Rising rents lead more people to share housing costs

If you?re a renter, you?re more likely to be sharing your living spaces with someone else. That?s according to a study released at the end of November by Zillow Research, the analytic arm of Zillow, a real estate and rental marketplace.? The research found that in 2016, 37.2 percent of adults in the San Antonio…

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Millennials and baby boomers want these things in apartments

Millennials and baby boomers may have different views when it comes to technology, politics, marriage and avocado toast, but when it comes to housing they tend to want the same things: maintenance-free apartments with affordable rent in walkable downtown locations. “They have the same mentality in this area: they want convenience and ease,” said Ryan…

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CRE Opinion: Is Another Housing Bubble Building?

Developers have delivered over 100,000 multifamily units In Dallas-Fort Worth since 2010more than any other metro in the countryand theyre getting built everywhere from Uptown to Frisco to Las Colinas. Rents are rising quickly, and home values continue to skyrocket, too. So is another housing bubble building? Not so fast! Explosive single-family price growth and…

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Four months after Hurricane Harvey, four major questions about recovery for 2018

By Dave Harmon Houston and the Gulf Coast are learning hard lessons about their vulnerability to flooding after Hurricane Harvey which was the latest and by far the biggest in a three-year stretch of major inundations for Houston that included the Memorial Day and Tax Day floods. People who didnt think they needed flood insurance…

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Juli??n Castro: Delaying HUD rule guts desegregation and affordable housing efforts

AUSTIN (KXAN) Its getting more expensive to live in Austin every day and Friday?the Trump administration delayed a deadline encouraging affordable and fair housing within cities. Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro says the move effectively guts a rule the Obama administration put in place to tackle desegregation. Castro told KXAN the…

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Texas No. 1 growth state, according to U-Haul

Noticed any U-Haul trucks in the area lately? Probably. Texas continued its reign as America’s No. 1 Growth State during 2017, according to U-Haul data analyzing the past year’s U.S. migration trends. Year-over-year arrivals of one-way U-Haul truck rentals rose 1 percent while departures climbed 3 percent from Texas’s 2016 numbers. Some of the state’s…

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Hurricane Harvey survivors feel grief, distress months later

DALLAS (AP) Deb Eberhart couldn’t sleep and was easily moved to tears as she worked to coordinate repairs to her Houston home in the months after flooding from Hurricane Harvey besieged it with 3 feet (0.91 meters) of water. She clenched her jaw so hard that it hurt. She couldn’t eat. “I thought: ‘Well, I’m…

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Rising rents lead more people to share housing costs

If you?re a renter, you?re more likely to be sharing your living spaces with someone else. That?s according to a study released at the end of November by Zillow Research, the analytic arm of Zillow, a real estate and rental marketplace.? The research found that in 2016, 37.2 percent of adults in the San Antonio…

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