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[Graphs] Here's what it typically takes to lock in a home purchase in Texas

This is an inside look at Texan homebuyers
Texas’ housing market is as hot as the state’s scorching summer heat, as the market reaches new peaks in sales and home prices. So who are the homebuyers that are able to break into the market? This new Texas Association of Mortgage Bankers’ report provides an in-depth look at the people who are snagging a piece of the pie in the quickly growing housing market.
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Fitch: Is there a housing bubble in these hot, hot markets?

Texas is hotter than ever, but is it sustainable?
Housing in the state of Texas was hotter in 2016 than it’s ever been before, but is real estate in the Lone Star state getting too hot? A new report from Fitch Ratings suggests that Texas is one of a few states where home prices are not only unsustainable, they’re overheating.
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Texas housing is now hotter than ever

Record sales and home prices, but it's not all sunshine and roses
It was another record-setting year for Texas real estate, as home sale and home prices both hit all-time highs – for the second year in a row. According to a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors, there were more homes sold in the Lone Star State in 2016 than in any other year, eclipsing the previous high, which stood for all of one year.
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Meet the latest hotbed for housing: Dallas, Texas

Local businesses look to expand
The housing market in Texas continues to expand, reaching new highs in some of its cities. One expert explains why Dallas is the new hotbed for housing. Many local businesses are even beginning expansion plans for the city, including Movement Mortgage.
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Another Texas city sees record-setting year in 2016

San Antonio home prices rise above $200K for first time
Another city in Texas saw a record-setting year for 2016 with its rising home prices, low housing inventory and high demand. While not on national top 10 lists for booming markets, San Antonio could very soon follow in the footsteps of its neighboring cities as markets in Texas continue to heat up.
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Higher mortgage rates will hit hardest in these 5 counties

But there's relief in Texas and West Virginia
Interest rates are a hot topic as experts speculate over how many times the Fed will raise rates in 2017. While some in the mortgage industry may benefit from the increasing rates, new homeowners may be looking at higher monthly payments. Here are the counties that will be most affected by the changing rates.
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Booming Texas housing market not letting up

Outpaces state’s economy
Texas housing markets aren’t coming off the burner anytime soon, especially when looking at the latest Quarterly Housing Report from the Texas Association of Realtors. The report shows the market is only getting hotter. Does this confirm that the market is in the danger zone?
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Home sellers pricing the market too high?

Number of value reductions increases from last year
The number of homes with price reductions increased from last year. While this could show a softening in the market, it could also show that sellers are coming in too high. This especially true in Texas, which holds four of the top 10 metros with the greatest increase in number of reductions.
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