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10/17/2018 1:03:00 AM

Dallas Business Journal reporter Korri Kezar has done a lot of driving this year. She's driven to Flower Mound, Garland, Frisco, McKinney, Grapevine, Plano, Irving-Las Colinas, Denton, The Colony, and Allen in recent months – and she is still driving – to find out how much home your money can buy around DFW. Kezar has found pockets of affordability, “Like Anna, Celina, even Prosper.” But she has also found some surprising surges, “There were some where I scratched my head at the price…

10/16/2018 12:04:24 PM

RealPage Inc. (Nasdaq: RP) has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a suit with the Federal Trade Commission that alleges the Richardson company “failed to take reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy of tenant screening information.” An FTC complaint claims that RealPage violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to verify tenant screening information provided to landlords and property managers. The Commission alleges that between January 2012 and September 2017, RealPage screened apartment…

10/16/2018 9:48:31 AM

If Amazon brings its massive second headquarters and the expected 50,000 jobs to Dallas, the impact on the local residential real estate market may not be as drastic as you’d expect. A study by Owners.com analyzed the effect that HQ2 could have on home prices in each of Amazon’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) finalist cities. To compile the report, it looked at the potential impact on income, employment and number of households in each city. Dallas, which has a median home value of $172,500, according to the…

10/16/2018 4:47:28 AM

A 37,000-acre West Texas ranch is up for the taking after a federal bankruptcy court ordered the sale of the property and all of its assets. KC7 Ranch near Balmorhea in the Davis Mountains will be liquidated, according to a release from Icon Global Group, the Dallas-based brokerage firm overseeing the property’s sale. The ranch’s water, mineral and surface fee simple rights are included in the deal.  “The inclusion of the previously unavailable but immensely valuable owned water rights…

10/16/2018 4:22:41 AM

With proximity to North Texas’ largest cities, accessibility to a major state highway, a high quality of life and affordable housing, Mansfield is attracting residents that are looking for the best of all worlds. Situated near bustling suburbs like Arlington and Cedar Hill, Mansfield is equidistant to downtown Dallas and Fort Worth via the State Highway 360 corridor. “It’s really well-positioned to have access around much of the Metroplex, which makes it attractive for growth,” said Jim…

10/15/2018 5:16:06 AM

If you're looking to do business in North Texas' real estate industry, these are the executives you need to know.

10/11/2018 12:05:38 PM

Among the 10 most expensive North Texas properties to hit the market or sell this year, none were listed for less than $11 million. While developers are busy building homes for residents flocking to the region for jobs and new opportunities, the local luxury market continues to flourish. Mansions, ranches, and even entire lakes have been put up for sale or snapped up by those looking for high-dollar properties. Four of the most expensive properties marketed or sold in North Texas so far this year…

10/10/2018 4:56:51 AM

A lakeside estate in Fort Bend County that previously was listed for nearly $2.9 million is going up for auction. New York-based Concierge Auctions will sell the estate at or above $1.8 million in cooperation with Cathy Stubbs of The Cathy Stubbs Team Sugar Land Realtors. Online bidding will open Oct. 23 and close Oct. 26.  Click through the slideshow for a look at the estate. The property is on roughly 1.25 acres at 10 Retreat Blvd. within The Retreat at Sovereign Shores subdivision in Richmond,…

10/9/2018 3:01:00 AM

When it comes to new single-family home development, Collin County is showing no signs of slowing down. But just how fast is Collin County planning new home growth? More than twice as fast as Dallas County and steps ahead of Tarrant and Denton, data shows.

10/8/2018 12:22:24 PM

A local firm is planning to bring residential, retail and commercial space to downtown Richardson. As first reported by the Dallas Morning News, Catalyst Urban Development has received approval from Richardson’s planning and zoning commission for the construction of Town Central. The mixed-use project will be located on 14.5 acres along Main Street between a Chase Bank building and the DART rail line. Included in the development will be 430 apartments and townhouses, over 20,000 square feet of…