MetroTex NEWS

Now on your MLS: the Coming Soon Status

Apr 12, 2017

Watch the FREE webinar here Coming Soon riders can be a boon – or a bane – for REALTORS. What started as a marketing tactic in the foreclosure industry has blossomed into a common practice for many agents in a very busy sellers’ market. Used properly, a Coming Soon rider can be a way to […]

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Even more mortgage terms you should know

Apr 11, 2017

In our previous posts, The ABCs of mortgage terms you should know, and More mortgage terms you should know, we covered quite a few basic mortgage terms. Today we’re concluding the series. Feel free to compile all of these terms to create a personalized guide for your clients. Interest Rate: A percentage of a loan […]

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Luxury home market exploding in North Texas

Apr 11, 2017

MetroTex Association of REALTORS releases monthly real estate statistics for March sales 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 […]

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NAR reminds you that REALTOR® voices are needed this year

Apr 05, 2017

NAR, TAR and MetroTex agree: REALTORS® must stay politically engaged this year in both local and national arenas. On the national front, Congress is poised to tackle several issues that directly impact our industry. Congress is expected to try to completely overhaul the country’s tax code. Changes to Dodd Frank and the secondary mortgage market […]

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More mortgage terms you should know

Apr 05, 2017

In our previous post, The ABCs of mortgage terms you should know, we covered quite a few basic mortgage terms. Today we’re continuing the topic with fifteen more key terms you should know. Use these terms to help your clients understand the mortgage process. DTI (Debt to Income Ratio): The debt ratio is the total […]

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Easy ways to make Earth Day matter every day.

Apr 05, 2017

Guest blog by Brenda Masse, Green Scene Home Inspections Earth Day 2017 is almost here, and it’s time for your annual round of Green Guilt. But seriously, it’s a great time of year to take stock of every day ways you can reduce waste, save energy and positively impact your environment. Here are a few […]

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