MetroTex NEWS

Solar Preparatory School for Girls is like a new “Super School”

Jun 06, 2017

The MetroTex Association of Realtors Public Education Committee keeps track of issues and trends in public education.  Meetings often feature speakers from various public education institutions, Recently, the MetroTex Public Education Committee heard from Solar Preparatory. A year and a half in the making, the Dallas ISD has opened its first “transformation” school under the […]

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New Agent Web Pages & IDX Links in Matrix

Jun 06, 2017

You now have access to Agent Web pages and IDX Search Links through Matrix. Both are free to our MLS Subscribers. Agent Web Pages will now be available offering a professional webpage integrated with IDX search functionality and hosted on the Matrix web server with the same look and feel as the updated private client […]

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Matrix 7.0 Update!

Jun 05, 2017

Matrix 7.0 was installed last week which included improvements to the client portals and Google Maps has now been deployed for MLS Mapping. However; there are still a few outstanding issues you should be aware of: We still have a few outstanding issues: •    Mapping does not show owner name on parcel. However this information […]

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Luxury home market exploding in North Texas

Jun 01, 2017

Well-heeled buyers seem to be trading in their Louboutins for cowboy boots this spring. An unexpectedly massive spike in luxury home sales led the housing market in the first quarter for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to the market report released today by the MetroTex Association of REALTORS. “Our biggest growth category in March was […]

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Advertising and Fair Housing – What you can say and what to avoid

Jun 01, 2017

When we think of Fair Housing guidelines, we need to make sure we separate fact from fiction and myth from reality. In an effort to follow the letter of the law, it seems some have gone off the deep end and taken HUD’s meaning a bit too literally. The intent of the guidelines is to […]

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Celebrating 100 Years!

Jun 01, 2017

What happens when a few hundred friends get together for the dining experience of a lifetime. With the dinner prepared by renowned Chef Dean Fearing and most of the ingredients of the dishes locally sourced (with the respective farmers in attendance). Everyone celebrated and rubbed elbows with one another while noshing on locally sourced food and […]

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