Monthly Archives: May 2013

Landsmith Pays $48M for 455 Homes, Half of Them Located in Houston, TX

Note: We normally don’t cover the single family home market, but this goes to support the article dated June 4, 2013 and this new trend could have a potential impact onto the housing market as a whole and onto the … Continue reading

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April 2013 Apartment Market Summary

May 20, 2013 by Meagan Boyle – Annual effective rent growth for Class A properties continues to slow. Construction starts for identified apartment properties declines. Rising construction costs render new apartment projects uneconomic.  As 2Q 2013 began, national effective rent growth … Continue reading

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A Nervy Approach to Retirement Saving Forget your 401(k) plan. The big money today is building nest eggs on everything from show horses to rock bands

New York Times, May 17, 2013 RICK KAHLER can’t explain the mysteries of string theory, speak Mandarin or quote long passages from the Odyssey, but after buying and selling hundreds of properties for 30 years, he has a virtual Ph.D. in real … Continue reading

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2013 Q1 Fundamentals Report for San Antonio, TX by Transwestern

2013 kicked off the year on a positive note as the labor market continued to recover and the local commercial real estate market tightened further. The Multifamily sector has cooled off in recent quarters with the overall vacancy rate stabilizing … Continue reading

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City of Longview issues permits for multi-million dollar projects

Sunday, May 5, 2013. By Richard Yeakley Eastman Credit Union is adding a north-side presence with a branch under construction in fast-growing northeast Longview. The new branch on North Eastman Road near Loop 281, the credit union’s second location in Longview, … Continue reading

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