Austin: Best Job Market in U.S. – DFW: Most Undervalued Real Estate

Two major articles were published today further emphasizing the fact that Texas is where you want to be placing your money. The Austin-American Statesman reported that Austin Leads U.S. in Big-City Job Growth. Real estate values are heavily influenced by the job market. The Dallas Morning News reported that Dallas Homes are Among Most Undervalued … read more

Austin Ranked No. 2 on List of Cities Where Americans are Relocating

In the face of the recession, people are moving to places with jobs and a low cost of living. That means Texas. Big employers and low unemployment pushed Austin’s population up 3.77% in 2008 to almost 1.7 million. Read the whole article at MSN here.

Forbes: 9 of the Top 20 Best Cities for Job Growth are in Texas

from the article: “…The top of the complete ranking–which, for ease, we have broken down into the two smaller lists, of the best big and small cities for jobs–is dominated by one state: Texas. The Lone Star State may have lost a powerful advocate in Washington, but it’s home to a remarkable eight of the … read more

Study Finds Texas at Low Risk of Real Estate Price Correction over Two Years

A study by PMI Mortgage Insurance Co. put Texas cities in it’s lowest risk categories when determining the probablility of real estate price deflation over the next two years. Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio received the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 7th lowest scores on the PMI Risk Index of the largest US cites; … read more

North Texas Real Estate Much Healthier than Other Parts of The Country

From the Article: “February saw an improvement in the real estate market of Collin County and surrounding areas, reports the Collin County Association of Realtors. Closed sales increased by more than 34 percent over January, and the median sales price was 7 percent higher in February ($167,250), than in January ($156,200)…” (Published in the Star … read more

The Top Three Performing Real Estate Markets in January Were in Texas

From the Article: “The Dallas area had the third best home price performance in CoreLogic’s new report, behind Austin and Houston. It is one of only four U.S. housing markets showing a price increase.” Published in the Dallas Morning News. Read it here.