MetroTex NEWS

Weekly posts on all-things DFW real estate to M-Power™ you with information.

What Makes a Room a Bedroom?

Jul 20, 2018

Does That Count as a Bedroom? There’s no single legal definition for a bedroom in Texas. The International Residential Code (IRC), published by the International Code Council and adopted by Texas in 2001, establishes a set of residential building standards for public safety and welfare that include requirements for what can be considered a bedroom. […]

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MetroTex Announces Proposed 2019 Officer & Director Slate

Jul 09, 2018

MetroTex is pleased to announce its proposed slate of 2019 Officers and 2019-2020 Directors. Applications received from the general membership were submitted to the MetroTex Nominating Committee for review and selection. The Nominating Committee then presented the proposed slate of Officers and Directors at the June MetroTex Board of Directors meeting and the Board unanimously […]

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The Passing of an Icon

Jun 27, 2018

MetroTex would like to note the passing of an iconic and treasured member of the real estate community. Alice Slaney Davis, known lovingly as Alice of Dallas, was a mentor to countless professionals in the industry. But most importantly of all, she was a friend. Alice of Dallas’ service will be at Preston Hollow Presbyterian […]

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Traveling This Summer? Check Your Airbags First

Jun 26, 2018

Traveling This Summer? Two Texans have died due to faulty airbags. Check your vehicle’s airbags at airbagrecall.com TODAY & SPREAD THE WORD! Under the oversight of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 19 automakers are recalling vehicles with certain types of airbags. Even in a minor fender bender, these airbags could explode and spray […]

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Call For Action: National Flood Insurance Program Set to Expire

Jun 19, 2018

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on July 31st, denying necessary insurance coverage to 5 million Americans in more than 20,000 communities nationwide. Congress must act now to reform and extend the NFIP. Take action by urging Congress to extend the NFIP and pass meaningful reforms to ensure long-term viability of the program.

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{WATCH} MetroTex MLS Insights: Listing Type

Jun 14, 2018

This video explores the types of listing agreement that may or may not be entered into the MLS. The Listing Type is an indication of the type of Listing Agreement that the Listing Broker has with the Seller. Proper understanding and disclosure of the listing type is essential when entering a listing into the MLS.

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