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11/22/2017 11:07:21 AM

The luxury North Texas estate once owned by former Dallas Cowboys star Deion Sanders, which includes various sports and entertainment amenities, will sell to the highest bidder at an absolute auction next month. The 29,122-square-foot estate, now called 'Chateau Montclair' at 1400 Copper Point Drive in Prosper, has previously been marketed for $14.5 million, and has been for sale — for different prices — over the years. The 5.95-acre estate sits within a newly built gated community, called…

11/22/2017 4:28:13 AM

Country music star George Strait is selling his 12.2-acre mansion in a luxury enclave off I-10 on the northern edge of San Antonio. The property, in The Dominion neighborhood, is being listed by Tamara Strait of Sotheby’s International Realty, who also happens to be Strait’s daughter-in-law. While the sales price was not disclosed, the property on Davenport Lane was last assessed by the Bexar County Appraisal District at $3.99 million. Built in 1995 by Bill Tull, the property features a 7,925-square-foot…

11/22/2017 4:20:30 AM

After listing the former Hicks-Crespi estate – once widely marketed for $100 million – for a steal at $48.9 million, billionaire owner Andy Beal has decided to sell the Preston Hollow property by the end of the year to the highest bidder at auction. The auction will be held, without reserve, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. CST through an online auction house, New York City-based Concierge Auctions. Allie Beth Allman, founder of Dallas-based Allie Beth Allman and Associates, is listing…

11/16/2017 9:32:34 AM

The Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HCC) broke ground on its newest Houston-area community — The Woodlands Hills — on Nov. 15.  The 2,000-acre development is in Conroe and Willis, 13 miles north of The Woodlands, another Howard Hughes master-planned community. It is located on FM 830 west of Interstate 45, extending north to FM 1097 and south to League Line Road, according to a Nov. 15 press release. Dallas-based Howard Hughes Corp. plans to announce homebuilders for the community later this year,…

11/13/2017 12:35:14 PM

Dallas-Fort Worth's home prices tout some of the healthiest increases since before the housing crisis, with the median home sales price in the region growing by 52 percent from 2006 to 2016.

11/7/2017 9:11:29 AM

Hillwood Communities, a division of Ross Perot Jr.'s Hillwood, has closed on its largest residential development yet — a 1,157-acre tract near Interstate 35W and FM 407 in Northlake that will bring more than 3,000 homes to North Texas. The $1.5 billion mixed-use, master-planned community, called Pecan Square, is slated to get underway next spring, with the initial phase bringing 609 home lots to the region. The houses will be priced from $270,000 to the $500,000s upon completion, depending…

11/3/2017 9:33:43 AM

Which major city is home to the largest number of older houses? Given an uptick in new residents and a demand for more housing, it may be no shock that Dallas, Fort Worth and Plano rank among the lowest in a list of 83 American cities with the oldest homes. Plano is dead last in number of homes built prior to 1960, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Dallas and Fort Worth also took bottom spots, at 49th and 50th, respectively. Click on the View Slideshow button for a…

11/3/2017 7:45:16 AM

The proposal has vast geographical disparities and, if left unchanged, woud echo loudly through higher-priced cities on the coasts.

11/1/2017 11:54:51 AM

Home prices in North Texas are continuing to rise, with prices in the Dallas area climbing 7.1 percent year-over-year in August. And as a result, some would-be buyers are beginning to push back, said Ted Wilson, principal at Dallas-based Residential Strategies, a firm that tracks the new home residential market. "At higher price points, we are running into a resistance of what buyers can afford," Wilson told the Dallas Business Journal. "On the lower end of the price spectrum, there is a shortage…

10/31/2017 11:27:27 AM

Texans love their home state, and few are considering leaving, according to a new study by LendingTree. The report found that 92.54 percent of purchase mortgage requests in the Lone Star state were from Texans looking to move within the state. Michigan had the second-highest number of residents looking to move within its borders. Texas is also the most popular destination for residents moving from Colorado, New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. For those who do leave Texas, most are staying…