MetroTex NEWS

ICYMI REALTOR® Day at the Texas Capitol Legislative Priorities, Part I

Apr 13, 2017

What a gorgeous day it was to be at the Capitol on April 4! If you weren’t able to join us, let’s recap some of our most important legislative priorities that were discussed with our representatives in Austin. Please call your representatives today to voice your opinion. Eminent Domain TAR believes property owners should be […]

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The reason for rising property taxes may not be what you think

Apr 11, 2017

By Vicki Fullerton and Jaime Lee It didn’t feel good, did it? It’s the biggest check you’ll likely write all year. You just paid your property taxes. It’s no longer a matter of if your property taxes went up, it’s how much … but this doesn’t have to be the case. Take a second to […]

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Buying a Home in Dallas From Another City

Mar 29, 2017

Guest blog from Brenda Masse, Green Scene Home Inspections More people are moving to Dallas every day. In fact, more people moved to Texas last year than any other state.  People relocating to Dallas often find themselves buying a home while living in another city, state or country. It can be hard to know where […]

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Housing prices continue their steady climb steadily in January

Feb 14, 2017

The new year came roaring into the North Texas housing market, shattering records both old and new. Even the decade-old record for number of homes sold in the month was surpassed by nearly eight percent, according to the market report released today by the MetroTex Association of REALTORS. “Traditionally January is our slowest month of […]

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NAR takes a stand on Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Feb 14, 2017

Recently, NAR contact Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary Designee for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, about the Trump administration’s decision to suspend the basis point reduction on mortgage insurance premiums which was set to roll out on January 27. NAR is concerned about this decision for a variety of moves. Here’s what […]

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Why MetroTex is a part of the Pension Coalition

Feb 14, 2017

MetroTex is taking an active role with Taxpayers for a Fair Pension, a coalition of former Dallas Mayors and a diverse group of business and civic organizations. Our decision to do so was voted on by the Board of Directors, who felt it was in our members’ best interests to get involved with the Coalition. […]

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