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Tuesday, May 8, 2018   /   by Bernie Christian

Trend Shows continued decrease in Home Inventories in the DFW Area!

New Listings on the Market (Year to Date) in the
Top 10 Zip Codes in the DFW Metroplex

From January 1, 2018 to May 8, 2018, this chart shows the top 10 zip codes in the DFW Metroplex in terms of listings that came on the market during that period expressed in zip codes. Zip code 75070 is located in McKinney Texas ranking in at the TOP of the Top 10 with 1749 new listings. At the bottom of our TOP 10 is Prosper Texas with 795 new listings. The 76179 Eagle Mountain Lake/Saginaw area ranks in at 942 new listings, just above Prosper Texas. Last year (2017) for the same time period 12240 listings entered the market vs 10,619 for this year. The Burleson area (76028) was the bottom of the Top 10 with Prosper coming in at 9th place. Zip code 76179 maintained 8th place year over year for the same time period. Mckinney has maintained 1st place year over year.

One important thing to note is that last year there were 12240 listings that came on the market vs. 10,619 for this year. With mor ...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018   /   by Bernie Christian

Median Home Price for Tarrant County April 2018

What is your home worth today?

Today is May 2, 2018 and its time to look back and see the Tarrant County Market Trends over the last three years and month over month between April 2017 and April 2018. Looking at our graphed trend below, we can see the median price for all homes in Tarrant county:


Jan 2015 to April 2018 - Rose from $162,750 to $235,000 / Median Market Value Increase during 3 year 4 month period - $72,750/ $1806 per Month 
April 2017 to April 2018 - Rose from $219,000 to $235,000 / Median Market Value Increase during this 12 month period - $16,000 /$1330 per Month  

Two noteworthy things that stand out to me:

The Tarrant County Housing market is continuing on a long term trend with a steady increase
The rate at which prices are rising in the Tarrant County housing market has slowed some but it remains an overall robust market.

Relevant factors:

People continue to move into the state and ...

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Monday, April 30, 2018   /   by Bernie Christian

Are You a Tired and Worn out Buyer?


Here is the subject of today's blog...tired and worn out buyers! Why are they tired and worn out you might ask? This morning I sat down with my team of buyer agents in our conference room and the discussion was about buyers that are qualified and eager to buy, but they have yet to bid successfully on the home(s) that they wanted. After several unsuccessful attempts, some of them get discouraged and stop looking altogether. The problem is real. We represent a lot of sellers and in various price ranges and we discovered within a short period of time that  buyer competition is stiff below $250K in Fort Worth. Now, this is an absolutely fabulous situation to be in if your a seller, unless you're a seller that is also going to be a buyer. Seller's are have been, and are now experiencing phenomenal appreciation in value. A couple of years ago, when this started to become an issue, our team realized we would have to dedicate a partic ...

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Friday, April 27, 2018   /   by Bernie Christian

Check this out! Another home sold in Fort Worth by The Christian Group above list price!

Get it sold for the most money!
We just sold this Fort Worth home over list price as a result of the popularity of this price band and the resultant multiple offers. We did this with other homes during the entire 2017 calendar year. The sad fact, is that some sellers are hiring agents that don't know how to properly work multiple offers to the sellers advantage or the seller sells to soon and never realizes the extra money they could have made on the sale had they done the right things. Benefit from our experience and hire us today. Thinking of selling? Call me (Terri Christian) today and get a FREE consultation on your home. What have you got to lose by giving me a few minutes of your time so I can show you what we can do to get it SOLD at the Highest Price in the shortest possible time.

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Know of anyone wanting to buy or sell? Refer someone that uses our services and we'll give you a $50 gift card. ...

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