Smaller cities with lower home prices were once again among the top-performing housing markets this month, a trend that started emerging in January this year, according to the latest report from realtor.com®. “We’re seeing more interest in secondary markets,” says Danielle Hale, realtor.com®’s chief economist. “Homes are a little bit more affordable, and buyers are looking […]
Murphy Chamber of Commerce will host it’s 9th Annual Spring Fever Event on March 30th! Come be a part of Spring Fever… Murphy’s premier springtime community event and vendor fair! This event will take place onSaturday, March 30th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in the Lowe’s parking lot in Murphy. This year’s event features local […]
More Americans are becoming homeowners. The national homeownership rate increased slightly to the highest level since 2014 in the fourth quarter of 2018, reaching 64.8 percent, the U.S. Census Bureau reported this week. The homeownership rate has been gradually increasing since reaching an all-time low of 62.9 percent in the second quarter of 2016. © […]
As of February 18th, Jason’s Deli is officially opened for business in Murphy. Everything is fresh inside, great service and atmosphere. Very friendly and helpful. And, of course a menu to please every taste. If you are hungry, and happen to be in the area, you can stop at Jason’s Deli for lunch or dinner. […]
Dallas-Fort Worth home price gains were slightly below the nationwide average in the latest comparison. D-FW home prices rose 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 from a year earlier compared with a nationwide 4 percent increase, according to the National Association of Realtors. While home appreciation across the country has cooled, more than […]
Lenders started the foreclosure process on 369,170 residential properties in 2018, down 6% from 2017 and down 83% from a peak of about 2.1 million in 2009, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ year-end foreclosure report. States that saw the biggest decreases in foreclosure starts in 2018 included Rhode Island (down 39%); Hawaii (down 26%); […]
A J.R. Ewing Merry Christmas from Texas to ya’ll!
According to the recently released S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, Dallas was among the top three markets in the country in terms of highest year-over-year gains. The price of the average home there is up 8.6 percent from March 2016 to March 2017. I […]