Real Estate Business
The Dallas real estate business is strong. This is the perfect time to start your new career in the Dallas real estate business. Take a look at these facts and see if you agree:
Dallas has added over 54,000 jobs from September 2007 to September 2008 at a growth rate of 2.33%.
U.S. Department of Labor (3rd Quarter, 2008)
Of the 20 largest U.S. cities, DFW is ranked #1 in Most Affordable Homes with median price of $207,076.
National Association of Homebuyers
The Dallas housing market is the strongest and most stable of any of the U.S. major cities. Dallas Business Journal
Analysts with the PMI Goup estimate that Dallas-Fort Worth has less than a 1% chance of marketing home price drops in the next two years.
The North Dallas region (Dallas-Plano-Lewisville-Carrollton-Irving) posted a year-over-year employment gain of 44,600 new jobs or a 2.6% increase in employment; the highest employment gain of 32 metropolitan areas surveyed. The broader region of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington also reported the largest year-over-year employment increase of 59,800 out of 310 metropolitan areas surveyed.
Dallas Business Journal (September 30, 2008)
DFW ranks as The Most Affordable Housing Markets of the 20th Largest U.S. cities.
National Association of Home Builders (July, 2007)
Economy.com ranks DFW as the #1 growth market in the U.S. for 2006-2011 with over 630,000 estimated population growth.
The business climate in Texas is the best in the nation, according to a study of Development Counselors International. In the poll of 281 corporate executives across the country, 40.8% of participants say Texas has the most favorable business climate. Executives cited a strong labor market, low operating costs and pro-business climate as factors in the decision.
Dallas Business Journal (July 28, 2008)
Job growth remained a bright spot, with 59,800 net new jobs created in 12-month period ended August 2008. This makes DFW the #1 growth market in the United States for non-farm payroll.
Residential Strategies (October, 2008)
The city of McKinney was rated #14 in the nation for "Best places to live" by CNN.com, "Top 100 best places to raise a family" according to MSNBC and is the 3rd fastest growing city in the United States according to the US Census.