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One-on-One With George Ratiu, Senior Economist for Realtor.com

By Candy Evans / May 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

I first met George Ratiu at NAREE, then again at MetroTex, and liked him immediately. Then I discovered we shared a common ethnic heritage: we are both Romanian! My maternal grandparents were Romanian, my grandmother emigrating when she was 12. She had six children, supported them all through the Great Depression. Tough doesn’t even begin […]

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Real Estate Events Canceled In Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

By April Towery / March 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

As panic surrounding COVID-19 increases, and the number of diagnosed cases in Texas continues to climb — including a just-announced case of Coronavirus in Colling County — officials in every industry, including real estate, are taking precautions.  NAR Cancels California Events The National Association of Realtors announced last week it will no longer hold events […]

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Texas Live! To Undergo $810 Million Expansion

By April Towery / January 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

A massive expansion is planned for the Arlington-based Texas Live! venue, we identify design trends to ditch in 2020, and Zaida Basora is tapped as new executive director of AIA Dallas and Architecture and Design Foundation, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news.

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Title Tip: There’s a Real Estate App For That

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / October 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

By Lydia Blair Special Contributor    There are hundreds of mobile apps specifically focusing on real estate. Most are aimed at potential home buyers and sellers. Apps like Realtor.com, RealScout, and Homesnap help consumers search for properties for sale. Other apps provide neighborhood and property data like RPR Mobile and AreaPulse. Updater is an app […]

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Way to go, Watauga! Realtor.com Names D-FW Suburb Hottest Market

By Joanna England / October 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Is it the year of the affordable suburb? As more Millennials search for single-family homes with affordable addresses, more and more suburbs with short commutes and great prices are catching on. So we’re thrilled to see some lesser-known neighborhoods get attention as Realtor.com has named Watauga’s 76148 as the nation’s hottest ZIP code for the […]

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Looking For Affordable Real Estate And Good Schools? Who Isn’t?

By Joanna England / July 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s back-to-school season, and it’s crunch time for families looking to score a home inside great school attendance areas. Of course, you’d love to hit the sweet spot where you can get into a great house with tons of amenities that is also inside a great school district, but be prepared for competition. Realtor.com just […]

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