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Is buying a home in Dallas-Fort Worth still a good investment?

Jill Rooney found a house she liked with quartz countertops and wood floors in Mansfield, and immediately offered to buy it for $210,000.

That was $15,000 over the asking price. And it wasn’t enough.

“I went 15 grand over, and I thought for sure I had this house,” said Rooney, 39, a Mansfield High School teacher. “I even wrote a personal letter to one of the owners. She had been at the house when I visited it, and she had her baby, and we talked for a long time. She was so proud of the house. I thought we had made a personal connection, and we did, but it didn’t help.”

Rooney’s experience is becoming more common as North Texans deal with historically high residential property prices — which have risen to levels that make some question whether buying a Fort Worth-area home is still a worthw...

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Breaking News Headlines For DFW TX Heading Into The Weekend

The Megaplex, which is represented by Dallas and Fort Worth, is a major source of news in Texas. There are always more headlines than you can possibly take in at once coming out of those two cities. What’s going on in Fort Worth TX today? Let’s take a look at those headlines, and you will notice that the news for Fort Worth and Dallas is often mixed together.

One news story making headlines is about a group that is fighting against sex trafficking. Then there is the news headline about the pawn shop that is looking for the owner of a ring. If you have pawned a ring off lately, then you might need to take a look at the story. It sounds interesting for sure, even if you just take a look at it to find out what’s going on with that ring.

There is a man whose face is shown on video, and poli...

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