Big D is ranked just behind a suburb of Phoenix and Los Angeles as markets with a combination of strong economic growth & building are contributing to the home sector. Each market on the list has job & household growth & surging home starts. Growth in central Dallas put the city near the top place nationally for growth according to Realtor.com. North Texas created almost 117,000 jobs in the last year & area home sales were up 16% in the 1st quarter + home starts rose 22%. SIMILAR IS HAPPENING IN TYLER & EAST TEXAS.