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Breaking: NAR Puts a Hard Stop to Hip Pockets With New Rule

By Joanna England / November 11, 2019 / 1 Comment

The National Association of Realtors’ Board of Directors has adopted the Clear Cooperation policy at its Nov. 11 meeting, which essentially puts an end to hip pocket marketing. Also known as MLS Statement 8.0, the policy requires listing brokers who participate in multiple listing services to submit their listings to the MLS within one business […]

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Tornadoes Strike North Dallas, Devastate Preston Royal, Schools, and Much More

By Candy Evans / October 21, 2019 / 17 Comments

This story is being updated daily. Update: The National Weather Service in Fort Worth reported a total of nine tornadoes hit the Metroplex. The North Dallas tornado was classified as an EF-3 tornado. 2:48 PM – An NWS survey team has determined that the estimated maximum winds for the tornado in North Dallas is 140 […]

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Sources Say Virginia Cook Realtors to Close Shop April 15

By Candy's Dirt / March 25, 2019 / 7 Comments

Staff Reports After 20 years serving the North Texas real estate community, multiple sources have confirmed that Virginia Cook Realtors will close for business on April 15. The brokerage, which has five offices throughout the region, is helmed by its eponymous founder and executive officer Sheila Rice. David Griffin & Company Realtors, formerly a brand […]

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BREAKING: Amazon to Pick NYC, Northern Virginia for Split HQ2

By Bethany Erickson / November 12, 2018 / 5 Comments

It started with 238 cities vying for one second headquarters for online retail giant Amazon, but if reports Monday night are correct, it’s now down to two cities that will split the headquarters — and neither city is Dallas. Instead, the headquarters will be divided between Long Island City, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia, the […]

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Sotheby’s International Realty First To Launch Virtual Staging Augmented Reality App, Curate

By Amy Puchaty / June 6, 2018 / 1 Comment

  Have you ever struggled to visualize furniture in a newly purchased property? What about finding the perfect décor to suit your vacation home? Well thanks to one international real estate brand, those days are over. Enter Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty. A revolutionary augmented reality (AR) app that allows consumers to visualize a house […]

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BREAKING: Early Morning Home Explosion Near Love Field Kills One, Forces Evacuations

By Bethany Erickson / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

Just as families were getting ready for the workday and school day, an explosion rocked a home and neighborhood, leaving one dead and forcing the evacuation of a large area that includes one Dallas ISD elementary school. At this time, Atmos Energy officials and Dallas Fire-Rescue are trying to determine what caused a gas line […]

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