DFW Housing Market Starting to Cool

On purchase prices above 300,000.00 

August tends to mark the waning of housing activity ahead of the school year. Not all buyers and sellers have children, but there are enough parents that do not want to uproot their children during the school year to historically create a natural market cool down before any actual temperature change. However, in the DFW area competition is expected to remain fierce for available listings. Savvy sellers and buyers know that deals can be made well into the school months, as household formations take on many shapes and sizes.

According to the report recently released by the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, new listings were up in the North Texas region 7.4 percent to 13,612. Pending sales decreased 9.1 percent to 9,083. While the market is still very competitive, some good news - inventory grew 6.0 percent to 27,898 units!

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