Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Making sense of the real estate market in Grapevine, Southlake and Colleyville

The red-hot housing market in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro is driving developers to look for any available land to build homes on, especially in markets as built-out as Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.

Historic housing shortage sends costs soaring in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

High levels of demand mean most homes are selling for above asking price. But the bank will only approve a loan for what a home is worth, said Lisa-Marie Thompson, a Flower Mound-based loan officer with Primary Residential Mortgage Inc. Many first-time homebuyers do not have the cash on hand to make up the difference, she said.

ZT Records opens at Stonebriar Centre mall in Frisco

The record store has dozens of original and modern vinyls on display by a variety of artists. ZT Records has also held an installation at the Frisco Mercantile center.

Blue Fig International Market in Plano stocks groceries from around the world

Customers at Blue Fig International Market visit not only to shop for everyday groceries but also to reminisce. The store’s inventory is made up of items more often found in other countries, from Turkey to Russia to Pakistan.

New shop Dreamy Desserts brings sweet treats to McKinney

The store sells treats such as strawberries with cream, snow cones with ice cream and candy, crepes, milkshakes, flan, fruit cups, ice cream and tres leches cake.

Steven Ryzewski, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Matt Payne, Karen Chaney and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.