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The Cantrell Report – Septemeber 2018

Pertinent Information for Apartment Owners by Mark Cantrell Dallas area apartment-building activity is down a tad so far this year. But the 1.5 percent decline in apartment-building permits wasn’t enough to knock Dallas off its perch near the top of the list of the country’s busiest apartment-building markets. Read the...
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The Cantrell Report – August 2018

Thousands of new renters are fueling demand for D-FW apartments by Mark Cantrell Some suburban Dallas communities are pushing back against apartment development, but with 40 percent of North Texas residents living in rental housing, more apartments are a must for the growing metropolitan area. Between 2006 and 2016, the...
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The Cantrell Report – July 2018

Study: Dallas-Fort Worth a top market for real estate investors by Mark Cantrell An expanding population, pro-business environment and growing number of headquarters are luring investors to put their money in North Texas real estate. In a survey conducted by CBRE (NYSE: CBRE), Dallas-Fort Worth ranked second in the Americas...
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The Cantrell Report – June 2018

Forbes: Dallas, Austin Best Big Cities for Jobs by Mark Cantrell WASHINGTON (Forbes) – Dallas-Plano-Irving and Austin-Round Rock took the top two spots on Forbes’ list of America’s best large cities for jobs in 2018. The Dallas area had 2.6 million jobs in 2017, a 2.8 percent increase from the...
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The Cantrell Report – May 2018

Pertinent Information for Apartment Owners by Mark Cantrell The majority of Texas appraisal districts have recently mailed their preliminary value notices and all districts’ values should be sent by the first week of May. In reviewing early releases of values in the major metro markets, once again multifamily increases are...
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Texas Property Tax Law Changes for 2018

Last year the Texas legislature made many changes to the Texas Property Tax Code. Most of these changes became effective on January 1, 2018.   Here is a link to a  publication from the Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Division which summarizes all of these provisions. Link to Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Division Among...
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