MetroTex NEWS

 

MetroTex and Catylist Partner on Commercial Real Estate Information and Data Platform

Nov 03, 2020

The MetroTex Association of REALTORS® has partnered with Catylist, the leading commercial real estate technology provider, and announced a new verified data and marketing platform for commercial real estate brokers in Dallas-Fort Worth. Catylist Research will be available during the first quarter of 2021 to thousands of DFW real estate professionals and offers a unique […]

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What Rising Home Prices Mean for Your Clients

Nov 03, 2020

Key takeaways: Buyers should adjust their expectations and distinguish between their wants and needs. Sellers need to determine which aspects of an offer are most important to them. Listing price and a home’s differentiators are critical factors in attracting buyers. Despite economic upset and a clear slowdown at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, real […]

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Election Day 2020: What You Need to Know

Nov 03, 2020

Tuesday, November 3 is Election Day for the 2020 general election. The polls are open from 7 am – 7 pm. It’s recommended to check the open polling locations in your area. In some counties, Election Day voting may be restricted to locations in your designated precinct. The deadline for mail-in ballots to be returned […]

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Update on NTREIS.net and Matrix Connectivity Issues

Nov 02, 2020

UPDATE 11/3: Matrix is up and running without issues today. Due to the event yesterday that brought Matrix down, all Matrix functions have now been transitioned to cloud servers. You will see delays today in member information updates and updates of new listings to sites like realtor.com. Additionally, emails sent from the Matrix system will […]

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Rental Scams and Violations Landing on FB Marketplace

Nov 02, 2020

The MLS Department is getting multiple complaints related to advertising violations on Facebook Marketplace. As MLS Subscribers, REALTORS® and Texas licensees, you are held to a higher standard related to the marketing of other brokers’ listings. It’s time for a review of these regulations and why this type of market is harmful for you and […]

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Texas Housing Market Strong in 4th Quarter of 2020

Nov 02, 2020

The Texas housing market has been unexpectedly robust in 2020, Real Estate Center data show. “Perhaps because of the strong association with the last major recession, ignited by the mortgage market collapse, many expected residential real estate to fall flat on its face,” said Center Senior Data Analyst Joshua Roberson. “But so far, that hasn’t happened.” […]

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