Archive for 2013

Mortgage Rates to Take Big Hit from Fee Hikes

See on – Texas Lots and Land As loan officers and borrowers prepare for the Federal Open Market Committee’s (“the Fed”) potential tapering announcement Wednesday, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (“the GSEs”) Tuesday released new pricing adjustments that dramatically raise costs for… See on

Dallas – Fort Worth Apartment Occupancy Hits a 12-year High at 94%.

Dallas apartment brokers report that despite the 3.4% rental rate increase in 2013, apartment vacancies are at a 12-year low. While some may marvel at the amount of local apartment construction, Dallas apartment expert Will Balthrope thinks we’re actually under building based on historic construction levels and the 100,000 jobs added locally in the last year. He thinks there may…read more →