MetroTex NEWS

 

How to Set Up Showing Notifications Using Your eKEY

Oct 29, 2020

Want to keep track of your listings with showing notifications? You can receive real-time information about your listings—when a showing started and how long it lasted—using your eKEY. People such as the sellers, team members, your partner or broker can also receive these notifications. To set up showing notifications using the eKEY app, follow the […]

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Join the Virtual Path to Prosperity

Oct 29, 2020

Get ready to reset, refocus, and get reinvigorated for 2021. As the National Association of REALTORS® prepares for the virtual REALTORS® Conference & Expo that starts next week, association leaders recapped the organization’s accomplishments during this extraordinary year and offered a preview of some of the conference’s hot topics and speakers during a Facebook Live event held Wednesday, Oct. […]

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More Young Adults Are Buying Homes

Oct 29, 2020

Young Americans are rushing to become homeowners in the pandemic. While the overall homeownership rate dipped slightly in the third quarter from the previous quarter’s high, it continues to grow among those under the age of 35. Americans in that category had a homeownership rate of 40.2% last quarter, up from 37.5% a year earlier, according […]

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Help Close the Hunger Gap in Our Community

Oct 28, 2020

In the past year, North Texas Food Bank has provided nearly 97 million meals to feed our hungry neighbors. During this season of giving, you can help close the hunger gap in our community by joining our North Texas Food Bank Fundraiser. Hosted by the MetroTex Affiliate Committee, this live virtual event features a special […]

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Love Letters or Liability Letters?

Oct 28, 2020

Buyer love letters are a tactic used by some buyers in an attempt to stand out to a seller, especially in hot markets with low inventory and bidding wars. Seemingly harmless, these letters actually raise fair housing concerns, and could open real estate professionals and their clients to fair housing violations. To entice a seller […]

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Texas Homebuyers Rush to Take Advantage of Low Mortgage Rates

Oct 27, 2020

Texas’ housing market rebounded in September as homebuyers rushed to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Existing homes sold through Texas Multiple Listing Services increased 10.7 percent from August and are running 2.6 percent higher relative to the first three quarters of 2019. “Many prospective homebuyers who were planning to purchase next year have […]

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