Category: Newsletters

Turning a Corner- October Newsletter 2022

Happy October and Happy 8th Anniversary to our blog and 7th Anniversary of our newsletter. The first newsletter was published in September 2015. It has evolved since then and it has been fun reporting all of the different things that the North Texas markets as well as national markets...
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Mortgage Rates Impacting Housing- September Newsletter

I am a 7th generation Texan on both sides of my family. I can trace my roots back to the Battle of San Jacinto and the Old Three Hundred . If you are from Texas then you get it.  To those that just got here, “Welcome”!! I hope you...
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Is the Sun Setting on High Prices? – August Newsletter

“It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.” – Bernard Williams We recently had an extended trip to send our son off to college in Colorado. When we returned I snapped this photo of Lake Ray Roberts as we were arriving in our hometown. It was so...
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The Tide is Turning- July Newsletter

We’ve been watching our markets and seeing signs of a slowdown but this past month the signs are getting stronger. We are not seeing a crash. We are not going off a cliff, just a turn of the tide. Our four counties show prices are up from the same...
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June Newsletter-Easing Off the Pedal

When I was a young poor college student, I got a speeding ticket. When the officer asked me how fast I was going, I told him truthfully that I didn’t know.  You see my speedometer had stopped working in my car and I didn’t have the extra funds to...
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May Newsletter- Change on the Horizon?

As we have been reporting the last year, the North Texas markets have experienced extraordinary appreciation in housing with very little signs of slowing. The median sale prices have had double digit increases within the past year. This is on top of the increases that we have been experiencing...
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April Newsletter- Markets Still Flying

With mortgage rates now higher than they have been in a decade, are there any signs of a cooling? It is of note that the numbers we are looking at are closed sales from March.  Many of those went under contract in February so there is a lag in...
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March Newsletter- Spring in North Texas

March Newsletter- Spring in North Texas The signs of spring are here in North Texas.  The weather is beginning to warm and there are buds on the trees, like this redbud tree outside our office window.  Not only do we see new growth, but we also see weather instability...
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