Housing Market


Analysts Fear DFW Housing Market Too Hot

Experts worry the lack of inventory in North Texas could lead to big trouble.


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Dropping Oil Prices Could Help Home Labor Shortage

The housing market continues to boom in North Texas, but builders have seen a severe shortage of skilled and unskilled workers in the last couple of years.

CBS 11–12/29/2014

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North Texas Bucking National New Home Sales Trend

Despite a nationwide decline of new homes sales, North Texas is once again serving as an exception to the trend.


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Competition & Availability Has Some Homebuyers ‘Flying Blind’

It’s a big decision that many have very little time to make and few choices to choose from. CBS 11 News takes a close up look at the race to find and buy the few available homes in Frisco.


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Builders Raising Prices As Housing Market Heats Up

Buyers, builders and realtors in North Texas say prices for new home construction are climbing every 30 to 60 days.

CBS 11–03/29/2013

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North Texas Housing Market Heats Up

A surge in home buying dropped available homes to their lowest level in over 20 years. Prices are now surging, as homes that couldn’t garner offers in the fall are now drawing several.

CBS 11–03/11/2013

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Hidden Problem Keeps Housing Prices Low

Even in a down market, Brock Hardman had no worries about selling his Richardson home. After just 11 days, he had an offer, and he took it. Then, someone took it away.

CBS 11–09/20/2012

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Squatters Occupy Houses Worth More Than $8 million

One person moved into a dead neighbor’s house. Another came from Memphis, Tenn., to Fort Worth to lay claim to a $2.7 million mansion.


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TV Show Casting For Local First-Time Homebuyers

With the average interest rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage hovering around 4-percent, some North Texans are looking to buy their first home and a cable television program wants to be there through the process.


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Study Says Poverty Finding Its Way To The Suburbs

According to a new study by the Brookings Institute, the poverty rate in America’s suburbs has increased by almost 40 percent in the last decade. In fact, almost a third of our nation’s poor live in the suburbs.