MetroTex Association of Realtors

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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Real Talk: How Do We Clear Obstacles to Black Homeownership in Dallas?

By Candy Evans / July 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

It was a hot June, and I am not talking about the temperature. I am talking about the emotions in our cities. Just as we came out from under the Shelter-In-Place to keep Covid-19 under control, the nation was shocked by the murder of a Black man as he was arrested in Minneapolis, setting off […]

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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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COVID-19 Will Disrupt The North Texas Real Estate Market, But Perhaps Not How You Think

By Contributor / June 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Terry Tremaine2020 MetroTex President These are unprecedented times. COVID-19 has disrupted lives with health concerns, financial struggles, and restrictions on activities. Amidst this uncertainty, real estate professionals, buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, and investors are trying to figure out the best course forward. I recently listened to two industry experts give their views regarding the […]

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Don’t Skip These Six Tips For Your Best Listing Photos Ever

By Contributor / May 12, 2020 / 1 Comment

By Terry Tremaine2020 MetroTex President In today’s market, virtual showings are occurring more frequently and you want to showcase your home for sale with the best visuals possible. The good news is that while a pro is always preferable, you don’t always need a professional photographer to take great photos, especially in an emergency situation.. […]

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Is Dallas County’s Shelter-in-Place Order Unconstitutional?

By Joanna England / April 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins loosening restrictions around real estate showings, a Dallas attorney says the shelter-in-place order is “unconstitutional.” “It makes realtors, real estate agents, brokers look like people who need to be policed, like they need to be babysat,” Christopher Sullivan told NBC 5. “And I’ll tell you that’s the further thing […]

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