Dallas Real Estate News

NTREIS Has No Plan to Stop Using ‘Master’ to Describe Largest Bedroom And Bath

By Joanna England / June 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

As far back as 2013, MLS organizations have been moving away from the term “master” when describing the largest en suite bedroom in a home. Just last week, the Houston Association of Realtors joined the west and east coast associations and will ditch the term, too. However, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems (NTREIS), the […]

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Despite New Methodology, Ben Caballero Still Takes Honors in Real TRENDS Rankings

By Joanna England / June 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

In this year’s rankings of the top 1,000 agents in American real estate, Real TRENDS + Tom Ferry put Ben Caballero’s brand HomesUSA.com in the top spot for agent-owned brokerage by volume and agent-owned brokerage by transactions. In previous years, Caballero and his brand has dominated the list and has won numerous Guinness world records […]

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Today is The Last Day to Protest Your Property Tax Appraisal

By Joanna England / June 15, 2020 / 2 Comments

Remember how Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told everyone to protest their property tax appraisal? Basically, Jenkins said that because Governor Greg Abbott wasn’t working to freeze appraisals due to the economic havoc that COVID-19 has wrought, everyone needs to protest their property tax appraisal to ease the sting. Well, if you were going to […]

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Dallas Metro is One of The Top Housing Markets For Millennials

By Joanna England / June 8, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington was one of three Texas cities highlighted by the National Association of Realtors as one of the best markets for Millennials who are home shopping during the pandemic. D-FW was joined by Austin-Round Rock MSA and Houston-The Woodlands in the list of 10 favorable metro areas. “Record-low mortgage rates have improved housing affordability, […]

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NAR President-Elect is Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate’s Leslie Rouda Smith

By Joanna England / June 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate broker associate Leslie Rouda Smith was just elected as the National Association of Realtors’ 2021 president-elect. Rouda Smith, who lives in Plano, is also a past president of the Collin County Association of Realtors. Rouda Smith has real estate in her blood. She was not only raised by real estate professionals, […]

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Property Tax Notices Give Homeowners Sticker Shock, Governor Puts Reform on Local Plates

By Joanna England / May 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Property tax appraisal notices appeared in mailboxes this week, causing many cases of the vapors all around the Dallas-Fort Worth region as homeowners saw higher tax bills during a time of extreme economic uncertainty. The amount of Tito’s Handmade Vodka consumed as a result was not immediately clear. But one thing is certain — both […]

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