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Title Tip: What Happens When The Title Company Drops The Ball?

By Joanna England / December 31, 2019 / 2 Comments

Watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve can be fun and exciting. But watching someone drop the ball on a real estate transaction is no fun at all. What happens when the title company drops the ball and problems arise with your transaction? Get ready for a jaw-dropping surprise. In Texas, the title company […]

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International Homebuyers Bring $7.8 Billion to Texas Economy

By Candy's Dirt / October 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Staff Reports   Real estate purchase by international homebuyers brought $7.8 billion to the Texas economy, says a new report from Texas Realtors. From April 2018 to March 2019, Texas accounted for 10 percent of all homes purchased by international homebuyers in the United States, with 18,310 home sales out of 183,100 nationwide according […]

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Champions’ Santamaria Passes Baton – Literally – to Dydalewicz

By Candy's Dirt / August 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports It was announced with a literal passing of the baton — a golden one, no less — but Champions School of Real Estate founder and CEO Rita Santamaria has handed the daily business operations of the well-regarded school to Kimberly Dydalewicz, who has served as company president for the past five years. The move […]

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Opendoor Enters Lending Business with Opendoor Home Loans

By Candy's Dirt / August 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports A few months after Zillow announced it would enter the lending business, iBuyer Opendoor announced Thursday that it would as well, launching Opendoor Home Loans. In a statement released Thursday, the company said it was aiming to make the home lending process less complicated. It can take around 45 days to finance […]

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Ebby Halliday Companies Team With Mayfair International Realty

By Candy Evans / August 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why is this partnership so important for Dallas? It’s no secret Dallas is becoming one of the most competitive markets for real estate agents and brokers, what with Compass taking the town by storm and Douglas Elliman headed our way. Redfin is gaining ground, and I have seen quite a few Door signs of late. […]

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How Much Do You Need to Make to Afford a House in Dallas?

By Candy's Dirt / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports How much do you need to make per year to afford a home in Dallas? According to one report, less than $60,000. But is that true? According to CNBC Make It, they’ve identified 15 cities where the qualifying income to purchase a home with 10 percent or 20 percent down is an […]

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