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Texas Economic Indicators

The Texas economy strengthened in October. The state posted strong job gains, and the unemployment rate fell to a record low. Firms responding to the Dallas Fed’s Texas Business Outlook Surveys reported accelerating growth in production, revenue and sales as … Continue reading

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The Features That Are Increasing Your Rent

Picking the right apartment is an important life decision. For most, that means finding the right balance between location, space, and affordability. As housing continues to take up more and more of the average American’s income, understanding the value you’re … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: New active-adult community to open north of Houston

Del Webb, a national brand of Atlanta-based homebuilder PulteGroup Inc.(NYSE: PHM), is set to open a new active-adult community north of Houston. The longtime Arizona-based developer will hold a grand opening April 2 for Del Webb The Woodlands, located about … Continue reading

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What Millennials Want

50% The share of millennials who are renters; among the remainder, 26% own a home and 21% live with family. $925 The median monthly rent millennials are paying. The share of millennial renters has increased from 37% in 2010 to … Continue reading

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Consolidation Intensifies in Multifamily Industry

Scot Sellers had built Archstone-Smith into one of the biggest, most admired apartment companies in the land. But, when an offer came in to buy the company, the first thing  he had to do was step back. “As the CEO … Continue reading

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Top 10 Companies Leading the Industrial Real Estate Recovery

10. Skechers, Moreno Valley Calif., distribution center, 1.82 million sq. ft. Skechers is the United States’ No. 2 footwear company. This warehouse, opened in 2012, allowed Skechers to consolidate six different centers into one in SoCal that’s so big it … Continue reading

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“Dada’s No-Bake Coffee Butter Cream Cake” recipe (and how this is relevant to Real Estate)

November 25th, 2014 – by Laure Marmontel Dear Friends, Thanksgiving is upon us and as I am reflecting back on a 2014 that’s almost over, I feel extremely grateful and thankful for the wonderful opportunities we’ve had but most importantly … Continue reading

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