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Read the June 29th Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Uptown property values exceed $5.5 billion, up 15% in the last two years, in a recent report from Uptown Dallas, Inc., charged with the responsibility for enhancing the quality of life in the public improvement district. The area is 99% developed with 96% occupancy. The resident population of 19,000 has increased 66% since 2010, with families the fastest growing demographic. Daily foot traffic of more than 30,000 walk over 654,000-square-feet of well maintained sidewalks. In Uptown’s 591.8 total acres, green space and parks occupy 58.2 acres (about 10%). Uptown has more than 50 arts and culture locations, 130 fitness studios, more than 200 restaurants and bars and more than 150 retail shops.

Read the June 22nd Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

DFW: Dallas ranks fifth among major markets with the largest year-over-year gains in home purchase contract, according to Meyers Research, who credit rising interest rates pushing more buyers into the spring market. DFW totals rose 8%. CoreLogic’s recent Home Price Index show U.S. prices up 6.9% from last year and the report forecasts increases this year of around 5%. Lower-priced homes saw a gain of 90.3% versus 5.7% rise for higher-price homes.

Read the February 2nd Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Area home prices were up 7% from a year ago in the new Standard & Pool’s/Case-Shiller Index, compared to a 6.2% increase nationwide. San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, Portland and Seattle all are seeing strong gains. Biggest increases were Seattle, up 12.7%, and Las Vegas, up 10.6%.

Read the January 26th Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Construction in North Texas set a record high in 2017 with $22 billion in projects. Building in the DFW area was 6% higher than 2016, which was an all-time high. For the year, DFW commercial building activity totaled $9.6 billion and residential activity hit $12.6 billion, including single and multi-family. Dodge data predicts slightly slower growth in 2018.

Read the January 12th Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Dallas: Home sales set another record for North Texas in 2017, with 106,000+ single family homes, up 5% over the previous high in 2016. Prices were up 9%. The biggest increase was in sales of million-dollar homes, up 21%. Listings were up 6%, but still at only a two-month supply. Almost 40% of Dallas-area homes sold for more than 40% above the listed price, a proportion that tracks the last three years. Nationally, that ratio was about 1 in 4 homes. Above list prices in San Antonio were 42%, in Austin 33% and Houston 33%. 

Read the January 5th Allmanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Dallas: DFW  was the nation’s top office market for 2017, net leasing almost 4.7 million square feet, an increase of 38% over 2016. Largest leasing totals were in the West Plano-Frisco, Las Colinas and Downtown areas.

Read the January 13th Almanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

Dallas: Preowned homes sales in North Texas totaled 101,529 in 2016, topping 100,000 for the first time. In December, 8,635 homes were sold (MLS) and the median price rose 10% from a year earlier. North Texas home prices are up 40% in four years. Only 16,400 homes were listed at the end of 2016, less than a two-month supply. Biggest increase in homes were in the $300,000-$600,000 range, up 20%. Sales of $1 million-plus homes were 12% higher, with 1,367 sold.

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See the January 6th Almanac for the latest news in Dallas real estate!

NYC: People are moving our of major metro areas in the U.S. faster than they’re moving in, according to recent Abodo research, noting the average American moves 11 times in a lifetime. Rapidly growing housing costs appear to be a factor. The Census Bureau states Dallas is the second fastest growing metro area in the U.S.