotte Seattle Atlanta Read the full story here. For more information on building, buying,… Continue reading Dallas ranked No. 1 on the 2016 National Investment Rankings report
The $1 billion Facebook Data Center development project is scheduled to open its first phase in Summer 2016. Read the full story here. For more information on building, buying, selling or leasing commercial or residential property anywhere in the world, contact Nicole Tucker, licensed agent with Keller Williams Realty Central at 972-992-8204 or visit my… Continue reading Facebook is coming to Ft Worth
According to the 2015 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, For Sale by Owner (FSBO) homes in Texas sold for 30 percent less than homes sold using a Texas Realtor. The average Texas FSBO home sold for $160,000, compared with $228,000 for the average Realtor-assisted home sale. You’re not… Continue reading How much money are you losing when you sell your property For Sale By Owner?
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get… Continue reading 2012 in review
A few weeks ago, I was asked to consider speaking at a Volunteer Summit at UTD, my alma mater. “Consider?” Of course! I’ll consider anything. “Speak?” Uh, that’s not exactly exciting or tempting. But, they already had me “considering” so the next step was to speak with Dr. Aaron Conley, the Vice President for Development and… Continue reading So, I made a few of our local scholars and esteemed business people cry this morning. How’s your day?