“In our family the rule is if anyone is in the hospital, they are not left alone.” … More Hospital Duty
“Few homes to sell, lots of buyers, multiple offers…” … More Crazy Dallas Real Estate Market!
Texas Economic Indicators There is good news in the Leading Economic Indicators released on Friday. Each month the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank (Dallas Fed) posts its rendition of how the State of Texas and our metro areas are faring. On Friday, June 26th, the Dallas Fed noted that Texas’ economy expanded only ‘modestly’ in May … More Texas Leading Economic Index – June 29, 2015
Business executives responding to the Dallas Fed monthly survey noted Revenues in Texas’ Services Sector slowed during May from 14.6 to 3.8, its lowest reading in almost three years. There was no explanation of what might be reducing the Revenues for Texas’ Services Sector. Whilst the Revenues report from business executives was negative, the Hours … More Services Revenues Decline in May
Dallas Fed released its Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey today and it’s not the pretty picture that many of us have held on the Texas economy. This report shows that Texas factory production has declined yet again in May to its lowest level since 2009, the end of the Recession. According to the Dallas Fed the … More Texas Manufacturing Report May 2015
It seems that if you need a job then Texas is the place to be with over 457,000 jobs created last year according to the Texas Workforce Commission’s latest report. December’s unemployment rate fell to 4.6%, the lowest we’ve seen since May 2008, with job increases in all 11 major industries. If you’re looking for … More Need a job?
My crystal ball is glowing with predictions for North Dallas real estate for 2015. That is not the only source providing glowing predictions for North Dallas and the entire DFW area for 2015 as the references below can validate. The crystal ball is focused on the SH 121 North / Sam Rayburn Tollway corridor towns of … More 2015 Predictions of North Dallas Real Estate Part I
Once your offer to purchase a home has been accepted by the Seller, things will seem to move really fast in the first 10 days following acceptance. Here is a brief list of what you, as the Buyer, will be doing: Call the mortgage company to lock your rate Fax contract to mortgage company They will … More 4 things to do once home seller accepts your offer
People are leaving Texas. That’s the news today. People are leaving Texas and they are leaving in droves. But you hear that people are also moving to Texas too. So what is the real scoop? Who is leaving Texas? According to Bill Hethcock of the Dallas Business Journal, last summer’s migration by high-earners left Dallas … More Are people leaving Texas?
What do you do when Mom and Dad don’t agree? My first encounter with Jacob was a referral from another office. He was interested in buying property that needed work but that he and his family could live in while fixing it. He and his wife looked at several properties in that condition but none … More Mom and Dad don’t agree