Bonham Real Estate News
Monday Mar 23 | via North Texas e-News
Last December, the Executive Director of the Fannin County Children's Center got a call from a local attorney's office, requesting a meeting about someone's will. What she soon learned was that Bonham resident Doyle Ray Hammett, known as "DR" to his friends and family, had passed away in November and left the bulk of his estate to the Children's Center. Comment?
Oct 4, 2014 | via KLTV Tyler
Following the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas realtor on Tuesday, attention is being drawn to the safety procedures realtors and agents should follow when showing properties. Following the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas realtor on Tuesday, attention is being drawn to the safety procedures realtors and agents should follow when showing properties. Comment?
Friday | via Chron
White holds a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from The University of Texas , Austin, and prior to obtaining her real estate licenses, she worked for an engineering firm as a project manager. "I love the construction aspect of homes, plus the floor plans and possibilities. Comment?
Thursday | via Business Journal
There's nothing like foreclosure rates to put a few things into perspective. After a series of reports highlighting low inventory, higher asking prices and an increasing number of homes sold, Zillow released its Negative Equity Report last week that found San Antonio has the highest percentage - 12.3 percent - of "underwater" homes in Texas. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via Inman Real Estate News
HAR.com, the popular consumer-facing real estate search portal operated by the Houston Association of Realtors, has officially relaunched with listings from throughout the state of Texas. Last year HAR announced that it had become the first multiple listing service to join syndicator ListHub's Real Estate Network as a publisher. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Seeking Alpha
This confirmation of home builders strong year-to-date sales reports is a very encouraging sign especially given Texas appears to continue to perform well. "Sales of new single-family houses in February 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000This is 7.8 percent above the revised January rate of 500,000 and is 24.8 percent above the February 2014 estimate of 432,000." Comment?
Tuesday Mar 24 | via Dallas Morning News
While residential prices have shot higher in North Texas in recent years, Dallas-Fort Worth homes are still more affordable than the U.S. average, according to a new report by Realtor.com The Internet real estate marketing operation compared median home prices and annual income levels in more than a dozen major U.S. markets. In the D-FW area, it takes just under 26 percent of median income to afford a mid-priced house, Realtor.com found. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Daily News
The guest panelists a banker, a homebuilder and a real estate agent all agreed on something. 2015 could be a breakout year for the housing market. Comment?
18 min ago | via Star Tribune
Tax season is a good time to review investment strategies that can leverage low income and life changes to drive down future tax bills. Retirees who file their taxes quarterly may feel like every season is tax season, but preparing for the April tax deadline is a good time to seek out new deductions and plan some strategies for the year ahead. Comment?
1 hr ago | via KTAR
The gap between rental cost and household income is increasing to unsustainable levels in most major metro areas, including in Phoenix and Tucson, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors. A new report shows Tucson and Phoenix-area renters have had to deal with a double whammy: Dwindling or stagnant incomes coupled with significant rent hikes. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
The U.S. housing market went through a rough phase for a couple of months only to rebound in full swing and log a seven-year high new home sales data in February. In fact, the space hogged investors' attention to start 2015 on sustained economic recovery, a healing job market, rising consumer confidence, moderating home prices and, of course, low interest rates prevailing in the U.S. The optimism was so high in the housing space prior to the key spring selling season that even a frigid winter did not subdue the mood. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The New Zealand Herald
Renters are paying up to $60 more a week than they were a year ago for properties across some of Auckland's 30 suburbs. The property management company looked at median prices over the six months to February 2015, compared with the same period last year. Comment?
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