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How To Text Your Client Listings with Cloud MLX

Aug 31, 2020

Would your clients rather get a text message versus an email when a property they might be interested in comes on the market? Cloud MLX can do that! Once the client is set up to receive Cloud Streams (auto emails) on their account settings, they can also choose to receive text messages when properties become […]

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Mortgage Rates Fall Again, Average 2.91%

Aug 31, 2020

Mortgage rates remain near all-time lows, and many economists believe they will stay for the remainder of this year and well into next year. “This year has been anything but normal and as the uncertainty lingers, mortgage rates remain” low, says Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “These rates continue to incentivize potential buyers and […]

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Homes Are Going Under Contract in Record Time

Aug 31, 2020

Contract signings posted another big jump in July, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Thursday. This marks three consecutive months of growth as markets continue to roar back after facing initial closures from the COVID-19 outbreak this spring. Pending home sales are now up 15.5% year over year. Each of the four major regions of […]

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Hurricanes, Wildfires, Pandemic: Mortgage Help Is Available

Aug 28, 2020

Disasters are mounting: Hurricane Laura is making landfall, wildfires are blazing through California, and the COVID-19 pandemic is raging on. Homeowners may find themselves in the midst of many threats. As of Thursday morning, Hurricane Laura was slamming into the Texas and Louisiana coasts with its powerful Category 4 winds reaching 150 miles per hour. More […]

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Realtor.com® Adds New Flood Risk Tool to Listings

Aug 27, 2020

Home shoppers looking up listings on realtor.com® will now be able to see each property’s flood risk data as well. Realtor.com® announced Wednesday that it would be adding flood data onto for-sale and off-market properties listed at its site. The flood risk data tool combines insights from both FEMA flood zone maps and First Street Foundation’s […]

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These North Texas Cities Top the List of Best Places to Buy a House in the U.S.

Aug 26, 2020

Four North Texas cities are among the top places in the U.S. to buy a house, according to personal finance website WalletHub. Among the top 20 cities on the national list, Frisco came in at No. 3, Denton trailed shortly behind at No. 9, with Allen at No. 14 and McKinney ranked No. 16. Frisco […]

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