Category: Newsletters

February Newsletter

We are excited to bring you our newsletter in a new format! We share what is happening in the Dallas-Fort Worth/North Texas area.   No doubt, higher mortgages have impacted real estate in the past year. The higher rates decrease buying power for consumers which in turn decreases demand....
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

As we’re getting ready to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome 2024, we wanted to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!   2023 recap: This year, we saw many changes in the real estate market.  The rising mortgage rates slowed down the...
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Housing Market Down But Not Out- January Newsletter

Winter is here! Last week we had one evening of beautiful snow that quickly melted away. As I type, we are receiving winter weather watch notifications as we are getting ready for a more dangerous icing event here in North Texas this week. As we prepare for the coming...
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Winter Season- December Newsletter

As we end this year and look to the new, we hope that you had a nice Christmas time and we wish you the best for the upcoming year! This month we celebrate 35 years of the D. W. Slater Company! In honor of 35 years, we have gone...
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Leaves & Prices Are Falling- November Newsletter

Here in North Texas, we are finally starting to see the leaves turning colors and begin falling. It’s pretty but doesn’t last long and soon we will enter the bleak and gray winter months. I tend to make a comparison of the seasons with the housing market but it...
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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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