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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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MetroTex Alerts Realtors to NTREIS Phishing Scam

By Candy's Dirt / October 24, 2018 / 0 Comments
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After agents began getting emails alerting them that someone had attempted to log in to their North Texas Real Estate Information System (or NTREIS) accounts, the MetroTex Association of Realtors warned its members. The message some received said, “We were notified of a log in attempt on your account from El Paso, TX. This may […]

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As North Texas Home Prices Break Records in May, Some Wonder if a Bubble is Forming

By Joanna England / June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Far East Dallas is swarming teeming with work trucks as investors, eager to catch the wave of demand within inner-loop neighborhoods, remodel homes on these close-quartered blocks. But even with all of the flippers tacking up new drywall and painting these post-war ranches varying shades of gray, supply of move-in ready homes hasn’t kept up […]

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Jon Anderson: Tax Dodging and The Black Hole of Property Tax Valuations

By Jon Anderson / March 29, 2016 / 13 Comments

Get caught up and read part one of Jon Anderson’s Property Tax series here. Tax Dodging 101 Every Realtor I have asked has completely agreed with this statement, “The more expensive a home, the less accurate DCAD’s valuations are.”  The translation here is that the wealthier you are, the more able you are to pay taxes […]

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Sound Off: What Do You Think of The New NTREIS Matrix System?

By Joanna England / August 14, 2014 / 18 Comments

A reader writes: “I would like hear feedback from your readers on the new Matrix MLS that MetroTex Association of REALTORS put out this week. It has a lot of frills is harder to use and ultimately has nothing new. The learning curve just like the last 3 or 4 MLS system changes only slowed […]

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Shrinking Halloween Sales is a Sign of a Recovering Economy, Housing Prices and Sales Still Moving Fast

By Joanna England / October 22, 2013 / 2 Comments

Halloween is an escape from troubled times, and as Oct. 31 has rolled around in recent years, Americans have spent several simoleons on the spooky holiday. But as the economy has turned a corner this year, Americans are projected to spend 13.9 percent less on costumes, candy, and decorations this year. According to this story […]

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