Dallas Real Estate News

Steve Killingback Proves (Twice!) That FaceTime Tours Can Sell Houses

By Nikki Barringer / July 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

FaceTime: It’s not just for waving at babies and confusing your parents anymore. Turns out it’s actually for selling houses. Especially during COVID-19 times. Just ask Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Steve Killingback, who’s more than just a little Michael Carrington. He’s from London, completely charming, and would no doubt learn to ride a motorcycle if the […]

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Despite COVID-19, Buyer Demand, Low Inventory Make For a Seller’s Market

By Joanna England / July 13, 2020 / 1 Comment

Put your coffee down, because you don’t want to spit on your phone when I tell you this: Houston’s real estate market has already rebounded from the March plummet due to the coronavirus. That’s directly from the Houston Association of Realtors. And the Bayou City isn’t alone. In fact, homes are flying off MLS at […]

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Study: After ‘Race to The Bottom,’ Real Estate Industry Sees Recovery in Future

By Joanna England / July 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

I think we say this for everyone, but 2020 can take a hike. The good news is that a majority of real estate professionals surveyed by RCLCO in their mid-year real estate sentiment index believe that some of the more economically significant sectors of the real estate industry will start to bounce back in the […]

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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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