Monthly Archives: June, 2009

April 2009 Case-Shiller details

After plowing through the stats (link here if you want the source file), I am, once again, glad to be in Dallas. The rate of annual year over year declines has slowed slightly both in Dallas and nationwide. We usually see an uptick in prices through the spring/summer months, so this is to be expected.The [...]

We made the Park Cities People for our Green Built Home!

Yahoo! Our home at 4425 Grassmere made the Park Cities People!! The online article is already up and can be found here. The print article will be in the Friday, June 12th issue. Highlights: “I don’t think anyone has had the guts to [build green] before now,” Roberts said, citing the recent surge in environmental [...]

Classic Urban Homes to host realtor class on Energy Star

We’re going to host a realtor Energy Star MCE class at our Green Built Texas ™ home in the Park Cities at 4425 Grassmere, 75205. Interest in healthy, energy-efficient homes is on the rise. If you are an agent, are you ready to serve as your client’s educational source on energy-efficient building? This course will [...]

I like these kinds of headlines – Dallas homes are among most undervalued in U.S.

Home prices in the Dallas area are almost 32 percent “undervalued” according to the latest measure by IHS Global Insight. The same study shows that priced here have remained virtually unchanged over the year ending with first quarter 2009. Sounds good, right? But what about this? Texas has traditionally had undervalued housing because of the [...]

Trying out our first YouTube video

While we’ve been under construction for our house at 4425 Grassmere- I have been taking pictures nearly every day from the same location. I thought it might be interesting to create a video showing a time lapse of the house being built. Well, I’ve uploaded most of the pictures and created a very simple video. [...]