Novel Coronavirus

Historically Low Inventory Drives Q2 Housing Market in Texas, Economists Say

By Joanna England / July 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, real estate is one of the few industries that kept churning, though the number of home sales across the state have trended downward in the second quarter of 2020 according to the Quarterly Housing Report from Texas Realtors. However, economists at the Real Estate Center say that though the market has […]

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Title Tip: What Does Your Closing And The Coronavirus Have in Common?

By Lydia Blair / July 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

What do the novel coronavirus and real estate closings have in common? Hopefully not that much. But now that I think about it, there are some dynamics that both a pandemic and a real estate transaction share. Regardless of how much or you plan or what precautions you take, unpleasant things can happen. Just like […]

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Cody Payne: In Commercial Real Estate, COVID-19 Will Change The Way Office, Retail Spaces Work

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / June 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Cody Payne, Senior Vice President | Dallas-Fort WorthCapital Markets Group, Colliers International In the commercial real estate industry, we’ve been asked this a lot: How will COVID-19 affect office spaces and leasing moving forward? As occupiers start their transition back to office space, companies are starting to look after their staff’s health first. COVID-19 […]

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Some Landlords Practice Compassion as 24 Percent of Americans Can’t Pay April Housing Costs

By Joanna England / April 14, 2020 / 4 Comments

With jobless claims at record levels, the obvious concern for a broad swath of America is what to do when the rent or mortgage is due. Unfortunately, because of such overwhelming unemployment rates, nearly a quarter of Americans couldn’t make a full housing payment in the month of April. Luckily in Dallas, many landlords are […]

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Doctor on The Coronavirus Front Line: Will Dallas-Fort Worth Stay Home For Me?

By Candy Evans / April 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

We know the real estate community is squeezed by what we have to do to stop the spread of the pandemic of coronavirus. But thank God we have technology, right? We have been in quarantine now for two weeks or more I’ve lost count. We have way more to go. It’s a huge inconvenience: I […]

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DFW Market Could be Among Least Affected by COVID-19, Northeast Most Affected

By Candy Evans / April 7, 2020 / 2 Comments

This is the ten million dollar question on every agent’s mind this minute: how much will COVID-19 affect the housing market? Most specifically, the LOCAL housing market. OUR housing market? It’s still early in the game. On Friday. I listened to real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete’s “The Real Estate Pandemic Survival Guide.” It’s 50% […]

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