Items Tagged with 'Dallas real estate'

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  • Hackers impersonating mortgage and title staffers in wealthy Texas suburb to steal down payments

    Police in Southlake issue warning about imposters
    Police in Southlake, Texas, a suburb of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and the fourth wealthiest city in the U.S., issued a warning this week about scammers who are hacking into the email accounts of real estate professionals and then pose as title company employees in order to steal a homebuyer’s down payment. And in Southlake, the down payments can be quite high.
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  • Embrace Home Loans expands into Texas

    Opens new office in Dallas suburb of Frisco
    Recent reports from the Texas Association of Realtors and Fitch Ratings call out how hot Texas real estate right now, as more homes were sold last year than ever before. Seeking to strike while the iron is hot, Embrace Home Loans announced this week that it is expanding into Texas and opening its first office in the state.
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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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  • Body found buried in backyard of Dallas home sold to investor

    The in-depth story behind the gruesome discovery
    A Dallas investor purchased a home in the Oak Cliff area hoping to flip and sell it for nearly half a million dollars. But his plans quickly changed during the renovation process when workers discovered a black bag filled with a decaying body buried under a concrete slab in the yard. Check out the in-depth investigative piece here.
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  • Hey Dallas Millennials! Better get used to renting

    Study shows 'little hope' for reviving sub-$200,000 new home market
    First-time homebuyers and those looking for a smaller, new home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are out of luck now, and will remain that way into perpetuity, according to a new report from Metrostudy. That's because homebuilding is booming in DFW, but not for smaller homes.
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