Rockwall, TX Real Estate News

By Sharon Starks, Ph.D. Keller Williams
(Keller Williams)
Today was the last day of school for the year.  Now I don't have school-aged kids, but I help out one of my associates by picking up her daughter on most days and bringing her home.  This type of trip is often enlightening as I get a glimpse into the expectations and observations of a teenager.  I must admit, it has been a while since my youngest was that age. (And she never wanted to talk to me at that point anyway! Lol!)  So I felt completely disabled when my young rider began to whine about how boring the summer was going to be and how there was never anything to do.  No, I didn't rail against her, listing opportunity after opportunity.  No, I didn't encourage her with the different places we were traveling past.  No . . . I just sat there . . . in the same stunned silence that used ...
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By Jeanette Anderson
(Jeanette Anderson Real Estate)
If you have not visited Rockwall and Heath when considering a move to the DFW area, you should definitely check us out!  Lake Ray Hubbard and the hilly terrain along with friendly folks and great schools make this a wonderful choice.  You can find single family on normal lot (60x120) near the golf course or lake or go for an acre+ for that country feeling!  Prices are typically less than moving to Frisco/Plano area! The Dallas area is a great place to live! 
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By Laurey West
(RE/MAX Platinum)
I just read an article from SOUTHWEST ECONOMY called "Texas Growth Slows But Remains Healthy".  Some key points the article shared:-The single family housing sector remains weak.  Builders continue to pull back on new-home construction.-Sales of existing homes remain on a downward track.  Inventories of existing homes for sale have risen to just over the equilibrium mark of the six months. -Delinquent subprime mortgages continue to inch up in Texas.  The state's delinquency rate is higher than the national average, but its foreclosure rate remains below the nation's.-The Texas economic outlook is positive moving in to 2008.  Housing woes are beleaguring the national economy, but Texas markets, while weak, have held up better than many other areas of the country.As a realtor, I think thi...
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