COVID-19

Building Homes in The Age of Social Distancing Has Its Challenges

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil CroneExecutive Officer, Dallas Builders Association The last week has been an extraordinary moment for our nation and for the Dallas Builders Association. The battle against this virus is an unprecedented challenge unlike anything we’ve seen in our lifetime. The Dallas Builders Association is doing everything in our power to keep the housing industry […]

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BREAKING: Bank of America Offering Mortgagors ‘Pause’ in Payments

By Candy Evans / March 20, 2020 / 0 Comments
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As the nation’s economy unravels from the effects of Covid-19, here’s some good news: At least one major bank is offering consumer and small business clients mortgage relief and other consumer-friendly breaks. HousingWire reported late Thursday that Bank of America is offering clients a mortgage deferral program on loans in the bank’s portfolio: Bank of […]

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HUD Suspends Foreclosures, Evictions As Coronavirus Keeps Businesses Closed

By Joanna England / March 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
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The economic impact of the novel coronavirus can’t be understated, as businesses limit service in order to slow the virus’ spread. Restrictions on public gatherings and service-oriented businesses have put a significant amount of the workforce out of work. Several government organizations are suspending evictions and foreclosures to keep workers in their homes despite their […]

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No Handshakes, But Plenty Of Soap At Dallas Open Houses

By Amy Puchaty / March 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite coronavirus concerns, Dallas open houses are still on. In fact, real estate agents across the metro are taking every precaution to safely hold them open. Two Reasons For Dallas Open Houses: Buyers Are Out, Rates Are Low “Buyers are out,” says listing agent Piper Young with Piper + Brown Group at Compass, who is hosting […]

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Title Companies Are Still Open For Closing Despite Coronavirus

By Lydia Blair / March 19, 2020 / 1 Comment

As the situation with the novel coronavirus continues to evolve, the title business is responding. Currently, the title business is not seeing many interruptions in business. For the most part, transactions are not being delayed or canceled due to current restrictions. Aside from a few inconveniences, it’s mostly business as usual in the title world. […]

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Dallas ISD Announces District Will Close ‘Indefinitely’

By Joanna England / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

As the White House’s recommendations for group gatherings shrink to just 10 people at a time, Dallas ISD announced that the district will be closing its physical campuses “indefinitely.” More North Texas school districts are anticipated to follow suit. “To slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in our community, all Dallas ISD schools […]

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