COVID-19

Home Maintenance Projects To Make The Most of Quarantine

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 26, 2020 / 1 Comment

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” This post may contain affiliate links. Since many of us are currently stuck at home, it’s a great time to catch up on your home maintenance. […]

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Three Top Luxury Agents Share How They’re Coping With Coronavirus And What Sellers Need to Do Now

By Elaine Raffel / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
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Christine McKenny is pragmatic when talking about the state of the local luxury real estate business. “It’s a touch-and-go situation that’s going to change on a weekly, if not daily, basis. So much will depend on how quickly the coronavirus is able to be contained,” said the veteran Allie Beth Allman agent when taking everything […]

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Collin County Residents Mixed on New Shelter in Place Order That Says ‘All Businesses Are Essential’

By Shelby Skrhak / March 24, 2020 / 4 Comments

Collin County residents may have more questions than answers after officials issued a modified shelter in place order March 24, asking residents to stay home but urging businesses to stay open. It largely leaves decisions whether to stay home up to businesses and city mayors to enact stricter guidelines. “I’m announcing new ‘stay home, work […]

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Compass Lays Off 15% of Corporate Staff, Blames COVID-19

By Candy Evans / March 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Compass agents to have company-wide teleconference call with Reffkin The Real Deal reports that Compass has laid off 15 percent of its staff company-wide, blaming economic fall-out from COVID-19. In a move that is being echoed at many companies now across the U.S., CEO Robert Reffkin said he would forgo a salary entirely and executive […]

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Title Tip: Title Companies Are Considered Essential Services, But They’re Adapting

By Lydia Blair / March 24, 2020 / 1 Comment

Title companies are considered an essential service along with appraisers, banks, and mortgage companies. Most of us are still conducting business and working hard for our clients. Like all businesses in Texas, the U.S., and the world, we are operating in a different way during this health crisis. We have a duty to take care […]

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Commercial Development in D-FW?

By Brandi Addison / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

Commercial development and construction appear to not yet be affected by the novel coronavirus in Dallas-Fort Worth. But its lasting impact is still unknown. In fact, Stephen E. Sandherr, CEO of Associated General Contractors of America, said he believes halting construction — in the future — would not be good, despite the current state of the […]

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