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Weekly Wisdom Friday, July 23, 2021



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APPLE HOLLYWOOD: Apple is looking to lease studio production space in Hollywood.....


DID YOU KNOW? The Dallas area is one of the top U.S. markets for rent home construction, according to a new survey by Yardi Systems Inc. Dallas ranks fifth in the country with more than 550 rental houses under construction. Houston is the second-busiest rent home building market with more than 1,000 rental homes under construction.


DID YOU KNOW? Houses with private boat docks, bulkheads, sea walls and lifts are in high demand as Americans buy pleasure craft in record numbers in an effort to social distance and stay healthy in the great outdoors. Boat sales reached a 13-year high in 2020, up 12% from the year before, according to the Chicago-based National Marine Manufacturers Assn. More than 310,000 power boats were sold in the U.S. last year. (WSJ)


DID YOU KNOW? Home prices continue to increase, but real estate experts think we are seeing a slowdown in the increase. The market is still hot, but instead of 20 offers on a new listing, it is now five offers. Further, we are seeing a slight improvement in inventory. Part of the slowdown may be because of school starting in less than a month, which is always a factor. (Dallas Morning News)



The current median home-sale price in DFW is $355,000, which is up 21.4% year-over-year and the highest price recorded for the area. Through the first six months of 2021, North Texas real estate agents have sold 55,129 single-family homes — a 7% gain in sales from the same period last year. Sales continued to increase in June in Dallas and Collin counties but were lower than a year ago in Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Rockwall and Tarrant counties.



What is the new No. 1 on the Wall Street Journal/ Emerging Housing Markets Index? Billings Montana - boosted by its affordability and appeal to remote workers - made the spot. The top 20 cities in the ranking have an average population size of just over 300,000 and identifies the top metro areas for home buyers seeking an appreciating housing market and appealing lifestyle amenities. (WSJ)DID YOU KNOW?

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are Headed to Fort Worth to Film Yellowstone Spinoff With Other Big Stars. Yellowstone will premiere its fourth season to its ravenous fans by late fall. But first, Taylor Sheridan is bringing his empire home to Texas. Right into Fort Worth. And the historic stockyards. (Paper City)



The price of Bitcoin has more than HALVED from its high earlier this year. Imagine if the DOLLAR halved in value within 3 months.....



215 N. Walton St. Unit 8 Dallas, TX 75226

Deep Ellum

1Beds | 1Bath |1,083 Sq. Ft. |$248 per Sq. Ft. | $269,000

423 Golden Pond Drive

Cedar Hill

Open Lot - Build Your Dream Home |26,832 Sq. Ft.| $123,000


Tequila Cocktail Recipes That Will Make Your Home Bar the Envy of All

National Tequila Day, Saturday, July 24


  • 1.5 oz Casa Dragones Blanco

  • .75 oz Grand-Marnier Louis-Alexandre

  • .75 oz Lime Juice

  • .5 oz Champagne Syrup

Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin and shake until tin is chilled (10 to 15 seconds). Rim one third of a martini glass with a golden black lava sea salt for dramatic effect. Double strain into a martini glass and serve immediately.

This recipe is courtesy of bartender Daniel Sanchez of Joe Leo restaurant in Dallas.




Chris Blackman

Sales Agent

M: (214) 458-1747


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