2014 Brings a Double-Digit Increase in Luxury Real Estate Sales to DFW

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Dallas-Fort Worth experienced the second-highest increase in luxury real estate sales among Texas cities, according to the 2105 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report released Monday by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.

It’s further evidence that North Texas is a burgeoning market for real estate investors.

Across Texas, luxury real estate sales increased by 15 percent in 2014.

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The report looked at homes sold for at least $1 million from January 2014 to October 2014. Overall, Texas saw another year of impressive growth in luxury real estate, with sales volume increases ranging from 9 percent to more than 25 percent.

Here’s what the report says about the Dallas-Fort Worth luxury market:

Luxury sales volume was the second highest in the state and increased by double digits, up 15 percent compared to 2014 when overall home sales were flat. Despite a modest increase in listings, the inventory of luxury homes shrank in Dallas-Fort Worth in 2014 by 1.2 months, mirroring a decrease in inventory across the market.

The totals:

• 926 – Total luxury homes sold, 15 percent more than January – October 2013.

• 1.2 percent – Luxury homes made up 1.2 percent of the total housing market (926 out of 77,023 homes sold).

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