Texas 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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Carrollton’s VRM Mortgage Services Receives Industry Accolade

By Bethany Erickson / August 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Carrollton-based VRM Mortgage Services earned an industry accolade, Bright Realty announced dirt had been turned on its latest phase of the Castle Hills planned community, and TREC announces changes to brokerage branch office licensure, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. VRM Mortgage Services Receives Industry Accolade Carrollton-based VRM Mortgage Services was named […]

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What Turns Off DFW Homebuyers Could Be Costing You Thousands

By Bethany Erickson / August 11, 2019 / 1 Comment
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So you are mulling over putting your home on the market, but you know it could use some updating. What do you spend your money on, and what can you hold off on? Turns out, some things that homebuyers find turn them off can cost you thousands, so making good choices can make the difference […]

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HomeLight Acquisition Spurs Lending Expansion Into Texas

By Bethany Erickson / August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
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HomeLight’s newest acquisition will allow it to lend in Texas, we have second-quarter housing reports from Texas Realtors, and pending home sales are up for the second month, all in this week’s roundup of real estate news. HomeLight Acquisition Spurs Lending Expansion Into Texas With its purchase of digital mortgage lender Eave, agent-referral site HomeLight […]

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State Rep. Victoria Neave’s Abrams Road Property Headed for Auction Block

By Bethany Erickson / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
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She’s made a name for being an effective legislator since beginning her career in the Texas legislature after winning against Kenneth Sheets in 2016, but State Rep. Victoria Neave is getting some attention now for something entirely different — her delinquent property taxes. Neave represents District 107, which includes parts of East Dallas and Mesquite. […]

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BREAKING: Hip Hop Government Head Pleads Guilty to To Alleged Bribe Funneling

By Bethany Erickson / July 23, 2019 / 2 Comments
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Jeremy “Jay” Scroggins pleaded guilty Tuesday to funneling alleged bribes from real estate developer Ruel Hamilton to the late former city council person Carolyn Davis. Hamilton, the AmeriSouth Realty Group founder and CEO, was indicted in March on two counts of bribery. Davis pleaded guilty to taking bribes from him that same month. Davis admitted to […]

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