North Texas real estate market 2021

The Metrotex Association of Realtors reports that in June the median price of a home in Dallas-Fort Worth soared to $302,000, 19.3 percent more than a year ago. Homes that will be sold in the Dallas area by 2020 have risen in value by 13 percent to more than $500,000. [Sources: 3, 5]

In October, Dallas-Fort Worth surpassed all Texas metropolitans in annual sales of luxury homes, with 2,130 homes sold, a 20 percent increase from the prior 12 months of sales of luxury Texas homes, the report said. The North Texas Real Estate Information System found that the median selling price for homes soared 26% to $325,573 compared with last May. [Sources: 3, 9]

Jim Gain, an economist at Texas A & M University’s Real Estate Research Center said that several factors are affecting prices in North Texas, including population growth, unbalanced demand from the pandemic and future demand from buyers who plan to buy homes. Dallas is a real estate market for sellers, which means there are more people looking to buy a home than are available. House sales are near record highs, and Dallas has more homes for sale than most other cities in the past year. [Sources: 1, 9]

Home prices are rising in most neighborhoods of Dallas, creating one of North Texas’s most hottest housing markets. Homebuying rebounded during the pandemic, and the Texas housing market is hot. The Dallas News reports that low mortgage rates and the feverish demand from buyers outside the state and remote real estate investors have driven home prices up in 50 popular Dallas neighborhoods. [Sources: 1, 8]

Dallas will be the hottest housing market in the world by 2021, according to the a popular Home Price Expectations Survey for the fourth quarter of 2020. We identified the five hottest real estate markets in Texas based on data from NTREIS including the number of new listings, pending sales, inventory for sale, and median sales prices for May 2020 to May 2021. According to the Q4 Housing Outlook Survey 2020, 54 per cent of property experts predict the DFW housing market will be up to 6 per cent above the national growth average. [Sources: 6, 8]

Average home prices in Dallas are expected to rise 1.6% this year, with home price growth outpacing all but three other major metro areas in Texas. Although the Dallas market is tight, home prices have risen steadily since last May. [Sources: 1, 8]

Home prices in Austin, which the Census Bureau estimates will attract more people than any major U.S. subway system between July 2019 and July 2020, rose 30 percent last year, with the median selling price reaching $483,364 in June according to the Austin Board of Realtors. The fastest growth of homes in the Dallas real estate market over three years was 35% in the three years to the third quarter of 2017. During the last real estate cycle, which peaked in May 2006, Dallas home prices rose 69.4%. [Sources: 1, 3]

Median home prices have soared in the Dallas real estate market to an all-time high of more than $300,000. Record low mortgage costs and the desire to get a home before the pandemic have triggered a boom in home purchases in Dallas-Fort Worth and across the country. However, a persistent shortage of homes on the market and a huge rise in prices over the past year have sidelined potential buyers. [Sources: 1, 2,]

Home sales in North Texas fell in July for the second month in a row, giving pause to the surge of home purchases begun a year ago. According to Dallas County real estate data tracking firm Metrotex, listings in April 2020 were 4.7 percent weaker than the market. Collin County was down 6.2 percent, Denton County was down 6.3 percent and Rockwall County was down 6.6 percent. Shipp said it was unclear whether the North Texas home market had peaked after the huge gains of those years. [Sources: 2, 5]

Demand for single-family homes in Dallas and Fort Worth soared as supply fell in the second half of last year and remained in the seller’s market. Buyers found a step into the housing market when mid-priced homes were snapped up within days or hours of going on the market. [Sources: 0, 9]

Fueled by record low mortgage rates and an acute shortage of homes for sale, the hot housing market in North Texas has scorched the luxury segment over the past year. FRISCO – The property market, which was popular with home buyers last year, is heating up. [Sources: 3, 8]

Study of data by United Realty Texas agents obtained from the North Texas Real Estate Information System highlighted the heat of the DFW market and noted that the regional supply of available homes was 11 months in the second half of the year, while median home prices climbed 22.4 percent to $349,381. On a market day, a median of 3.8 days, single-family homes in Dallas sold 3.1% faster than a year ago. [Sources: 1, 7]

Dallas Real Estate is one of the hottest rental real estate markets in the nation. At least by one measure, the Dallas-area housing market is warm 100 degrees – and summer is hot. Dallas’ largest suburbs are among the hottest housing markets in Texas, with record prices and low inventories. [Sources: 1, 7, 8]

The median selling price of a single-family house in Dallas is $295,000 according to the latest November 2020 report from the Metrotex Association of Realtors. Homes in McAllen are more affordable and have a median sale price of $195,000 in May 2021. This is 14.7% more than in May last year. [Sources: 1, 8]

Dallas County is considered a balanced real estate market with a 2.7-month supply of homes for sale. More than 8 percent of the homes sold last year in Dallas to investors went to Dallas. Shoppers looking for homes in DFW knew the market in North Texas would be hot. [Sources: 1, 5, 9]

The rest of Gladney’s buying history is a warning to frustrated buyers in the market who are struggling to find homes for sale or make bids for properties they want. [Sources: 5]


[0] WFAA


[2] Dallas Morning News

[3] Texas Monthly

[4] North Texas Daily

[5] D Magazine


[7] Forbes