Real Estate News

Champions School of Real Estate Names Second Vice President

By Candy's Dirt / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Just a year after naming its first vice president in company history, Champions School of Real Estate named its second at a statewide company retreat in Austin.  Champions CEO and founder Rita Santamaria and president Kimberly Dydalewicz announced human resources director Debi Bliazis would be promoted to vice president, effective immediately, at […]

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What Does the ‘Dream Neighborhood’ Look Like? Apparently, It’s Quiet

By Candy's Dirt / July 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Suburb or city, a prevailing number of participants in a recent survey said their dream neighborhood is somewhere quiet.  The survey, which was conducted by Improvenet, asked more than 2,000 Americans about their ideal neighborhood, and what their dream neighborhood looks like.  The top five things respondents required in an ideal neighborhood? […]

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One-Bedroom Rents Continue to Rise in Fort Worth

By Bethany Erickson / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Rents are on the rise in Fort Worth, making it one of the top 25 cities out of the 100 largest in the U.S. where one-bedroom rents are rapidly increasing. We look at that, as well as who made the cut as the richest person in Texas, and what company is making a foray into […]

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McKinney Ranks At Top of Best Places for First-Time Buyers

By Candy's Dirt / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Nearly 40 percent of 2018’s single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers — with some places being more friendly to those new to the market than others. McKinney ranked 10th among 300 cities WalletHub looked at in regards to how amenable they were for first-time buyers. The Collin County town ranked 160th […]

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MetroTex Announces Slate of Officers, Directors

By Bethany Erickson / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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MetroTex announced its proposed slate of 2020 officers and 2020-2021 directors after receiving applications from general membership, which were then reviewed by a nominating committee. Nominated were: President: Terry Tremaine, Century 21 Mike Bowman; President-Elect: Bill Jordan, Longhorn Real Estate; Secretary/Treasurer: Taylor Walcik, Blair Group Real Estate; Past President: Cathy Williams, Keller Williams.

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Texas Leads Pack in Home Value Appreciation — Where Is Dallas?

By Bethany Erickson / July 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Five of the top 25 cities for home value appreciation are in Texas, but where does Dallas fall? Where does the state fall when it comes to affordability? And how many Texans (and Dallasites) can afford the median home price? We have all this in this week’s roundup of real estate news. Texas Leads Pack […]

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