Market value analysis
The Market Value Analysis (MVA) is a tool to help residents and policymakers identify and understand the elements of their local real estate markets. It is an objective, data-driven tool built on local administrative data and validated with local experts. With an MVA, public officials and private actors can more precisely target intervention strategies in weak markets and support sustainable growth in stronger markets.
In 2023, Reinvestment Fund completed an update to the City of Dallas MVA. The first MVA study in the City of Dallas was conducted in 2018 and a new study was needed to update information on current housing market conditions in Dallas neighborhoods.
The 2023 the City of Dallas MVA defines nine market types identified in MVA Categories (A through I).
The Map shows the MVA categories for every Census Block Group in the City of Dallas.
The matrix (Table 1) accompanies the MVA map.
The matrix below identifies nine market types (A through I) on a spectrum of residential market strength or weakness. The purple colors represent strong markets, blues represent mid-range markets, and yellows represent weak markets. The numbers in each indicator column represents the Census Block Group average for each market type. Listed below are the indicators with brief descriptions:
2023 Dallas MVA Map