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This is what justifies Texas economic pride

Happy Independence Day, Texas
Brena Swanson
The Lone Star state celebrated its 179th birthday Monday. And looking at the latest housing report from the Texas Association of Realtors, Texas has plenty of reason to brag.
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The key to Texas growth in 2015

2014 the second-best year ever for Texas real estate
Brena Swanson
Last year was once again a landmark year for the Texas housing market. But in order to maintain the same strength in 2015, the Lone Star State will still have to overcome some challenges.
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Black Knight: Home prices barely tick higher

Florida and Texas dominate top metros
Brena Swanson
Although home prices barely nudged, top performing states continued to hold on strong as Texas and Florida dominated the top-performing metros list.
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Texas mortgage market will still shine in 2015

Oil bust? Give me a break
Marcus McCue
Despite everything going on in the oil industry, the Texas housing market is still poised to shine in 2015. Texas-based Guardian Mortgage explained that 2015 looks to be both bigger and better than last year; itself a pretty decent year.
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SCOTUS hearing disparate impact case could rock housing industry

Ballard Spahr: The likely outcome and long-term effect
Trey Garrison
This week the Supreme Court of the United States is hearing the case of Texas Dept. of Housing vs. Inclusive Communities. This could shake housing to its foundation. Here’s the scoop.
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The future of the Dallas mortgage market

A forecast for 2015 and it looks bright
Marcus McCue
For the second year in a row, Dallas-Fort Worth ranked as the fifth-best area in which to build or invest in real estate, paving the way into 2015. But the forecast isn't all positive.
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Single-family housing in Texas to regain momentum

Dallas Fed: Multifamily construction will moderate
Trey Garrison
The Texas housing market saw a loss of momentum in single-family housing, while multifamily ran strong. Here's why 2015 may reverse those two dynamics.
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Texas real estate soars in 2014

It was a very good year for the Lone Star State
Ben Lane
Riding a wave of population, job and economic growth, 2014 was a very good year for Texas housing and real estate. And there's more where that came from.
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D.R. Horton's homebuilding revenue grows 33%

Beats revenue expectations
Brena Swanson
“With the largest market share in company history and 46% more homes closed than any other builder in the most recently reported 12-month period, D.R. Horton has solidified its position to be the nation’s largest builder for the 13th consecutive year in calendar 2014,” said Donald R. Horton, chairman of the board.
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Deion Sanders’ stunning North Texas home hits auction block

Prime Time’s Prosper mansion was previously listed for $12.9 million
Ben Lane
The 29,000 square foot home features 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a screening room, a bowling alley, an arcade, indoor and outdoor pools, a full-sized football field (complete with uprights), an indoor basketball court with two baskets, a sauna, a barber shop, and the home backs up to an 8-acre lake with a central fountain and private dock.
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